A Questacon Torque presented by Erica Seccombe.
Please note: bookings ESSENTIAL (see below for details).
Erica is a visual artist who is inspired by her own original and innovative investigations in to the science of 3D Microcomputed X-ray Tomography at the ANU Department of Applied Mathematics. Erica will demonstrate beautiful examples of her work to show why she is using this science to capture the transformation of germinating seeds and, how she is visualising the resulting data in a custom designed volumetric exploration software Drishti. She will also explain the additional properties of time and space transports this work, and your experience of it, into the fourth and fifth dimension through immersive stereoscopic installations.
Erica is based in Canberra and is currently undertaking a PhD at the ANU School of Art. Her visual art practice spans traditional photographic print media and frontier science. She is winner of the inaugural Paramor: art + innovation prize at the Casula Powerhouse Art Center NSW. Erica is travelling to London this year to be artist in resident at the Natural History Museum in London, supported by an artsACT project grant.
Free of charge, bookings necessary. RSVP by email to email@example.com
Event is suitable for secondary school age and above.
For more information, visit: http://www.questacon.edu.au/events/erica-seccombe-experiencing-nature-fifth-dimension