Oregon Eclipse artist collaborator Nasimeh B.E. shares her post-festival thoughts in this guest blog. Nasimeh collaborated with scientist Sena Koleva as part of our first Artist-Scientist Festival Residency. Together, they brought the interactive installation Bar None to Oregon Eclipse... read more
This guest blog post is from Julia Attias, a King’s College London researcher studying the European Space Agency’s “SkinSuit”. Here she shares her favourite things about the Sci-Art collaboration behind the Intergalactic Travel Bureau Stage Show, and what she learned from the artists who... read more
Researcher, photographer and urban explorer, Bradley L Garrett, joins us for a one-of-a-kind listening experiment to understand how a building’s soundscape changes and affects our sense of wellbeing.
What impact does vertical architecture have on our sonic experience of the city?... read more
Comedian and radio show host Chris Duffy is hosting our NYC Sensory Speed Date takeover. Chris's shows have been featured in The New York Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, LA Weekly, and in The Onion A.V. Club. He is currently a staff writer for the Explorer TV show on... read more
This guest blog post is from Jules Howard, author of Death on Earth. He is a zoologist, writer and broadcaster covering topics from zoology to wildlife conservation. He is joining us at The Secret Garden Party 2016 for the 'Mind-blowing Debate' series to discuss 'how will we survive when our sun... read more
This guest blog post is from Louisa Preston, author of 'Goldilocks and the Water Bears'. She is an astrobiologist and planetary geologist who researches the possibilities of life on other planets by studying life in the most extreme environments on Earth. Louisa will join our 'Mind-blowing Debates'... read more
Engineer Shauna Concannon helped us build a Hacked Human Orchestra this summer, in a collaboration with tech artist collective MzTEK and composer Florian Tanant. She tells us about her adventures adding to "the victorious kingdom of electricity".
The tent is aired... read more
With recycled wood, old pallets, used timber and a handful of connectors, Buro Happold engineer Nikul Vadgama built three medieval weapons of warfare for us, which we brought to the Secret Garden Party and Wilderness this summer. In between lobbing balloons full of... read more
Biochemical engineer Mike Hughson of UCL joined us (with fellow engineers Chris Grant and Matthew Shiers) at the Secret Garden Party and Bestival this summer with an outlandish event: The Vaccine Assault Course.
"Telling people what I do can be somewhat challenging,... read more
Prosthetics expert Sarah Sydney from the University of Bath joined us at Bestival and introduced us to the cyborgs that walk among us today, from people who can walk again thanks to prosthetic limbs, to the lucky recipients of bionic eyes. Thanks to engineers like her the deaf... read more