Pe Lang  (b. 1974, Switzerland) creates kinetic systems that control and put physical forces in action with a captivating elegance. His machines obey a stringent constructive optimization in which each element can be deciphered with respect to its functionality. Nothing about them seems ornamental or arbitrary. Their syntax is dominated by precision and control as the framework for sophisticated aleatorics where order and chaos are brought into a fragile balance. (Text: Marc Wellmann)

Lang has exhibited widely in Europe and internationally, including the Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich; the Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence, France; the Kunsthal Rotterdam, the Netherlands; EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland; ICC, Tokyo, Japan; Aarhus Kunsthalle, Denmark; National Art Museum of China, Beijing; Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; Trondheim Art Museum, Norway; MuDA museum of digital art, Zurich; Chronus Art Center, Shanghai; Fondazione Venezia Servizi, Venice; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, New York; Kunsthalle Luzern, Switzerland; HeK House of electronic Arts, Basel;  Centre d'art santa mònica, Barcelona, Spain. HeK, Art Basel, Switzerland and the Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin. 

Works by Lang are included in the permanent collections of numerous institutions, including the Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection, Espoo, Finland; the EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern, Espoo, Finland; the Futurium, Berlin, Germany; HeK House of Electronic Arts, Basel, Switzerland; the Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey; the Boghossian Foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels; the Artphilein Foundation, Vaduz, Liechtenstein; the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, Michigan, USA; and the Collection Majudia, Arsenal Contemporary, Montreal, Canada.

Lang is the recipient of the Pax Art Award; the Aurelie Nemours Prize, and twice the Swiss Art Award. He was nominated as artist in residence at the Exploratorium Museum of Science, Art, and Human Perception, San Francisco; Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Technorama, Winterthur, Switzerland; and the CSEM Artists in Labs, Switzerland.

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