At CERN physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe, stretching highly-advanced technology to its limit, as embodied by the Large Hadron Collider and its detectors.
Scientists at the lab employ a broad range of physical experiments and represent models through deeply specialised mathematics. The sense of wonder towards what complex phenomena may be revealed in such an environment is a fascination for many artists who find themselves inevitably drawn to the laboratory.
A Cultural Advisory Board supports and advises Arts at CERN. It's currently formed by:
Andrea Bellini, Director of Centre d’Art Contemporain de Genève; Laurent Le Bon, President of Picasso Museum, Paris; Serge Dorny, Director of Opéra National de Lyon; Ariane Koek, former Head of the Arts at CERN programme; Frédérick Bordry, Director for Accelerators and Technology; Assoc. Prof. Bilge Demirköz at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara (Turkey).
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