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Can you think & work out of the box?
I can never work inside a box.
Your Art/science/literature Website
http://www.kkartfromscience.com http://www.kkartlab.in
Tell us how you heard about Art Lab
I am the creator of this network
In what way you are associated with art/science/literature?
I am an artist, write about art & run a network for artists,scientists, writers, a designer, have a Ph.D. in Microbiology/doing/did research in both science and art , a writer and a poet.
Are you interested in science, art and literature interactions??
Yes, very much!
Why do you want to join art lab?
I am the founder of KK Sci-Art Lab!

Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa

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"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." John Quincy Adams

 

Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa did her M.Sc. in Life Sciences and Ph.D. in Microbiology. Her area of research is toxins produced by Microorganisms in food and how to control them and protect food from these Microbes and toxins.  She published several research papers in science. She is  a self-taught artist who specializes in Art From Science. She is also a writer, a poet, a designer, a social activist and a network creator and do several other things. She is an international science-art consultant and reviewer. She explores the relationship between Art, Literature and Science while communicating science on her network, Sci-Art Lab. She wrote more than 500 articles on various subjects   and at present writing books  on the subject. Although she painted Nature in water colours in childhood, she has been actively creating art - especially science based one - since 2006.

She communicates science through art and literature and published a research paper on science-art too.

She did one solo exhibition, “Cosmic Show of Science”, in Hyderabad, India in 2008, group shows in Hyderabad, Kolkatta, Jodhpur, Goa and Jaipur in India in 2009, and a group show in Copenhagen (Denmark, Europe) in 2010.She participated in Izmir Biennial in May 2011 ( Turkey) and in a group show in Italy along with Italian artists in the first week of March, 2011. She exhibited her works in the first international science-art conference in Moscow in April, 2012.

While science is her first love, art and literature for Dr.Challa are life itself (Somebody asked Dr. Krishna a Q after reading this: And her reply was: 'Yes, I would give my life for my love!'). She firmly believes they should represent everything associated with life. As modern day life is closely intertwined with the culture of Science and Technology, she wants science too to be represented in the world of art and literature. She thinks science and art are two sides of the same coin. Exploring this relationship between art, literature and science is a beautiful experience of a fulfilled life!

Although Dr. Challa writes stories and poems too, she mainly writes on science, science - art - literature relationships for her network.

Communicating science is her main aim and non-negotiable passion!

She is a member of more than 500 networks.

 Her website: http://www.kkartfromscience.com

Her network: http://www.kkartlab.in

She can speak Telugu, Hindi, Urdu, English and a little bit of French

  You Tube Videos based on her work:

1. Universal Philosophy:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDtzSDAOKjI&feature=em-upload_owner

2. Sacred Life:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7PgksSCkY8

3.The power of a strong will:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIGkaJ8GRb0

4.Art Therapy:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3nUdJqxPXs

5. The brain child of Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa -Art Lab 2:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDaWGUrLq7g

6. The brain child of Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa- kkartfromscience:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDaWGUrLq7g

7. Staying calm amidst Chaos (poem):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOVxS9Mq6BI

8. Ultimate Truth (poem):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FGuIkEhO4s

9. My mother - an angel (poem):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0Rltol60r8

10. An ode to my beloved father (poem):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu0FnBfUvwE


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Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa's Blog

Are people of science dumb?

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:00am 1 Comment

I have read 'several' articles recently that say, " sciences should embrace art to get more creative and do out of the box thinking". 

Well, this really stumps me. Are people of science dumb? All these inventions, discoveries, thinking in new ways to understand the world and help it - observed for so many years came out of nothing? Isn't there creativity in science? Are scientists limited to their narrow boxes? Somehow I don't like this belittling science and scientists to…

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How an artist helped science unintentionally

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Nikolai Peristov, a Russian artist who carves jewellery from ancient mammoth tusks, helped science unintentionally! In 2008, Peristov was looking for ivory along Siberia’s Irtysh River when he noticed a bone jutting from the riverbank. He dug it out and showed it to a police forensic scientist, who identified it as probably human.

The bone turned out to be a human left femur, and eventually made it to the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, where…

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Artists damage the ecology when they do things with half knowledge

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 10:00am 1 Comment

Earlier I have written on how an artist was consuming lots of power, instead of helping with save it, with her 'enlightening' art work. You can read it here:

http://kkartlab.in/profiles/blogs/artists-venture-into-sci-art-only-after-grasping-the-subject-full

I said then - problems will arise if one cannot see the whole picture like the scientists…

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Taking science-art to public places

Posted on June 26, 2014 at 6:30am 1 Comment

I have stressed several times the importance of taking science-based art to public places (ref 1) to make common people understand science  in a better way  making them more interested in the subject and getting benefited by it. 

Now listen to this wonderful news: Magnified is an exhibit of 46 scientific images showing cells and other scenes of life magnified by as much as 50,000 times. The exhibit is on display at Washington Dulles International Airport's Gateway Gallery…

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What scientists and geeks do outside of their labs and work places

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 7:00am 1 Comment

Scientists and engineers are coming out of their ivory towers and forts more and more and interacting with the world outside and enjoying it thoroughly. They are also pursuing their passions. Short videos depict some lesser known aspects of the lives of cutting-edge scientists, their hobbies, passions and pastimes outside of the lab are now on line.

The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers is an Emmy-nominated web series and site from PBS’s NOVA. This is where you can learn about…

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At 11:35pm on October 16, 2014, Syanka Brljevic said…

Thank you Challa :)

At 5:29am on October 9, 2014, Jinan Kordab said…

Thank you

At 3:34pm on April 8, 2014, Scotty said…

Thank you  very much Krishna. I do hope you are keeping well. Will have to catch up for a chat soon. best wishes Scotty

At 12:39am on February 23, 2014, Sherman Bastarache said…

Thanks for accepting me my friend. Hope to talk to you soon!

Sherman

At 3:53pm on October 26, 2013, Georgescu Dan said…

At 2:32am on October 12, 2013, Mona Youssef said…

Dear Krishna,

Finale I made and sign in to say hello and thank you for your great efforts supporting artist with so much valauble information.

I have posted few videos that may be inspiring and motivating for artists.  

I wish you much success on all you do and hope for.

Have a delightful weekend

Mona

At 6:36am on August 12, 2013, Lisa Delissio said…

Thanks so much. I'm curious too!  You have a very interesting blog.

At 6:02am on July 20, 2013, Soumik Nandy Majumdar said…

Thank you and all the best !

At 7:43am on July 18, 2013, Liviu Iliescu said…

I thank you for the congratulations that thou hast sent me of my birth anniversary
Thank for your LAB ART network, which you radiate culture, intelligence and positive affectivity.

At 5:52am on July 18, 2013, Dr Shaji K Panicker said…

Thanks Dr Challa...looking forward to a great time here.

 
 
 

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