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.
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Interview with artist Anne Duk Hee Jordan: “I love to create these worlds and give so much attention to them.”January 31, 2023 3:41 pm Leave your thoughts
Berlin based artist Anne Duk Hee Jordan explores the magical, critter-filled worlds she creates in her current solo-exhibition at HEK, «Anne Duk Hee Jordan: I must alter myself into a life-form which can exist on this planet», with HEK's Director, Sabine Himmelsbach.
The application process for the 7th edition of the international Future Generation Art Prize has started on 16.01.2023. Applications can be submitted via the online form until 30.04.2023 on futuregenerationartprize.org!
Boris Magrini, curator and head of Program at HEK, interviews artist Géraldine Honauer. Honauer's works are exhibited at HEK as part of the «Performing Traces – Regionale 23» exhibition until 01.01.2023.
Boris Magrini, curator and head of Program at HEK, interviews artist Denise Blickhan. Blickhan’s work, MEDUSA Cycle 2022, is exhibited at HEK as part of the «Performing Traces – Regionale 23» exhibition.
Harvesting Energy from wastewater, algae and fermenting microbes. – by Maya Minder, Miranda Moss, Helen Pritchard & Ralf SchreiberOctober 28, 2022 3:31 pm Leave your thoughts
Krautsource Energy Workshop on regenerative design thinking or how to plug your finger into the socket.
Medienkultur A-Z explores the world of artificial Intelligence with a talk by curator of AI and Art at the ETH AI Centre, Adrian Notz, and a panel discussion.
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".