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How viruses work. An interactive display. 22 Aug 2014. Des Moines Social Club.

Art by Allie Linn with help from Jacob Strain, Emily Mesev, and Rachael Ostroff.

— 4 days ago
#viruses  #science education  #culture lab  #illustrations 

"Iowa Logic" 22 Aug 2014. Des Moines Social Club. By Danielle Neeman and Rachael Ostroff

A description of logic and reasoning as explained by photographs of Iowa on display at the Culture Lab Mad Scientist Art Party.

— 5 days ago
#logic  #photography  #culture lab 

Cracking the code of the cipher sculpture at the Culture Lab Mad Scientist Art Party

— 6 days ago
#cipher  #cryptography  #culture lab 

Explaining Grin City’s Kenji Yoshino’s smartphone microscope to attendee’s of the Culture Lab Mad Scientist Art Party at the Des Moines Social Club.

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#culture lab  #microscope  #Des Moines Social Club 

Visualizing Neurons.” 22 August 2014, Des Moines Social Club.

By Becky Garner, Elaine Cheung and Allie Linn with neuroscience help from Danielle Neeman and Michael Walden

A site-specific installation of suspended glass plates etched with neuron shapes. Fiber optic strings running between each. A mapped projection illustrating how neurons communicate with one another played in the backdrop. 

Photos by Luke Saunders

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#Des Moines Social Club  #culture lab  #neuroscience  #brains  #fiber optic 
Iowa's Grin City Collective helps creative minds wander →

Grin City was featured today on the cover of the Des Moines Register’s Iowa Life section. Read the article here!

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#des moines register 

Preview of the biofeedback suit to be shown at the Des Moines Social Club (Aug 22, 7:00pm).

Accelerometers measure the speed of Danielle’s arms and the LEDs change colors based on the data.

Dance performance.

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#biofeedback  #dance  #wearableart 

Residents playing with poi turns into bizarrely awkward photographs.

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#poi  #potluck  #rave 
Our photographer, Luke Saunders, snapped this picture at last week’s potluck after one team lost their game of kubb. They were, needless to say, devastated. 

Our photographer, Luke Saunders, snapped this picture at last week’s potluck after one team lost their game of kubb. They were, needless to say, devastated. 

— 2 weeks ago with 1 note
#kubb  #potluck  #fail 
More from Culture Lab’s “Documenting the Small”

More from Culture Lab’s “Documenting the Small”

— 3 weeks ago
#culture lab  #mcdonalds  #iphone  #money 

The interior structure of bones magnified about 70x in this 4’ x 4’ sculpture by Culture Lab artist-in-residence Patricia Flynn for the project, “Documenting the Small.”

Materials: wood, foam board, spray paint

— 3 weeks ago
#culture lab  #bones  #sculpture 

Culture Lab potluck! Campfire and a game of kubb

— 3 weeks ago
#culture lab  #kubb  #potluck