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Wolfgang Buttress. Photo: Rankin
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A Q&A with… Wolfgang Buttress, Hive artist

The Nottingham-based artist Wolfgang Buttress attracted huge media interest with The Hive, his bee-inspired sculptural installation for the 2015 Milan Expo UK pavilion. Wayne Burrows speaks to him about the work, currently on display at Kew Gardens, and BEAM, a companion piece on show at this year’s Wirksworth Festival.

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Julie Freeman, artist and technologist. Photo: Ryan Lash/TED
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A Q&A with… Julie Freeman, artist & technologist

For her online artwork We Need Us – currently showing at group exhibitions in Manchester and London – Julie Freeman has powered an audio-visual animation with live data from the citizen science project The Zooniverse. She explains why data and how it’s used is so important in our increasingly digital lives.

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Noisy Table
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FACT celebrates a Hacky Birthday

Liverpool’s pioneering media arts centre is staging a special birthday event this weekend to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its Wood Street building.

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byt
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Big picture – 2012 March

Torsten Lauschmann, byt, projection, oak boards, various objects, dimensions variable, 3″ (loop), 2011. Photo: Ruth Clark. Courtesy: Mary Mary, Glasgow; Dundee Contemporary Arts.

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Hijacking Natural Systems
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Hijacking natural systems: a journey of discovery inside our cells

In 2010 artist Jo Berry embarked on a period of research within the School of Biomedical Sciences at Nottingham University Medical School, alongside Tim Self and Dr Nicholas Holliday. Here they recount the experience of an artist working in a ‘live’ scientific research environment, and the ways that the two disciplines of art and science can benefit each other to a wider audience.

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VAN Gallery, Shrewsbury
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What is professional development?

Artists and arts organisations had the opportunity to debate current and future professional development needs and aspirations in June as part of strategic planning by Turning Point West Midlands.

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Vending Machine
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Digital identities

Pre-symposium events being held in the run-up to ISEA 2011, Ellie Harrison at Waterman’s and John Gerrard at Canary Wharf Underground station.

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Cybernetic Bacteria 1
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Anna Dumitriu

Anna Dumitriu’s collaborative practice takes performance, digital art, installation, microbiology and philosophy in its stride. She talks to Jane Watt about her practice and research.

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Repetition
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The specials project

Artist Neil Armstrong and pharmaceuticals company Specials Clinical Manufacturing talk about working towards a special commission in the latest of our collaborative relationships series.

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Insectoid (publicity shot 2008)
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The Institute of Psychoplasmics

The Somafree Institute of Psychoplasmics first appeared in David Cronenberg’s 1979 film The Brood, yet despite once suggesting that if he failed as a filmmaker he could always set up a real life Institute, its 21st Century emergence is not his own doing.

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Automaton
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Production lines

With reference to the production of inter-disciplinary visual arts, Charlotte Frost indicates the types of activities involved, art forms which respond well to this style of collaboration and some of the difficulties experienced by production agencies in working in this way.

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