1W7-7 Interconnection of Science and Art

25 10 2007

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Albert Einstein


I am enthralled by this connection between science and art. Many discoveries in science influence and inspire me. And I feel that somehow, these things are one. Why can’t we use art to explain the latest findings in science. Andy says, there is a danger in this. I like being dangerous. He said, I must in a way only refer to it…as an inspiration. Oh, the semantics of it. Honestly, it intrigues me. These findings. It excites me and I begin questioning how I see reality (which is always a good thing).

As Eistein said, “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.”




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30 10 2007
1W 7- Chaos theory, complexity, and the heart of it « moshe ladanga

[…] 1W 7- Chaos theory, complexity, and the heart of it In “Abstraction and Complexity” by L. Manovich, he elaborates on the potential of new media as an art form capable of representing the world in a meaningful way. Surveying the Abstraction Now online exhibition, he found examples that were attempting to describe the world in the context of contemporary connectedness, the global information society. One example, Yellowtail by Golan Levin, uses algorithms to enable viewer-fed strokes strike, flow and endlessly repeat patterns that recall the moving forms of currents (water, electricity, etc.) He also cites other works, and points out their respective aesthetics as indicative of the analogous relationship of art and science. […]

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