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Expressing Science Through Art

Cover image credit: Kate Nichols. Through the Looking Glass 1. Silver nanoparticles on glass. 24 x 45 inches, 2011. Photo credit: Donald Felton.​ When I look back to the past, it always seems to be a simpler time. Luminaries such as Leonardo Da Vinci were scientists, scholars, artists, and everything in between (wikipedia has a list of

Piper Promotes: Fletcher Lab Art Show, May 18, 2012

The Fletcher Lab's Art ShowThe Fletcher Lab in the Department of Bioengineering at Berkeley will host their annual art show on May 18, 2012 from 5-8 pm in the B1 Atrium of Stanley Hall. This year is the ninth annual Fletcher Lab Art Show.

I discussed the Fletcher Lab Art Show with Viviana Risca, a member of the Fletcher Lab. In the Fletcher lab’s original lab space, the only windows happened to be in the microscopy rooms and had to be covered.  As Professor Daniel Fletcher puts it, “We had quite a bit of wall space in our ‘urban cave’ but nothing much to look at.” Along with the original group of students and postdocs, he started the Lab Gallery, as it was originally called, as a way to stimulate artistic creativity, have fun, and invite others in the biophysics and bioengineering communities to get to know the Fletcher Lab a little better.