Dates: Mar 4
Details: Thursday, 1 Session
Times: 5:30PM – 6:300PM
Join us on Zoom for our winter Artist Talk Series featuring contemporary artists whose work examines climate and the environment.
Nathalie Miebach’s work focuses on the intersection of art and science and the visual articulation of scientific observations. Using the methodologies and processes of both disciplines, Miebach translates scientific data related to ecology, climate change and meteorology into three-dimensional structures. Miebach’s method of translation is principally that of weaving – in particular basket weaving – as it provides a simple yet highly effective grid through which to interpret data in three-dimensional space. Central to this work is the desire to explore the role visual aesthetics play in the translation and understanding of scientific information. By utilizing artistic processes and everyday materials, Miebach questions and expands the traditional boundaries through which science data has been visually translated (ex: graphs, diagrams), while at the same time provoking expectations of what kind of visual vocabulary is considered to be in the domain of ‘science’ or ‘art’.