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.
Diann Bauer is an artist and writer based in London. She works independently and is also part of two ongoing collective projects: the working group Laboria Cuboniks, with whom she wrote Xenofeminism: A Politics of Alienation, and the collaboration A.S.T., whose focus is speculative urbanism and climate change.
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.
UK artists Haroon Mirza and Jack Jelfs founded the studio hrm199 to allow artists from a diverse range of disciplines to collaborate.
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
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".