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Friday lunchtime lecture: Why should the arts collide at CERN?

Friday lunchtime lecture: Why should the arts collide at CERN?

In 2012, the same year that CERN discovered the Higgs boson, another experiment was underway that crossed more than just scientific frontiers: [email protected]

Since 2011, when the first Collide residency awards were announced at the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, there had not only been engineered collisions between protons at CERN, but also orchestrated collisions between artists and scientists.

So what does a curator add to a highly scientific and technological environment? Why are they necessary to make creative collisions happen and matter? These and many more questions will be answered in this Friday lunchtime lecture by Ariane Koek, founder of [email protected], who initiated, created and designed this extensive multi-stranded international arts programme.

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