After finishing the SciArt Center residency with Darcy Johnson, I eagerly returned to this project. It is based on a pretty well known sciart image of a mouse retina, which is much more complex than those on which I've based most of my previous work. I knew that this project would take a very long time to... Continue Reading →
The Retina – Part I
Since starting to create SciArt out of beads in 2016, I have mostly been making framed canvases with one or several central objects, mostly neuronal cells. These works were meant to resemble images acquired under a fluorescence microscope, primarily coming from in vitro neuronal cultures, which I have worked with so much in the lab.... Continue Reading →
“Lost in Manhattan”
The SciArt Residency is over and it is a good time to look at where it led me. Before embarking on this journey with Darcy, I had a few vague ideas that I wanted to coalesce into 1-2 projects. A lot of people talk about art being both a playground - where we can let... Continue Reading →
What makes art relatable?
It has been a few weeks since the SciArt Center residency ended, but our philosophical discussions with Darcy are still going strong. Here is an example of some of the topics we have covered. Recently, I had an interesting conversation with my 8 year old daughter. She was telling me that a friend at school... Continue Reading →