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Synapse Residencies

March 16th, 2010

Artists and scientists, in different but equally fundamental ways, seek out patterns in the natural world and sensitise others to them. Scientists, like artists, validate their work aesthetically, and both make intellectual choices that are governed by a sense of concordance with nature. Science and art together are needed for full description of the world. The belief that they are dissonant and incompatible distorts and misrepresents them both. (Frank Oppenheimer, 1972 in The Museum as Laboratory, The Exploratorium). (more…)

February 24th, 2010
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ANAT is calling for applications from creative practitioners and science and research organisations for the 2010 Synapse Residency program. (more…)

July 6th, 2009

Collaboration between the arts and sciences has the potential to create new knowledge, ideas and processes beneficial to both fields. (more…)

July 2nd, 2009

Building on the success of the Synapse Residency model, ANAT entered a partnership with Arts Victoria to deliver opportunities for artists to collaborate with scientists in Victorian science and research institutions. The following art/science partnerships were selected to participate in the three-month residencies:


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