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
Science – but not as you might know it. Come and read scientific works from medieval Europe with modern scientists and medieval specialists. Find out about the medieval big bang, the science of the rainbow, and how to move beyond the horizon.
What is color? How do we perceive it? Join multi-media sculptor Alexandra Carr, and experimental psychologist Joshua Harvey in an exploration of color from very different perspectives.
Find out about the science and history behind the projection piece, Horizon.
So, in January, you’ll be able to catch a number of Ordered Universe team members at the Napa Lighted Art Festival. We’re hugely excited about the opportunity which was instigated by Ross Ashton and Karen Monid of The Projection Studio (with whom we have worked very successfully as followers of this blog will surelyContinue reading “Ordered Universe at the Napa Lighted Festival 2019 – Programme”
January 2019 – if you’re in or around Napa California, drop into the Napa Lighted Festival which runs in the second two weeks of the month. Various members of the Ordered Universe team will be participating with a series of talks and activities in the afternoons and evenings of the 17th, 18th, 19th. We’re thrilledContinue reading “Ordered Universe in California 2019: Napa Lighted Festival”
Some more reflections and pictures from our creative collaborative seminar at the
A third item of news from the creative strands connected to the Ordered Universe project is that Alexandra Carr’s beautiful sculpture of the medieval cosmos, Empyrean, produced during her Leverhulme Artist in Residence at Durham University (2017) with Giles Gasper, is on display at Ushaw College. This is entirely appropriate given that it was atContinue reading “Ordered Universe Creative News 3: Empyrean at Ushaw College”
Earlier this month members of the Ordered Universe team, Joshua Harvey and Alexandra Carr gave papers at the Media Lab at MIT, Cambridge Massachusetts. Joshua’s paper, ‘Medieval and modern visual alchemy: material and digital ‘transmutation’ of chromatic statistics’, in which he presented his recent work on the potential of manipulating distributions of chromatic statistics withinContinue reading “Boston MIT: Medieval and Modern Visual Alchemy”
A wonderful feature of the Ordered Universe conference (Pembroke College, Oxford, April 3-6), was the installation by Alexandra Carr, in the Damon Wells Chapel in the college. The mysterious and beautiful structure intrigued and delighted the conference delegates, but kept us all in suspense with respect to its name.