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Lawrence Lek: Farsight Freeport
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Lawrence Lek: Farsight Freeport

05.09.2019 - 10.11.2019

HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel) is pleased to present the first solo exhibition of Lawrence Lek in Switzerland. London-based artist Lawrence Lek produces immersive virtual worlds and video essays with computer-generated animation, video games and electronic soundtracks.

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Wednesday-Matinée: Technological utopias
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Wednesday-Matinée: Technological utopias

Wed, 16.10.2019

Tour and discussion of the exhibition of Lawrence Lek and his techno utopias simulated in videos.

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Family day: future stories
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Family day: future stories

Sun, 20.10.2019

On the family day, we invite families with children aged seven and over to discover the exhibition together and program future stories during a workshop.

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BitFabrik - Programming club
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BitFabrik - Programming club

Sat, 26.10.2019

Design the digital world yourself! With Makey Makey and many crocodile clips, children create their own interactive toys.

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ESKIN 5 Basel

Jill Scott interacts through Kinect with digial skin cells on the screen.

ESKIN is an audiovisual dance performance, an inclusion project on media and ecology.

Fri, 25.10.2019, 20:00

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Exhibition

Lawrence Lek: Farsight Freeport

Lawrence Lek, 2065, 2018, screenshot, courtesy the artist and Sadie Coles HQ, London
HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel) is pleased to present the first solo exhibition of Lawrence Lek in Switzerland. London-based artist Lawrence Lek produces immersive virtual worlds and video essays with computer-generated animation, video games and electronic soundtracks.

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Blog

Towards 300 Actions Per Minute – Some Thoughts on Lawrence Lek’s Comprehensive Work

Boris Magrini, co-curator of the exhibition "Lawrence Lek: Farsight Freeport", discusses in his article the manifold connections between AI, automation of work, and e-sports.

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About HeK

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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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