The EcoArtLab is a transdisciplinary think-and-do-tank at the Bern University of the Arts (HKB), which aims to initiate collaborations between artistic researchers, scientists, and the public.

With regard to Sustainable Development Goals 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities) and 13 (Climate Action), the Lab’s goal is develop and test innovative methodological approaches to ecological issues and to create mediation formats that promote environmentally conscious action.

‘EcoArtLab. Relational encounters between the arts and climate research’

SNSF-research project 2023 – 2027

We are glad to announce that the SNSF-research project has been approved. This practice-based research project at the Institute for Practices and Theories of the Arts at the Bern University of the Arts (BFH) in cooperation with the mLAB at the Institute of Geography at the University of Bern investigates how the interplay of expertise from artistic research, geography and critical sustainability research and climatology can be made fruitful for the climate debate. It connects current discourses of Artistic Research, Ecological Arts and critical sustainability research in Geography, which have so far only been considered in isolation. More Infos