Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, 1984x1984 (screenshot), 2015
Talk: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Artist talk with Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and Prof. Dr. Nicolaj van der Meulen and Dr. Jörg Wiesel, Institute Aesthetic Practice and Theory, HGK FHNW.

Talk: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Wed, 08.06.2016 more...

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Pulse Index, 2010

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Preabsence

The first solo exhibition of the Mexican-Canadian artist in Switzerland will show a selection of his interactive installations and works, which playfully tackle the themes of surveillance, perception and deception. more..

Duration: 09.06.–28.08.2016
Opening: 08.04.2016, 19:00


HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel) is the swiss national competence centre that deals with art forms that address and reflect upon new media and technologies. With its focus on interdisciplinary practices, it enables insights for a broad public into art productions of various genres between art, media, and technology.more...


A primary focus for HeK is to present art that addresses media technologies. As an interdisciplinary institution, HeK works at the interface of diverse art forms. The several exhibitions realized each year focus on current social issues or introduce outstanding artistic positions.
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With its diverse program of festival formats, performances, concerts and film screenings HeK is devoted to all art forms that address and reflect upon new media and technologies. Particular attention is paid to the latest trends in electronic music rooted in club culture as well as to its offshoots in art and theory.
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The education program at HeK offers a range of activities designed to promote self-determined and independent participation in the media and media technologies. It draws on artistic and pop-cultural practices—DIY, hacking, appropriation, sampling and customization.
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A Tribute to Daniel Buess

Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11, 2016
In memory of the musician Daniel Buess: Two premieres of new works with the Ensemble Phoenix Basel, , a recording release party for RIND (Praxis Records) and other concerts on Friday and a double concert with Antoine Chessex and Jérôme Noetinger on Saturday. more...

Ensemble Phoenix Basel



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