Art, Science and Cultural Understanding – Book Launch

Book Launch and Discussion Event

Art, Science and Cultural Understanding

Wednesday 12 November 2014, 6.30pm for a 7pm start


Editors: Brett Wilson, Barbara Hawkins and Stuart Sim


Coinciding with the UK launch of this multi-author interdisciplinary text, GV Art and Project Dialogue are co-hosting a debate, ‘Where Next for ArtScience?’ featuring four of the book’s contributors: Stuart Sim, Iain Biggs, Brett Wilson and Barbara Hawkins


Stuart Sim (chair) is retired professor of critical theory and English literature at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He has published widely in the field of critical theory and philosophy, and is a founding member of Project Dialogue.


Iain Biggs is the former director of PLaCE, an international arts research network which he continues to help co-ordinate. He works as a teacher, artist and researcher on ‘deep mappings’ that interweave humanities, arts and social sciences.


Brett Wilson moved from a full-time professorial scientific research career to become “scientist in residence” at the arts faculty of the University of the West of England. He is a founder member of Project Dialogue, and senior editor of the book ‘’Art, Science and Cultural Understanding”.


Barbara Hawkins is a former head of graduate studies, specialising in arts practice-led research. She is the third founding member of Project Dialogue, now working as an independent scholar and educational advisor.


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Duration 12 November 2014 - 12 November 2014
Times 6.30pm arrival, for a 7pm – 9pm
Cost Places are free but please RSVP via Eventrbite at
Venue GV Art gallery, London
Address 49 Chiltern Street London W1U 6LY, ,
Contact 020 8408 9800 / /

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