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Interview with Pe Lang – Main Prize Winner of the PAX Art Awards 2022

April 28, 2023 4:12 pm Veröffentlicht von Schreibe einen Kommentar

During the set-up of his new installation for the current exhibition at HEK, Pe Lang (*1974) the main prize-winner of the Pax Art Award 2022, took some time to talk about his new work Alomeris with HEK intern, Danuka Ana Tomas. Lang explains how this new installation was birthed out of his passions for Sci-Fi, Quantum Physics, Chaos Theory and Buddhism. Alomeris is currently on view at HEK from the 1st of April until the 21th of May 2023 at HEK in the «Pe Lang, Johanna Bruckner, Jennifer Merlyn Scherler. Swiss Media Art – Pax Art Awards 2022» exhibition, showcasing the winners of the PAX Art Awards 2022.


Fandoms, Wigs and Horse-people – Interview with artist Jennifer Merlyn Scherler

März 31, 2023 2:32 pm Veröffentlicht von Schreibe einen Kommentar

Jennifer Merlyn Scherler (*1996) is one of the prize-winning artists of the Swiss Media Art - Pax Art Awards 2022 in the category of emerging artist. Their work is on show at HEK in the accompanying exhibition, showcasing also the work of the main prize-winner, Pe Lang, and fellow emerging artist winner, Johanna Bruckner. During the set-up of the exhibition, Isabella Maund, who is part of HEK's Education and Communication team, had the opportunity to interview Scherler about fandoms, early experiences with internet communities, wig-making and their fascination with Hozier. The exhibition is on view at HEK from the 1st of April until the 21st of May, 2023. 


Géraldine Honauer über Künstler:innenhonorare, Blockchain und die Zukunft der Dokumentation

Dezember 21, 2022 11:06 am Veröffentlicht von Schreibe einen Kommentar

Boris Magrini, Kurator und Programmleiter des HEK, interviewt die Künstlerin Géraldine Honauer. Honauers Werke sind im HEK im Rahmen der Ausstellung "Performing Traces - Regionale 23" bis zum 01.01.2023 ausgestellt. Sie gibt weitere Einblicke in das "HEK-Schein & Dinner", ein käufliches NFT, das die Künstlerin geschaffen hat.