Janis Jefferies

In Collaboration

C.P. Snow’s commentary on the ‘two cultures’ of modern society (as popularized in the Rede lectures in Cambridge in 1959) is frequently cited as a challenge to establishing a meeting place for artists and scientists where stereotypical expectations might be broken down. 1 50 years later there are some significant art and science collaborations, which critically involve self-reflection in a new meeting space of intrinsic curiosity and artistic interpretation. Artist helps scientists improve communications between the public and research worlds. They discover ethnical and social issues, which can be explored afresh in research projects