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An Interaction between Cosmos and Canvas with Professor Jayanne English

6 Jul 2017

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6.30pm — 8.30pm

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Free

Modern Art Oxford

Oxford, United Kingdom

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Drawing on her image-making workshop with Aleksandra Mir, astronomer Jayanne English discusses the scientific foundations of astronomy public outreach images.

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Bold colour images from telescopes act as extraordinary ambassadors for astronomers because they pique the public’s curiosity. But are these snapshots documenting physical reality, or are they just artistic digital spacescapes?

Drawing on her image-making workshop with Aleksandra Mir, astronomer Jayanne English discusses the scientific foundations of astronomy public outreach images.

Jayanne English is Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manitoba, and a visiting professor at the University of Oxford.

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Read more about Aleksandra Mir: Space Tapestry here.

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