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Museums Are Using LEDs to Protect and Prettify Paintings

Museums Are Using LEDs to Protect and Prettify Paintings | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Why do museums want LEDs? It’s not just about cost—it makes preserving paintings easier, too.
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The Fascinating Science Of Aesthetics

The Fascinating Science Of Aesthetics | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Your preferences for everything from filtered photos to the color blue may be rooted in biology.
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The Scientist Who Shot His Photos with a Gun and Inspired Futurism

The Scientist Who Shot His Photos with a Gun and Inspired Futurism | Science and Art | Scoop.it
The phased movement of Marcel Duchamp's "Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2" (1912) and the frenetic action embodied in Futurism were both inspired by the 19th-century photography of scientist Étie...
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This Dance Project Is Out To Prove Climate Change Is An Issue We Can't Ignore

This Dance Project Is Out To Prove Climate Change Is An Issue We Can't Ignore | Science and Art | Scoop.it
"I know scientists are frustrated," Karole Armitage, the famed dancer and choreographer, explained over the phone. "They’ve been giving the facts for more than 25 years and it hasn’t changed behavior."

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Can theatre be used to treat mental illness?

Can theatre be used to treat mental illness? | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Theatre provides stimulus for psychotic, schizophrenic and depressed patients, but can it improve their mental health?
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Listen To Music Composed By A Pillow

Listen To Music Composed By A Pillow | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Hungarian design student Zsanett Szirmay and Hungarian cimbalom player Bálint Tárkány-Kovács turn traditional embroidery into musical compositions in a collaborative project called "Sound Weaving."...
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When These Clothes Wear Out, You Can Throw Them In Your Compost Bin

When These Clothes Wear Out, You Can Throw Them In Your Compost Bin | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Three-year-old jeans, meet last week's food scraps. Now it's possible to turn your old clothing into backyard dirt.
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Doctors Enlist Paintings to Hone Skills

Doctors Enlist Paintings to Hone Skills | Science and Art | Scoop.it
A cadre of physicians is offering a different perspective on paintings by “diagnosing” pieces of art. Several medical schools have adopted courses to train doctors in observational skills by studying great works.
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Prospectus for a Future Body: Synchrometrics (Ka5)

Prospectus for a Future Body: Synchrometrics (Ka5) | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Were we to find a principle of violence in choreography—the latter understood as the design and execution of predetermined movements and gestures—it would be the following: a subject will be formed...
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The Art in the Stars

The Art in the Stars | Science and Art | Scoop.it
People have been photographing the heavens ever since the invention of the daguerreotype. Alfred Stieglitz, Ansel Adams, and Minor White all, at one point or other, turned their cameras upward.
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Colorblind Cyborg Artist Neil Harbisson "Hears Color" Through Antenna Implanted In His Skull

Colorblind Cyborg Artist Neil Harbisson "Hears Color" Through Antenna Implanted In His Skull | Science and Art | Scoop.it
  



Though born without the ability to perceive color, artist and activist Neil Harbisson’s work, career, and life are anything but monochromatic. Recognized as the world’s first cyborg, Harbisson boasts an unusual aesthetic aid: an antenna implanted into his skull that enables him
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Dance is just what the doctor ordered

Dance is just what the doctor ordered | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Judith Mackrell: People with Parkinson’s and other diseases are benefiting from a growing recognition of the therapeutic benefits of dance
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The Neuroscience of Drumming: Researchers Discover the Secrets of Drumming & The Human Brain

The Neuroscience of Drumming: Researchers Discover the Secrets of Drumming & The Human Brain | Science and Art | Scoop.it
An old musician’s joke goes “there are three kinds of drummers in the world—those who can count and those who can’t.” But perhaps there is an even more global divide. Perhaps there are three kinds of people in the world—those who can drum and those who can’t.
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Listening Is the New Performing

Listening Is the New Performing | Science and Art | Scoop.it
The Whitney Museum of American Art made a particularly savvy choice by teaming up with Issue Project Room to present David Rosenboom’s Propositional Music, a three-day concert series spanning 50 ye...
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Show Collection // Digital Case

Show Collection // Digital Case | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Art of STEM challenges Case Western Reserve University faculty, students and staff to capture or visually communicate the beauty inherent to scientific enterprise and research investigation in the form of a digital image. The competition was also open to Cleveland Institute of Art students who collaborate with a member of the Case Western Reserve community, as well as any student in grades 9-12 who currently attends school in Cuyahoga County.
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Dance as Empowerment: Science Sheds Light on Dance's Power to Heal

Dance as Empowerment: Science Sheds Light on Dance's Power to Heal | Science and Art | Scoop.it

The profession of dance can be masochistic; mastering one'€™s body can be an infuriating challenge. Rarely is the dancer who escapes the pains of nursing strained muscles, torn ligaments, and the like. Yet, dancers endure this because of the incredible rush of endorphins, and the slow, but irrefutable changes in their bodies, mind, and spirit. Yes, dance is empowering!

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Choreographing a Response to Climate Change

Choreographing a Response to Climate Change | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Dancing about climate change makes about as much sense as ... painting Op art compositions to give stock tips. Or crafting a steel sculpture that instructs viewers how to renew their driver's licen...
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Beautiful Wallpaper Patterns Created from Liver Cells Infected with Smallpox Vaccine

Beautiful Wallpaper Patterns Created from Liver Cells Infected with Smallpox Vaccine | Science and Art | Scoop.it
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How Playing Music Benefits Your Brain More than Any Other Activity

How Playing Music Benefits Your Brain More than Any Other Activity | Science and Art | Scoop.it
"Playing music is the brain's equivalent of a full-body workout."

"Each note rubs the others just right, and the instrument shivers with
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Beyond the ephemerality of dance

The positive impact artists can have in the fight against climate change

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A Stunning Dance Piece That Combines Traditional Choreography With Digital Projection

A Stunning Dance Piece That Combines Traditional Choreography With Digital Projection | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Pixel gives life to the empty space around its dancers.
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How to Dance with a Tree: Visualizing Fractals With Dance | WIRED

How to Dance with a Tree: Visualizing Fractals With Dance | WIRED | Science and Art | Scoop.it
Using the Microsoft Kinect to dance with a fractal tree.
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The Jealous Curator /// curated contemporary art /// karen margolis

The Jealous Curator /// curated contemporary art /// karen margolis | Science and Art | Scoop.it
After receiving her BS in Psychology from Colorado State University, Margolis continued her research in Neural Psychology while studying portraiture at the Art Student’s League.  She furthered her studies in art at Parsons School of Design and the School of Visual Arts.  During a Microscopy course at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, through the New York Microscopical Society, Margolis was inspired to diverge from her investigations of figurative art to create work exploring the universality of macro/micro patterns.
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The Unexpected Math Behind Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”

The Unexpected Math Behind Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” | Science and Art | Scoop.it
If you've taken a good art history course on the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, you've inevitably encountered Vincent van Gogh's 1889 masterpiece 'Starry Night,' which now hangs in the MoMA in New York City.
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