Seaweed As Collaborator

In December 2019, Scale Free Network became part of SASi – (Seaweed Appreciation Society international), a mobile experimental platform dedicated to artistic research into seaweed and marine ecologies. SASi hosts events that enhance appreciation for seaweed as a subject. Together … Continued

The Microscope in the Library

Between October – December 2019, Scale Free Network presented an exhibition and ten-workshop series at Melton Library and Learning Hub, as part of their Arts & Culture Program. ART FORMS IN NATURE – EXHIBITION One of Scale Free Network’s heroes … Continued

Nema and the Xenos: The Book Launch

Did you know that there are more living creatures in a teaspoon of soil than there are humans on planet Earth? And, did you also know that four in every five animals is a nematode? What’s a nematode?! Well, you’ll … Continued

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

Zobi and the Zoox: The Book Launch

We were delighted to launch the revised, hard-cover, CSIRO co-published edition of Zobi and the Zoox: A Story of Coral Bleaching at our favourite Brisbane bookshop – Avid Reader in West End. The event took place during the Australian Society … Continued

Micro-Macro Collaborative Collage

Devised especially for the Q.U.T. The Cube Winter Holiday Program, Micro-Macro took the form of an 8-day collaborative collage, inspired by the fauna, flora and landscapes depicted in the work of Australian expressionist painter, William Robinson. Set up as a … 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

Royal Society of Victoria: school holiday workshops

The Royal Society of Victoria hosted Scale Free Network (Gregory and Briony) for two days of September school holidays art and science-based activities. In the society’s beautiful 19th century building, groups of children (ages 6-12) participated in a full day … Continued