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February 2014 Blog Posts (4)

The reason why they never pick science based art

An artist who is dealing with science based art asked me to give reasons why the curators, art critics, gallery people and art collectors don't pick science based art.

My reply: Because they don't understand it! Pure and simple.

But I have a solution: If  no one is going to pick you, pick yourself. Why wait for others to do the job for you?

I have read this quote somewhere and I like it: If you are waiting to be anointed, waiting to be branded, waiting to for someone…

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Added by Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa on February 19, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Art helping science: These types of claims will not be accepted by science

An interesting episode has happened recently in the science-art arena. I asked several artists whether art has helped in getting sweeping changes across the world.  I got some really excellent replies that somewhat changed my perception of art for the better.

But I got some replies that  claimed several things. One person insisted:

"Art serves so much and beyond. It is a form of Science of its own but misunderstood and fought by many scientists. It should be collaborated which…

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Added by Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa on February 18, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Why is it difficult for people of science to be in the same room with artists

Why scientists cannot be on the same wavelength with the artists....

Science-art interactions are bringing people from various fields together. Instead of forging friendships between these people several times these interactions are ending in bitter skirmishes. After interacting with scientists, some artists tried to tease the former group of people and their way of doing things. I myself witnessed these things before my own eyes. I want to bring these things to the notice of both…

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Added by Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa on February 2, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

The power of truth of science-art

Recently one West-based sci-artist friend of mine complained to me that people are not giving funds for sci-art much. "They don't believe us when we tell them... "

"Tell them the truth because majority of the scientists already know the truth", I interrupted her.

She was shocked. "What?! Do you think we are lying?" she asked me.

"No, I don't say that but you are exaggerating things"

"In what way?"

"Read the articles I wrote on this very topic", I told her…

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Added by Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa on February 1, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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