Group exhibition of the works created through the Policy LAB: MANIFEST project, for which artists were placed within government policy teams, curated and produced by SRG Bennett, co-head of Policy Lab, a team in the Civil Service. Also features works by Christopher Samuel and Dryden Goodwin. At Bloc Projects, Sheffield, 30 November – 16 December 2023.
Semiconductor talk as part of the AHRC Sensing the Forest project’s fortnightly online seminar series with experts related to artistic, social and scientific interventions in the forest or other natural landscapes with a special focus on acoustic phenomena. The seminar series includes talks by Semiconductor, Peter Sinclair, Saloni Shah, Jones/Bulley, Liz O’Brien and Alice Eldridge. Wednesday 18 October, 15:00 – 16:30 UK time, free and online, bookings via eventbrite. More info here: sensingtheforest.github.io/seminars/
Heliocentric exhibited as part of ‘Measure’ at New Media Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. The exhibition asks the question: how do we measure and track the movements of our world through space and time? The exhibition runs from 24th September – 10th December 2023.
The View from Nowhere exhibited as part of Dark Matters, Science Gallery Melbourne, 5 August – 2 December 2023. Co-curated by Mónica Bello, Head of Arts at CERN and Tilly Boleyn, Head of Curatorial at Science Gallery Melbourne in collaboration with a curatorial panel of young people. In collaboration with Arts at CERN.
Black Rain and Brilliant Noise screened as part of Celestial Objects: Cosmos and Cinema, a programme of films exploring how filmmakers have approached the appearance and mysteries of the universe since the origins of cinema. At Vilaseco, Spain, curated by Andrea Franco, 4th March and tbc June.
Spectral Constellations exhibited at International Film Festival Rotterdam, JOEY RAMONE Gallery, 27 January – 5 February 2023, as part of the Art Directions programme. Semiconductor talk event at the exhibition 5:30pm – 6:30pm CET, Friday 27 January, tickets available here.
Residency at the Analogue Modelling lab, Royal Holloway University, extending research begun in 2016 when making Earthworks. The lab uses a technique of pressure and motion to simulate tectonic and seismic forces; reproducing the generation and evolution of landscapes over thousands of years. Working with the lab equipment Semiconductor will create a series of tests for new works exploring how we might model future geologies.
20 Hz shown as part of ART MACHINES Movienight, an evening curated by Dutch Media Art pioneer Edwin van der Heide with works from the LIMA collection, Thursday, 8 December, 20:30 – 23:00, at De Havenloods, Utrecht, VOGELFREI. More info here.
Residency with UK policy LAB, MANIFEST, a pilot initiative, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), to evaluate how artists might use their skills and experience to improve how we make policy.
Exhibiting as part of touring exhibition Unheimlich Fantastisch: E.T.A. Hoffmann 2022, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Hoffmann’s death 2022 at:
Ausstellungsräume Staatsbibliothek Bamberg: 25 July – 22 October 2022
Stabi Kulturwerk Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin: 17 August – 02 November 2022
Deutsches Romantik-Museum Frankfurt am Main: 24 November 2022 – 12 February 2023 https://etahoffmann.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de/etah2022/
Launch of the #ArtsatCERN10 Podcast in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Arts at CERN. For the podcast Semiconductor are in conversation with CERN theoretical physicist (and previous Semiconductor collaborator) John Ellis. The podcast explores the works which resulted from Semiconductor’s time at CERN – the large scale installation HALO and the film The View from Nowhere – the use of data as artistic material and the limits of scientific research.
Hosted by Ana Prendes, Communications and Content Producer at Arts at CERN.
Listen to the episode here: https://bit.ly/ArtsatCERNpodcast or via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts.
Morphogenic Movements, a new Semiconductor commission for Novartis Pavillon zero energy media façade, Basel. Commissioned by Novartis. Curated by Sabine Himmelsbach, HEK Basel. Viewable on the building exterior for one year from May 2022 – April 2023.
Invited to speak at a 3-day online Digital Arts exchange forum created by Future Everything & the British Council, bringing together art professionals from the UK & Jordan to explore arts and digital practices, 21st February 2022
Semiconductor included in The Art of Science publication by Heather Barnett, Richard J Bright, Sheena Calvert, Nathan Cohen, and Adrian Holme, published by Welbeck. The book explores the work of forty artists and artist-scientists whose work has furthered and made visible the relationship between the fields of art and science. See section on Semiconductor here.
Semiconductor will take part in From Creativity to Cosmology: Understanding Space Through Art panel discussion, as part of Where Language Ends: Antony Gormley exhibition events series, Royal Academy of Arts, Chaired by John O’Shea Head of Programming Science Gallery London, £15/£19 Wednesday 27 November, 18.30 – 19.45
The View From Nowhere has been selected to be screened at the fifth edition of InScience (international science filmfestival). The festival will take place from 6 to 10 November 2019, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
Semiconductor are the 2019 Art and Science President for the British Science Association. They are giving the presidential talk at the British Science Festival, Coventry, 12pm-1pm, Tuesday 10th September (free, booking required), the festival runs from 10 – 13 September 2019
Semiconductor will be speaking alongside scientist Antonella de Santo and philospher Dr Beatrice Fazi as part of ‘Visions of the Large Hadron Collider’ a British Science Festival event hosted by Fabrica Gallery, Brighton on 5th September 2017
Our new two-channel moving image work Where Shapes Come From premieres at the Museum of Art Architecture and Technology (MAAT), Lisbon, as part of the grand opening. Group Show featuring; Haroon Mirza, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster,Rioji Ikeda and Nuno da Luz.
Semiconductor have been awarded the SónarPLANTA 2016 commission. The multi-channel moving image work will premiere at Sónar Festival, Barcelona, June 2016. Previous commissions include Unidisplay by Carsten Nicolai and RGB|CMY Kinetic by Art+Com.
Semiconductor have been awarded a FEAT (Future Emerging Art and Technology) residency, a collaboration between eutema (Vienna), Waag Society (Amsterdam) and Youris (Brussels), working with artist/curator Anna Dumitriu. Over the next nine months they will carry out in depth research with a FET (Future Emerging Technology) science laboratory and produce new work as a result.
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.
Ars Electronica, Screening curated by Animate Projects presenting a selection of some of the most innovative animated short films from the Ars Electronica festival in Linz. Semiconductor will be part of the panel discussion.
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).