Entangling real and fictional, the short film Kosmos (2017) starts from the Francis Crick Institute’s scientist Ravi Desai's archaea project. It then travels back to 19th century naturalist explorers. Drawing comparison between the microscopic scale of “archaea molecular machines" and astronomical events in the cosmos, the project reflects the
shift in the history of science from singular investigators (little science) to increasingly large, multinational and interdisciplinary institutions (big science) (Vermeulen et al., 2013).
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Ting-Tong Chang is a Taiwanese artist based in London. He received his MFA at Goldsmiths, University of London, and has exhibited internationally, with solo exhibitions at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Kunstkraftwerk Leipzig, CFCCA Manchester, Asia House London and Taipei Fine Arts Museum. He has participated in group shows and commissioned projects at the Taipei Biennial, Saatchi Gallery, Craft Council, Compton Verney and Wellcome Trust. Chang’s major awards include the Edinburgh Creative Initiative Award 2013, RBS Bursary Award 2015, RISE Award 2016, VIA Arts Prize 2016 and EWAAC Award 2017. His works can be found in the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Embassy of Brazil London, Noblesse Collection Seoul, and private collections in Europe and Asia.