Silent Signal is an inspiring group exhibition that brings six artists working with animation together with six leading biomedical scientists, to create experimental animated artworks exploring new ways of thinking about the human body. Devised and produced by Animate Projects in collaboration with scientist Bentley Crudgington.
Silent Signal collaborations:
boredomresearch and Dr Paddy Brock – AfterGlow
Eric Schockmel and Dr Megan MacLeod – Immunecraft
Genetic Moo and Dr Neil Dufton – Battle of Blister
Ellie Land and Professor Peter Oliver – Sleepless
Samantha Moore and Dr Serge Mostowy – Loop
Charlie Tweed and Dr Darren Logan –The Signal and the Noise
Silent Signal takes you on a journey: starting at the microcosm of the infection fighting internal landscapes of our cells, through the personal experiences and opinions of individuals and scientists, to the application of the research in the wider world of infectious disease modelling and genome code sequencing.
Longlisted for the NCCPE Engage Competition 2016;
Commendation for the Imperial College London President’s Collaboration Award for Excellence in Societal Engagement;
For AfterGlow – The Lumen Prize Moving Image Award 2016;
For Loop – Second Place for the Raw Science Film Festival Award for Professional Documentary under 10 Minutes; Special Mention at FAFF (Factual Animation Film Fuss) 2016.
Silent Signal is curated and produced by Animate Projects, and is supported by a Wellcome Trust Arts Award and the Garfield Weston Foundation.