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Selected C.V since 2005

Founded in 1997 www.semiconductorfilms.com
All works distributed by The Lux + selected works with Video Data Bank.

Solo Exhibitions

Let There Be Light, House of Electronic Arts, Basel, Switzerland
Worlds in the Making, FACT, Liverpool, UK
Magnetic Movie, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, USA
Semiconductor, Nuit Blanche, Gare St Lazare, Paris
Heliocentric, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK
Solar Systems, Phoenix Brighton, Brighton, UK
Semiconductor, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Out of the Light, Le Cube, Paris, France
Magnetic Movie, Screening Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
All the Time in the World, Berwick Gymnasium Art Gallery, UK

Group Exhibitions

Earth: Art of a changing world, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
Field Conditions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Watch Me Move, Barbican, London, UK
L’Objet Photographique, une Invention Permanente, Maison Europeenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
Is this Thing On?, Contemporary Art Center (CAC), Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Wild Sky, Edith Russ Haus Fur Media Kunst, Oldenburg, Germany
Invisible Fields, Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain
Residents, Espace Electra, Paris, France
Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague
Spectropia, Riga, Latvia
Figuring Landscapes, Touring Exhibition UK
Philip, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland
(in)visible sounds, Montevideo, Netherlands Institute for Media Art, Amsterdam
Our Origins, Museum of Contemporary Photography Columbia College, Chicago, USA
Absolut Generations, Venice Biennale, Italy [working with Richard Wentworth]
Almost Cinema, International Film Festival of Flanders/Ghent, Belgium
Outsiders, Le Maison Europeene De La Photographie, Paris, France
Double Acts, Phoenix Brighton, Brighton, UK
Platform #1: Semiconductor and Son:Da, CareOf Gallery, Milan, Italy
Volume 3, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Abstraction Now, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
Screenland, Whitstable Biennale of Contemporary Visual Art, UK
Spool 2, Consortium Gallery, Amsterdam
Harmonic Light, The New York Digital Salon, New York, USA
Land of the Lilliputian, Exploratorium, San Francisco, USA
Blink, Gasworks, London, UK
A Beautiful South, Millais Gallery, Southampton,UK
Berwick Film and Media Festival, Berwick Upon Tweed, UK
Lightsilver, Beaconsfield, London, UK
Inhabituel, Dena Foundation, Milan, Italy
Ruido Digital, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Performances

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, USA
Mutek Festival, Montreal, Canada
Futuresonic Festival, Manchester, UK
Avanto Media Festival, Helsinki, Finland
Optronica, British Film Institute, London, UK
La Rochelle International Film Festival, France
Aurora, Norwich Animation Festival, UK
Volksbuhne, Berlin, Germany
Sonic Arts Expo, Plymouth, UK
Incunabula: International Festival of image, theatre, dance music and computer art, Cesena, Italy
Late at the Tate, Tate Britain, London, UK

Solo screenings

Vienna Independent Shorts, Austria. International Tribute Guests
Wexner Art Centre, Ohio, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France
San Francisco Animation Festival
The British Council, Jerusalem, Israel
Dissonanze Festival, Rome, Italy
Animasivo 25th Festival of Mexico, Mexico City
Borderline, Beijing, China
La Rochelle Film Festival, France
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, USA
The Lux Open, Royal College Of Art, London
Animac, Lleida International Animated Film Festival, Spain

Group screenings

Los Angeles Film Festival, USA
Rotterdam International Film Festival, Holland
Prix Ars Electronica Animation Festival, Austria
24th Hamburg Short Film Festival, Germany
Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK
Annecy International Animated Film Festival, France
San Francisco International Film Festival, USA
Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival, France
European Media Art Festival + EMAF touring programme, Osnabruck, Germany
Sydney Film Festival, Australia
Transmediale Festival, Berlin
Lovebytes Festival, Sheffield, UK
Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival
12th International Media Art Biennale WRO 07, Wroclaw, Poland
A History of Artists’ Film and Video in Britain, B.F.I., London
White Noise, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne
Space Soon, The Arts Catalyst, Roundhouse London
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film
CNES National Centre of Space studies, France
Kill Your Timid Notion, Dundee Centre of Contemporary Art
25 FPS Festival, Zagreb, Croatia
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
Champ Libre:7e Manifestation Internationale Vidéo et Art Electronique, Montréal, Canada
Britspotting: Berlin, Stuttgart and Zurich
Siggraph, LA, USA
Encounters 12th Annual Short Film Festival, Watershed, Bristol

