10 images of Blood on Silk: Bleeding Out finally all up online.

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 [...]

Blood is fantastic – no doubt about it.

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 [...]

Transcultural Exchange 2016

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 [...]

Haemoglobin colour scale used by the WHO since 1995

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.

Great quote from Nicola Triscott/Arts Catalyst writng on the arts/science interface

'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 [...]

Video of Blood on Silk: Price taker, price maker

https://youtu.be/CLDTyNKMRDk Click  for the link to a you tube video of  the work Fiona Davies Blood on Silk: Price taker, price maker, 2015  found objects, sound video and print  420 x 220 x 80cm Don't forget to turn the sound up Installed at the Drabee Road Nursery, Kandos, NSW. Australia as part of Cementa_15.  April [...]