Summer School: Climate and the City

Eco Art Lab at NEA Summer School: Climate and the city

This August, 20 students from a range of backgrounds will work in transdisciplinary teams and develop research projects on the theme «Climate & the city».

Join various moments of the atelier & open lab to gain insights into the working processes of artists and scientists as they jointly develop new formats of knowledge production through artistic research and transdisciplinary perspectives.

Zürich 2050 – Futureproof

Thursday August 27th, 11–13h, Frau Gerolds Garten
Language: German

For years, the city of Zurich has been taking concrete measures to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. It was the first Swiss city to commit itself to the goal of a 2000-watt society. However, much remains to be done. Martina Blum and Daniel Gerber show how the city of Zurich intends to achieve its climate goals and what a sustainable Zurich of the future could look like.

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Roundtable: HEAT Method

Friday August 28th, 11–13h, Urbansurf
Language: English

The roundtable provides an opportunity to engage with and discuss issues around climate change in an informal setting. David Christie will present the HEAT method, developed to help individuals start their own personal climate action plan.

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Panel Discussion Climate and the City: Exploring transdisciplinary approaches to climate change

Friday August 28th, 17–19h

More info to follow soon.

Roundtable: OPERATION BETON

Saturday August 29th, 11–13h, Frau Gerolds Garten
Language: German

The roundtable provides an opportunity to engage with and discuss issues around climate change in an informal setting. Annina Boogen will present multi-perspective and aesthetic approaches on the perception of energy infrastructure in (alpine) landscapes.

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Eco Art Lab interventions

Saturday August 29th, 15–18h, Frau Gerolds Garten
Language: English/German/French

At the end of the week, we share our transdisciplinary projects on climate change with the audience at Frau Gerold’s through artistic interventions.

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Eco Art Lab Summer School “Climate and the city” is a project in collaboration with umwelt-schweiz.ch and: