https://thehill.com/changing-america/sustainability/environment/3572961-could-silk-help-solve-our-microplastics-problem/ This time from MIT, a new use for silk as a means of replacing microplastics in the encapsulation process. There's a link to a more technical article in the link.
Catch my presentation at the Violence: fourth PARSE biennial research conference at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Such a complicated relationship with pigs made even more so and with serious implications! https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01169-8
Click on the link below or otherwise look up Fiona Davies then Selected work then Blood on Silk Bleeding Out. The first two images show you what the work looks like in full light without the projection. I've done this to give you an idea of how it works physically in space. Then the overhead [...]
A recent online article in Science News https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-ticker/red-blood-cells-sense-low-oxygen-brain, just expands on the fascinating details known about blood and its behaviour. The article entitled ' Red blood cells sense low oxygen in the brain' is by Laura Sanders published on August 4, 2016. the first paragraph states that ' When the brain runs low on oxygen, red blood [...]
My new work from the previous post Bleeding Out Internally, the book is in this exhibition. Invitation to celebrate the opening of Prescriptions at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge .
I've just come back from Boston where I attended the Transcultural Exchange 2016, an international conference on opportunities in the arts. As part of the programme I chaired a roundtable discussion about artists working with medicine. Much to my surprise a reasonably sized crowd of about forty people participated and I was really excited by [...]
from the 'A simple and reliable method for estimating haemoglobin by G.J. Stott1 & S.M. Lewis2 Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 1995, 73 (3): 369-373' Starting point for a series of new works using the colour scales of the colour of blood differentiated by a range of properties.
'Many people ask me what scientists “get” from work with artists. I feel James Wells, the theoretical physicist who was the ‘inspirational partner’ for Collide@CERN’s first artist in residence Julius von Bismarck expressed it so beautifully when he talked about valuing having someone around who saw the world in a different way, whose influence, he felt, could [...]