Professor Lise Autogena delivers keynote at the National Gallery in London – 15 February 2018


Professor Lise Autogena and frequent collaborator Joshua Portway delivered a keynote at The National Gallery, London on 15 February 2018, for AALERT: an interdisciplinary meeting aiming to foster debate and dialogue about the role of arts and the artist in landscape and environmental research today. Jointly sponsored by the Valuing Nature Network and Landscape Research Group, the meeting will explore and re-consider the contribution […]

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‘Perpetual Uncertainty’: exhibition featuring Lise Autogena’s work investigates Art and Radioactivity and opens on 23 February in Malmö

Banner image for 'Perpetual Uncertainty', courtesy of Lise Autogena

Lise Autogena, Professor of Cross-Disciplinary Art at Sheffield Hallam, will have her work exhibited as part of Perpetual Uncertainty: Art and Radioactivity at Malmö Konstmuseum opening Friday 23 February 2018. The exhibition will be opened by Isabella Lövin, Swedish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for International Development Cooperation. The exhibition brings together artists from Europe, Japan and the USA to investigate questions of nuclear technology, radiation […]

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‘This Rare Earth – Stories from Below’: Professor Lise Autogena exhibiting work at Artefact festival – February 2018

Still from Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld by Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway and information on Artefact 2018 festival

Professor Lise Autogena’s film work Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld will be shown at This Rare Earth – Stories from Below (as part of Artefact 2018) at STUK in Leuven, Belgium. The exhibition runs from 13 February to 01 March 2018. This Rare Earth – Stories from Below is an exhibition and a festival that gives voice to the stories told by geological […]

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Professor Lise Autogena invited to advise on Big Data and Digital Transformation at the EU Joint Research Centre

Professor of Cross-Disciplinary Art at Sheffield Hallam University Lise Autogena has been invited as an expert speaker by the Science Development Centre of the European Union’s Joint Research Centre to give two keynote presentations on the subject of Big Data and Digital Transformation. Lise will be joined by long-term artistic collaborator Josua Portway at The Preparatory Workshop for Resonances III on 20 October 2017 at […]

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‘Charivaria’ – Professor Lise Autogena’s ‘Foghorn Requiem’ on show in Madrid at exhibition exploring the use of sound in public spaces

A REQUIEM FOR THE FOGHORN, PERFORMED BY SEVENTY FIVE BRASS PLAYERS, A FOGHORN AND AN ARMADA OF SHIPS A project by Danish artist, Lise Autogena, in collaboration with Joshua Portway and composer Orlando Gough. Ships horns from an armada of vessels off-shore, seventy five brass players on-shore and the Souter Lighthouse Foghorn performed a Foghorn Requiem, an ambitious musical performance to mark the disappearance of the sound of the foghorn from the UK's coastal landscape. Conducted and controlled from a distance, ships at sea sounded their horns to a musical score, that will took into account landscape and the physical distance of sound. The performance took place by Souter Light House by South Shields, UK with thousands of spectators and more than 50 ships off-shore. Image from Lise Autogena, with superimposed Centro Madrid logo

Professor Lise Autogena‘s Foghorn Requiem features in Charivaria, an exhibition taking place at Centro Cibeles de Cultura y Ciudadania in Madrid this winter. The exhibition opened on 06 October 2017 and closes 28 January 2018. Exploring the use of sound throughout history and its role in society, communication and art, the exhibition Charivaria investigates the use of sound as a […]

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‘A Hidden World’: Professor Lise Autogena to present at Interfaces Monthly with collaborator Joshua Portway

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: A member of staff looks up at the 'Black Shoals: Dark Matter' projection at the Big Bang Data exhibition at Somerset House on December 2, 2015 in London, England. The projection displays stars which represent live stock market activity. The show highlights the data explosion that's radically transforming our lives. It opens on December 3, 2015 and runs until February 28, 2016 at Somerset House. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images for Somerset House)

Professor Lise Autogena will be presenting at Interfaces Monthly 102017: A Hidden World with long-term collaborator Joshua Portway, hosted by The Barbican Centre and The Trampery on Thursday 12 October 2017. Lise and Joshua have worked together since the early 90s, using custom-built technologies, real-time data and video, they have developed large-scale multimedia installations, site-specific works and performances. Interfaces Monthly […]

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‘Earth Lab: An Investigation of Earth as a Laboratory’ Professor Lise Autogena to speak at colloquium on 30 September 2017

Banner image of Earth Lab - presented by Proving Grounds at University of Westminster

Professor Lise Autogena has been invited to participate in Earth Lab: An Investigation of Earth as a Laboratory, a colloquium bringing together a number of artists, inventors and thinkers who re-imagine the earth, sea and sky from a bottom-up, post-anthropocene position, in a wide-ranging, broad-brushtroke survey of current thinking about Earth as a living laboratory. The speakers will consider the […]

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Professor Lise Autogena’s new exhibition ‘Black Shoals; Dark Matter – a Stock Market Planetarium’ opens on 03 December 2015 at Somerset House

Black Shoals; Dark Matter - banner image

Black Shoals; Dark Matter is an art work by artists Lise Autogena, Professor of Cross-Disciplinary Art at SHU, and Joshua Portway. The planetarium is a real-time representation of the financial markets, driven by huge quantities of live trading data from the world’s stock exchanges. Companies are represented as stars that flicker and glow as shares are traded around the world, […]

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