World Economic Forum 2019, Davos Switzerland, Zsolt Balogh and the National History Museum

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is a yearly gathering that brings together Artists, CEO’s, Scientists, Academics and Politicians. Three thousand delegates attend the event that defines priorities and shapes global, industry and regional agendas. The delegates include the heads and members of more than 100 Governments and world influencers such as Sir David Attenborough, The Duke of Cambridge and …

Coal Forest Exhibition, Woodhorn Gallery

Coal Forest sees magical art installations pop up throughout Woodhorn Museum and its colliery heritage buildings and is accompanied by a six month events programme. The Coal Forest Art Trail features work by artists including Brass Art, Crowe & Rawlinson, Laura Ford, Kelly Richardson, Thrussells and Bethan Maddocks. ArtAV Installed two of the key pieces at this exhibition, Song for …

Suspended Island – Jane & Louise Wilson – GEON – June 2018

For the Great Exhibition of the North, Jane and Louise Wilson expand upon the idea of a ‘Suspended Island’, one which hints at the current political flux and the perception of the North East: closer to Scotland but still remaining part of England. This video installation is their first outdoor public commission. In the context of Brexit, the image of …

Semiconductor – Halo – June 2018 – Arts Basel, Switzerland

HALO is a large scale immersive artwork which embodies Semiconductor’s ongoing fascination with how we experience the material world through the lens of science and technology. Back in 2015, Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt undertook a 2-month residency at CERN in Switzerland. While filming the colossal site and interviewing researchers and physicists, they spent some of their time seeing if …

(C) ROH. Photo by Stephen Cummiskey

Lessons in love and violence – Royal Opera House – April 2018

(C) ROH. Photo by Stephen Cummiskey – Above We were contacted by the Royal Opera House to produce two realistic marine aquariums, that could be toured, for the set of their newly commissioned opera Lessons in Love and Violence; a story of riches to rags about a king who allows his personal relationships to come between him and the court. …

Wattfitness – Sound System Installation – March 2018

Watt fitness are a high end boutique training studio, based in the north east of england. We have previously installed a sound system at their Thornaby site so we were delighted when they approached us to do an installation at their brand new flag ship site in Darlington. We were given a design brief to incorporate some speakers from their …

Frozen Planet in Concert – BBC Earth – Snape Maltings – February 2018

This is the ultimate portrait of the polar regions – the planet’s last great wilderness – captured in high definition film and featuring live orchestral music alongside big-screen footage from the BBC planet earth television series, BBC Earth presents, Frozen Planet in Concert. Conducted and narrated by the composer George Fenton, the richly…
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