3 Branches of the Same Tree: Art, Science and Education
23 April 2015- 31 May 2015
Semiconductor, Lyndall Phelps and Alistair McClymont
3 Branches of the Same Tree is a project and exhibition exploring areas of science that are often difficult to comprehend and how the subject is received in educational settings.
Three artists Semiconductor, Lyndall Phelps and Alistair McClymont have been commissioned by Pump House Gallery to work alongside scientists and local schools to create an exhibition of works to open out scientific knowledge and offer a new way of seeing the world.
An accompanying resource pack for schools will be availalbe to develop how art can be used to introduce challenging ideas in the science curriculum areas of Light, Sound and Forces & Magnets.
To celebrate the opening of the exhibition, Alistair McClymont will do a live performance interacting with One should never mistake pattern ... for meaning. (Function Generator) a custom designed sound system and artwork on display as part of this exhibition.
The exhibition has been created through a collaboration with the artists, scientists Aleksandra Berditchevskaia, Max Boleininger and Ben Robinson, and teachers from All Saints CE, Falconbrook, Griffin, Hotham, St Anne’s CE and West Hill Primary Schools. It is supported by Mayor of London and Department of Education.