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Kickstarter provides venue for people to get funded to explore integration of art and science

I’ve been having a lot of fun exploring Kickstarter lately. From an Infrared Camera to the Bicycle Wheel Display System, they has some cool projects that incorporate art and science. Another example:

Recently Inhabitat wrote about the Glowing Plant Project, which uses the science of bioluminescence to light up a room using plants. The Kickstarter campaign, created by the team of bio-engineers behind the technology, has been such a hit that the creators have decided to reward pledgers with the best gift yet: a kit that allows anyone to grow their own glowing plants right at home.

Read more: New DIY Glowing Plant Kits Let You Grow Bioluminescent Blooms at Home | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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Beth Kelley is an applied & digital anthropologist with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.