Fiona Crisp: Material Sight
Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art,
Sunderland 24 March – 13 May 2018
Preview: 23 March, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Arts Catalyst Centre for Art, Science & Technology, London
6 June – 14 July 2018
Fiona Crisp explores how we might encounter spaces where the frontiers of knowledge are being expanded. Material Sight is a new, large-scale commission that uses photography, moving image and sound to approach the material environments where experiments that challenge the limits of our imagination are carried out. For nearly two years Crisp has worked with three world-leading research facilities for ‘fundamental science’: Boulby Underground Laboratory, sited in the UK’s deepest working mine, Durham University’s Institute for Computational Cosmology and Laboratory Nazionali del Gran Sasso, the world’s largest underground laboratory for particle physics, housed inside a mountain in central Italy.