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Physics and the Artistic Imagination – New book from Bildmuseet

Physics and the Artistic Imagination – New book from Bildmuseet

Press releases   •   Sep 13, 2019 09:05 UTC

Featuring works by contemporary international artists, essays about physics and art, as well as extracts from conversations between physicists and artists, the book Entangle: Physics and the Artistic Imagination is an introduction to how particle physics is inspiring the work and practice of contemporary artists.

Bildmuseet: Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination

Bildmuseet: Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination

Press releases   •   Nov 01, 2018 13:00 UTC

Black holes, dark matter, gravity, space and time – these are phenomena that fascinate scientists and artists alike. Bildmuseet presents Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination: painting, installation, fashion design, sculpture, film, digital artwork and photography inspired by the science which investigates the fundamental forces which shape our world. Press preview 15 November at 10:00.

Opening at Bildmuseet: William Kentridge / The Refusal of Time

Opening at Bildmuseet: William Kentridge / The Refusal of Time

Press releases   •   Sep 26, 2018 08:00 UTC

Can we ever truly understand the passing of time in a world in a state of constant flux? As the first art institution in Sweden, Bildmuseet presents William Kentridge's The Refusal of Time. The large scale installation opens on Friday 12 October. Welcome to the press preview on Thursday, 11 October, at 10 am (RSVP).

Static electricity can control nanoballoon

Static electricity can control nanoballoon

Press releases   •   Oct 12, 2016 06:45 UTC

Molecular sized machines could in the future be used to control important mechanisms in the body. In a recent study, researchers at University of California, Berkeley and Umeå University show how a nanoballoon comprising a single carbon molecule ten thousand times thinner than a human hair can be controlled electrostatically to switch between an inflated and a collapsed state.