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The appeal of messy electronics

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 11:24

Nicolas Collins is an electronic music pioneer and Professor of Sound at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's also one of the advisors for SOUND CHECK, and we asked him to write the following guest post to explain what the exhibiton means to him. My parents grew up on two different...

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Ten things to know about SOUND CHECK

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 17:35

SOUND CHECK is one of Science Gallery Dublin’s most interactive exhibitions to date — and in this guest blog, intern Grace Dunleavy takes you through a few interesting things to know about it.    1: Make your own instruments Did you know you can make your own music at our NOISE...

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Behind the scenes at Hack The Brain...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:39

Science Gallery Dublin intern Grace Dunleavy decribes a hackathon weekend full of art, tech and brain signals... So… what happens when we combine art and creativity with neurotechnology? That’s exactly what we were asking of the hackers who descended on Science Gallery Dublin last weekend. Our...

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How visitors spent their earnings from the Minimum Wage Machine

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 17:17

The Minimum Wage Machine by Blake Fall-Conroy was one of our most popular exhibits at HUMANS NEED NOT APPLY. It allows anybody to work for minimum wage — turning the crank will yield one cent every 3.892 seconds, for €9.25 an hour, Ireland’s standard minimum wage for an adult worker. ...

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Are you feeling ticklish?

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 17:57

Well? Are you? Should humans and robots bunk up together? Are these intimate relationships even possible? That’s what HUMANS NEED NOT APPLY exhibit Tickle Salon attempts to discuss. Is there a line drawn in the sand for what areas of life robotics can conquer, and have we crossed it? These are...

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Retail tender at Science Gallery Dublin

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 16:53

Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin is seeking submissions for tender from third parties for their current retail offering. With over 410,000 visitors to the building in 2016, this is an exciting opportunity for a current retailer to expand their reach to a new audience. The gallery already...

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Open Call for commissioned artworks

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:59

Science Gallery Dublin is excited to announce that in addition to our general open call for IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, and with the support of Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme, the Health Research Board (HRB) and the NTR Foundation, we are seeking to commission up to four artworks to be...

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Big Robots Don't Cry

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 12:34

Stony 1.0 is one of my favourite exhibits in HUMANS NEED NOT APPLY, because of the ethics and intentions behind the exhibit. Stony 1.0 is a grave-tending robot created by Itamar Shimshony, and it is an exhibit that examines the possibilities and implictions of robotics creeping into the very...

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We Need To Talk About DoppelGänger...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 15:39

When we imagine what a robot looks like, the DoppelGänger bots pretty much fit our assumed description — largely metal, clunky casts, with lights and wires too complicated to comprehend strewn across its body. Well, DoppelGänger is this and much more! DoppelGänger was created by ForReal Team...

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Introducing: Science Gallery Labs

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 10:38

Science Gallery International announce first new pop-up: ‘Science Gallery Lab’ in Detroit Science Gallery International, the organization driving the development of the Science Gallery network worldwide, has announced its first new pop-up ‘Science Gallery Lab’, in partnership with Michigan...

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