TREMOR explores the themes of heredity, genetics & bioengineering and was produced for Genesis – The Art of Creation, an international exhibition for the PAUL KLEE MUSEUM in Bern, Switzerland. The exhibition themes described historical parallel developments and interactions in artistic and scientific methodologies. Curator, Fabienne Eggelhöfer forged links between heterogeneous historical and contemporary exhibits to convey the most significant scientific research results of the 20th and 21st centuries.
The exhibition featured artworks by, Jean Arp, Aziz & Cucher, Joseph Beuys, Christine Borland, Jaq Chartier, Agnes Denes, Mark Dion, Charles & Ray Eames, Mark Francis, Herbert W. Franke, David Fried, Fritz Glarner, Antony Gormley, Thomas Grünfeld, Mona Hatoum, Georg Herold, Floris Kaayk, Eduardo Kac, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee , Thomas Kovachevich, Sol LeWitt, Aaron Marcus, Larry Miller, Vera Molnar, Piet Mondrian, Frieder Nake, Bruce Nauman, Georg Nees, Michel Paysant, Marc Quinn, Dieter Roth, Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau, Tomas Schmit, Lillian Schwartz, Karl Sims, Rudolf Steiner, Koen Vanmechelen, Woody & Steina Vasulka
Genesis, Analysis, Code, Playing Games and Chaos – these are the five dramatic focal points of this exhibition. They connect and combine scientific and artistic aspects of genetics and creation in a dramatically designed presentation of paintings, interactive installations, light installations, video projections, photographs and sculptures by international artists.
associated publication - Tremor illustrated frontispiece and featured in book:
Wilson, S. (2012) Art + science now : [how scientific research and technological innovation are becoming key to 21st-century aesthetics]. Thames & Hudson. A survey of contemporary artists working at the frontiers of science and technology.