Amplifier for Art, Science and Society
Laboratory for Experimental Museology (eM+)
eM+ is an EPFL laboratory led by Prof. Sarah Kenderdine as a new transdisciplinary initiative at the intersection of immersive visualisation technologies, visual analytics, aesthetics and cultural (big) data. It engages in research from scientific, artistic and humanistic perspectives and promotes post-cinematic multisensory engagement using experimental platforms.
muse is a pioneering audience evaluation app, produced by EPFL’s Laboratory for Experimental Museology (eM+) in collaboration with over 20 Swiss museums. EPFL Pavilions is one of these partner cultural institutions and uses the app at its facilities.
Enter the Hyper-Scientific – EPFL-CDH Artist in Residence Program
Initiated by the EPFL College of Humanities (CDH), amplified by EPFL Pavilions, and in partnership with the City of Lausanne, the EPFL-CDH Artist-in-Residence (AiR) Program “Enter the Hyper-Scientific” reflects the CDH mission of fostering transdisciplinary encounters and collaborations between artists and EPFL’s scientific community. The program invites professional Swiss and international creative practitioners, both emerging and established, for three-month residencies to realize innovative and visionary projects at the intersection of art, science, and advanced technologies. ____
Geneva International Film Festival
EPFL Pavilions is a partner of the Geneva International Film Festival (GIFF) and its PLUGS program which brings together a series of events organized each year with other international festivals, markets and institutions.
Réseau romand Science et Cité
EPFL Pavilions is a member of the Réseau romand Science et cité (RRSC), an independent association, active since 2002 in the field of scientific and technical culture. The RRSC’s mission is to promote scientific culture, encourage critical debate on the issues at stake in science and technology and enhance the resources and skills of members through joint actions.
Montreux Jazz Heritage Lab
Located in an annex of the Montreux Jazz Café, in the southern part of the EPFL Pavilions building, the Montreux Jazz Heritage Lab is the most imposing of the devices designed by EPFL for listening, viewing and consulting the festival’s archives.
Since 2003, the FIFDH has been committed to cinema and to respecting human rights. Each year, in the heart of international Geneva and in parallel with the main session of the UN Human Rights Council, the Festival presents films and debates that highlight struggles and denounce violations wherever they may occur.