Pool 2: Art & Society: Art in Action (gLV)

Spring 2022

CW 11: 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 March

Time: 10:00 - 18:00 o'clock

Interested students can register from 01 to 20 February 2022 by email to:

You will be informed until the end of calendar week 8 about a possible participation.
Applications before 01 February 2022 will not be accepted!

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

Artistic approaches that address social challenges are very popular. For example, inclusive communities are being promoted (see documenta 15) or AI, digitization, and climate justice are being reflected in intersections with the arts (see recent Kunstforum publications).

Artists are therefore increasingly involved in complex working relationships. This seminar focuses on some of the fundamental issues currently faced and addresses them from the perspective of an art practitioner.

In our hands-on workshops, with team and individual activities, we will address: How do you interlink poetic, informative, critical, process- and application-oriented work? How do you negotiate individual and co-working? How do you communicate process-oriented approaches? How do you combine action and research? How do you take the glocal art rootings into account?

At the end of the seminar the participants have at hand a tool-box, which reflects their position in art and supports their practice, be it, among others, experimental, explorative, descriptive, or correlational.

About the lecturer:

Prof. Dominique Lämmli is an artist and philosophers. She works studio-based, collaborative, and situation specific. She co-runs the independent research FOA-FLUX and runs mAiA GmbH. Her research and writings focuse on socially engaged art, art research, and art in global contexts.,,,


Learning targets:

- Analyse the differences between interventionist and glocal rooted art activities and the
  corresponding specificities and challenges.
- Explain the features of poetic, informative, critical, process- and application-oriented work.
- Apply methodological principles of art practitioner research.
- Know art from around the world on inclusive communities, AI, digitization, and climate justice.