Ordered Universe at Berkeley

Ordered Universe team members Giles Gasper (History, Durham) and Joshua Harvey (Psychology and Engineering, Oxford) will be giving a talk, open to the public, at University of California, Berkeley, on January 16th. We’re delighted to have been invited by Dr Henrike Lange, Assistant Professor in the Departments of Art History and Italian, and will beContinue reading “Ordered Universe at Berkeley”

Preview 9: The Greatest Scientist You’ve Never Heard Of … at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 19 Jan 2019

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.

Preview 8: Beyond the Material at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 19 Jan 2019

All that glitters is not gold. Joshua Harvey, an experimental psychologist from the UK and Henrike Lange, an art historian from UC Berkeley, present some of the ways in which the eye can be tricked.

Preview 5: Beyond Color at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 18 Jan 2019

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.

Preview 4: Horizon and Beyond the Horizon at the Napa Lighted Art Festival 17, 18, 19 Jan 2019

Find out about the science and history behind the projection piece, Horizon.

Ordered Universe at the Napa Lighted Festival 2019 – Programme

  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”

Ordered Universe at Leeds International Medieval Congress, 2019

Ordered Universe will be taking part in the 2019 Leeds International Congress, the largest forum for sharing research on the Middle Ages in Europe. The project has a lot to offer on the special conference theme of ‘Materialities’  so we proposed four sessions and a roundtable, all of  which were accepted. The Ordered Universe activitiesContinue reading “Ordered Universe at Leeds International Medieval Congress, 2019”

Ordered Universe in California 2019: Napa Lighted Festival

  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”

Boston MIT: Medieval and Modern Visual Alchemy

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”

OxNet & Ordered Universe: Seminars and Easter School in the North-East Hub

One of the wider activities with which the Ordered Universe is engaged is the OxNet access initiative, which seeks to place university learning directly into schools. In the case of the collaboration with Ordered Universe this involves team members bringing the world of medieval science and of the array of disciplines that make up theContinue reading “OxNet & Ordered Universe: Seminars and Easter School in the North-East Hub”