Habitat is an inter-weaving space, which I have set up during my time as the Head of Communication at the Wyss Academy for Nature.
It is a physical space – a gallery and co-design room – but also a mental one where art meets different disciplines. Science meets with entrepreneurs and policy, and again with art in order to explore joint interests. For the Wyss Academy this worked, and continues to work as a “semi-permeable” membrane, that allows to absorb inspiration but also to
The space was co-created and eventually co-curated with Damian Christinger for the following chapters:
Chapter 1 – “Forest Tales and Emerald Fictions”, exhibiting the work of Monica Ursina Jaeger
Article on the first chapter (in German): https://www.bernerzeitung.ch/wenn-natur-und-zivilisation-eins-sind-141647590134
Article in the Annual Report/Wyss Academy for Nature: On the culture of Transformation (in english)
Photos by Damian Christinger, featured image: video installation by Monica Ursina Jaeger, right: installation by Elodie Pong