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Quantum Gardening

Quantum Gardening

Amanda Baum, Rose Leahy, Rob Walker (collaborating with Jeremy Adcock and Sam Morley-Short) How can we imagine a future where the quantum turn has transformed quantum computing from a tool...

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Critique of work in progress: the role of interaction in quantum artworks

Libby Heaney On Thursday 1st March, members of the Systems Research Group met to discuss their work in progress.  Being half way through the quantum computer art collaboration it was...

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Constructing, Collapsing, Superpositions in Quantum Physics, Art and Design

Maria Euler, Yang He Xiang This collaboration provides the space to explore new models, concepts and vocabularies to develop and analyse art and design practice in dialogue with quantum physics. Our role...

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Institute of Physics awards funding for quantum collaboration

Libby Heaney The Systems Research Group has been awarded funding from the Institute of Physics for an exploratory project, researching and making art and design works with early stage quantum...

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Visit to V&A to kick off the quantum computer art collaboration

Libby Heaney Scientists, artists and designers joined the V&A computer art curators for discussions around their collection of amazing early computer art works to start the research project making art...

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An in depth introduction to the Systems Research Group

This post serves as an in-depth introduction to the Systems Research Group (SRG).  The SRG is part of the Information Experience Design programme in the School of Communication and therefore the...

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Information as (in)action – narratives around climate change

Libby Heaney February 2016:  Why, despite overwhelming scientific evidence, do the current narratives around climate change fail to influence our collective behaviour to a substantial degree?  Why do we ignore...

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Multi-sensory Installations for Emergent Behaviour – Live Interactions

Libby Heaney November 2015:  To complete the first brief of the term, Emergent Behaviour – Live Interactions, the students presented a series of multi-sensory, participatory installations exploring the theme of emergence. ...

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Battersea Arts Centre: exploring emergence in social situations

Libby Heaney October 2015: . Building on Heather Barnett’s slime mould workshop, students were asked challenged to explore how instructions can generate emergent behaviour in people.  For this brief, they...

SRG is part of the IED programme at the RCA.