BIO

Dr. Olivia Osborne is an interdisciplinary scientist in the fields of human health and the environment.

 

She is an acknowledged multidisciplinary artist known for her experimental techniques. Her artwork is expressed in a wide variety of media, including but not limited to watercolour, acrylic, oil painting, linoleum printmaking, drawing, photography and video.

She explores the intersections between science and art. Osborne’s artwork has been described as a renaissance artist; where she renders and explores the world through its many levels of macro, micro and nano, natural / built, environmental, somatic and emotional.

She is a member of the UCLA’s Art|Sci Collective, and has been an instructor at the Sci|Art Lab+Studio summer program.

SELECTED PRESS/MEDIA

Faelnar, D. Th1nkblender: Speculating Spaces for Future Transdisciplinary Practices and the Spontaneous Encounters of Transdisciplinary Minds. 2020

Schnugg, C. Creating ArtScience collaboration: Bringing value to organizations. Springer. 2019.

Osborne, O. Featured artist. Batesonian Facets. Cybernetics and Human Knowing. 2016. 23 (3), pp.5-7. (Cover design)

Osborne, O. Cry me a river, California series-UNICEF ART GALA Los Angeles (2015, 2016, 2017)

Osborne, O. A Biologist Investigates How the Booming Demand for Microscopic Materials Could Threaten Fragile Ecosystems, Zocalo (2016)

SELECTED TALKS

Water: Molecular Flow. Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER), Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria (2022)

Feminist Climate Change : Beyond the Binary Panel Discussion, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria (2017)

TEDX : A visualisation of science , UCLA, USA (2017)

Art+Science Symposium Ecology Predictions: Environmental Prophesies of Research and Development, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA (2017)
 

Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) : Fluid Systems and Ecological Networks, Los Angeles, USA (2016)

Current LA: Water Canning, Del Rey Lagoon and Westside Neighbourhood Park, Los Angeles, USA (2016)