Synapses

 

 Spontaneous Synapse, 2019, borosilicate glass, retort stands, robotic lasers, image: Robin Bussell

These installations reshape laboratory glassware and equipment  to explore the structures and coded colourisation of cell cultures which the artist has observed in the lab as her skin cells are grown ‘in a dish’.

Charlie and electronics engineer Robin Bussell have choreographed robotic lasers and fluorescent lights to animate and illuminate neuronal activities.

Their new large scale spontaneous synapse installation  is currently being exhibitedat  The Lowry, Salford,  as part of international group exhibition  The State of Us
  (10 November 2019 – 23 February 2020) https://thelowry.com/whats-on/the-state-of-us

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'spontaneous synapse' 2019 image and robotic lasers created by Robin Bussell

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Charlie Murphy 'spontaneous synapse' 2019

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Charlie Murphy 'spontaneous synapse' 2018 coloured borosilicate glass and lights

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Charlie Murphy synapse experiments 2010 coloured borosilicate glass and lights

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Charlie Murphy 'spontaneous synapse' 2018 coloured borosilicate glass and lights