ECAL 2017


10+10 Research in Art & Design at ECAL
A symposium celebrating 10 years of Research in Art and Design
Tuesday 10 October 2017, 8.00–18.30
IKEA Auditorium, ECAL, Renens

On the occasion of the 10 years since the moving of ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne to its current premises in Renens and marking the 10th anniversary of the foundation of EPFL+ECAL Lab, ECAL hosted a symposium on Research in Art and Design, featuring artists, designers and scholars in these fields from all over the world, in conversation with ECAL faculty members. 

Welcome, Alexis Georgacopoulos, director, ECAL
Introductory notes on Research in Art and Design in Switzerland, Davide Fornari, professor, ECAL
Moderation, Vera Sacchetti, design critic, Basel

Design Research: from Academia to the Real World

Alba Cappellieri, professor, Politecnico di Milano, Milan
in conversation with Nicolas Henchoz, director, EPFL+ECAL Lab

Sophie Pène, vice president, Conseil National du Numérique, Paris
in conversation with Davide Fornari, professor, ECAL

Research Through Art and Design: Materials and Forms

Xavier Veilhan, artist, Paris
in conversation with Stéphanie Moisdon, professor, ECAL
Fabio Gramazio, co-founder, Gramazio + Kohler Architects, Zurich
in conversation with Patrick Keller, professor, ECAL

Research Practices in Curating Art and Design

Astrid Welter, head of programs, Fondazione Prada, Milan/Venice
in conversation with Federico Nicolao, professor, ECAL

The Future of Art and Design Research

Roel Wouters, co-founder, Moniker, Amsterdam
in conversation with Vincent Jacquier, professor, ECAL

Skylar Tibbits, co-founder, MIT Self-Assembly Lab, Cambridge (MA)
in conversation with Christophe Guberan, professor, ECAL

Exhibition openings at Cinema Studio, Gallery l’elac and EPFL+ECAL Lab
Caustics, curated by Mark Pauly, EPFL RAYFORM
Projects for Victorinox, curated by Thilo Alex Brunner
The Sausage of the Future, curated by Carolien Niebling
Augmented Photography, curated by Milo Keller
EPFL+ECAL Lab Research Land, curated by Nicolas Henchoz
Rapid Liquid Printing, curated by Christophe Guberan, MIT Self-Assembly Lab, Steelcase

ECAL launched the book Making Sense: 10 Years of Research in Art and Design at ECAL on the occasion of the symposium.

10+10 Research in Art and Design at ECAL
In collaboration with EPFL+ECAL Lab
With the support of HES-SO
Media partner: Disegno

Graphic Design: Jonas Berthod

Graphic Design: Jonas Berthod

Xavier Veilhan in conversation with Stéphanie Moisdon 

Image ECAL/Calypso Mahieu

Projects for Victorinox, curated by Thilo Alex Brunner

Image ECAL/Calypso Mahieu