The Institute of Astronomy in Madingley Road, Cambridge, is the wonderful venue for the second Limits of Seeing event which takes place on afternoon of 23rd June from 3.00 – 6.30 pm. A series of family friendly art and science interventions will take place across the site, on the lawns and in the observatories as well as inside the main building, in the auditorium and in other spaces. The event is free and is organised by Visualise in collaboration with the Institute of Astronomy, the Science & Technology Faculty at Anglia Ruskin and Wysing Arts Centre. Participating artists will include heath bunting, Liliane Lijn, Marina Velez and Russell Cuthbert, Elena Cologni & Susie Olczak and participating scientists will include Dr Joao Linhares, Matilda Biba and Gerry Gilmore, Professor of Experimental Psychology, Institute of Astronomy.
Programme of Events
3.00 – 5.00 pm – Hands on activities inside building (Committee Room) ; Video (Corridor) and Installation in Mezzanine (Elena Cologni); films in Auditorium (Semi-Conductor and Liliane Lijn)Outdoors at/inside Old Observatories/on Lawn: Experimental works by Elena Cologi, Susie Olzcak; Marina Velez and Russell Cuthbert; Vision Science experiences designed by Dr Joao Linhares and Matilda Biba; others tbc and other activities around the site (pick up map at reception)
5.00 – 6.30 pm Auditorium: Views from Above and Below/Art/Space/Time and Experiment – short presentations and dialogues between artists heath bunting and Liliane Lijn and Gerry Gilmore, Professor of Experimental Psychology, Institute of Astronomy. Introduced by Professor Carolin Crawford Outreach Officer Institute of Astronomy and Bronac Ferran Guest Curator, Visualise.
Limits of Seeing – Views from Above and Below is a collaborative event organised by Visualise in partnership with Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge and Wysing Arts Centre curated by Bronac Ferran, Carolin Crawford and Elinor Morgan.
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