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

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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!

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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".

Julie Richoz receives one of the Grands Prix de la Création de la Ville de Paris 2023

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Julie Richoz receives one of the Grands Prix de la Création de la Ville de Paris 2023

Congratulations to designer Julie Richoz, ECAL graduate and winner of the Grands Prix de la Création de la Ville de Paris 2023.

Leenaards 2023 cultural grant for Romane de Watteville

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Leenaards 2023 cultural grant for Romane de Watteville

Congratulations to artist Romane de Watteville, ECAL graduate and winner of a Leenaards 2023 cultural grants.

Rising Talent Awards 2023 go to three EXECAL

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Rising Talent Awards 2023 go to three EXECAL

The Rising Talent Awards France 2023 have revealed seven new designers and studios. Among them are Athime de Crécy (studioADC), Sébastien Cluzel (SCMP DESIGN OFFICE) as well as Arthur Fosse and Samuel Perhirin (Passage), all graduates of ECAL.

THUNDER BY CARMEN JAQUIER REPRESENTING SWITZERLAND AT THE OSCARS 2024

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THUNDER BY CARMEN JAQUIER REPRESENTING SWITZERLAND AT THE OSCARS 2024

THUNDER is in the running for Switzerland for an Oscar nomination in the International Feature Film category. Congratulations to its director, ECAL graduate Carmen Jaquier.

Manor Cultural Prize 2024 for Gina Proenza

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Manor Cultural Prize 2024 for Gina Proenza

Congratulations to ECAL graduate artist Gina Proenza, winner of the Manor Cultural Prize Vaud 2024.

AWARDS & GRANTS 2023

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AWARDS & GRANTS 2023

The graduation ceremony, which took place on 30 June 2023, was also an opportunity to reward numerous diploma projects with scholarships and prizes. Congratulations to all the graduates and winners!

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SWISS BOOKS 2022

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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SWISS BOOKS 2022

A dozen personalities with links to the ECAL - graduates, professors or lecturers - were honoured at the "Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2022" awards

PRIX ART VONTOBEL PHOTOGRAPHIE CONTEMPORAINE 2023 TO EMIDIO BATTIPAGLIA & AUGUSTIN LIGNIER

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PRIX ART VONTOBEL PHOTOGRAPHIE CONTEMPORAINE 2023 TO EMIDIO BATTIPAGLIA & AUGUSTIN LIGNIER

Congrats to Emidio Battipaglia and Augustin Lignier winners of the fourth Art Vontobel Contemporary Photography Prize A New Gaze.

ECAL designs the Swiss Parliament's new series of gifts

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ECAL designs the Swiss Parliament's new series of gifts

These products, inspired by typically Swiss symbols, were entirely designed and developed in Switzerland thanks to the collaboration of excellent local partners.

10 ECAL GRADUATES WINNERS OF THE SWISS ART + DESIGN AWARDS 2023

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10 ECAL GRADUATES WINNERS OF THE SWISS ART + DESIGN AWARDS 2023

ECAL strongly represented with 21 finalists including 7 winners at the Swiss Design Awards 2023 and 8 finalists including 3 winners at the Swiss Art Awards.

Type Bulletin #6

TYPE BULLETIN

Type Bulletin #6

The 6th issue of Type Bulletin showcases the typographic work of students graduating from the 2022 Master Type Design program.

Photographer Karla Hiraldo Voleau, an ECAL graduate, is exhibiting at the ICP in New York with some famous names

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Photographer Karla Hiraldo Voleau, an ECAL graduate, is exhibiting at the ICP in New York with some famous names

From 1 June to 11 September 2023, Karla Hiraldo Voleau will be exhibiting her photographs at the International Center of Photography in New York as part of the Love Songs exhibition.

OFFLINE n°12

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OFFLINE n°12

For its twelfth edition, Offline focuses on the critical issues currently traversing the field of art and design, reflecting a desire to produce differently.

