Dutch artist wins CERN’s Collide Copenhagen residency award

22 June 2023

Joan Heemskerk, one of the pioneers of web-based art, has been selected as the winner of this year’s edition.

Following an international open call launched in collaboration with Copenhagen Contemporary in March, Arts at CERN announced today that Dutch artist Joan Heemskerk is the winner of the first Collide Copenhagen residency award.

Collide is the flagship programme of Arts at CERN, which invites artists worldwide from all creative disciplines to submit proposals for a research-led residency grounded on interactions with CERN’s scientific community. The eleventh edition of Collide, and the first of Collide Copenhagen, attracted 592 project proposals from 90 different countries.

Read more on the CERN website