Bitshift selected for the residency of the US Ambassador in Bern

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One of the works produced for Re-programmed Art: an Open manifesto, Bitshift by Thibault Brevet was selected for the residency of the Ambassador of the United States in Bern, madam ambassador Suzan G. LeVine, after a call for artworks launched by Pro Helvetia program “Mobile. In touch with Digital Creation” and the US Embassy in Switzerland.

The work “Bitshift” by Thibault Brevet will be included for two years in the collection of the US ambassador to Switzerland, Suzan G. LeVine, installed in her official residency in Bern from 25 September 2015. The work responded to a call for artworks aimed at projects that bring together arts, technology and science. “The intersection between art, science, technology and the environment has grown to an important topic on the agenda of many governments. The current shift implied by digital technologies has direct consequences on the landscapes of innovation and creativity. Artists and researchers are using new tools and mindsets to shape the world”.

The work by Thibault Brevet fully responded to the requirements decided by the international jury led by Suzan G. LeVine (U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein), joined by Marc Bodmer (journalist,.expert at Pro Helvetia) and Ariane Koek (International Arts Development at CERN).