Honor Harger

Executive Director, ArtScience Museum
Honor Harger explores the cultural impact of scientific ideas and how technology shapes society.

Why you should listen

Curator Honor Harger, originally from New Zealand, serves as executive director for ArtScience Museum in Singapore. Since she joined, the museum has held large-scale exhibitions by some of the world's best known artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Salvador Dalí and M.C. Escher, and presented significant exhibitions that explore aspects of science including big data, particle physics, natural history, marine biology, cosmology and space exploration. 

Before joining ArtScience Museum, Harger was the director of Lighthouse, a digital arts venue in Brighton, UK. In 2010, she was guest curator of the transmediale festival in Berlin, and from 2004 to 2008, she was director of the AV Festival, then the UK's largest biennial of digital art, film and music. She was the first curator of webcasting for Tate, where she also curated events and concerts at Tate Modern. Harger is one of the cofounders of the sound art collective, r a d i o q u a l i a. One of their main projects was Radio Astronomy, a radio station broadcasting sound from space.

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