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Interdisciplinary Collaboration Wheel, collaboration with the Royal Society

I have had the great opportunity to collaborate with the Royal Society in their project ‘Changing Expectations’ about envisioning research culture in the year 2035. As part of this project, my colleague Julie Light, from the MA Art and Science, wanted to create a ‘Museum of Extraordinary Objects’ belonging to the year 2035. I   was already reflection about interdisciplinary research, and how people from different disciplines can collaborate with each other, as this is a crucial part of my artistic practice; collaborating with geneticists, and computer scientists. This subject came up in one of the pilot workshops organised by the Royal Society. I got inspired by this and ‘Collaboration’, subject proposed by the Royal Society team. I wanted to make an object that would choose a team randomly, and in a way that the person using such object couldn't choose the members of the team. I added professions related to science, humanities craftsmanship, and professions that are