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Features Posted on 24.08.18Conversations on Art and Science: Part 3, Transforming Research into Art
As contemporary artists increasingly engage with science and technology as sites of knowledge and power, sources of funding, or productive collaborators, artist Crystal Bennes and writer Tom Jeffreys discuss some of the key ideas, challenges, and possibilities in a series of conversations. Part 3 explores the concept of research and its relationship with art.Read more
Features Posted on 10.08.18The Question of Human Genetic Engineering: Present Capabilities
The field of human genetic engineering is on the brink of changing the world. But how did it get to this point, and what does the future hold? In her new series, Allegra Chatterjee delves into the past, present and future of genetic engineering. Part 2 explores the present capabilities of genetic engineering, and how it can be applied to human beings.Read more
Features Posted on 15.06.18Quantum Computers: Part 3, Winter is Coming
Quantum computers have the potential to fundamentally change digital technology and therefore the ways in which we solve problems, interact and do business. In her series for Roman Road Journal, science writer Gemma Milne looks into how quantum computers work and how they might change our lives. In Part 3, she explores the possibility that we're looking at a quantum computing bubble and possible concerns about the field's future.Read more
Features Posted on 08.06.18The Dance of the Diva
In her series for Roman Road Journal, Philomena Epps explores various facets of contemporary performance and video art by women artists through the lens of current exhibitions. In the final instalment, she explores the figures of the dancer and the diva in relation to the performance works of artist Gery Georgieva.Read more
Features Posted on 01.06.18Louise Bourgeois: Subversive Stitching
In 1999, Louise Bourgeois was 88 years old. Extraordinarily, she chose this late point in her long career to take her creative output in a completely new direction; eschewing the metal, marble and bronze that had characterised her earlier work, Bourgeois started to produce sculptures out of fabric. This was a move that was both radical and subversive.Read more
Features Posted on 25.05.18Quantum Computers: Part 2, Re-Cutting the Keys
Quantum computers have the potential to fundamentally change digital technology and therefore the ways in which we solve problems, interact and do business. In her series for Roman Road Journal, science writer Gemma Milne looks into how quantum computers work and how they might change our lives. In Part 2, she explores how we use encryption to keep our data safe, and how quantum computing could be a complete game-changer.Read more