For the 10th consecutive year, the City of Renens awards the Encouragement Prize to ECAL students. Lea Sblandano, student in Bachelor Photography, and Luis Rodriguez, student in Master Product Design, received the 2022 award for the quality of their work.
Abloom explores the reproduction of artificially generated organisms. As nature constantly evolves and mutates, the speculation of new species through 3D softwares helps to envision a future where critically endangered plants thrive in virtual space as they slowly disappear from the environment. By exploring principles inherent in nature such as cloning or crossbreeding, we can’t help but wonder where the fine line between preservation and control sits in order to determine our own influence over the spaces we inhabit.