Art-Science Intersections in Circumpolar Regions

Science-Art collaboration has become a type of combinatory specialization for both artists and scientists around the world, creating a new methods of investigation, outreach, and contemporary art movement. Often termed SciArt, this transdisciplinary pursuit connects exciting discovery and explorations of both disciplines. The artist and the scientist are both involved in creative pursuits, both investigating the world in order to tell engaging stories through similar processes of idea generation, gathering data, testing, creating a product result, and sharing it with the world. Collaboration enables innovation through cross-pollination of ideas and process and result in exciting results. In the polar regions, these creative collaborative efforts have been building and have led to new directions in research and artistic pursuit. This course will investigate the recent history of this contemporary collaborative movement within the greater polar regions.

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    SCIART267
  • Self-Paced

About This Course

Science-Art collaboration has become a type of combinatory specialization for both artists and scientists around the world, creating a new methods of investigation, outreach, and contemporary art movement. Often termed SciArt, this transdisciplinary pursuit connects exciting discovery and explorations of both disciplines. The artist and the scientist are both involved in creative pursuits, both investigating the world in order to tell engaging stories through similar processes of idea generation, gathering data, testing, creating a product result, and sharing it with the world. Collaboration enables innovation through cross-pollination of ideas and process and result in exciting results. In the polar regions, these creative collaborative efforts have been building and have led to new directions in research and artistic pursuit. This course will investigate the recent history of this contemporary collaborative movement within the polar regions.

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There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Jennifer Moss

I am an instructional designer working with technology and innovation at the University of Alaska Fairbanks during the week and a professional artist at all other times.

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