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La mariée et le ketchup,12.04–05.05.2025,Square du 14-juin, Renens

EXHIBITIONS

La mariée et le ketchup,
12.04–05.05.2025,
Square du 14-juin, Renens

ECAL's Bachelor of Photography presents The Bride and the Ketchup in Renens.

ECAL Lecture – Eric Sadin,23.04.2024,Auditoire IKEA, ECAL

LECTURES

ECAL Lecture – Eric Sadin,
23.04.2024,
Auditoire IKEA, ECAL

Tuesday April 23, 2024 at 6pm, ECAL welcomes writer and philosopher Eric Sadin for a lecture.

ECAL MILANO – EXHIBITIONS BY ALUMNI,16–21.04.2024,Salon du meuble de Milan

EXHIBITIONS

ECAL MILANO – EXHIBITIONS BY ALUMNI,
16–21.04.2024,
Salon du meuble de Milan

Selection of exhibitions with ECAL graduates at Milan Design Week 2024.

ECAL MILANO 2024: UPS – Under Pressure Solutions,16–21.04.2024,Spazio Orso 16, Milano

EXHIBITIONS

ECAL MILANO 2024: UPS – Under Pressure Solutions,
16–21.04.2024,
Spazio Orso 16, Milano

ECAL presents UPS – Under Pressure Solutions at Milano Design Week 2024.

10 ECAL graduates featured in new Phaidon publication 'Designed for Life'

ANNOUNCEMENT

10 ECAL graduates featured in new Phaidon publication 'Designed for Life'

10 ECAL graduates featured in new Phaidon publication 'Designed for Life’, a global survey of 100 of the most creative and innovative product designers working today. With the participation of Alexis Georgacopoulos and Anniina Koivu, director and curator at ECAL.

ECAL MILANO 2024: Access over Ownership,15–21.04.2024,House of Switzerland, Milano

EXHIBITIONS

ECAL MILANO 2024: Access over Ownership,
15–21.04.2024,
House of Switzerland, Milano

ECAL & FREITAG present Access over Ownership at the House of Swizerland during Milano Design Week 2024.

L'ECAL AT VISIONS DU RÉEL: MASTERCLASS & ECAL FILMS,12–21.04.2024,Nyon

LECTURES

L'ECAL AT VISIONS DU RÉEL: MASTERCLASS & ECAL FILMS,
12–21.04.2024,
Nyon

As guest of honour at the 55th edition of the Visions du Réel festival in Nyon, filmmaker Jia Zhang-Ke will be giving a masterclass on Tuesday 16 April, organised in partnership with the Cinémathèque suisse. The programme also includes six films by the ECAL's Cinema Department and alumni.

Watches and Wonders GENEVA,09–15.04.2024,Palexpo, Geneva

EXHIBITIONS

Watches and Wonders GENEVA,
09–15.04.2024,
Palexpo, Geneva

On the occasion of Watches and Wonders Geneva 2024, ECAL is teaming up with Alloyed to present a collection of watch straps using 3D printing technology.

“The Eskimo in the Mojave Desert”: Herbert Matter, a Designer Across Scenes and Genres

“The Eskimo in the Mojave Desert”: Herbert Matter, a Designer Across Scenes and Genres

with Jonas Berthod, Louise Paradis, Gilles Gavillet

Matter’s career was that of a multidisciplinary, international designer working across commerce and culture. He was not only a graphic artist but also a photographer, type designer, art director, teacher and film-maker. His work in the field of advertising and editorial design, his collaborations with artists, his self-commissioned work, his photography and film outputs and his long-serving position as an educator provide as many entry points to analyse the impact of migration and an international network on a graphic designer’s career. It also provides a case study to analyse the professional model of the designer working as photographer and layout artist simultaneously.

CHRISTIAN MARCLAY × ECAL– PHOTOMATON,29.03–02.06.2024,Photo Elysée

EXHIBITIONS

CHRISTIAN MARCLAY × ECAL– PHOTOMATON,
29.03–02.06.2024,
Photo Elysée

Artist Christian Marclay, invited to delve into the Photo Elysée collections in 2021, has explored the thousands of faces recorded by the museum’s Photomaton. With him, ECAL’s photography students have pored over, scanned and transformed the conserved prints.

Unpacking Tschichold's Library at KASK,28.03–21.04.2024,KASK & Conservatorium, Belgium

EXHIBITIONS

Unpacking Tschichold's Library at KASK,
28.03–21.04.2024,
KASK & Conservatorium, Belgium

Unpacking Tschichold's Library" exhibition at KASK & Conservatorium

MASTER FINE ARTS SYMPOSIUM,25.03.2024,Théâtre de Vidy, Lausanne

LECTURES

MASTER FINE ARTS SYMPOSIUM,
25.03.2024,
Théâtre de Vidy, Lausanne

On March 25, 2024, the Master Fine Arts presents the symposium Gestures, practices, and strategies of resistance - S.W.A.N.A.

Much Faster / Much Slower

MEDIA & INTERACTION DESIGN

Much Faster / Much Slower

with Alain Bellet

Fictional mobile apps based on the "Much Faster / Much Slower" theme, offering new ways of consulting, communicating, creating, playing, discovering and learning. Students in their 2nd year of Bachelor Media & Interaction Design designed a dedicated experience and graphic interface via interactive prototypes on Figma.

Fiction film workshop with Carmen Jaquier

FILM STUDIES

Fiction film workshop with Carmen Jaquier

with Carmen Jaquier

The 2023 fiction film workshop for 2nd year students was lead by swiss director Carmen Jaquier.

