14 Feb 2019 16:30 - 18:00 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge


A new exhibition showing the time is now or the future is never

Exhibition reception and panel discussion at 17:30, free and open to all, booking is recommended.

Ground Zero Earth has been curated by Yasmine Rix in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER). The exhibition celebrates the work of CSER, a research centre based at the University of Cambridge dedicated to the study and mitigation of existential risks. It brings together five artists exploring anthropogenic themes to address what is at stake and ways in which we should be looking at the present and near future.

Artists: Olivia Domingos | Daniel Sean Kelly | Bob Bicknell-Knight | David Lisser | Jillian Mayer


  • Adrian Currie, Chair (CSER Research Affiliate)
  • Bob Bicknell Knight (artist and curator, London)
  • David Lisser (artists, Newcastle)
  • Beth Singler (University of Cambridge)

Related Cambridge University Science Festival events:

  • 13 March 2019, 16:30, Curator Tour with Yasmine Rix, meet in the Alison Richard Building Foyer.
  • 14 March 2019, 18:00, Rise of the Machines, Mini-Film Screening with Q&A Hosted by Yasmine Rix (CSER Research Affiliate, Curator) and Beth Singler (Faculty of Divinity, Junior Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence). Watch a short documentary series on the social, ethical, philosophical, and religious implications of advancements in artificial intelligence and robotics, with Pain in the Machine winning 2017 AHRC Best Research Film of the Year award. Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Exhibition curated by Yasmine Rix in collaboration with CSER.

Supported by ART at ARB, CRASSH, Arts Council England Lottery Fund, Cambridge BID.

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