Big Science is an art project by Martin White, the result of research into the freewheeling Norwegian psychiatrist Carl Wilhelm Sem-Jacobsen, Big Science is serialised across publications, posters, stickers, exhibitions, lecture performances.

BIG SCIENCE



ISSUE #02
Chapter 2

- 3 trading cards of three key characters.
- a reproduction of a LIFE Magazine article from 1963, citing Sem-Jacobsen.
- a report from independent researcher visiting Sem-Jacobsen in 1956.
- a reproduction of a 1956 Newspaper front-page story about Sem-Jacobsen
- an original piece of writing by Ruby Paloma.
- stickers
- instruction booklet
all lovingly reproduced and assembled by hand.



Issue #01
Prologue and chapter 1

Showcase #56: DR.FATE (CHARACTER); THE HOURMAN (CHARACTER); THE PSYCHO PIRATE (CHARACTER); WERTHAM, DR. FREDRIC (1895-1981); COMICS CODE AUTHORITY; COLD WAR; NUCLEAR WARFARE; CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY; DULLES, ALLEN WELSCH (1893-1969); BRAIN WARFARE; BRAINWASHING; SEM-JACOBSEN, DR. CARL WILHELM (1912-1991)

CHAPTER 1
SEM-JACOBSEN, DR. CARL WILHELM (1912-1991); MAYO CLINIC; E.E.G ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM; NORWEGIAN RESISTANCE (WORLD WAR II); LYSGERIC ACID 25 (L.S.D 25); MESCALINE; CHLORPROMAZINE; ROCHESTER STATE HOSPITAL; FORD FOUNDATION; GAUSTAD SYKEHUS; PSYCHIATRY; NORSK TEKNISK MUSEUM