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ACADEMIA - The magazine of the Polish Academy of Sciences | 2021 | No 3 (71) Art & Science |

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At first glance mathematics and art might appear very distant, perhaps even directly opposed to one another, but the fact is that they have quite a lot in common. How are they interlinked, and what do these links tell us?
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Robert A. Wolak
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  1. Institute of Mathematics, Jagiellonian University in Kraków
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What shared intellectual foundations underpin collaboration between the artistic community and scientists? What benefits can artists and biologists derive from working together? Can their very different spheres of creativity support one another?
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Adam Szewczyk
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Hanna Fabczak
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Marek A. Olszyński
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  1. Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, PAS, Warsaw
  2. Marceli Nencki Foundation for the Support of Biological Sciences, Warsaw
  3. Institute of Fine Arts, University of Rzeszów
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What is the importance of art in shaping a child’s personality and molding them for the future?
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Urszula Szuścik
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  1. Institute of Pedagogy, Faculty of Arts and Educational Science, University of Silesia in Katowice
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As revolutionary advances in science and technology make the world increasingly complex, initiatives that combine science and art become more important than ever. “Rhizosphere: The Big Network of Small Worlds” is a project that brings together art, science, and technology.
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Joanna Hoffmann
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Marlena Lembicz
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  1. Studio of Transdisciplinary Projects and Research, University of the Arts Poznan
  2. Department of Systematics and Environmental Botany, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
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Sandra Frydrysiak from the Institute of Humanities at the SWPS University in Warsaw talks about what dance teaches us about the human brain and the ways in which we experience the world around us.
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Sandra Frydrysiak
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  1. Institute of Humanities, SWPS University in Warsaw
  2. Joint European Master’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studies (GEMMA), University of Lodz
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The high numbers of residents and dense urban fabric of buildings and infrastructure found in cities mean that extreme weather events have a particularly severe impact on them. Furthermore, urban development is itself an important element of climate change.
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Agnieszka Sobol
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  1. Institute of Urban and Regional Development
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The concept of social art is not exactly new, dating back to at least the 1970s. Its current revival, however, creates an opportunity to reconsider the social and civic potential of artistic practices.
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Katarzyna Niziołek
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  1. Institute of Sociology, University of Białystok
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We talk with Prof. Andrzej Jajszczyk about his encounter with the historic ethnic group of Slovincians, his friendship with film director Andrzej Wajda, and his fascination with Japanese culture.
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Andrzej Jajszczyk
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We talk about the crossovers between science and art with the artist and pedagogue Prof. Adam Wsiołkowski.
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Adam Wsiołkowski
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Visitors to natural history museums can admire replicas of animals that died out ages ago. What tricks can be used to “bring them to life”? How have such animals been reconstructed in the past, and how is it done today?
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Agnieszka Kapuścińska
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  1. Museum of Evolution, PAS Institute of Paleobiology in Warsaw
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The role of illustration in our studies of natural history has changed over the centuries, not just in how it depicts specimens or technologies but also as our interest in its different aspects has shifted.
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Max Rykaczewski
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  1. Plant and Fungi Herbarium, University of Gdańsk
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The interiors of the Imperial Castle in Poznań are embellished with scores of different stone varieties. In order to preserve and renovate them, an in-depth conservation examination needed to be performed.
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Maciej Czyński
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  1. Monument Service
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Art has never aspired to wield authority to the same extent as science, because it left a wide margin for itself resulting from the intrinsic consent to the subjectivity of both the creator and the audience.
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Katarzyna Kasia
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  1. Department of Culture Theory, Faculty of Management of Visual Culture, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw

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