Photo credit Claudia Marcelloni CERN
Books and Debate

Semiconductor in conversation with Ariane Koek

13 May 2021
Free event
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A talk from artists Semiconductor, as part of the HALO talks & workshops programme

A chance to hear the Brighton based internationally acclaimed artists Semiconductor discuss their creative practice with Ariane Koek, founder of Arts at CERN, creative producer and curator in the fields of arts, science and technology. 

Semiconductor is UK artist duo Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt. Over the past twenty years of collaboration they have become known for a unique and innovative body of moving image works, sculptures and installations which explore the material nature of our physical world and how we experience it through the lens of science and technology.

Their works often evolve from intensive periods of research into scientific disciplines, this has seen them as artists in residence at internationally renowned science laboratories, including; CERN The European Laboratory of Particle Physics, Mineral Sciences Laboratory, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C and The NASA Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley California.

Semiconductor have exhibited their work internationally including at The 14th Media Art Biennale Santiago, Chile, City Gallery, New Zealand, CCCB, Barcelona, 21st Biennale of Sydney, Australia, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, ZKM, Karlsruhe, ArtScience Museum, Singapore, House of Electronic Arts, Basel, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, FACT, Liverpool, Royal Academy of Arts, London.

HALO is an Audemars Piguet Art Commission, curated by Mónica Bello and first presented in the context of Art Basel in Basel in 2018. In collaboration with CERN.

HALO at Brighton Festival is supported by Arts Council England, and co-produced by Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts.

The HALO events programme is produced by Lighthouse and part of Re-Imagine Europe. It is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, and University of Brighton as part of DRIVA Arts DRIVA (which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund).

HALO was fabricated by millimetre and Polyspace in collaboration with the artists.

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