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MSI Annual Rory Comerford Memorial Lecture on 22 April, Paccar Theatre, Science Gallery

01.04.2016
MSI Annual Rory Comerford Memorial Lecture on 22 April, Paccar Theatre, Science Gallery

Microscopy Society of Ireland

Annual Rory Comerford Memorial Lecture

Friday, 22 April, 6 pm

Paccar Theatre, Science Gallery

Rob Kesseler FRMS FLS FRSA

Rob Kesseler is a visual artist, Professor at Central Saint Martins and Chair in Arts, Design & Science at the University of the Arts London. A former NESTA Fellow at Kew and Research Fellow at the Gulbenkian Science Institute, Portugal, he collaborates with botanical scientists and molecular biologists to explore the living world at a microscopic level. His work reveals a hidden world lying beyond the scope of the human eye producing images that lie somewhere between science and symbolism, in which the many complexities of representing life are concentrated into mesmeric visual images. He exhibits internationally and has published an award winning series of books on Pollen, Seeds and Fruit with Dr Madeline Harley and Dr. Wolfgang Stuppy of Kew published by Papadakis. In 2010 they also published a monograph of his work, Rob Kesseler Up Close.

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