Through masters and PhD programs, art practitioners, scientists and humanities scholars carry out cross-disciplinary experimentation and research in art and science.
By interfacing with biology, history, anthropology, and physics, Loren hopes to tap into essential components of our relationship to the world and expand the meaning of art making in the context of humanity.
Devon's work investigates the liminal space between art and science and engages with living materials as a medium for artistic expression.
Ziggy O’Reilly is incorporating her interest in art and robotics with her psychology background.
Helah Milroy commenced Masters studies at SymbioticA in 2016.
Lyndsey Walsh's research interests focus on how aesthetic values underlying material and experimental practice in science and the arts largely influence and implicate social, cultural, and political narratives.
Drew is interested in human perceptions of consciousness, and the way we attribute or deny consciousness to non-human intelligences (be they animal or artificial).
Zuning Qu uses living organisms as visual metaphors, making somewhat abstract theory into a more intuitive and visceral visual expression.
Audrey Appudurai graduated in 2010 with honours, majoring in Genetics and Microbiology at UWA. Her project plans on investigating the plasticity of the visual system, specifically centring on the evolution and ecology of organisms whose vision changes throughout life.
Tarsh Bates is interested in bodies as material, in interspecies relationality, and in aesthetics of care. She uses artistic and scientific tools to explore the nexus of bodies, ethics and culture. She has a background in biotechnology, sculpture and live art, and recently completed a MSc (Biological Art). Tarsh is currently a PhD candidate in the aesthetic experiences of human/non-human care relationships.
WhiteFeather Hunter is a multiple award-winning Canadian artist and scholar, as well as an educator, arts administrator, curator and writer. She is currently a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellow, Australian Government International RTP Scholar and University of Western Australia Postgraduate Scholar.