Next week sees the tenth, and final, Ordered Universe symposium in the current series, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK. It is fantastic that we should be holding this symposium at the University of York, home institution of Tom McLeish, one
Category Archives: De Colore
Rays of Light, Rainbows of Colour
The most recent Ordered Universe Syposium took place amid a riot of colour as summer turned to Autumn at Pembroke College Oxford in late September.
Light, Colour, and the Cosmos in the Medieval and Modern Worlds
OxNet students experienced life at a Russell Group University by attending a two-day residential at Durham University as part of the OxNet programme, focusing around three key elements of Bishop Grosseteste’s treatises – colour, light, and cosmos.
Napa Lighted Art Festival – Colour, Perception, the Avant Garde and more
A second set of talks, and memories from the Napa Lighted Festival last month. Friday 18th January saw a first talk from multi-media sculptor Alexandra Carr, a frequent collaborator with the Ordered Universe, and Joshua Harvey (Psychology and Engineering Science, University of Oxford). In Beyond Colour Alexandra and Josh spoke on various
Napa Lighted Art Festival – Glass, Pyrography and more
The Ordered Universe symposium series at the Napa Lighted Art Festival, two weeks ago today, began with two sessions, one from Cate Watkinson (University of Sunderland and Watkinson Glass Associates) and Giles Gasper (Durham University). Speaking on Glass
Grosseteste meets York Stained Glass Studies
Tom McLeish was invited last week (November 1st) to hold a seminar on Grosseteste’s colour science with the University of York’s History of Art Department’s Stained Glass Studies Group. So here (right) is a stained-glass representation of the Bishop to start with. Tom, an original member of the Ordered Universe project right from the veryContinue reading “Grosseteste meets York Stained Glass Studies”
Colour Vision Workshop in Durham
News of a workshop on colour vision taking place at Durham University this week, in the Department of Psychology organised by Rebecca Wedge-Roberts. The workshop will explore the subject with papers and discussion from Psychology, Anthropology,
Back To (Easter) School
For the 2017–18 academic year, the Ordered Universe Project has continued its partnership with OxNet, an outreach scheme superintended by Pembroke College, Oxford. So far this year, students from local schools have attended evening seminars taught by leading academics from Durham and Sunderland Universities, and now those students have been invited to spend two daysContinue reading “Back To (Easter) School”
Swansea: Rainbows and Colour
Last week, Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th November, Ordered Universe members were made very welcome at the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Research, and the Department of History at Swansea University.
Illuminating Colour: Opening Night
Pictures from the opening of Illuminating Colour, last Week Friday 20th October. Taken again by Rosie Reed Gold, and featuring the artists, other members of the Ordered Universe team, and all who came to see the show.