Critical Media Lab Basel
Freilager-Platz 1
4002 Basel

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland

Academy of Art and Design

Institute Experimental Design and Media Cultures (IXDM)

Critical Media Lab
D 3.05 (High-rise building, 3rd floor)

Freilager-Platz 1
CH-4002 Basel

T +41 61 228 40 22 (Nuria Barcelo)
F +41 61 228 42 84


Tram 11 to Freilager (stops in front of the entrance), or Tram 10, Bus 36 to Dreispitz (10 min walk).

Accessibility: The main building has three large elevators and spacious single restrooms on each floor. There are even floors with no ramps or thresholds throughout the building. Doors to the restrooms and the lab are rather heavy and not automated.

More detailed directions on how to get to the campus (FHNW website)


Johannes Bruder, Head of Critical Media Lab.


This website is co-edited by various members of the Critical Media Lab. Maintenance and general care is done by Moritz Greiner-Petter. For any inquiries regarding the website please contact him.

Design and code by Moritz Greiner-Petter.