Puhlkari by Kira Bhumber. Photographer: Andrew Howell. Used with permission

Ground Works is a platform for exemplary arts-inclusive research projects and reflection on the processes that drive interdisciplinary collaboration.

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Ground Works Seeks Submissions

a2ru Ground Works accepts project submissions on a rolling basis. We welcome submissions that integrate research and practice in the fine, performing, and applied arts and design with other disci...

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November 16, 2021

Video from "Understanding Vibrant Ecologies of Research" is Available

In preparation for the release of our first Ground Works special edition, Vibrant Ecologies of Research, we held a panel discussion at the a2ru 2021 national conference. Guest Editor Aaron D. K...

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November 9, 2021

Video from Webinar "Publishing Art Online" Now Available

Check out the video of a2ru's Feb 26 webinar, "Publishing Art Online: An Editor's-Eye View." Kevin Hamilton moderates this conversation among editors from *a2ru Groun...

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February 11, 2021

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Unfolding the Genome

From 2009-2011, we worked together at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (Broad Institute, n.d.), building on a study (Lieberman-Aiden & Van Berkum et al., 2009) that made it possible to explore how the human genome, the DNA contained in every cell of the body, folds in 3D. At the outset o...

Unfolding the Genome

Gupi Ranganathan, Erez Lieberman Aiden, and Aiden Lab
Green Light SONATA: Improvisation at the Intersection of Art and Science

The Green Light SONATA project originated with a hunch in the engineering domain, but could only materialize through true collaboration of researchers working across disciplines. The project tested the hypothesis that translating simulated traffic information into music could lead to musical reso...

Green Light SONATA: Improvisation at the Intersection of Art and Science

Anne Elise Thomas, Montasir Abbas, Charles Nichols, and Qichao Wang
Machines That Dream

Watching and Dreaming is a body of work that enables the viewer to peer inside the “mind” of a machine to observe its perceptions, mind wanderings, and dreams. This is not a metaphorical representation of dreams, nor a technical exercise in AI such as DeepDream [1] but the realization of a comput...

Machines That Dream

Benjamin David Robert Bogart
Space Noise by Maite Iribarren, inspired by Coronal Mass Ejections. Photographer: Maite Iribarren. Used with permission

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Recent Commentaries

Reviewing “Choreografish” for Ground Works

Reviewer commentary by Veronica Stanich on Choreografish: an arts-based, virtual reality, anxiety intervention for autism

We imagined that they might even extend or expand the conversation to include the work’s creators, fostering a back-and-forth that would fortify the work and counteract scholarly isolation...I can confidently report that the review-as-real-time-conversation works

Groundwork for Ground Works

Commentary on Cultural Engagements in Nutrition, Arts and Sciences (CENAS)

As early groundwork for Ground Works, a2ru invited submissions of interdisciplinary projects. Six of those projects played a seminal role in shaping the platform and helping to define the a2ru transdisciplinary space.