CERN Accelerating science

30 Oct 2019

Wednesday 30th of October 2019

Campus HEAD – Genève 
Le Cube, Bâtiment H 
Av de Châtelaine 7

2pm –  6.30pm 
Free entrance

Full programme

Does science need fiction? Does fiction still need science? What kind of fictional spaces, and fictional scenarios emerge when scientists and artists collaborate? This conference will focus on the mutual influences between science and fiction throughout artists and scientists interventions and panels. From bio-design to particle physics, we will explore collaborations that lead to different types of outcomes such as new media formats and new narratives in various fields ranging from interaction design, to product design and visual arts.


Cassandre Poirier Simon, designer narration numérique, alumni Master Media Design 

Christina Hemauer & Roman Keller, artists in residence at CERN 

Helga Timko, particle physicist working in the operation of the LHC 

Leslie Thornton, filmaker and artist in residence at CERN

Marc Atallah, Maison d’Ailleurs, Yverdon Les Bains

Nadya Surorova, Interactive media designer, alumni Master Media Design 

Rosa Menkman, visual artist, curator and artist-in-residence at CERN

Tamara Vázquez Schroeder, particle physicist in the ATLAS Experiment