11. Do you have a preferred day for your event to take place on?:
Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
7-12th Sept, but including a series of other events, please see below
18. What will the format of your event be?:
Talks/presentations - 1 person presenting new science or for a specific audience with Q & A; or a TED talk
Panel discussion/debate - exploring a subject with more than one speaker with lots of audience interaction
Show/Performance/Demo lecture - entertainment events for adults and families
Workshop - Time limited, stand alone interactive for adults and families
Interactive exhibition - drop in activity, hands-on stand
See below for details
19. Please give any details about the format of your event you feel are relevant.:
This project will involve 5 artist's residencies based at Newcastle University and The NewBridge Project. The residency subjects and participants are - The Mind Machine (Binaural Rhythms) - Quoc Vuong, Neuroscience Department and artist, Rosie Skett, who creates audio-visual interactive installations.
Super-natural, between magic & science – Dr Wendy Smith, Synthetic Biology and artist, Sneha Solanki, who works with technology and ideas about new science. Crowds & Swarms – Dr Roy Sanderson, Biology and bees, and artist Cath Keay, who is a sculptor exploiting hands off mechanisms to create art using insects.
Computers and Changing Brains, Dr Laura Pereira, Neuroscience Department, and artist Dave Lisser, who invents futuristic sculptures and machines, exploring contemporary communication devices.
Heavenly Bodies – The Human Spaceship, Dr Georgina Carr, Biomedical Science, and artist Helen Schell, who creates mixed media installations about astrophysics and the cosmos. This will examine the human body in space. She is a STEM Ambassador. These exciting projects will culminate in interactive exhibitions, a debate forum, presentations and workshops. The NewBridge Project is developing an unusual format, so that audiences and participants will be curious and engaged. developing a continuing legacy of art & science projects for the future. All 5 artists already work in the field of science and have participated in previous projects of this nature.
Dates: Residencies begin 1st December 2012 and end 1st September 2013.
New Bridges Exhibition, 6th Sept to 22nd Sept.
Heavenly Bodies, Interactive Shop Exhibition, Eldon Square Shop, 2nd Sept to 14th Oct 2013.
Forum, presentations and workshops - running 7th September to 12th September, 2013.
NewBridge Project, 18 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle NE1 8AW. Empty Shop (site to be confirmed), Eldon Square Shopping Centre, Eldon Court, Percy Street, Newcastle. NE1 7JB.