Amplifier for Art, Science and Society
Since 2019, EPFL Pavilions has been managing an artist-in-residence program launched by the EPFL College of Humanities (CDH) to celebrate EPFL’s 50th anniversary. This program provides a unique link to the domains of innovation and industry. Artists are selected and partnered with a laboratory to explore creative conjunctions of art, engineering and the humanities.
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.
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.
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.
Programme Innovations Culturelles
EPFL Pavilions is a stakeholder in the PIC cultural innovation program alongside several other cultural institutions in French-speaking Switzerland. The program’s objective is to create a pole of expertise for developing new approaches to culture and heritage, starting with a series of Open Labs to help achieve this goal.
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.
SciCommHack is an event working to tackle the challenges facing science communication today. As a partner of the event, EPFL Pavilions provides the perfect environment to hold this unique science communication hackathon.