Introduction: art and science

In this exciting new section of bioafrica.net art we feature creative projects that celebrate, investigate and/or communicate biomedical science. Here, we share blogs, news articles, tweets, audio and audiovisual media to increase public awareness of innovative collaborations between art and science.

Art and Science: News coverage about our art and science work:

Photo: Photographic Workshop with Zwelethu Mthethwa

Authors: Astrid Treffry-Goatley

Cartoon: HIV as a lion, CD4 as soldiers and ARVs make the soldiers stronger! (translated to Zulu)

Authors: Tulio de Oliveira

Poetry: Toward A SATuRN Hope

Authors: Joshua Machao

Music: Introduction: Jiving with Science

Authors: Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Mduduzi Mahlinza, John Imrie

Music: Jiving with Science CD 1: Indaba kaMamBiyela - Africa Centre research and HIV/AIDS

Authors: Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Mduduzi Mahlinza, John Imrie

Music: Jiving with Science CD 2 - Indaba kaTira - HIV testing, ARVs, positive living and HIV prevention

Authors: Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Mduduzi Mahlinza, John Imrie

Music: Jiving with Science CD 3: Uhlelo lukaMroza - benefits of regular and repeated HIV testing, the management of HIV as a chronic disease

Authors: Astrid Treffry-Goatley, Mduduzi Mahlinza, John Imrie

Cartoon: ARVs stop the production of virus and restore the immune system

Authors: Tulio de Oliveira and Richard Lessells

Video: Social Worker perspective: Adolescents on Antiretroviral (ARV) therapy

Authors: Pretty Nkosi, Nokuthula Skhosana, Lungani Ndwandwe and Tulio de Oliveira

All Art & Science ...

Taxis on board - Spreading the word while jiving
From Zululand Observer, date: 2011-03-20

Jiving with Science is a new public engagement initiative of the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies
From SA DoH research brief newsletter, date: 2011-03-08

JIVING WITH SCIENCE - Music CDs
From UKZN, date: 2011-03-04
15 minutes, All news...
Art and science links to:


Wellcome Trust Collection - Art of Global Health project


Pediatrician in Swaziland Blog and Website


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