Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination
Nov 16, 2018 – Apr 7, 2019

Julius von Bismarck, Freedom Table and Democracy Chair, 2018

Black holes, dark matter, gravity, space, time and motion – these are phenomena that fascinate scientists and artists alike. Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination presents painting, installation, fashion design, sculpture, film, digital artwork and photography inspired by the science which reveals the fundamental forces that shape our world.

 

Solveig Settemsdal, Singularity (video still), 2016

Sou Fujimoto, Energy Forest, 2012

Carey Young, Contracting Universe, 2010

Goshka Makuga, International Institute of Intellectual Co-operation, 2015/2016

As curator of the exhibition, Bildmuseet has invited Ariane Koek, founder of the Arts at CERN programme at the European Organization for Nuclear Research. A number of the internationally recognized artists in Entangle have participated in the CERN program. Some of the works have been created especially for the Bildmuseet exhibition.

 

Ryoji Ikeda, data.tron [WUXGA version], 2011

Iris van Herpen, Aeriform Dress, 2017 / Sara Sze, Dark Matter, 2012

Iris van Herpen, Aeriform Dress (Installation view), 2017

The participating artists include Julius von Bismarck (Germany), Julian Charrière (Switzerland), Sou Fujimoto (Japan), Iris van Herpen (Netherlands), Ryoji Ikeda (Japan, France), William Kentridge (South Africa), Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (Canada), Goshka Macuga (Poland, UK), Davide Quayola (Italy, UK), Solveig Settemsdal (Norway, UK), Sarah Sze (US), Keith Tyson (UK), Jorinde Voigt (Germany) and Carey Young (US, UK).

 

Julian Charrière, Redwing II – First Light, 2016

Jorinde Voigt, Space Studie (4), 2015/2016 / Davide Quayola, Remains, 2018 and ongoing

Keith Tyson, Selection of Studio Wall Drawings 1999-2017, 2018

Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination is produced by Bildmuseet, Umeå University. The exhibition is accompanied by an audio cloud which allows you to listen to the words of physicists alongside those of some of the artists in the exhibition, which show their different as well as connected ways of seeing our universe.

 

Julius von Bismarck, Two Self-Revolving Toruses, 2015/2018

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Entanglement, Subsculpture 6, 2005

An exhibition catalogue will be published during Spring 2019 (Hatje Cantz), including texts by the physicist and best-selling author Carlo Rovelli, the art historian Gavin Parkinson, popular science writer Philip Ball, scientists, participating artists and curator Ariane Koek.

With thanks to the Italian Cultural Institute and the U.S. Embassy in Sweden.

 

Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination
November 16, 2018 – April 7, 2019 / Bildmuseet
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