Exhibition open
Sat 12:00-18:00
We=Link: Sideways
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We=Link: Sideways

21.11.2020 - 23.05.2021

We=Link, the new platform for net-based art, prestents with »We=Link: Sideways« its second exhibition.

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Shaping the Invisible World
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Shaping the Invisible World

03.03.2021 - 23.05.2021

The exhibition «Shaping the Invisible World – Digital Cartography as an Instrument of Knowledge» examines, through cartography, the representational forms of the map as a tool between knowledge and technology. The works of the artists on view negotiate the meaning of the map as a gauge of our digital, technological and global society.

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Public guided tour
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Public guided tour

25.04.2021 - 23.05.2021

Discursive guided tour in German through the exhibition "Shaping the Invisible World".

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Net Encounters – Rita Hajj, A turn on, a turn off
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Net Encounters – Rita Hajj, A turn on, a turn off

01.05.2021 - 31.05.2021

For Net Encounters, artist Rita Hajj shares a live stream of her coffee machine with the public for a month. She invites the public to upload images of their coffeepot or teapot, while developing a reflection on the history of the worldwide web and the evolution of live streaming and online interactions.

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International Museum Day

International Museum Day 2021

This year, International Museum Day will take place at the HeK on Sunday May 16, 2021, exploring the theme "Museums inspire the future".

Sun, 16.05.2021, 12:00 - 18:00

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Exhibition

Shaping the Invisible World

Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács, Forest on Location, 2018, video still, courtesy of Akinci and the artists.
The exhibition «Shaping the Invisible World – Digital Cartography as an Instrument of Knowledge» examines, through cartography, the representational forms of the map as a tool between knowledge and technology. The works of the artists on view negotiate the meaning of the map as a gauge of our digital, technological and global society.
03.03.2021 23.05.2021
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New addition to the collection

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.#mediaculture

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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.

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