Nightshades: You say potato, I say patata
Open art/science workshop
Part of the HASS-funded project Symbiology Lab: The Arts of Living Together the workshop is the first in a series of events to address questions of form, design, and creativity in the applied biosciences, and to contribute to new ways of thinking about and engaging with the interface between culture and nature in the postgenomic age.
|An Egenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences workshop|
|Date||16 December 2013|
|Time||14:00 to 18:00|
|Place||Drama Studio, Exeter Phoenix|
|Provider||Egenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences|
|Speaker(s)||Sandy Knapp (Natural History Museum London); Åsa Sonjasdotter (Academy of Contemporary Art and Creative Writing, Tromsø); Paul Brassley (University of Exeter; Staffan Müller-Wille (University of Exeter); Chair: Steve Hughes (Exeter Emeritus)|
2.00 - 2.30 Arrival and Welcome
2.30 - 3.00 Paul Brassley: 'King Edward VII and La Belle de Fontenay: A matter of breeding'
3.00 - 3.30 Åsa Sonjasdotter: 'The Order of Potatoes'
3.30 - 4.00 Coffee break
4.00 - 4.30 Staffan Müller-Wille: 'Suspicious and Lurid: How Linnaeus tried to make sense of Nightshades'
4.30 - 5.00 Sandy Knapp: From the Jungle (title tbc)
5.00 - 6.00 Discussion over drinks and nightshade-based nibbles.