Public events and other activities happening at, around, or in collaboration with the CML.
Annual Research Day at HGK Basel, themed around writing practices in design & artistic research. A day of provocative joyful workshops, talks, performances, book launches, tender reading & exchange. Open to all.
Keynote lecture by Nishat Awan, Professor of Architecture & Visual Culture at UCL Urban Laboratory, discussing the transversal writing practices of Topological Atlas.
Public launch of two open access books, Plants by Numbers and Technologies of Care.
Talk and screening with Isadora Neves Marques, hosted by the MAKE/SENSE PhD programme.
Our seasonal meetup for extensive exchanges among researchers, students and guests. Join us for our Colloquium on Wednesday and the screening series “The Fire and The Song” on Thursday.
With Yoko Akama and Tania Messell.
Screening of A State in a State & director Tekla Aslanishvili in conversation with Evelina Gambino.
Annual Open House at HGK Basel with special info events for prospective students.
One-day symposium on ways of living on and with the Earth, organised by IXDM HyperWerk.
Screening of Scenes of Extraction, with director Sanaz Sohrabi.
Screening of A Darkness Shimmering in the Light & director Liu Yujia in conversation with Mia Yu.
Info day for prospective students. Get to know our degree programmes BA Process Design and MA Transversal Design.
Special session of Planetary Ecologies, a hybrid discussion group on planetary networks, critical environmentalisms, and intersectional metabolics.
A 3-day workshop with Sonandes platform from Bolivia on art-based research practices in neo-extractivism, sacredness and deep listening.
Colloquium session on a critical approach to listening and the use of sonic practices as a tool for nurturing political imagination, featuring guests Bint Mbareh and Tatiana Heuman.
With Therese Keogh & Chris Salter.
A conversation around sites of environmental and social ‘offshore-ness’, the governance of shorelines and theories of ‘turbidity’. With guests Harun Morrison and Therese Keogh.
Two day worksession to collectively research energy crafting for a regenerative present.
Talk and discussion with Kabelo Malatsie, director of Kunsthalle Bern.
Continuing education programme on listening as a creative and critical practice.
Continuing education programme on post-digital and decolonizing practices in archival contexts.
Femke Snelting and Peter Westenberg join CML for a speculative research residency on geothermal-energy.
CML invited artist Eva Weinmayr as Artist in Residence.
Guest lecture by Griselda Flesler about the case study of the University of Buenos Aires from a gender and affective perspective.
Public talk and discussion with Zeenath Hasan from TheDirt and Regenerative Energy Communities.
Exhibition at Awareness in Art (AIA) gallery Zurich, curated by Regenerative Energy Communities.
On the design of archival interfaces and questions of access and activation of digital collections. With guest Lozana Rossenova.
Special Session of the Planetary Ecologies Discussion Group, with Martin Savransky.
A public talk by Martin Savransky.
Data, Water, and Other Imaginaries. With Vanessa Graf and guest Tung-Hui Hu.
CML to host members of the Swiss Artistic Research Network for the annual assembly.
On models and concepts of life in extreme environments. With guest Megan Eardley.
Join us for a work in progress presentation by IXDM Researchers in Residence Cassandra Troyan & Fred Carter.
Evening of live sound performances of members of the Audio Leakage Community and guests.
With Audio Leakage Community (Budhaditya Chattopadhyay, Bojana Knežević, Franziska Windisch, David Helbich, Yati Durant).
Colloquium session with artist researchers Elly Clarke and Clareese Hill, hosted by Helen V. Pritchard.
One-week continuing education workshop on post-digital and decolonizing practices in archival contexts.
Visit us on campus or online during the HGK Open House and register for the info slots to learn more about our BA and MA study programs.
Join us for a joyous evening with the inaugural lectures of Helen V. Pritchard, Viktor Bedö, and Budhaditya Chattopadhyay.
Book launch with editors Jara Rocha & Femke Snelting and guest Joëlle Bitton.
The filmmakers will present their films A Demonstration (2020) and Constant (2022). Followed by a discussion the next morning, Tuesday, 13 December.
Our annual lab meetup with screening & discussion, book launch, lectures, workshops and more.
Colloquium session hosted by Anastasia Kubrak & Johannes Bruder, with guest Cara New Daggett.
One-day symposium on local video networks and practices. With lectures, screening and panel discussion.
Colloquium session, screening and discussion with Solveig Qu Suess, henry bradley and Blanca Pujals.
The roots, arts, and repercussions of energy and material exchanges, those that allow for the existence of life and nonlife.
With Desiree Förster.
Many worlds radically coexisting within a decolonization of ecologies: thinking and feeling at a planetary scale through indigenous wisdom and Southern Hemisphere futurisms.
With Budhaditya Chattopadhyay.
Anti-racist practices and activism in the academy. Colloquium session hosted by Johannes Bruder, with guest Nelly Y. Pinkrah.
Making, Marketing, and Managing Nature. With Jim Igoe.
Climate justice or why the end of the world already happened in many places.
Megan Kelly, PhD student at University of Basel, discusses her research on Incels and other forms of radicalization narratives in online misogynist movements.
An evening with short B/W films and reading of “Calculation and Division of Labour” by Lorraine Daston. Organised by basel.codes.
Interactions between digital contracts, currencies, hardwares, ecological governance and ecologies.
Opening session, introduction and discussion of how we would like to proceed.
Our annual days of focussed exchanges at the Lab. With topical sessions among the CML team and collective sessions with our colleagues and students from HyperWerk.
Lucie Kolb will introduce and discuss a new initiative at the lab on critical publishing.
The team of Visualizing the Virus will introduce the concept and design of the project and discuss possible future directions.
After months of mostly remote work, we’re starting to re-gather people and energies at our lab space in Basel.
In collaboration with the cluster Matters of Activity at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Museum of Decorative Arts Berlin.
The underground is no longer (or never was) the exclusive realm of technocrats or geophysics experts
Prozesse – Medien – Kreativität
Decolonising Attention in Jugaad Logistics
Visualization: Concept and Technique
Re-membering agroecological futures in heterogeneous landscapes: assembling scenes