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Arts et sciences

ArtSci - ISSN 2515-8767 - © ISTE Ltd

Aims and scope

Objectifs de la revue

The Arts and Sciences journal presents works, achievements, reflections, techniques and prospects that concern all creative activities related to the arts and sciences.

Painting, poetry, music, literature, fiction, photography, video, graphic design, archeology, architecture, design, museology etc. are invited to take part in the journal as well as all fields of investigation at the crossroads of several disciplines such as pigment chemistry, mathematics, computer science or music, to name but a few examples.

La revue Arts et sciences présente les travaux, réalisations, réflexions, techniques et prospectives qui concernent toute activité créatrice en rapport avec les arts et les sciences.

La peinture, la poésie, la musique, la littérature, la fiction, la photo, la vidéo, le graphisme, l’archéologie, l’architecture, le design, la muséologie etc. sont invités à prendre part à la revue ainsi que tous les champs d’investigation au carrefour de plusieurs disciplines telles que la chimie des pigments, les mathématiques, l’informatique ou la musique pour ne citer que ces exemples.

Journal issues


Volume 17- 1

Issue 1


Volume 18- 2

Issue 1



Volume 19- 3

Issue 1

Issue 2

Recent articles

A non-substantialist analysis of architecture and landscape

Landscape as a planning activity, raises the question of its design process. Spatial design concerns also architecture, and has moreover been studied by architecturology, a french design theory. Can this research benefit (...)

Facing roots

Until the middle of the 20th century, plant roots were of very little interest to the arts and sciences: just like painters, botanists focused on the visible parts of plants. From the beginning of the 19th century, however (...)

Folds and refolds of the matter: a complex of plasticity

Plasticity is a fundamental property of the matter, among which the self-folding or the adaptability reflect some laws inherent to the mechanical behaviour of materials, space-time geometry, biochemical processes or (...)

From a simple drawing of Leonardo da Vinci to "first forms"

The geometric analysis of a drawing representing the profile of a man’s head gives us a glimpse of how Leonardo established his constructive approach to profiles from a first form. The geometric analysis of three other (...)

Charles-Alexandre Lesueur in Philadelphia: His Remarkable Contributions to Natural History and Scientific Illustration

Here the nearly forgotten contributions of Charles-Alexandre Lesueur (1778-1846) to natural history during his stay in Philadelphia are reviewed. He was a self-taught artist and naturalist whose first occupation was that of (...)

The Calanques: a land of science and source of inspiration - Feedback on artist-researcher collaboration

During the residency The Calanques, a land of science and source of inspiration, the visual artist Shanta Rao explored the world of jellyfish, whose growing presence on the beaches of the Parc national des Calanques (...)

"After Haeckel": An Exhibition of Microscopic Primitive Life Forms

Ernst Haeckel, the German naturalist, in 1868 depicted amoeboid microorganisms as primordial life forms. He claimed they were without nuclei or cell membranes but capable of feeding and reproducing. He called such organisms (...)

The exquisite corpse for the advance of science

The exquisite corpse or the exquisite cadaver (adapted from the French term “cadavre exquis”) was invented by the Surrealists to reflect their delight in games, chance and the Freudian-based basis of the uncontrolled aspects (...)

Emergilience II

The artistic project Emergilience aims to explore the conditions for the emergence of forms through phenomena of self-organization. Emergence and self-organization being two key concepts in the simulation of complex (...)

Editorial Board

Editor in chief

Marie-Christine MAUREL
Sorbonne Université, MNHN, Paris


Sorbonne Université

Mickaël FAURE
Ecole des Beaux-Arts

Jean-Charles HAMEAU
Musée national Adrien Dubouché
Cité de la Céramique Sèvres et Limoges
jean-charles.hameau @sevresciteceramique.fr

Musées de Strasbourg


The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israël

Hugues VINET
IRCAM, Paris

Philippe WALTER
Laboratoire d’archéologie
moléculaire et structurale
Sorbonne Université Paris


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