Bill Fontana wins Prix Ars Electronica Collide@CERN

Bill Fontana

(Linz / Geneva, November 8, 2012) The second Prix Ars Electronica Collide@CERN Residency Award was today awarded to the 65 year-old american artist Bill Fontana. He is an artist with an international reputation for his pioneering experiments in sound art work, which have been featured in some of the world’s leading arts institutions, such as Tate Modern and The Whitney Museum of American Art. During his residency at CERN, Bill Fontana will also explore the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest and highest-energy particle accelerator. “As an artist I am always looking for situations to expand my horizons and this joint residency presents me with a tremendous learning opportunity, so it was irresistible”, said Bill Fontana.

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