This is our major arts and science residency award in 3-years partnership with the city of Barcelona and a pioneering cultural organisation


South Korean Yunchul Kim's work focuses on research towards new materiality, the artistic potential of fluid dynamics and metamaterials. During his residency at CERN, he developed his project proposal Cascade, which looks at the possibility of controlling the propagation of light through colloidal suspensions of photonic crystals.

Yunchul Kim

Suzanne Treister is a British artist based in London, initially recognized in the 1980s as a painter, she became a pioneer in the digital/new media/web based field from the beginning of the 1990s, making work about emerging technologies, developing fictional worlds and international collaborative organizations.

Suzanne Treister

Juan Cortés is an audiovisual artist that lives and works in Bogotá (Colombia). He is especially interested in the connections between art, science, and educational processes. 

Juan Cortes

Artist born in Taichung, Taiwan, lives and works in London, UK.

Yu-Chen Wang

Diann Bauer is an artist and writer based in London. Bauer received an Honorary Mention as part of Collide International Award 2018.

Diann Bauer

Rosa is an artist, curator and researcher from Arnhem, Netherlands


Rosa Menkman

The UK-duo Semiconductor, composed by the two English artist Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt, explores the material nature of our world and how we experience it through the lens of science and technology, questioning how they mediate our experiences.


hrm199 is a studio practice founded by Haroon Mirza in 2004 focusing on interdisciplinary collective and collaborative practice. 


Porsager seeks to associate spirituality, sensuality and language through her work, offering alternative means by which to experience and situate science today.


Bill Fontana won the second international award in partnership with Ars Electronica, in 2013. His residency took place that summer, when he worked with his scientific partner, theoretical physicist Subodh Patil.


The Japanese artist, Ryoji Ikeda, won the Prix Ars Electronica 2014. His residency at CERN took place in July 2014, and in February 2015. The artist has attributed his time at CERN as a source for the creation of two pieces: "supersymmetry" and "micro | macro".

Ryoji Ikeda

Antye Greie (also know as AGF) is music producer, sound artist & curator, poet, gender activist. She lives and works in Finland.