Pool 1: Art & Painting (gLV)

Spring 2024

CW 12: 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 / 22 March

Time: 09:00 - 17:00 o'clock

Interested students of other study programmes can register from 01 to 11 February 2024 by email to:
You will be informed until the end of calendar week 7 about a possible participation

Universität / Haute École
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
Dominique Lämmli
Contact email
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Content description

This seminar navigates the landscapes of art and architecture, sustainability, and technological innovation in the realm of paint. Delve into colour and paint innovation for painting, the arts, and other sectors. Get to know an array of new products and future possibilities. Visit paint innovators in the Greater Zurich Area. Discuss sustainability factors and compare the environmental impacts of physical and digital materials. Finally, draft a proposal for a situation-specific painting/work for an imaginary communal space.

About the lecturer:

Dominique Lämmli has long been working with studio-based, collective and performative painting strategies. She has also co-initiated temporary spaces for joint learning, imagination and co-creation with colleagues across the world and has explored and written on working with art in socio-cultural settings. She is professor specialized in drawing and painting at Zurich University of the Arts, the co-founder of FOA-FLUX, a Zurich-based research micro-hub, and holds a PhD in Global and Area Studies.


Course language: Englisch

Course Targets:

- Discover paint innovation
- Assess sustainability of paint
- Know contemporary debates on physical and digital paint materials
- Draft a painting proposal for a communal space