DEDON BY NATURE: NEW COLLECTION IN COLLABORATION WITH ECAL

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DEDON BY NATURE: NEW COLLECTION IN COLLABORATION WITH ECAL

In collaboration with DEDON, acclaimed designer Sabine Marcelis and Master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury and Craftsmanship students present DEDON by Nature: Lighting the Future, an innovative digital exhibition of a nature-inspired light concepts collection. To be discovered on studio.dedon.de

ECAL AT SOLOTHURN DAYS 2023: 19 NOMINATIONS

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ECAL AT SOLOTHURN DAYS 2023: 19 NOMINATIONS

On the occasion of the 58th Solothurn Film Festival, which takes place from January 18 to 25, 2023, ECAL Film Department presents several films by students and graduates.

Hochparterre's Die Besten 2022 prize awarded to an ECAL graduate

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Hochparterre's Die Besten 2022 prize awarded to an ECAL graduate

Every year, the magazine Hochparterre awards the best projects in architecture and design with its Die Besten prize. This year, congratulations to Noémie Soriani, who wins the competition with her Bachelor Industrial Design Matalàs project.

ECAL LAUNCHES A NEW CLASS: CREATIVE LEADERSHIP

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ECAL LAUNCHES A NEW CLASS: CREATIVE LEADERSHIP

Concerned about the quality of its teaching, ECAL ceaselessly strives to meet the needs of its students. This is why a new continuing education programme has been launched : Creative Leadership.

ENCOURAGEMENT PRIZE OF THE CITY OF RENENS 2022

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ENCOURAGEMENT PRIZE OF THE CITY OF RENENS 2022

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.

Heidi.news and ECAL present 10 short films

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Heidi.news and ECAL present 10 short films

In collaboration with Heidi News, Bachelor Cinema students present 10 short films illustrating a series of articles on the theme of food, and made during their first semester of study.

ECAL×JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: Under Your Smell

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ECAL×JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: Under Your Smell

The exhibition Under Your Smell offers a hypnotic and immersive experience in Jean Paul Gaultier's headquarters by imagining new definitions of beauty and body expression. Under the direction of Florence Tétier and Nicolas Coulomb, 3rd year Bachelor Photography students brought to life the brand's iconic perfumes through an immersive photographic experience.

The ECAL Manual of Style – How to best teach design today?

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The ECAL Manual of Style – How to best teach design today?

ECAL presents "The ECAL Manual of Style - How to best teach design today?" - a book and an exhibition which propose a comprehensive presentation of the revered Swiss design institution’s fascinating teaching methodology, via design luminaries’ perspectives as well as a collection of its most innovative student’s projects.

ECAL×On : interdisciplinary collaboration to rethink the brand's universe

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ECAL×On : interdisciplinary collaboration to rethink the brand's universe

Following a collaboration with the Swiss avant-garde brand On, ECAL is proud to present the interdisciplinary work carried out jointly by the 2nd year students of the Product Design, Photography and Type Design Masters.

Three ECAL diploma projects win the James Dyson Award 2022 (Swiss)

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Three ECAL diploma projects win the James Dyson Award 2022 (Swiss)

Three ECAL graduates - Yoosung Kim in Master Product Design, Anaïs Lehmann and Lucie Herter in Bachelor Industrial Design - have won the James Dyson Award 2022 for their diploma projects.

Paolo Moretti appointed head of the ECAL Cinema Department

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Paolo Moretti appointed head of the ECAL Cinema Department

As of September 1, 2022, Paolo Moretti will become the new head of the Cinema Department at ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne.

Awards & Grants 2022

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Awards & Grants 2022

On July 1st, the various prizes and grants were awarded to the ECAL alumni during the 2022 graduation ceremony. Congratulations again to them and thank you for their devotion throughout their formation.

