Collide@CERN Public Lecture – Creative collisions between art and science

Dear Journalists,

We are pleased to invite you to the Collide @ CERN public lecture – Creative collisions between art and science, which will take place at 7 p.m. on 23 July 2015 in the CERN Main Auditorium (presentations in English).

The artists of Fragment.In, Laura Perrenoud, Simon de Diesbach and Marc Dubois –  winners of the Collide @ CERN Pro Helvetia residency award – together with their CERN scientific inspiration partner, will present their work and talk about the creative collisions they hope to make at CERN. The audience will be able to ask questions and interact with the artists and the scientist.

Doors will open at 6.30 p.m. and the lecture will start at 7 p.m. A reception will follow at 8.30 p.m. Entrance is free of charge. It will also be possible to watch the event live on the web.

Journalists who wish to attend the lecture should send a request to the CERN Press Office at, before 21 July.


More information

Arts@CERN website

Article in the CERN Bulletin

Detailed programme

18.30 Doors open
19.00 Opening address by Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer, CERN Director General, Michel Vust, Project Leader t the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, and Monica Bello, Head of Arts @ CERN
19.15 Presentation by collective Fragment.In
20.00 A discussion on Art, Science and Technology will be moderated by Monica Bello, Head of Arts @ CERN
20.30 Drinks reception

Directions: How to get to CERN

Directions here.

To access the CERN Auditorium on foot, please go to CERN Gate B (see map below). The guards at the entrance will check that you are on the list for this event.


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Event Date

23 Jul 2015, 19.00


CERN Main Auditorium

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