Science and Arts
Opening up creative spaces for critical thinking
Following her participation in the art-science performance ‘Migraspectives’, Nour Barakeh explains how opening up creative spaces for critical thinking can bridge the divide between researchers, policymakers, and society.
Dance and science: A graceful partnership for change
Jessie Jeanne Stinnett shares her thoughts on the place of dance within the 21st century discourse on global issues through an IIASA/Harvard Art and Science project.
When science meets art: The birth of a new mindset
Composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven writes about how the merging of science and art can be used to build bridges between art, science, and societal issues.
Myths are not true… or are they?
In a unique workshop led by drama artist Miranda Lakerveld, myths meet science and activism for finding common truths.
How we nearly drowned – on a mountaintop
Merlijn Twaalfhoven, composer, musician, entrepreneur, reports back from the 2017 Alpbach-Laxenburg Group retreat.
Post-truth? Science responds through art
Gloria Benedikt, IIASA science and arts associate, on science and arts in the post-truth era
Artist seeks scientist(s) for long-term relationship
For a playwright interested in climate change, IIASA was the ultimate “dating” pool.
Interview: Science through the language of art
Gloria Benedikt joined IIASA in 2015 where she combines science and art to help solve global challenges.
Turning Vienna into a city of science
As the Science Ball celebrates Vienna’s vibrant scientific community, two of the city’s prominent researchers discuss the future of science in the city.
Fulfilling the Enlightenment dream: Arts and science complementing each other
Gloria Benedikt, IIASA Associate for Science and Arts, contemplates how science and art can work together towards a sustainable future.