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

March 29, 2023 3:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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. 


Meme Reading List by Harley Aussoleil

August 30, 2022 6:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Harley Aussoleil of COVEN Berlin looks back on the topic of memes, proposing a reading list that encompasses some of the important themes covered in the "Complainers and Killjoys: Criticizing the Art World through Memes" workshop as well as "Media Culture A-Z: Memes".