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Theo Triantafyllidis, Pastoral (Video Game), 2019 , screenshot. Courtesy the Artist and The Breeder Gallery, Athens
On view

Radical Gaming

Exhibition
02.09.14.11.2021
This international group exhibition presents artists concerned with the structures, technologies and aesthetics of the global gaming industry.

Medienkultur A-Z: Livestreaming and Virtual Communities

Talk
Thu, 28.10.2021, 18:00

From ultra-capitalised e-sports to niche intimate virtual communities - let's explore the possibilities of livestreaming with regards to community building with Swiss streamer, Suni (@SenshiSuni), gaming-expert, Nathan Leuenberger (e-sports.ch) and Twitch researcher, Samuel Coavoux (EPFL).

Sahej Rahal, "Antraal", jeu vidéo et simulation d'intelligence artificielle, 2019

Public guided tour

Guided tour
Sun, 31.10.2021, 15:00
Discursive guided tour in German through the exhibition «Radical Gaming – Immersion, Simulation, Subversion».
Debbie Ding, Void, 2021, installation view «Radical Gaming – Immersion Simulation Subversion», 2021, HEK (House of Electronic Arts), Photo: Franz Wamhof

Games, avatars and virtual worlds - who are we when we play?

Talk
Thu, 04.11.2021, 18:30

Who are we when we play? The talk deals with the potentials and risks of videogames. Together with experts from research and business Tabea Iseli, Renanto Poespodihardjo & Stephan Schwingeler, we will examine the game culture from different perspectives.

Sahej Rahal, "Antraal", jeu vidéo et simulation d'intelligence artificielle, 2019

Public guided tour

Guided tour
Sun, 07.11.2021, 15:00
Discursive guided tour in German through the exhibition «Radical Gaming – Immersion, Simulation, Subversion».

A Voyage of Discovery through the Internet

Event
Sat, 13.11.2021, 10:00

Discover the internet with your children or grandchildren: a digital experience for the whole family!

Sahej Rahal, "Antraal", jeu vidéo et simulation d'intelligence artificielle, 2019

Public guided tour

Guided tour
Sun, 14.11.2021, 15:00
Discursive guided tour in German through the exhibition «Radical Gaming – Immersion, Simulation, Subversion».

BitFabrik - Programming club

Workshop
Sat, 20.11.2021, 09:30

Shaping the digital world! Discover how the Internet works? Paint with code? Program a jump'n'run game? Design your favorite animal as a 3D figure? Join HEK’s avid tinkerers’ club!

Ludovic Hadjeras, Diane, Video, 2020, Courtesy of artist

Regionale 22 - Wired Magic

Exhibition
27.11.202130.01.2022

HEK shows a group exhibition with 10 artists in parallel to other institutions from the trinational region.

BitFabrik – Programming club

Workshop
Sat, 11.12.2021, 09:30

Shaping the digital world! Discover how the Internet works? Paint with code? Program a jump'n'run game? Design your favorite animal as a 3D figure? Join HEK’s avid tinkerers’ club!

Installationsansicht der Regionale 21 – Expanded Video Works, Katrin Niedermeier, h.o.m.e., 2020, Foto: Ivana Kresic

Regionale 23

Exhibition
26.11.22.01.2022

Contemporary art from the tri-national region is the focus of this exhibition at HEK held in collaboration with numerous institutions.