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Learn art is our area where you have the opportunity to get involved in the art scene in Zurich. These include studio visits, discussions, lectures, courses, workshops, guided tours around art.

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August 2017

Design Studio: Processes

25 August 2017 - 7 October 2018
Museum für Gestaltung, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

How is a chair, a lamp, or a typeface developed? How do designers approach the design process? What kind of cultural and social relevance does design have? The Museum für Gestaltung is launching the Design Studio as a place for active examination, where current and historical design themes can be discussed and tested by visitors themselves. By focusing on processes, the museum presents the contexts in design through exemplary models, projects, and designs, and illustrates the procedures in both design…

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September 2017

Towards.Maps (workshop)

28 September
Dynamo Zürich (offiziell), Wasserwerkstrasse 21, Zürich, 8006 + Google Map

Towards Maps are maps that plot our perspectives on urban development. They show real data about cities, but through a personal point of view, they visualize how we see the city and how we would like it to develop. The workshop points to fill the knowledge gap on cities through the making of digital maps showing personal perspectives on real locations. In one day workshop we will introduce basic digital mapping techniques: how to gather data and visualise them on…

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October 2017

Metaz: Oscilloscope Music – Jerobeam Fenderson and Hansi Raber

4 October
MuDA, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Metaz Talk: Oscilloscope Music Jerobeam Fenderson and Hansi Raber Hansi Raber spent the last three years programming a "3d oscilloscope music" synthesizer, a musical genre that does not (yet) really exist. Jerobeam Fenderson is an experimental muscian and audio engineer. Together they created Oscilloscope Music, an audio-visual project that uses old analogue oscilloscopes for displaying hand crafted waveforms as x-y plot. Their talk at the MuDA dives deeper into how the project explores the missed possibilities of a (quasi) dead…

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Drawing Workshop: Eyes & Portrait

7 October
Paint Events Zurich, Waffenplatzstrasse 67, 8002 Zurich Schweiz + Google Map

We are excited to annouce our first drawing workshop with Iva!! This workshop contains 2 parts: - techniques for drawing different kind of eyes (ca. 75min) - tea/coffee break - complete the eye drawing to a portrait (ca. 75min) Among other techniques in Iva's workshop, you will learn about: - the methods of measuring and sighting that help you understand the proportions of your subject - the drawing materials and why they are used - capturing subtle curves easily and…

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We love SINE WAVES – Processing Workshop

8 October
MuDA, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

We love SINE WAVES - Workshop Sunday 8 October 2 - 5pm Ages 8+ We love SINE WAVES Workshop will introduce participants to Processing with focus on trigonometric functions, and its use to create shapes. It is a great introduction to programming and creativity for the youngest of innovators to the later explorers. Processing is an open source computer programming language built for the electronic arts, new media art, and visual design communities with the purpose of teaching the fundamentals…

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Word Up!: «Jacques Rancière Parle»

17 October
Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Lecture by and conversation with Jacques Rancière (FR) Curated by Hayat Erdoğan The lecture by and conversation with Jacques Rancière is a new episode in the series Great Thinkers that started in December 2014 as a pilot at Cabaret Voltaire. Great Thinkers still follows its main idea: the search and yearn for great thinkers as inspirational and influential thinkers. The guests invited to the series Great Thinkers are anticipating answers to the questions that one might ask oneself today as…

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