Option Graphic Design - Monogram 23-24

FOUNDATION YEAR

Option Graphic Design - Monogram 23-24

with Robert Huber

Creation of a typographic monogram

It's About Time

MEDIA & INTERACTION DESIGN

It's About Time

with Angelo Benedetto

Digital clocks with no temporal reference points, simple representations of the passage of time. Developed on the principle of screensavers, these projects are programmed to evolve graphically according to the time of day. Selection of projects created in the first-year Bachelor Media & Interaction Dynamic Display course with Angelo Benedetto, assisted by Sébastien Matos.

Option INDUSTRIAL DESIGN S1 23-24

FOUNDATION YEAR

Option INDUSTRIAL DESIGN S1 23-24

with Grégoire Jeanmonod, Martino d'Esposito

- A tape dispenser (term project) - A clock (short project) - A personal project (short project)

From A to B

MEDIA & INTERACTION DESIGN

From A to B

with Kylan Luginbühl

Video sequences realised during the 3D Graphics course led by Kylan Luginbühl. The videos interpret the From A to B theme, a direct exploration of the passage from one state to another. Projects realised during the 1st year Bachelor Media & Interaction Design.

PRATIQUE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE

PHOTOGRAPHY

PRATIQUE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE

with Nicolas Poillot

The "Commission & Photography" course aims to conceptualize and produce visual content for an editorial series, emphasizing applied photography and collaboration with an Art Director. It allows students to explore various photographic territories such as editorial, documentary, fashion, still life, and fiction. Objectives include understanding editorial commissions, conceptualizing and presenting ideas, as well as effectively collaborating with an Art Director. Students are required to produce a series of images while adhering to the given theme and constraints, while also developing preliminary research, a structured methodology, series architecture, and finding solutions to creative problems encountered. The theme involves each student selecting and photographing three personal objects that are particularly meaningful to them.

Photographic revelation

PHOTOGRAPHY

Photographic revelation

with Laurence Bonvin

Endurance In this course, the objectives are to allow students to experiment with new approaches or techniques regarding past, ongoing, or diploma projects. They also have the opportunity to revisit and refine subjects that have not met their satisfaction in terms of concept, form, technique, or execution. This experience aims to expand ideas, refine techniques, continue unfinished work while improving it, or build a more comprehensive body of images. Endurance lies at the heart of this process, whether it's persevering in completing a project, revisiting an idea until it's exhausted, or overcoming obstacles such as lack of time, self-confidence, or courage. This semester thus offers students the opportunity to confront their limits, surpass them, and achieve their best in their endeavors.

Option Graphic Design – Flyers 23-24

FOUNDATION YEAR

Option Graphic Design – Flyers 23-24

with Violène Pont

Solo exhibition by Lorenza Longhi at Swiss Institute Contemporary Art New York

PRESS RELEASES

Solo exhibition by Lorenza Longhi at Swiss Institute Contemporary Art New York

Swiss Institute presents World of Yum Yum, the first solo exhibition in the US by artist Lorenza Longhi, featuring newly commissioned paintings and sculptures in a site-specific installation.

Happy 2024!

ANNOUNCEMENT

Happy 2024!

Artist Alessia Gunawan creates the ECAL's 2024 greetings with Noon, an original work based on artificial intelligence.

Reinas by Klaudia Reynicke selected for the Sundance 2024 Festival

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

Reinas by Klaudia Reynicke selected for the Sundance 2024 Festival

Congratulations to director Klaudia Reynicke, an ECAL graduate, on the selection of her new feature film "Reinas" at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival 2024.

Three ECAL graduates in artist residencies abroad

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

Three ECAL graduates in artist residencies abroad

Romane de Watteville, Gina Proenza and Baker Wardlaw, three ECAL graduates, have been awarded three Artist Residencies abroad by the Etat de Vaud

Junge Grafik Award 2023 honors nine ECAL students and graduates.

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

Junge Grafik Award 2023 honors nine ECAL students and graduates.

Congratulations to all the ECAL-related winners and finalists for their participation in the second edition of the Junge Grafik Award.

Charitini Gkritzali receives an award at the Global Design Graduate Show 2023

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

Charitini Gkritzali receives an award at the Global Design Graduate Show 2023

Congratulations to ECAL graduate Charitini Gkritzali, who receives an award at the Global Design Graduate Show 2023, in collaboration with Gucci.

Thaddé Comar winner of the Grand Prix Photographie du Festival de Hyères 2023

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

Thaddé Comar winner of the Grand Prix Photographie du Festival de Hyères 2023

Congratulations to photographer Thaddé Comar, an ECAL graduate, who receives the Grand Prix du Jury Photographie 7L at the Festival de Hyères 2023.

Olivia Schenker receives one of the 2023 prizes from the Fondation vaudoise pour la culture

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

Olivia Schenker receives one of the 2023 prizes from the Fondation vaudoise pour la culture

ECAL graduate Olivia Schenker is the 2023 winner of one of the cultural prizes awarded by the Fondation vaudoise pour la culture.

The Josef Müller-Brockmann Prize 2023 awarded to Laura Csocsán

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

The Josef Müller-Brockmann Prize 2023 awarded to Laura Csocsán

Congratulations to graphic designer Laura Csocsán, ECAL graduate, awarded the Josef Müller-Brockmann 2023 Prize for "the richness and depth of her commitment to the field of typography".

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