Collide@CERN - public lecture

CERN, the Republic and Canton of Geneva and the City of Geneva are delighted to invite you to a public lecture by Gilles Jobin, first winner of the Collide@CERN Geneva Dance and Performance Artist-in-residence Prize, and his CERN inspiration partner, Joao Pequenao.

They will present their work in dance and science at the Globe of Science and Innovation on Wednesday, 23 May 2012 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6.30 p.m.).


19:00 Opening address by

- Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer, CERN Director-General,

- Ariane Koek, CERN cultural specialist,

- Sami Kanaan, Administrative Councillor in charge of the Department of Culture and Sport of the City of Geneva, and

- Joëlle Comé, Head of Cultural affairs, Republic and Canton of Geneva

19:15 Presentation by Gilles Jobin (Geneva) of his artistic work.

19:35 Presentation by Joao Pequenao (Portugal) of his work in visualization science.

19:55 Discussion on space, time and gravity in dance and particle physics, moderated by Ariane Koek, CERN cultural specialist.
The audience will have the opportunity to ask questions.

20:20 Cocktail.

Please note that the event will be mainly in English, the common language between the artist and the scientist.

To make a reservation, please send an e-mail to: or call +41 22 766 21 09.