Symbiosis Storytelling at ArtPlay

Over two successive Sundays at ArtPlay in May, the Small Friends team facilitated workshops around The Squid, the Vibrio & the Moon. Parents and children were first captivated by writer Ailsa Wild, who narrated her story. Then Ailsa, Briony, Gregory … Continued

Zobi and the Zoox at World Science Festival Brisbane

World Science Festival Brisbane hosted Scale Free Network’s presentation of Zobi and the Zoox in the Festival Lab, as a part of the weekend extravaganza of Street Science activities. Ailsa Wild delivered a narration-only performance of our coral symbiosis story … Continued

Cross[X]Species Adventure Club: In the Black

A collaboration between artist-scientist Natalie Jeremijenko and gastronomist, Mihir Desai, The Cross[X]Species Adventure Club ‘In the Black’ dining event was staged at Postmasters Gallery in New York City. While artists-in-residences at Natalie’s Environmental Health Clinic, Scale Free Network was invited … Continued

Psycho Subtropics

Since all three SFN members originally hail from Queensland (or at least lived there during many of their formative years!), they were invited by Brisbane-based collective, OtherFilm (Danielle Zuvela, Joel Stern & Sally Golding) to participate in their sub-tropical intervention/invasion … Continued

Exhibition: Chocolate or Cheese?

A two-day intervention in which SFN tracked the gastronomic preferences of mice and men, inspired by a piece of nibbled chocolate…   EXHIBITION was a six-month project that took place in a vacant shopfront at 211 Elizabeth St in New … Continued

Jump Up

Jump Up was a collaboration with musical duo – Collector’s Set – as part of their day-club disco residency at the video bar, Horse Bazaar in Melbourne. We selected a series of video footage of microorganisms and gave them circular … Continued

BZ Chemical Reaction – Performance

SFN’s first live performance was at the Grand Eye and Ear Ball, closing night of The OtherFilm Festival, held at The Old Museum in Brisbane. Demonstrating a real-time complex system evolving inside two petri dishes, each BZ (Belousov-Zhabotinsky) chemical reaction … Continued