Art and Dark Matter
Emelie Chhangur, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Sunny Kerr, Nadia Lichtig, Arthur B. McDonald, Josèfa Ntjam, Anne Riley and Jol Thoms



Year: 2023
182 pp, 6.69" x 9.45"
ISBN: 978-3-947858-14-9
$43.00 softcover

This unique publication thinks with dark matter, approaching it through diverse worlds, image and voice. Drift: Art and Dark Matter features residency artists Nadia Lichtig, Josèfa Ntjam, Anne Riley and Jol Thoms with essays by exhibition curator Sunny Kerr, Nobel prize-winning astroparticle physicist Art McDonald, and Denise Ferreira da Silva, a leading critic of post-Enlightenment thought. Given the contours of dark matter’s “known unknowns,” the artists and writers reflect on the how and why of physics and art as interrelating practices. Lush and sensitive design is by K. Verlag with Wolfgang Hückel & Katharina Tauer.

Co-published by K. Verlag and Agnes Etherington Art Centre with Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute, Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Carleton University Art Gallery, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery and SNOLAB.

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Jol Thoms, Orthomorph (Tunneling), 2020, digital print. Courtesy of the artist. From the exhibition Drift: Art and Dark Matter.
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