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

The Invisible Torrens

Every two years, Adelaide hosts the Come Out Festival – one of Australia’s longest-running arts festivals for children. Curated this year by Susannah Sweeney, Scale Free Network was invited to create a series of art-science workshops, focusing on the River … Continued

Drawing-as-BioMonitoring

Scale Free Network have been developing the new citizen art-science concept ‘Drawing-as-BioMonitoring‘ for the last several years, at several different sampling and drawing locations. Also under the name of ‘Drawing Water’, more images can be viewed within this SFN gallery … Continued

Drawing Water (NYC)

While conducting research at Natalie Jeremijenko’s Environmental Health Clinic in New York, SFN took a water sample from the Gowanus Canal, a heavily polluted canal in Brooklyn – now officialy listed as a federal government ‘SuperFund’ site. Then, as part … 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

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

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

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