Posts Tagged ‘science’

Installation for Oppland Artcentre, Lillehammer, Norway

15/06/2014

Landscapes, The Social Construction of Nature and The Environment Curator – Patrick Huse The opening show of this new artist run gallery in Lillehammer. Inside: Chris Drury and Svein Flygari Johansen Outside around the town: Jannecke Lønne Christiansen, Anna Widén, Marit Hosar, Marit Arnekleive, Egil Martin Kurdøl, Ådne Løvstad. The Exhibition runs from 15th June […]






2014 | Exhibitions | Media: | Tags: , , , , ,

Life in the Field of Death 3, The Methane Eater

15/07/2010

The Methane Eater – Life in the Field of Death – Methylocapsa acidiphila Methylocapsa acidiphila is a microrganism living in the acid conditions of peat bogs and burning methane for energy. Methane is a lethal greenhouse gas, so this organism helps to regulate the presence of this gas. The work is part of an ongoing […]






2010 | Gene Sequences, Mapping | Media: , | Tags: , , , , ,

Mushroom Cloud

05/07/2010

An installation in The Malga Costa barn, Arte Sella, in the Sella Valley, Borgo Valsugana, Italy, Funded by Arte Sella. A mushroom cloud of over 6000 pieces of dried fungi slices, sealed in acrylic and suspended between a steel frame and the floor on nylon thread – lit from beneath. Digital print in an edition […]






2010 | Photoworks, Prints | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Life in the Field of Death 1

05/05/2008

Made in Collaboration with Dr Lynn Fenstermaker, the work shows a microscope image of Microcoleus vaginata which is growing in the soils of the Nevada Nuclear Test site where 100 atmospheric bombs were tested. Next to it is an image from space of the that same test site. Microcoleus vaginata is a cyanobacteria, which were […]






2008 | Photoworks, Prints | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Life in the Field of Death

02/03/2008

  Life in the Field of Death 1  2008 Inkjet print, ed 3/6  410 x 610 mm. Collection Nevada Museum of Art and Desert Research Institute, Reno   Life in the Field of Death 11      Stenciled Nevada test site soils on the wall or on paper. Dimensions variable. Collection Nevada Museum of Art   559 […]






2008 | Gene Sequences, Mapping | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
Albatross 1 2008

Albatross

23/01/2008

On my way to Antarctica on the James Clark Ross, albatrosses were wheeling about the ship. I asked the Met Officer on board, also bound for the base at Rothera, if he could give me a wind and pressure chart, pus a satellite image for each day I spent South. The idea for these pieces […]






2008 | Antartica | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , ,

Life in the Presence of Death

02/03/2007

Antarctic earth on paper, 1310 x 1000 mm – private collection and collection artist This is the gene sequence of a proteobacteria found in the soil of the Ellsworth Mountains, one of the most lifeless places on earth.  






2007 | Antartica, Gene Sequences, Mapping, Uncategorized | Media: | Tags: , , , , , ,

Under Sky Blu

01/03/2007

 Layered echograms from Flight G23, Inkjet print, 888 x 778 mm. edition 2/4, private collection and collection artist  This work is made by taking what is a linear cross section of an echogram over Sky Blu and layering them one over the other in Photoshop. The image is never anything you would see, it is […]






2007 | Antarctica, Antartica, Mapping, Prints | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Under The Ice, over the Unknown

01/03/2007

  Detail from Flight G23, Pencil and ink on an inkjet print on artists’ paper, 2060 x 870 mm – private collection  






2007 | Antartica, Mapping | Media: , | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Lake Concordia

01/03/2007

From Flight W34, Biro on an inkjet print on vinyl, 1306 x 1137 mm – Collection artist the ice here is 4 K thick, but where it meets the land which in places is hot, it forms lakes  






2007 | Antartica, Mapping, Maps | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Explorers at the Edge of the Void

01/03/2007

Hand written text in ink on an inkjet print from an echogram of East Antarctica, on artists’ paper, 1060 x 2345 mm private collection Not long after I returned from Antarctica my wife and I were invited to CERN to see the new Hadron Collider under construction. The experiment, which is due to take place […]






2007 | Antartica, Mapping, Maps | Media: , , , | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Everything Nothing

01/03/2007

  Hand written text in ink on an inkjet print, from an echogram of East Antarctica, on artists’ paper, 888 x 778 mm private collection Antarctica is the height of nothingness and yet it contains everything, it drives our climate and has our history encoded in the layers of ice.






2007 | Antartica, Mapping | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Above and Below Cararra Nunatac

01/03/2007

Sky Blu, Antarctica, Inkjet prints, one is a layered echogram from under the ice at Sky Blu.  888 x 733 mm Collection artist An echogram is a radar image of the ice and the underlying land formations. The equipment is attached to the underside of the wings of a Twin Otter, which will fly close […]






2007 | Antarctica, Antartica, Mapping, Maps, Prints | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Antarctic Winds 1

01/03/2007

24th & 25th January, Inkjet print on artists paper with pencil, 752 x 737 mm. – Collection artist






2007 | Antartica, Mapping, Maps | Media: , | Tags: , , , , , ,

Antarctic Winds 2

01/03/2007

 27 & 28th January, Inkjet print on artists’ archival paper overlaid with permanent ink on transparent film, 752 x 737 mm – Collection artist






2007 | Antartica, Mapping, Maps | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , ,

Double Echo

01/03/2007

From Flight W38, Inkjet print. 1340 x 1140 mm, edition of 4 – Collection artist and Central Middlesex Hospital One of the scientists working on the echograms and with whom I spent some time out on the ice, showed me some of the echograms in his computer and he, knowing of my interest in echocardiograms […]






2007 | Antarctica, Antartica, Heart, Mapping, Prints | Media: | Tags: , , , , , ,

Spore Grid

04/05/2002

  35 R type prints on 2mm aluminium from 2cm spore prints on glass slides. 39 x 39 cm. each. Overall grid 194 x 273 cm.                                                           […]






2002 | Mapping, Mushrooms, Mushrooms & Fingerprints, Prints, Works For Sale | Media: , , , , , | Tags: , , , , , ,