in conversation / interview
Ludovic Hadjeras is a young French artist with Algerian heritage who explores werewolves as a diplomatic figure capable of easing tensions between humans and wolves. His video piece, Diane, was shown at HEK’s recent Wired Magic exhibition. When he came to visit us in January we were able to speak with him about his fascination with werewolves, human and non-human animal relations and what he is working on next!
In this guest article Colombian artist, Juan Cortés, explores the relationship between biodiversity, biohacking and the future of agriculture in Colombia.
As part of the Radical Gaming exhibition, we were visited by Swiss live streamer Suni (@SenshiSuni)! We interviewed her to get an insight into her story, the influence that streaming has and may continue to have on the games community and industry, as well as her perspectives on the games as art.
Interviews with the 2020 Pax Art Awards winners on scientific utopias, self-representation, and computer vision.
guest post / media culture
NFTs are hailed by some as the future of the art world, but in what way are they really changing the existing system? Guest post by artist and computer scientist Julia Schicker.
Patrick Keller of fabric | ch, a studio for architecture, interaction and research in Lausanne, provides thrilling insight about the new work installed in the staircase of HeK.
Four Transitions (2020) is the name of the new work by Swiss artist Jürg Lehni that has found its way into the HeK’s collection through a donation from the Christoph Merian Foundation.
exhibition / interview
Artist Coralie Vogelaar talks about the complexity of emotions and their physical expression, and the interaction of human and machine knowledge in her work.