Creekulum


Throughout 2019, Scale Free Network have been working alongside educators/academics (Angela Foley from Merri Creek Management Committee, Sarita Gálvez from Monash University), Wurundjeri elders (Uncle Bill Nicholson and Uncle Dave Wandin), artists (Slow Art Collective) and teachers and students from … Continued

Tracing Turbulence


Tracing Turbulence: A Drawing Workshop was run at Latrobe Regional Gallery – part of the Experimenta Make Sense exhibition (currently touring Australia until 2020.) Presented by Scale Free Network and physicist/collaborator Andrew Melatos, the workshop was inspired by the patterns … Continued

Haeckel Hanging Prints


Scale Free Network has begun making high-quality prints of artworks by Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919), ready to hang on vintage-style bars. For more information – and to order your own – check out our new shop: Art-Science-Emporium on Etsy. Who the … Continued

A Hierarchy of Eddies


Big whorls have little whorls which feed on their velocity, And little whorls have lesser whorls And so on to viscosity.  Lewis Fry Richardson, 1881 – 1953. English mathematician, physicist, meteorologist, psychologist & poet.  Part scientific-model, part black-box theatre, A … Continued

The Invisible War: School Testing


As a part of our preparation of The Invisible War, Briony, Gregory and Ailsa ventured out to school classrooms around Victoria to see what children thought about our new graphic novel. Through a combination of formal questionnaires and informal conversation, … Continued

Microscopic Metropoles


During our visit to Western Australia, we visited Yalgorup National Park. The name Yalgorup is derived from the Nyoongar words yalgor, meaning ‘a swamp or lake’ and up, meaning ‘a place of’. While most people visit Yalgorup to see the … Continued

Little Laboratory at Joey Club Brisbane


Scale Free Network were artists-in-residence at the Joey Club Brisbane, working with early childhood educators to create the Little Laboratory, an art-science space for children’s discovery, investigation and creativity. Small groups of children, aged 3 to 5, focused on close looking, shared wonder, beauty in … Continued

International Symbiosis Society – conference in Lisbon


We had an amazing week at the International Symbiosis Society (ISS) conference in Lisbon, Portugal! Each day featured non-stop learning about different symbiotic partnerships, with posters and presentations from a broad range of scientists – such as chemists, microbiologists, entomologists, … Continued