Groundings: Rare Earth / Militant Research

CML to host Cassandra Troyan & Fred Carter as IXDM researchers in residence from 7–17 April 2023.

Audio Leakage

Wednesday, 5 April 2023

Colloquium session with Audio Leakage Community, a group of artists and scholars who share their various perspectives on the critical agency of leakages. Hosted by Budhaditya Chattopadhyay.

Decolonizing Digital Archives

21–25 August 2023

Continuing Education programme on post-digital and decolonizing practices in the context of digital archives.

The Listening Academy Basel

28 August – 3 September 2023

Continuing Education programme on listening as a creative and critical practice, led by Budhaditya Chattopadhyay and guest lecturer Brandon LaBelle.

Researching in Two Acts

Wednesday, 8 March 2023

With artist researchers Elly Clarke and Clareese Hill, hosted by Helen V. Pritchard. As part of the Trans★Feminist Digital Depletion Strike!

Toxic Leftovers of Collecting

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.

Toxische Überreste des Sammelns (HGK news).

IXDM and transmediale partnership launch

Our institute and transmediale are launching a new partnership for the 2023 festival edition a model, a map, a fiction.

Extended Ecologies Research Labs

In two research labs in February, selected participants and guests explore how virtual and real spaces can co-influence and co-create one another.

Audio walk “wastescapes” featured on ARTE

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).

Visiting Professorships for Viktor Bedö and Budhaditya Chattopadhyay

Funded by the Practice-to-Science grant of SNSF.