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Exprssions of Research is coming to Keynsham & Radstock Autumn 2017

We are bringing the Expressions or Research exhibition to Keynsham Library's Art Wall 2-17th Sept, followed by Bath College's Somer Valley Campus in Radstock 20 Sept to 6th October.

Video, drawings, installation and newspapers will take over there spaces to engage you with scuentific research and art in a playful, thoughtful and visual way.

Five selected Artists and Researchers worked alongside each other throughout 2016, influencing each other’s work and processes, contributing to both artistic and scientific output, in order to present results and engage you in understanding what they do. The results presented here include drawings, performance, projections, sculpture, a poem and more.

We hope you find it interesting, educational and inspiring!


 2 to 17 Sept - Keynsham Library Art Wall, One Stop Shop, Keynsham Civic Centre, Market Walk, Keynsham BS31 1FS

Opening times as per Keynsham Library: Mon/Tues/Thur/Fri 8.30am to 5pm - Wed 9.30am to 5pm - Sat 9.30am to 4.30pm - closed on Sundays


20 Sept to 6 Oct - Bath College - Wellow Building - Somer Valley Campus - South Hill Park - Wells Road - Radstock BA3 3RW

Opening times Mon to Fri 9am to 4.30pm


Expressions of Research - exhibition at Edge Arts

Over the past year five selected Artists have worked with Researchers at UoB to influence each other's work, study each other's methods and contribute to each other's output, in order to present results and engage you in understanding what they do.

Here we invite you to discover their work: drawings, sculpture, installation and performance. We hope you find it interesting, educational and inspiring...

You can also find out more by reading their blogs below.

Exhibition open 18-25 January - 11am to 5pm daily

At Edge Arts, UniversIty of Bath, BA2 7AY


Art Science Bath - Collaborations in Art and Research

Artists have infiltrated five depts at the UoB!

Researchers and artists are working together to influence each other's work, study each other's methods, contribute to each other's output., in order to present results and engage you in understanding what they do.

The progress is recorded here in a small way through blogs & drawings, to share with you their experiences, their efforts and their thoughts. Please click on a department's name below to find out what they're up to.

The results will form a touring exhibition coming to a space near you in the autumn of 2016.

We hope you find it interesting, educational and inspiring.







Collaborations are as follows:

Centre for Sustainable Chemical technologies (CSCT)
Artist Fiona Haines. Researchers Antoine Buchard, Matthew Davidson, Janet Scott.

Centre for Analysis of Social Policy (CASP)
Artist Amelia Beavis-Harrison, Researchers Adrian Burgess, Beth Jaynes, Tess Ridge.

Institute for Mathematical Innovation (IMI)
Artists Jean Baynham. Researchers Jonathan Dawes, Paul Milewski, Kit Yates.

Powertrain Vehicle Research Centre (PVRC)
Artist Jenifer Ridgway. Researcher Chris Brace.

Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement (CHI2)
Artist Andrew Henon. Researchers Christos Vasilakis, Gozdem Dural-Selcuk, Marianna Frangeskou.


Fringe Arts Bath, the Public Engagement department at the University of Bath and the Edge Arts are collaborating to support the process these researchers and artists are undertaking.



The deadline has passed - watch this space

Thank you for all your applications. We are now reviewing proposals, responses will go out and selected artists will be announced soon.