An essay in SciArt Magazine about how art (maybe) influenced my physics research.
Author: David Harris
Can the creative arts influence the sciences?
And if they can, how do they do it?
CLOT magazine: “In sci-art, art should not merely be a servant of science”
In which I push back on the frequent tendency to co-opt art according to the agenda of science.
CLOT magazine: “The need for more pi-shaped science artists”
In which I argue for a kind of transdisciplinary creative working in science art by deploying an idea from design.
Future Realism: a manifesto
Everybody needs a manifesto or two. What happens when art becomes reality?
My MFA thesis is complete and you can read it all…
Journey to the Heart of TRIUMF: a narrative in silences
A conceptual sound work based on the ambiance and room tone of scientific spaces, completed during an artist residency at TRIUMF in Vancouver.
A sound art work exploring the aural textures of spoken science, completed during an artist residency at TRIUMF in Vancouver.
A demo work made at the inaugural Science Art Hackathon held at ISEA2015, Vancouver.
A beginning artistic exploration of quantum randomness.
Solar wind flares
A prototype collaborative project exploring the cymatic visualisation of data in a water tank.
An exploration of a new system of tethering a drone for precision placement. All for the purpose of automatically painting graffiti in hard to reach places.
A project to intercept and transform closed captions on live TV.
Listening to the elements
A sonification of the atomic structure of elements.
The three-body problem
A glitch op-art interpretation of the famous three-body problem in gravitational physics.
The interchange of carbon between our bodies and the environment is complex and surprising.
Neutrino Flux poster
A poster for the Neutrino Flux work exhibited as part of a UCSC DANM show.
Science space as gallery space
Re-inscribing the identity of a science department as a gallery space.
Neutrino flux update
Updates to the “Neutrino flux” proposal. The suspended acrylic rods will no longer have messages engraved on the sides as … More
Are our identities fluid if defined by the things we own?
Cyborg metaphysics and the integration of science and art
Thoughts from my class “Recent Methods and Approaches” in the Digital Arts and New Media program. In response to Donna … More
Facebook as the ultimate 21st century social media panopticon
Thoughts from my class “Recent Methods and Approaches” in the Digital Arts and New Media program. A response to Michel … More
Authenticity and data-driven or interactive artworks
Thoughts from my class “Recent Methods and Approaches” in the Digital Arts and New Media program. A response to Walter … More
Proposal: Neutrino flux
Note: This is a modified version of “Walking with neutrinos“ Summary Visitors will experience the ephemeral and mysterious nature of … More
Physical programming is an overlap between algorithm implementation, science discovery, and performance art using groups of people as calculational tools. … More
Pi with people
A performance piece that calculates the value of pi by having people lie at random in a room and superimposing … More
Science Hack Day 2014
I’ll be participating in Science Hack Day San Francisco again this year with a cool bunch of colleagues, friends, and … More
Proposal: Cyclohexane chair/boat
Concept A physical object that exists in two conformations–the chair and the boat–that seats one person. The shape is dictated … More
Proposal: Self-portrait with telescope (via the moon)
The concept An image taken through a telescope pointed at the retroreflectors on the moon. The image in principle then … More
Proposal: Walking with neutrinos
Concept What would it look like to see the flux of neutrinos passing through us at all times? What if … More
Project: Isodrag typeface
Originating at Science Hack Day, San Francisco 2011, this project is ready to move to the next stage. The original … More
Proposal: The spine tingler
Concept What if the scary book you were reading could really shock you? This piece of biofeedback-based experimental book art … More
Proposal: Exoplanet bath
Concept Want to bathe in a universe of extra-solar planets and adopt one for yourself? A ball pit that has … More
Notes and thoughts
This blog will contain a miscellany of thoughts, proposals, progress, and projects I’m working on.
Introducing an open notebook in Digital Arts and New Media
In September 2014, I’m embarking on a Masters of Fine Arts in Digital Arts and New Media at the University … More