In November 2020, artist Lauren Huret launched her one year online residency with swissnex San Francisco to continue her research on media bewitchment, illusions of automation and the performative power of images. Throughout 2021, she will focus on recovery and remedy processes from «cursed media» under various forms. Here you can follow the artist’s blog where she will share discoveries, thoughts, ideas, visuals, small art interventions, and articles about the topic. Huret will also plan events such as collective workshops, seminars, panel discussions, calls for participation and performances in collaboration with swissnex San Francisco. This blog will act as a live archive of online and offline research, posting about upcoming events and archiving past events.
Follow the artist residency blog here.
Monday, November 9, 2021
Praying for Your Eyes: Lauren Huret
Lauren Huret presents her work and discusses what she hopes to learn in Silicon Valley as we kick off her year long residency with swissnex San Francisco.
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020
Does AI Have a Gender?
How do women gain back their decision-making power in the tech industry and contribute to making it a creative and environmentally friendly space?
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020
Praying for Your Content: Lauren Huret
Experts weigh in on the little known subject of content moderation and lift the veil of total ‘automation’ to expose how it affects our souls and humanity and how Geneva based artist Lauren Huret is inspired in her artistic research by these discoveries.
Lauren Huret (born 1984 in Paris), Visual Artist, lives in Geneva, Switzerland. Her work, mainly composed of videos, installations, performances and collages, is based on an on-going examination of the influence of media and tech culture on belief systems. She has exhibited at Kunsthaus Langenthal, Hard Hat Gallery in Geneva, La Panacée in Montpellier, Copenhagen Contemporary, at Centre d’art contemporain de Genève, at Centre Culturel Suisse in Paris, at the Haus der Elektronischen Kunste in Basel, at Jeu de Paume in Paris, among others. Recent performances have been at Kunstverein Goetthingen in Germany, the Swiss Performance Prize at the Kunstmuseum in Lucerne, at the Schinkel Pavilion in Berlin, at the théâtre de l’Usine Geneva, at the festival Les Urbaines à l’Arsenic in Lausanne, for the international organization ICRC in Turkey and in London. Recent publications include: “Artificial fear, Intelligence of Death,” co-published by Link Editons and Kunsthaus Langenthal (2016), “L’âge des techniciens” with Pacôme Thiellement, published by Clinamen (2017), and “Praying for my haters,” published by CCS Paris (2019).