Blurred Lines: Life, Matter, Poetry

Updated: May 21, 2021

A collaboration inspired by medical applications of soft matter, the science of artificial cells, and philosophical concepts from new materialism


The text of a poem is overlayed on a picture of red and blue bubbles against a black background.
Photo credit: Andrew Booth

https://www.blurredlinesleeds.co.uk/


Caitlin wrote a story inspired by this collaboration that was published in ZenoMagazine.


Next steps

We are speaking at Be Curious 2021 about our collaboration, where we will be inviting members of the public to respond with their own poems. Caitlin will be presenting on our collaboration at the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Virtual Conference in July 2021.


About the collaborators

Dr Caitlin Stobie (English, University of Leeds) is currently working on fellowship applications for a follow-on project inspired by our collaboration.


Dr Paul Beales (Chemistry, University of Leeds)


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