We bring you a story about how experiments can uncover hidden truths. In science, experiments lead to medical breakthroughs and newer, faster technologies. In the arts, experiments push the boundaries of creativity. Meisa Salaita examines what happens when experimentation blurs the boundary between science and art.

 

 

Artist Amy Landesberg has teamed up with scientists to expand her exhibits and installations. She’s contemplated how molecules evolve to form life in an art piece she displayed on the Atlanta subway, and she’s currently working on a massive installation at a rental car center at the San Diego airport, inspired by swarm biology. Listen to her story in this audio extra.
 

 

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