“It’s early days, but a few British universities are beginning to address the need to facilitate cross-disciplinary enquiry between the arts and sciences to broaden minds, enrich learning and prompt effective new thinking. The Broad Vision project at the University of Westminster is an impressive example of just such a course.” says Annabel Huxley in her review of the latest publication to emerge from the Broad Vision art/science learning programme.
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Guardian Education journalist, Will Coldwell, visits Broad vision to view work in progress…
The art/science bloggers paid us a visit at last week’s launch event and chatted to some of the exhibiting students.
Here’s what they said…
Rachel from The Arts of Science interviews Broad Vision’s Simon Westgate
GV art are hosting the launch event of our second publication, Inspired by… Images from Science, on Thursday 28 February, 6-9pm.
Join the students and staff to enjoy an exhibition of selected works, try your hand at some art/science activities, and contribute to the growing discussion about interdisciplinary education and collaborative practice.
Info and rsvp: http://www.gvart.co.uk/broad-vision-book-launch.html
Preview at: http://theartsofscience.com/2013/02/19/broad-vision/
Copies of Inspired by…Images from Science will be available at the event for the discounted price of £12.00.
Or from Amazon at £16.95
January saw the launch of the third Broad Vision project, introducing a new group of students from the arts and sciences to the interdisciplinary learning and research programme. 20 new recruits join 10 continuing students and assistants, and 8 academics and artists, for an exploration of the this year’s theme: Data, Truth & Beauty.
The early taster sessions introducing each discipline bode well for creative exploration.
Interdisciplinary collaborative projects will develop in the coming months…
Silke Lange and Joshua Dinsmore are presenting at “RAISE CONFERENCE: Student Engagement as a shared agenda: people, places, practices“ on Thursday 13 September 2012
The title of their presentation: ’Collaborative chaos in the studio and the laboratory: promoting engagement via student-led extracurricular art/science research and practice‘
Images from Broad Vision at Margate Photo Fest can be viewed here
Broad Vision has been selected to contribute to this section of the Mutamorphosis conference in Prague in December.
Pictures by Chiara Ceolin of the Inspired by… exhibition opening at London Gallery West on 31 May 2012.
Exhibitors share their work with gallery visitors and Ramon De Assis Figueiredo masterfully talks people through a dissection of a pig’s vital organs, offering people the rare opportunity to observe and examine anatomy directly.
Student panel discussion chaired by Dr Silke Lange © Chiara Ceolin
Symposium panel discussion on interdisciplinary learning on the Broad Vision programme, chaired by Silke Lange, featuring Thais Dutra Muller, Sara Farajallah, Zara Hoshi Miller Teece, Thomas Langley, Panikos Michaelides, and Frida Petersson.
Other speakers discussing aspects of interdisciplinary research were Heather Barnett, Silke Lange, John Smith, Ramon De Assis Figueiredo, (words of) Joshua Dinsmore, Mellissa Fisher, Danny Garside, and Simon Westgate.