Ansuman Biswas | the artist
Born 1965, Calcutta, India.
Lives and works in London, UK.
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
He is actively engaged in bridging the gap between science and art. He sits on the Board of Directors of Arts Catalyst, the science-art agency. In 2002-2003 he was artist-in-residence at the National Institute of Medical Research. He has an on-going research interest in consciousness studies, in particular the subjective emotional correlates of objective physiological states. He has had a leading role in developing new models of interdisciplinary collaboration as artist-in-residence with Hewlett-Packard at HP labs in Bangalore. He has been part of a pioneering study group on Cultural Utilisation of the International Space Station, for the European Space Agency. And he has been involved in setting up similar cultural initiatives in conjunction with the Indian Space Research Organization and the National Institute of Advanced Studies, India.