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Semiconductor

Semiconductor is the Britain-based media artist duo of Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt. Through moving image works they explore the material nature of our world and how we experience it, questioning our place in the physical universe. Semiconductor has won many awards and prestigious fellowships, including the Gulbenkian Galapagos Fellowship, the Smithsonian Artists Research Fellowship, and a residency with the NASA Space Sciences Laboratory. Their work is part of several international public collections and has been exhibited globally including at the Venice Bienniale, the Royal Academy, the Hirshhorn Museum, the BBC, and the ICA London.

04/17/2013 to 09/30/2013

The Shaping Grows, is a computer-generated animation of a subterranean cavern, brought to life through seismic data. Beautiful mineral crystals chaotically emerge and evolve according to the natural resonance of our shifting planet. In addition to The Shaping Grows, the Exploratorium will also exhibit three short films by Semiconductor in the Webcast Studio: 20Hz (2011), Black Rain (2009), and Magnetic Movie (2007).