Living Data

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned
that this program contains images and voices of deceased persons.

Living Data

Art From Climate Science

As scientists and artists we use different methods to exchange data for meanings.

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Scientists and artists come together to share what they know and are doing about climate change.

Living Data program for the 2013 Ultimo Science Festival, Sydney, September 12-21.



Curator: Lisa Roberts
Co-curator: Paul Sutton

Contributors: Kirralee Baker, Jennifer Clark, Martina Doblin, Christina Evans, Paul Flecther, Peter Jones, Rose McGreevy, Wendy Holland, So Kawaguchi, Eveline Kolijn, Anthony Larkum, Andrea Leigh, Brad Miller, Caterina Mocciola, Steve Nicol, Simon Pockley, Antonia Poseda, Vikki Quill, Daniel Ramp, Lisa Roberts, Juanita Sherwood, Melissa Smith, Paul Sutton, Takuya Suzuki, Leanne Thompson, Dean Walsh, Shona Wilson, Josh Wodak, Malou Zuidema



Living Data: Art from Climate Science

Discover your genetic ancestors in algae that photosynthesise to make the energy that sustains us.
Recognise yourself as co-creator of a dynamic evolving Big Picture.

The Muse 12-21 September 2013

Sex in the Sea

Marine plants and animals perform mating rituals that sustain the systems that support Life.

Living Data Atrium Level 3, UTS Science building, 12-21 September 2013



The Muse 12-21 September 2013

Opening, Thursday 12 Sept. 4-6 pm

Food: Relationships with things we eat

Introductions and Discussions with

Professor Juanita Sherwood and Associate Professor Wendy Holland Indigenous Australian scholars from the Transforming Cultures Research Centre, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

Dr Steve NicolAdjunct Professor at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies and an Honorary Fellow at the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, University of Tasmania

Dr So KawaguchiPrincipal Research Scientist at the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) and Manager of the AAD Krill Research Program.

Dr Daniel Ramp,Senior Lecturer, School of the Environment, UTS and Co-founder of THINKK - the think tank for kangaroos, an academic forum that fosters greater understanding among Australians of kangaroos


Forum, Sunday 15th Sept. 2-3pm

How we know things: Understanding through art and science

Presentations and Discussions

Introductions: Dr Lisa Roberts Visual artist, Living Data Program Leader

Darwin's Legacy to Art: Adjunct Professor Anthony LarkumSenior Researcher with the UTS Climate Change Cluster (C3) with special interests in photosynthesis, coral bleaching, Biofuel production, and the role of the arts in science

Teaching and Learning as Scientists and Artists: Dr Andrea Leighand Peter Jones Scientists and Artists from the School of the Environment (UTS) who combine science and art for understanding and relating to the natural world


Forum, Wed 18th. Sept. 6-7pm

Data for action: How we act on what we count, weigh and measure

Introductions and Discussions with

Dr Simon Pockley, Designer, Activist and former Business Analyst for the Australian National Data Service (ANDS)

Dr. Martina Doblin, Senior Research Fellow and Kirralee Baker, PhD candidate, both from the Climate Change Cluster at UTS

Brad Miller,Researcher and Design Senior Lecturer at the The College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales

Dr Josh Wodak,Artist, Researcher and climate change activist