What's on You?


- Art and Microscopy Workshop, Infectious Show  -  18 April, 2009
Science Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin

Stephen Wilson, Professor, Art, San Francisco State Univesity


http://www.sciencegallery.ie
/     http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~swilson/

Overview



--Why are the arts interested in the microscopic world?


--Survey of Artists using Microscopy

Survey of artists working with microscopes
http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~infoarts/links/artist.microscopes.survey4.html
(*** Note see the other web page with examples of work****)


Biology & the Arts/ Wilson Work with Biology. Web based presentation at ISEA 2006, San Jose, CA (Steve Wilson)
http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~infoarts/links/isea2006bioartf/art.bio.isea.06web.html

Guide to artists working with Biology: Microbiology, Bioengineering, Stem Cells; Biology: Animals & Plants; Ecology; Body & Medicine  (Steve Wilson)
http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~infoarts/links/wilson.artlinks2.bio.html

Stephen Wilson - Documentation of Art Works - Introspection, Protozoa Games
http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~swilson   


--Microphotography Galleries

Nikon Small World - Yearly Photomicrography Competition
http://www.nikonsmallworld.com/          galleries

Molecular Expressions
http://www.molecularexpressions.com/micro/gallery.html

Micrographia Specimen Gallery
http://www.micrographia.com/aadirpgs/specall/specgen/spegen01.htm


--History of Microscopy

Molecular Expressions  Online museum of micorscopy
http://www.molecularexpressions.com/primer/museum/index.html

Role of Amateurs in Microscope History - (Stephen Wilson)  Web-based presentation of role of amateurs in history of microscopy and its relevance to artistic involvement in contempoarty research.  http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~infoarts/links/microscope.present/art_and_micrscopy.html

Antique Microscopes Gallery
http://www.antique-microscopes.com/photos/improved.htm

Robert Hooke  (1635-1703)
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/hooke.html

Antony van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723)
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/leeuwenhoek.html


--Tutorials  (use of microscope)

Diagram of parts of microscope - tutorial
Home Training Tools
http://www.hometrainingtools.com/articles/microscope-terms-science-teaching-tip.html

University of Bristol
Use of the Light Microscope
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/vetpath/cpl/critillum.html


DaveSolon Microscope Tutorials   - Identification of Parts,  How to Video, Interactive Microsope  (Flash)
http://davesolon.com/scopetrain/

University of Delaware microscope tutorial - 7 minute video. [Quicktime] [Flash Video]
http://www.udel.edu/biology/ketcham/microscope/joelle.mov

Barbara Liang (Wisconsin Online) interactive tutorial  - How to Use a Microscope http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index.asp?objID=BIO905

Molecular Expressions - Interactive Tutorials on basic and advanced topics
http://www.molecularexpressions.com/primer/index.html
Anatomy of the Microscope; Light Sources for Optical Microscopy; Specialized Microscopy Techniques; Virtual Microscopy

How to stain a specimen
http://shs.westport.k12.ct.us/mjvl/biology/microscope/microscope.htm


Microscopy U  - Interactive Java Tutorials on Advanced Topics
http://www.microscopyu.com/tutorials/java/

Micrographia Tutorials
http://www.micrographia.com/tutoria/micbasic/micbpt01/micb0100.htm


--Shareware Image Processing Software


Picasa (from Google)
http://picasa.google.com/

GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program
http://www.gimp.org/