Award for Best Diploma Film 2020 to Julietta Korbel

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Award for Best Diploma Film 2020 to Julietta Korbel

Congratulations to Julietta Korbel, who won with "Still Working" – her graduation film for her Bachelor's degree in Cinema – the Quartz for the Best Diploma Film 2020 on the occasion of the Swiss Film Awards

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ECAL's Razzia at the Solothurn Film Festival and the Swiss Film Prize Nominations 2022

At the Solothurn Film Festival 2022, ECAL Film Department took centre stage

Big success for ECAL at Design Preis Schweiz

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Big success for ECAL at Design Preis Schweiz

On the occasion of the Design Preis Schweiz/Prix Design Suisse awards ceremony last weekend in Langenthal, ECAL graduates have won six awards

ECAL graduate wins the James Dyson Award (Switzerland)

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ECAL graduate wins the James Dyson Award (Switzerland)

Fabien Roy 's (b. 1984, Premier - VD) 2020 diploma project in Master Product Design wins the James Dyson Award 2021 (Switzerland)

Pardino d'oro to Nora Longatti at the Locarno Film Festival

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Pardino d'oro to Nora Longatti at the Locarno Film Festival

On the occasion of the Locarno Film Festival 2021, which ended this weekend, Nora Longatti won the Pardino d'oro Swiss Life for the best Swiss short film (CHF 10'000.-) with her diploma film, "Strangers", in Bachelor Cinema.

Awards & Grants 2021

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Awards & Grants 2021

Awards and Grants – 2021 Graduates

ECAL at Solothurn Days 2021: Upcoming Talent Award + Nominations for the Swiss Film Awards

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ECAL at Solothurn Days 2021: Upcoming Talent Award + Nominations for the Swiss Film Awards

On the occasion of the Solothurn Film Festival (online) from January 20 to 27, 2021, the ECAL Film Department presents several films by students or graduates

Emerige Award to Loucia Carlier

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Emerige Award to Loucia Carlier

Congratulations to Loucia Carlier, a BA and MA in Fine Arts graduate from ECAL, who won the 7th Emerige Revelations Scholarship

Public Award in Hyères for Oubadah Nouktah

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Public Award in Hyères for Oubadah Nouktah

Congratulations to Oubadah Nouktah, a graduate of the MAS in Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship, who won the Audience Award in the Fashion Accessories category at the 35th International Fashion, Photography and Accessories Festival at the Villa Noailles, Hyères

Leenaards scholarships: three graduates rewarded

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Leenaards scholarships: three graduates rewarded

The Leenaards Foundation has awarded its 2020 cultural grants

Awards & Grants 2020

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Awards & Grants 2020

Awards and Grants – 2020 Graduates

Four awards for graduates at the Locarno Film Festival

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Four awards for graduates at the Locarno Film Festival

At the end of the Locarno Film Festival, which this year offered a hybrid edition with both in-theatre and online content, ECAL graduates enjoyed great success with four awards

Human Rights Photography Prize to a graduate of ECAL

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Human Rights Photography Prize to a graduate of ECAL

The Act On Your Future Foundation is very pleased to announce the names of the two winners of the fifth edition of the Human Rights Photography Prize on the theme "No Planet B: Human Rights in Times of Ecological Crisis": Lowena Poole for "Stop Time By Smashing Clocks" (RCA/Royal College of Art, London) and Romain Roucoules for "Global Solutions" (ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne)

Master Fine Arts won the Shizuko Yoshikawa Award 2020

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Master Fine Arts won the Shizuko Yoshikawa Award 2020

Congratulations to Lorenza Longhi, a graduate of the ECAL Master Fine Arts, who has been awarded with the Shizuko Yoshikawa Prize, given every two years by the Shizuko Yoshikawa and Josef Müller Brockmann Foundation

14 ECAL graduates at the 2020 Swiss Design Awards and 10 at the Swiss Art Awards

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14 ECAL graduates at the 2020 Swiss Design Awards and 10 at the Swiss Art Awards

Big success for ECAL graduates on the occasion of the 2020 Swiss Design Awards with 14 finalists, and at the Swiss Art Awards 2020 with 10 finalists

The Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2019

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The Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2019

On the occasion of the "Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2019", around fifteen personalities in connection with ECAL – graduates, professors or lecturers – were awarded:

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