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Science x Art “Imagination 2.0”

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iCeMS held a Science x Art exhibition, “Imagination 2.0,” in the main entrance corridor of iCeMS’s main building from June 24 to July 7, 2016. Fourteen artworks were displayed, all inspired by scientific images and videos provided by iCeMS researchers.

Public talks were also held, offering audiences the chance to get closer to the art and understand it more fully. Ms Mieko Baba (designer, iCeMS Science Communication Group), who created the artworks for “Imagination 2.0”, Dr Shinichi Sato (iCeMS Uesugi Lab), Dr Tatsuhiko Ikeda (iCeMS NCBS-inStem Satellite Lab Group) and Mr Takayuki Honda (freelance science communicator) gave talks at these events.

The exhibition drew more than 700 people and concluded successfully.

List of artworks

  • “Organic-Inorganic”
    Images provided by Dr. Shuhei Furukawa (Kitagawa Lab)
  • “SCG”
    Images provided by Science Communication Group
  • “Science Communication”
    Images provided by Science Communication Group, Dr. Yasuya Yoshimura (Heuser Lab), and Dr. Kouichi Hasegawa (NCBS-inStem Satellite Lab Group)
  • “Robotic Bag of Culture Plate”
    Images provided by Dr. Dan Ohtan Wang (Wang Lab) and Ms. Noriko Yoshida (NCBS-inStem Satellite Lab Group)
  • “Drug Delivery”
    Images provided by Science Communication Group
  • “Cell to the Music”
    Images provided by Science Communication Group
  • “utsurou”
    Images provided by Dr. Kaoru Sugimura (Sugimura Lab)
  • “Glittering Cell”
    Images provided by Dr. Shinichi Sato (Uesugi Lab)
  • “Analysis”
    Images provided by Dr. Ayami Joh and Dr. Naonori Akiya (Science Communication Group)
  • “Cell”
    Images provided by Dr. Kei Kano (Science Communication Group)
  • “Cute Monsters”
    Images provided by Science Communication Group
  • “Sensitive”
    Images provided by Dr. Kie Nakajima (Kengaku Lab)
  • “DNA Origami”
    Images provided by Science Communication Group
  • “TREES”
    Images provided by Dr. Alfonso Avila-Robinson(Avila-Robinson Lab)

Media coverage

  • Kyoto Shimbun (July 25, 2016)
  • Mainichi Shimbun (July 30, 2016)
Date / Time June 24–July 7, 2016 / 9:00–17:00 (open only on weekdays)
Venue Main Entrance Corridor, iCeMS Main Building
Contact iCeMS Science Communication Group
Email: kato-g icems.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Tel: 075-753-9785
Fax: 075-753-9785

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