Microscope Drawing at the Mullumbimby Drill Hall

Eleven children participated in a school holiday Microscope Drawing workshop where found objects were investigated to produce drawings and watercolour paintings. The Drill Hall in Mullumbimby was the venue for the session, which also introduced collaborative and overhead projector drawing … Continued

Microscope Drawing at Mullumbimby Library

The Mullumbimby Library (part of the Richmond Tweed Regional Library Service) hosted a Microscope Drawing session for children as part of their school holiday program. Tables were set up in the library with microscopes and specimens, and an enthusiastic group … 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 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

Art-Science Lab at Ipswich Art Gallery – 2010

In March 2010, SFN was invited by curator Ingrid Hedgecock to spend three weeks at the Ipswich Art Gallery in Queensland. In this workshop series, along with kit of our microscopes, petri-dishes, fascinating objects, projectors, library of highly magnified images … Continued

Molecular Smorgasbord at National Science Week

For our very first trial of the Molecular Smorgasbord activity, we brought our plasticine, toothpicks and molecular recipes to Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Markets as part of National Science Week 2010’s ‘Living Science’ event. Over one day, members of the public, … Continued