Environmental artist Kat Austen is to premiere a symphony that uses water from the Arctic to highlight the effects of climate change. Having hacked the electronics of lab equipment to transform them into musical instruments, Dr Austen – a Cultural Fellow in Arts and Science at the University of Leeds – explores the changes to…
International artist and University of Leeds Cultural Fellow Kat Austen will premiere a new artwork based on research in the Arctic at Bonhams in London (30 July – 17 August). The work, entitled The Matter of the Soul, is continuing its development during Kat Austen’s Cultural Fellowship in Art and Science at the University of…
Researchers in the Priestley Centre have been making their contributions to World Water Day 2018 using video and recordings to show how the Arctic Ocean is being affected by climate change. A short video by Johan Faust of the NERC funded Changing Arctic Ocean Seafloor (ChAOS) project highlights the research into how melting sea ice…
The February 2018 issue of the Priestley Centre ebulletin can be found here. This month’s edition includes news about: 2018 Climate Bursary for PhD researchers Priestley climate research making headlines New Priestley Chair Dan Marsh Cultural Fellow Kat Austen and George Monbiot talk at Opera North (pictured) New pump priming funding call deadline Climate research…
An international artist will be collaborating with researchers at the Priestley Centre to create new work in an innovative new programme with the University of Leeds Cultural Institute. Kat Austen is one of three artists to be awarded Cultural Fellowships,  designed to support and develop emerging creative talent in a variety of different art forms….