Day of Collisions

  • 11 November 2016

Join for the launch of our brand new exhibition, No Such Thing As Gravity with Day of Collisions - a full day of activities investigating the relationship between art and science.

11am - 8pm
Face Lab / Gallery 1 / FREE, Drop-in 
Have your face scanned and 3D printed, to add to Gina Czarnecki's artwork, Heirloom

11.15am - 12.30pm 
No Such Thing as Gravity Artist Talk / The Box / FREE, booking required

1pm - 2pm and 4.30pm - 5.30pm  
Voyage: A Session for Remembering with Nahum Mantra / The Box / FREE, booking required
Join artist and magician Nahum Mantra as he uses hypnosis to create the sensation of a collective journey to the surface of the moon

2pm - 3pm
CERN Roundtable Discussion / The Box / FREE, booking required
Yunchul Kim, winner of the COLLIDE International Award – a new collaboration between CERN and FACT – will be joined by a scientist from CERN to discuss Kim’s residency project Cascade and the possibilities for collaborations between art and science.

Tarot Reading Workshop with Yin-Ju Chen / The Box / FREE, booking required
Join artist Yin-Ju Chen to learn how to study symbols, trust your intuition, and review the future, in this interactive tarot workshop which pushes the boundaries of belief and explores the line between art and science.

5.30pm - 7pm 
Roy Stringer 2016 Memorial Lecture by Will Self / Screen 1 / £10, Tickets available here
Writer, political commentator and broadcaster Will Self will give a typically provocative lecture on the relationship between art and science. The event will conclude with a Q&A session with the audience.

6pm - 8pm - Exhibition Preview / FREE, no booking required