Tomorrow sees the fifth Ordered Universe symposium in the current series, as funded by the AHRC (and the twentieth in the all-time rankings) get underway. We’ll be focusing on three texts, all from the mid-years of Grosseteste’s scientific writing career: On the Six Differences, On Comets and On the Impressions of the Elements. All are beautiful, intricate andContinue reading “Space, Place and Elements: Ordered Universe Symposium”
Category Archives: Creative Collaboration
OxNet North East 2017-2018 Applications Are Now Open!
We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications from sixth form students in the north-east of England to be a part of the OxNet 2017–2018 scheme.
Illuminating Colour – Now Open
Last night saw the launch of Illuminating Colour, a new exhibition from Cate Watkinson and Colin Rennie at the National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland. The exhibition, as readers of this site will know, grew from a collaborative initiative with the Ordered Universe project, Through a Glass Darkly. The exhibition emerged from a series of meetings, collaborativeContinue reading “Illuminating Colour – Now Open”
Illuminating Colour: New Work by Cate Watkinson and Colin Rennie
It is not often that you get to see your research used in the production of stunning artwork, but that is exactly the case for the Ordered Universe team and the collaboration with Cate Watkinson and Colin Rennie at the National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland. Opening this Friday, Illuminating Colour runs from October 21st 2017Continue reading “Illuminating Colour: New Work by Cate Watkinson and Colin Rennie”
Cate Watkinson – VideoLog2: Embodying Light
Cate Watkinson talks through her ideas for the National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland’s, upcoming exhibition on Grosseteste, light and colour, in the autumn. This is the second film made by Claire Todd, exploring aspects of how the pieces and the exhibition come together. Colour, Light and the magic of glass…. We are very gratefulContinue reading “Cate Watkinson – VideoLog2: Embodying Light”
Exhibition at the National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland
Absolutely thrilled to announce an upcoming exhibition at the National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland. Artists Cate Watkinson and Colin Rennie, with contributions from MA and PhD students from the Centre will be creating a fantastic array of installations, all based on Grosseteste’s treatises on light, colour and the rainbow. The exhibition will run fromContinue reading “Exhibition at the National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland”
BBC Look East on Spiritus: Light and Dark and the Cambridge e-Luminate Festival
Karen Monid interviewed on BBC Look East, as part of the Cambridge e-Luminate Festival, and Spiritus: Light and Dark created with Ross Ashton, taking inspiration from Robert Grosseteste.
Spiritus – Light and Dark
A shortchanged film montage of most of Spiritus – we’ll have an official copy for the website in due course: this is to give the impression of how beautiful the piece was. Ross and Karen attended the latest Ordered Universe workshop together, in Durham in September last yea. This took the treatises On the Sphere, On theContinue reading “Spiritus – Light and Dark”
Ordered Universe at Cambridge e-luminate – Spiritus: Light and Dark
An absolutely fantastic day in Cambridge on February 10th, with the launch of the e-luminate festival. Ordered Universe team members, Giles Gasper, Tom McLeish, Richard Bower, Hannah Smithson and Sebastian Falk presented the project, and interactive activities on medieval and modern science to the public at Great St Mary’s Church. With over 250 visitors toContinue reading “Ordered Universe at Cambridge e-luminate – Spiritus: Light and Dark”
Spiritus: Ordered Universe at the Bouygues UK Cambridge e-Luminate Festival: ‘Let There be Light!’
Friday 10th: Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge, 15.00-19.30: Ordered Universe will be presenting Let There be Light! Medieval and Modern Science on Light, which starts with a series of short talks from 15.00 – 17.00 on the project, its research and the new projection by Ross Ashton and Karen Monid which forms part of the e-LuminateContinue reading “Spiritus: Ordered Universe at the Bouygues UK Cambridge e-Luminate Festival: ‘Let There be Light!’”