Recent Work

Journey into Velvet: Collaboration with Dr Ana Cabrera (Textile Archaeologist) June 2017

- A fragmented looped video installation celebrating a collaboration with textile archaeologist Dr Ana Cabrera and artist-engineer Diana Scarborough

This artwork, inspired by Ana’s research project ‘Interwoven’ based at the V&A Museum, London, plays with the concept of forensic investigation, creativity and cross-disciplinarity of art-science thinking by both practitioners. An interplay of visual and sound sources amplify this thinking and intense colours play homage to the luxurious nature of velvet, its materiality, alchemy, history and technology.

 

Aurora with Space Weather Influenced by Saturn and Jupiter (May 2017)

Using data received from Dr Nigel Meredith (BAS)  have put the sounds received by the Van Allen probes (Aug 30, 2012) that detect electric and magnetic components of plasma waves and radio waves which help understand the Sun’s influence on Earth and Near-Earth space. There is also a soundtrack from Saturn (Cassini RPWS) which is a source of intense radio emissions. These radio waves are closely related to the auroras near the poles of the planet. The aurora footage was filmed at Halley, Antarctica by BAS.

 

 Breaking Boundaries (Sep 2016)

UK artists Melissa Pierce Murray and Diana Scarborough, in collaboration with the Basque dance company Dantzaz, develop a multidisciplinary performance for the DIPC Passion for Knowledge science festival in San Sebastian, Spain.

Breaking Boundaries- Rehearsal

Breaking Boundaries- Rehearsal

 

 Breaking Boundaries, a live art installation combining sculpture, dance, projection and sound, marks the inauguration of the Passion for Knowledge 2016 science festival organised by Donostia International Physics Centre(DIPC). By working with local dancers, taking concepts from science and sourcing sounds of the city, the artists have created a work which resonates with authenticity and creative interaction; an integral part of the San Sebastian, European Capital of Culture 2016 program.

 

 

‘Water’  – A Sound Video Installation for Zagreb, Croatia (Aug 2016)

This is a sound-video installation piece created for the Technical Museum, Zagreb by Diana Scarborough which explores the beautiful and intriguing properties of water from a molecular and artistic perspective. Music has been composed by Jochen Bredel.

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Twinsed :A Postcard Project Questioning Artist Boundaries

Diana Scarborough works with Dutch artist, Ilse van den Berk on an ongoing  postcard project (Twinsed)  where each both artists work on each others work choosing whether to align or obliterate the intentions of the other artist. This is an ongoing collaboration which began in May 2013.  Over 400 cards have been produced so far.

http://twinsed.com/about_project.php

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