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Fri 12:00-18:00
BitFabrik - Programming club for children and teenagers
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BitFabrik - Programming club for children and teenagers

Sat, 16.11.2019

Design the digital world yourself! In the programming club of the HeK, which takes place once a month on a Saturday, young people between the ages of 9 and 14 explore the world of digital technology and realize their own projects.

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DIY-Advent Wreath and LED-Candles
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DIY-Advent Wreath and LED-Candles

Sat, 16.11.2019

The HeK and the creative recyclers of OFFCUT are joining forces for a pre-Christmas workshop. You will get to explore the exciting material stock of OFFCUT, make your own electronic candles and design your unique Advent wreath with us.

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Open Call: Immersive Lab Workshop
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Open Call: Immersive Lab Workshop

Sun, 17.11.2019

After a first workshop in spring 2019, the HeK and the Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technology (ICST) of the Zurich University of the Arts are now offering a second public workshop at the end of 2019.

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Vernissage & Regionale 20 Party - Avatars, Doppelgangers and Allegorical Landscapes
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Vernissage & Regionale 20 Party - Avatars, Doppelgangers and Allegorical Landscapes

Sat, 23.11.2019

At 8 p.m. we celebrate the opening of the exhibition Avatars, Doppelganger and Allegorical Landscapes, which is part of the Jubilee Regionale 20. Afterwards at 9 p.m. we invite all visitors to the Regional Party 20 at the HeK with a live-set by Other Systems and a DJ-set by Stu.

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Vernissage & Regionale 20 Party - Avatars, Doppelgangers and Allegorical Landscapes

Alessia Conidi, blue too, 2018, film still.

At 8 p.m. we celebrate the opening of the exhibition Avatars, Doppelganger and Allegorical Landscapes, which is part of the Jubilee Regionale 20. Afterwards at 9 p.m. we invite all visitors to the Regional Party 20 at the HeK with a live-set by Other Systems and a DJ-set by Stu.

Sat, 23.11.2019, 20:00

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Regionale 20 - Avatars, Doppelgangers and Allegorical Landscapes

Katrin Niedermeier, reality island is elsewhere, 2019, Videostill, Photo courtesy the artist.
As part of Regionale, a format promoting contemporary art from Switzerland, Germany and France, HeK presents a selection of artists, who examine our multiplied identities in the digital age.

24.11.2019 - 29.12.2019

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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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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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