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Artist hacks scientific equipment to explore Arctic ice melt


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...

Artist to collaborate with researchers on climate change work


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....