Rasa Smite & Raitis Smits, Swamp Battery, 2017

Eco-Visionaries

Art, New Media and Ecology after the Anthropocene

This group exhibition investigates new media, technologies and technology-based methods in the arts, focusing on their importance for the perception and awareness of “ecological” issues.

exposition

30.08.2018 - 11.11.2018

Entrée: 9 / 6 CHF (red.)

HeHe, Domestic Catastrophe No 3, Courtesy by Aeroplastics Contemporary Bruxelles

The exhibition addresses the concept of “ecological” and “green” at a time in which everything – particularly the natural sciences and art – speak of the Anthropocene: a new geo-chronological epoch in which the human being has become one of the most important influences on our planet’s biological, geological and atmospheric processes. In doing so, the works address and evaluate earth’s materiality, particularly through the use of measurable data. The exhibition looks at the methods, the means and the possibilities of producing a techno-aesthetic relationship with our environment. 

The exhibition is produced in co-operation with several European partners (MAAT, Lisbon/Portugal; MAXXI, Rome/Italy; Bildmuseet, Umea/Sweden; Laboral, Gijon/Spain) and will be presented in all those locations with different thematic emphases. 

Artists: Baggenstos/Rudolf, Ursula Biemann, Maria Castellanos & Alberto Valverde, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Chris Jordan, Terike Haapoja, HeHe, Joana Moll, Juanjo Palacios, Rasa Smite/Raitis Smits, Gilberto Sparza, Unknown Fields Division, Aline Veillat u.a.

Curators:
Sabine Himmelsbach, Karin Ohlenschläger, Yvonne Volkart

 

The exhibition is generously supported by Migros Kulturprozent and N.A! Project

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Eco-Visionairies is supported by Stiftung Corymbo.

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