Residencies/Fellowships

Smithsonian Artists Research Fellowship 2010
Gulbenkian Galapagos Artist Fellowship 2010
Exploratorium, San Francisco USA 2010
ACE International Fellowship: Art and Space Science at UC Berkeley Space Sciences Lab 2005/06
Berwick Gymnasium Fellowship: ACE North East and English Heritage 2004/05
Couvent des Récollets Residency, Paris: The City Hall of Paris and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2004

Commissions/ Awards/Collections

Best Short Film Award, International Science and Film Festival, Marseilles, France 2013
Swarovski Commission 2013
Samsung Art + Prize 2012
Golden Gate Award for New Visions at San Francisco International Film Festival 2012
Art and Science Award at Ann Arbor Film Festival 2012
Arts Santa Monica and Lighthouse co-commission. Supported by the British Council 2011
FACT and Jacqui Davies co-commission. Supported by Arts Council England 2011
AV Festival and Northern Lights Film Festival co-commission 2009/10
Prix Ars Electronica, Honorary Mention 2011
Awarded the Nature Scientific Merit award for Magnetic Movie at Imagine Science Film Festival, New York 2009
ACE Lottery Award for production of new work. 2009-10
Animasivo, 25th Festival of Mexico, Mexico City commission 2009
Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, purchase of Magnetic Movie for permanent collection 2008
Centre Pompidou Collection, Paris, purchase of Brilliant Noise 2008
British Animation Awards, London. Awarded Best Film at the Cutting Edge 2008
Awarded 2nd Prize at Mostra de Ciencia e Cinema, a Coruna Spain 2008
Special Mention Best International Experimental Short, Leeds International Film Festival 2008
Awarded Best Video for Brilliant Noise at Experimental Film & Video Festival, Seoul, Korea 2007
Prize winners at Onion City for Brilliant Noise, Chicago Film Festival 2006
Prize winners at Netmage Live Media Festival, Bologna, Italy 2002
Careof Gallery, Milan, commission 2008
Arcadi, Paris commission 2008
Lovebytes commission 2007
An Animate Projects commission for Channel 4 in association with Arts Council England 2007
ACE touring exhibition funding 2007
Arena Commission, ACE, Permanent DVD installation in the Arts Council South-East Offices 2006
Prague Contemporary Art Festival commission for site specific work 2006

Presentations / Lectures

Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC USA
Mentors for Film London, One to One Programme
Multiple panels for art commissions and awards.
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris
Optronica, BFI, London
Space Soon, The Roundhouse, London
NASA Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley, USA
ICA, London
San Francisco Art Institute, SF, USA
Mixing with the Stars, Dana Centre, Science Museum, London
Diffraction Conference, Fact, Liverpool
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley USA
Multiple university and college lectures

Selected Features/Reviews

Film Comment, USA  ’Music of the Spheres’ 2013
Aesthetica, Worlds in the Making’ July 2011
The Wire ‘Worlds in the Making’ July 2011
Creators Project – interview July 2011
Guardian Guide July 2011
Guardian, ‘Art and Science collide at Worlds in the Making‘ July 2011
Wonderland Magazine, UK ‘Semiconductor’ November 2009
The Washington Post, USA ‘What Powered a Magnetic Attraction’ November 2008
Liberation, Paris ‘Semiconductor fait planer une ombre’ October 2008
Shots Magazine ‘Field Work’ January 2008
Vertigo, UK ‘Strange and Familiar‘ March 2007
Filmwaves ‘Background, Foreground…’ February 2007
The Wire ‘Worlds in Flux‘ March 2007
Neural.it – ‘Worlds in Flux’ 2007

Publications

Animation in Process, Andrew Selby, Laurence King Publishing
Processing, Casey Reas, MIT Press
Animation: an interdisciplinary journal, Sage
Berwick Gymnasium Fellowships, English Heritage and Art Editions North
Fabrica Gallery, Brighton
The Anthology of Computer Art, Sonic Acts DVD released with The Wire

Broadcast

Animate TV, Channel 4 2007/08
Culture Show, interview and screening 2008
BBC Wonders of the Solar System 2010