Digital Medicine, Arts, and STEAM

Fraunhofer MEVIS presents a new short movie in cooperation with Media Art Nexus at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

The short film shows various dimensions of the human body, from 3D reconstructions of a liver, whole-body MRI to digitized microscopic lymphoid tissue. In a LIVE video conference at Deep Space 8K, Ina Conradi and Mark Chávez will discuss how art can help break existing barriers to health and how to address them, and how to harness a transdisciplinary approach in digital medicine. The film marks the beginning of the collaboration between Media Art Nexus NTU Singapore and Fraunhofer MEVIS, which will provide technology, tools, scientific expertise, and an educational environment to NTU Singapore students in Bremen, Germany.

The short movie will be shown at Ars Electronica’s Festival and Media Art Nexus NTU Singapore on September 8 and September 9 (11:30 am – 12:00 noon CEDT). Fraunhofer MEVIS scientists Bianka Hofmann and Alexander Köhn will talk in a live video call with collaborators Ina Conradi and Mark Chavez from NTU about arts’ contribution to bring artistry and a sense of awe to remove barriers for getting engaged with severe health topics and also as a transdisciplinary approach of innovation in digital medicine.

The Deep Space 8K is a 3D theatre with 16 x 9 meters of wall and another 16 x 9 meters of floor projection, laser tracking, and 3D animation in the Ars Electronica Science Center, Linz, Austria. The Media Art Nexus (MAN) is a media wall measuring 15 x 2 meters located at the North Spine Plaza at NTU Singapore and aims to provide a platform for exhibiting interactive digital art created by the multi-disciplinary community of NTU Singapore and beyond.