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Title: Nanosamhällen
Creator: Hamilton, Kerstin
Issue Date: 23-Oct-2015
Published in: Tekniska museet, Stockholm, Sweden and presentations at a selection of secondary and high schools in Västra Götalandsregionen
Publication type: artistic work
Keywords: Science
(nano) technology
the laboratory
power structures
documentary photography
Summary: Nanosamhällen is a project by artist Kerstin Hamilton and nano researcher Jonas Hannestad. It is an exploration, interpretation and interrogation of the milieus where nano technological research and manufacturing is carried out. Nanosamhällen is also part of Kerstin Hamilton PhD work Nanosocieties and Beyond.
Supported by: Hasselblad Foundation, Chalmers University of Technology, Lund University, Lars Salvius projektbidrag and Västragötalandsregionen
Description of project: Nanosamhällen is a collaborative work by nano scientist Jonas Hannestad and artist Kerstin Hamilton. The project explores the world on nano scale as well as the human scale actors and structures that are part of the ‘nanosocieties’. Using photography, text and film, a mapping of ideas, apparatus, practices and labour in laboratory environments is carried out. The project was mainly carried out 2014-2015, presented in a variety of ways, aiming to reach diverse audiences. During the autumn 201... more
Type of work: Artistic work – A collaborative exhibition and a mobile exhibition
Description of work included: 2015-10-23 – June 2016, parts of the project Nanosamhällen are included in the exhibition En skruvad värld at Tekniska museet in Stockholm. The mobile exhibition, which is another output of Nanosamhällen, was presented at secondary and high schools in west Sweden (Västra Götalandsregionen) in November and December 2015.
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