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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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Quantum lecture at the Royal College of Art

Libby Heaney Engineer and member of the Centre of Quantum Photonics at the University of Bristol, Eric Johnston, gave a quantum computing lecture to Information Experience Design students and staff...

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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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The Wick in Layers exhibition concludes Arebyte Residency

Libby Heaney More is Different students were asked to use the text ‘Autonomous Art in the Neoliberal City’ by Josephine Berry as a starting point to make research-led works about Hackney Wick. ...

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Arebyte residency begins with debate

Libby Heaney March 2016: More is Different elective were in residency at Arebyte Gallery in Hackney Wick for the final brief of the term.  During the residency the students were...

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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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Michaela French leads fulldome starlight brief with Dr. Andrew Pontzen

“Einstein’s theory of relativity in short describes a colourful and amazing world where universes explode, space collapses into bottomless holes, time sags and slows near a planet, and the unbounded...

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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...

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Slime Mould Workshop with Heather Barnett

Libby Heaney October 2015: Artist, researcher and educator Heather Barnett led a Slime Mould workshop for the More is Different elective where students (and tutors) experienced being a slime mould;...

SRG is part of the IED programme at the RCA.