Molecular Murals

Molecular Murals is a unique fusion of sciences and art. Participants will use their knowledge of coloured chemical compounds, to create the colours they require for completing a painting.

The paintings will be done on T-shirts, with the best T-shirt design winning.

Brief Guide:
  • Each team will have 2 participants.
  • There will be no prelims for this contest
  • Each team will be given a plain white t-shirt along with inorganic chemicals like acids, dyes, bases and salts.

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Brief Guide:
  • Participants are free to produce the colour of their choice by mixing different chemicals, and use it in their paintings.
  • This event is free for IISc PhD. and int. PhD. students.
  • All the required materials for the designing will be provided by Pravega, IISc.

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Brief Guide:
  • The judgement will primarily be based on the creativity and quality of art work. Credit will also be given for an explanation of chemistry behind the same.
  • Participants are supposed to use only the stipulated quantity of chemicals (which will be conveyed to the participants before they start working). Wastage of chemicals will lead to deducted points.
  • The contest will be three hours long.

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Brief Guide:
  • The decision of the judges will be deemed final.
  • Participants are allowed to take the T-shirt with them, given the consent of the judges on the grounds of safety