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animate! synopsis

The remarkable secret life of invisible interplanetary magnetic fields, revealed as chaotic ever-changing geometries in man’s visible environment. All action takes place around the NASA Space Sciences Laboratories, set to recordings of space scientists excitedly describing their visualisation techniques.

key credits

director
Semiconductor

Semiconductor

short biography

Since 1999 Semiconductor, comprising Ruth Jarman & Joseph Gerhardt, have exhibited, screened and performed digital animations which reveal our physical world in flux. Their work has been seen extensively, from Tate Britain and ICA London to the San Francisco International Film Festival, Transmediale Berlin and the Venice Biennale. Recent fellowships and residencies have supported site-specific work, including research and experimentation at the NASA Space Sciences Laboratories UC Berkeley, California. Semiconductor are based in Brighton.

June 2006

artist’s website

Semiconductor

Semiconductor's website

a film by Semiconductor

direction

director
Semiconductor

© Semiconductor 2006

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technical

process summary

Composited 3D CGI, live-action and hand mapping.