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Collide Geneva

This award, funded by the City and Canton of Geneva, celebrates Geneva as a consequential meeting point for arts and science throughout history, highlighting its unique role in the founding of CERN back in the 1950s.

Collide Geneva and Collide Pro Helvetia alternate yearly. 


Antje Greie Ripatti

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

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Anne Sylvie Henchoz & Julie Lang

Artists Anne Sylvie Henchoz and Julie Lang are the recipients of Collide Geneva in 2018 in the category of Performance.

They are current artists-in-residence in the joint project 'Space Time Energy'. In this project they explore experimental formats to interpret fundamental research. By the reappropation of words and to transform their sense in artistic and polymorphic forms (partitions, images, graphics, collage, sound).

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Gilles Jobin

Internationally renowned since his first major choreographic work, A+B=X, in 1997, the Swiss choreographer and dancer Gilles Jobin has been a pioneer in the field of contemporary dance for nearly two decades. Though he lives and works primarily in Geneva, he regularly collaborates across international borders.

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Jan Peters

Jan Peters is a German documentary filmmaker specializing in Super 8 from Berlin. Born in Hanover, he later studied at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg (HfbK) and co-founded Abbildungszentrum, the filmmakers' collective, in 1994.

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Rudy Decelière & Vincent Hänni

Swiss artists Rudy Decelière and Vincent Hänni are the winners of the COLLIDE Geneva Award 2014, and they collaborated with experimentalist physicist Robert Kieffer and theorist physicist Diego Blas. 

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Cassandre Poirier-Simon

After having graduated in Media Design at the Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD) in 2012, Swiss artist Cassandre Poirier-Simon has developed a solid background and experience in the field of digital stories and experiences.

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