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 [...]
Interesting article in Medical News Today on the benefits in paediatric procedures of using fresh whole blood from a single donor
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 [...]
Fiona Davies Blood on Silk: Price taker, price maker, 2015 found objects, sound video and print 420 x 220 x 80cm Installed at the Drabee Road Nursery, Kandos, NSW. Australia as part of Cementa_15. April 2015 The manner in which the market works for a person producing and selling their own blood, blood products or [...]