Many w/k contributions are only published in German. For our international readers we provide brief summaries in English:
The aim of this two-part article is to shed light on different dimensions of AI writing in order to think about a possible future by taking stock of current tendencies.
The interview traces Swaantje Güntzel’s artistic development from 2017 until now.
This series of interviews took place at the Zero Foundation as part of the project „each grows stronger when nourished by the other“ (György Kepes).
: Resulting from her collaboration with the research alliance Cells in Motion, Cordula Hesselbarth has designed a multimedia wall-installation for the foyer of a research building at the University of Münster.
In 2022, the Upper Austrian State Museum Francisco Carolinum is hosting the exhibition "Visionär" ("Visionary") about Herbert W. Franke, one of the most important border-crossers between science and art.
On the occasion of w/k’s five year anniversary, I take a look back at what we have achieved.
Sabine B. Vogel reports on the BioArt exhibition Fermenting Futures by Anna Dumitriu and Alex May currently on show in Vienna.
Whilst part 1 of the interview focused on Herbert W. Franke as physicist, speleologist and visual artist, part 2 turns its attention to his work as a science fiction author and art theorist. There are barely any other border-crossers between science and art who cover such a broad spectrum.
Part 2 of the interview introduces three art projects by Mario Asef, each of which have different references to ecology: Consumption of Landscape, Building the Pyramid of Raddusch and Kemmuna Nation. Asef is a science-related artist who in some cases also collaborates with scientists.
Herbert W. Franke is in many ways a border-crosser between science and art: He is a scientist (a physicist and speleologist), artist (in the visual arts and as an author) and art theorist.
In the Council for Cultural Education, researchers and artists work together on statements for politicians and the public.
Note: This article is only available in the German w/k.
Art and science, they seem like fire and water, yet they are so very closely related; a fact dating back to ancient times.
In his essay, Feyerabend explains the idea that both the arts as well as the sciences are style-bound.
In experiences of beauty, we intuitively examine the characteristics of sensual experience for coherence with a certain aesthetic norm.
Artist Odo Rumpf creates sculptures from steel.
Volker Hermes combines polyhedra found in Geometry with insect diagrams from historical scientific expeditions.
Roland Regner transforms his entire archive of biographical photographs.
Adi Hoesle developed a painting method: Brain Painting.
The artist Renato Santarossa collaborates with industry to achieve distinctive, unique works.
This article outlines the understanding of art by the critical theorists Theodor W. Adorno, Herbert Marcuse and Ernst Fischer.
In the second part of the interview, Cordula Hesselbarth discusses Scientific illustration supported by the media.
Stefan Mejatschak brings together Wittgenstein's scattered thoughts on aesthetic and art theoretical questions to form a coherent concept.
The basis to aesthetic experience is built upon an interplay between showing and seeing.
Panel discussion on the exhibition 'ART INSPIRATION SCIENCE. Thomas Schönauer – The Engineering Artist'.
Birgitta Weimer conducts artistic research analogous to science.