Semiconductor is UK artist duo Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt. In their art works they explore the material nature of our world and how we experience it through the lens of science and technology, questioning how they mediate our experiences.


  • 2015 10-12

    We have been awarded the Collide@CERN Ars Electronica Award. In the coming months we will begin a two month residency at CERN, the world’s largest particle physics research facility in Geneva Switzerland, followed by a month at Ars Electronica Futurelab.

  • 2015-2016 09 - 04

    Infosphere, ZKM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany. Group show exhibiting Magnetic Movie and 20Hz.

  • 2015 15/06

    Beyond the Single Screen, Tate Britain, London. Artists Lynn Loo and Guy Sherwin will premiere a new collaboration while Semiconductor (Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt) screen/stage work in situ as part of a celebration to mark the publication launch of Catherine Elwes’ Installation and the Moving Image (Wallflower Press).

  • January 2015

    Now on-lineMoving Image Review & Art Journal, Volume 2 Number 2, Intellect Journals. Semiconductor article. The meta-physics of data: Philosophical science in Semiconductor’s animated videos by Lilly Husbands.