International 2011 Archives
Semiconductor, Solar Systems
Phoenix Brighton (United Kingdom)
Solar Systems is a major exhibition by leading Brighton based digital artists and filmmakers, Semiconductor. It is curated by Lighthouse, in partnership with Phoenix Brighton, for Brighton Digital Festival.
Semiconductor examine our physical environment, using science and digital craft to create artworks that question our place in the natural world.
Solar Systems is their first major exhibition in the South East for four years. It draws together three recent installations that explore our relationship with the Sun. The three works use different technologies – photography, satellites, and CGI – to observe the interactions between our nearest star and the Earth.
Heliocentric is a stunning single channel digital video installation made from time-
The rarely seen Out of the Light is a time-
Exhibition 3 September 2011–15 October 2012. Phoenix Brighton, 10–14 Waterloo Place Brighton BN2 9NB, East Sussex (UK). Tel.+44 (0)1273 603700. Wed -
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These works are emblematic of the artists’ ongoing investigation of the natural world, which has resulted in major works on astronomy (Brilliant Noise, 2006), and geology (Worlds in the Making, 2011). Their unique approach has won them fellowships and residencies in significant scientific locations such as NASA’s Space Sciences Lab, the Galapagos Islands and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Their work is part of several international public collections and has been exhibited globally including Venice Biennale, The Royal Academy, Hirshhorn Museum, BBC, ICA and the Exploratorium.
Semiconductor, Black Rain