With a background in ethnology, film studies and documentary-essayistic video practice Flavia Caviezel is researching, teaching and publishing on border issues, ecologies, new materialism, non-linear presentation formats and on methods and procedures. Transdisciplinary collaborations at the intersection of artistic-scientific practice are characteristic for her work. Residencies and study visits led her to Australia, China, Laos, Mali, the USA and different European countries.
21–25 August 2023
Continuing Education programme on post-digital and decolonizing practices in the context of digital archives.
The audiovisual research Toxic Leftovers of Collecting sheds light on the cleaning and handling processes of asbestos-contaminated objects of a Swiss foundation. The text-image-based essay Toxische Überreste des Sammelns (in German) is now published as part of the Open-Access publication Museale Reste by De Gruyter.
Flavia Caviezel takes part in the symposium Divergent Conservation on current debates about collections of colonial origin, held at the Institut national d’histoire de l’art in Paris on December 12, 2022. She joins a roundtable discussion on Challenging Objectification – towards living practices.
The Basel-focussed episode of the ARTE show Twist also includes a brief interview with CML researcher Flavia Caviezel, among many other artists and projects dealing with waste and leftovers. You can watch the episode on ARTE’s website (in German / French).
Workshop as part of the Continuing Education offers of FHNW Academy of Art and Design.
Theory and practice of handling (waste) materials in sciences, arts, and collections.