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Quantum Magic with Libby Heaney
Sabine Himmelbach, Director of HEK and curator of the current exhibition «Libby Heaney: Quantum Soup» and artist Libby Heaney give us insights into the slimey, soupy and fluid world of quantum. Together, they unravel Heaney's unique visual language, explore the intriguing landscape of quantum mechanics, and reflect on Heaney's remarkable journey from quantum physicist to artist.
Entanglement – an Space of Knowledge
Entanglement is a space of knowledge that was created as part of the exhibition «Libby Heaney: Quantensuppe» (23.3 – 26.5.2024) at the HEK (House of Electronic Arts) as a semester project by Samuel Trümpy at Bern University of the Arts. The website presents different access points to Libby Heaney’s exhibition and the themes dealt with therein. The individual chapters are intended to enable new contexts and perspectives by linking and juxtaposing them.
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Guest Post by Maya Man: (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes
Maya Man was elected by the Friends of HEK 2023 community to create a solo exhibition on HEK’s online exhibition space, virtual.hek.ch. In this blog post, Man gives insights into the conceptual background of the exhibition, exploring Danish fairytales, the online shopping platform, depop, and red shoes as objects of desire.
Portals into Digital Worlds – Surfing on the «WEK» Planet
Can you find the cat hidden in the hill? Can you understand what the flowers in the forest are discussing? Who lives in the mushrooms that grow in the caves? In the water world, who is watching over the sparkling crown? Which couriers deliver food to the floating cloud village? Do you see the great rice cake planet in outer space? A guest article by Andrea Fortmann.
Meme Reading List by Harley Aussoleil
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”.