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PUBLIC TALK: Public Seminar With Honor Harger

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In this talk, Honor Harger will discuss her curatorial approaches including those in her role as Executive Director ArtScience Museum Singapore. Additionally she will share details of her recent project involving the sounds of the sky, using art to connect her audience to the universe via radio waves emitted from celestial bodies turned into sound by ordinary radio receiversí speakers that convert electrical signals into sound waves.

Honor Harger is a New Zealand-born artist and curator who has a particular interest in artistic uses of technologies and the cultural impact of scientific ideas. She is Executive Director of ArtScience Museum in Singapore. Prior to arriving in Singapore in March 2014, she was artistic director of Lighthouse, a digital culture agency in Brighton, UK from 2010 to 2014. She has also worked at Tate Modern (UK) transmediale and the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation (Germany), Artspace (New Zealand), and many other arts organisations and festivals around the world. Honor also writes the blog, Particle Decelerator, which collects together news from the worlds of science, art and technology, placing a special emphasis on the collision between the quantum and the cosmological. Her artistic practice is produced under the name r a d i o q u a l i a together with collaborator Adam Hyde. One of their main projects has been Radio Astronomy, a radio station broadcasting sounds from space. Honor has lectured widely including at the TED conference, LIFT in Geneva, the European Space Agency, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, California Institute of the Arts and the American Film Institute.
Speaker(s) Honor Harger, Executive Director ArtScience Museum Singapore
Location SymbioticA Room 228A Level 2, School of Anatomy Physiology and Human Biology, The University of Western Australia
Contact Chris Cobilis <[email protected]> : 6488 5583
URL https://www.symbiotica.uwa.edu.au/activities/seminars
Start Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:00
End Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:00
Submitted by Chris Cobilis <[email protected]>
Last Updated Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:17
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