The Squid, the Vibrio & the Moon

We have created an illustrated storybook about the beautiful symbiosis between the Hawaiian Bobtail squid, Euprymna scolopes, and the bioluminescent bacteria, Vibrio fischeri. Printed on beautiful matte paper (100% recycled stock & green energy) –The Squid, the Vibrio & the … Continued

Hypothesis: National Science Week 2009

Hypothesis was a National Science Week 2009 event curated by Beth Askham. It took place at Federation Square in the BMW Edge Auditorium. SFN ran a drop-in microscope-drawing session. At various times during the evening, we were able to plug … Continued

Microscope Drawing and Movement Workshop

In January 2009, SFN was asked to run a version of their microscope-drawing workshops for some very small people: pre-school children! In this session at ArtPlay, we incorporated movement activities as a way to build on our collective observations through … Continued

Big Draw Festival at The Avoca Project

In 2008 (Saturday 15th November, to be precise) a Big Draw Festival event was held in regional Victoria at the Avoca Project (run by artist Lyndal Jones) and SFN was invited by Artplay’s creative producer, Simon Spain, to bring our … 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

Interactive Microscope Drawing Exhibition

 Scale Free Network’s Interactive Microscope Drawing Exhibition showcased many of the beautiful and scientifically inspired artworks created during our inaugural series of nine workshops at ArtPlay. Since each workshop was four hours long, we really did manage to create a … Continued

Microscope Drawing Workshops

In 2008, Scale Free Network was awarded an arts grant from the City of Melbourne. With these funds, we developed and ran the first series of Microscope Drawing Workshops that took place at civic art studio, ArtPlay. There were three … Continued

Pilot Workshop at CSIRO Education

In this pilot workshop at CSIRO Education Victoria, a freshly-founded SFN tested their interdisciplinary concepts for the very first time. This was a trial-run before our series of nine microscope-drawing workshops at ArtPlay, for which we had received funding. Our … Continued