Building site for Lyse-Lotte moving forward.
The garden for the cooperative housing Lyse Lotte in Basel is taking shape. Topography, flooring and plantations are being executed.Read More
Publication of the album „Flowers of Evil“ by the Triennale in Milano in the frame of the “Home Sweet Home” exhibition.
“ Many of the ornamental plant species with which we share the domestic space, taking care of them daily without wondering too much about their origin, were imported to Europe from exotic climes, generating what Céline Baumann defines as a “cognitive dissonance between the decorative aspect of potted plants and a brutal colonial history”. The artist and landscape architect sheds light on the origins of those species and the journeys they have had to make to intertwine with our lives.Read More
Second prize for the housing cooperative Horw in Luzern.
The team led by Conen Sigl Architekt:innen wins second prize for the competition of the housing cooperative Horw in Luzern. The project strives to develop a residential neighborhood with potential for coexistence.
Céline Baumann is visiting professor at the EPF Lausanne as part of the orientation “Cities – Territories”.
The creation of dynamic and living open spaces based on the iterative ecology between communities and their environment is guiding the approach of this landscape architecture project. The studio investigates the metaphor of ramification; a tool allowing to compose and qualify a territory through the quality of its void as well as the density of its mass.Read More
We are taking part in Manifesta 14.
In 2022, Manifesta 14, the European Nomadic Biennial, takes place in Prishtina, Kosovo. Under the title „ It matters what worlds world worlds: how to tell stories otherwise “, Creative Mediator Catherine Nichols takes up the challenge of exploring and generating new practices and ways of collective storytelling. We have the pleasure to present the Queer Nature project in the Grand Hotel, a key venue of the festival.Read More
Publication of the essay “Let not bygones go by” in the book “Roadside Picnics. Encounters with the uncanny. ”
With a combination of essays, memoirs, guided imagery, and speculative story-telling, this book reenacts Roadside Picnic, a sci-fi story addressing the problem of humanity’s contact with another intelligence through the environmental effects and wreckage left behind by the visitors.Read More
Publication of an essay for the French independent journal “mille cosmos”.
The essay is part of the special report on “écologies déviantes” and comes along with drawings from Pauline Barzilaï and scientific illustrations from Ève Barlier.Read More
First prize for the housing building 2.3 on the Volta site in Basel.
First prize for the primary school in the new district of Walkeweg in Basel.
The team led by Lukas Manz, Barbara Thüler and Farquet Architectes wins first prize for the construction of the new Walkeweg school. The project offers playscape amenities for pupils as well as ecological corridors for an urban flora and fauna.Read More
Building site for Lyse-Lotte has started.
Swiss Art Awards 2021 opens in the hall 3 of the Messe in Basel.
The National Council Chamber of the Curia Confœderationis Helveticæ, the Swiss Parliament Building in Bern, is here recreated in a 1:25 scale-model. Yet in contrast with the existing assembly, this miniature replaces the parliamentarians altogether, giving instead power to the plant kingdom. Drawing from the writings of Latour in his “We Have Never Been Modern” essay, the installation aims at giving political rights to “nonhumans, to quasi-objects, to hybrids”, speculatively considering their potential to adjudicate a current era of uncertainty and climate change.Read More
Synode, parler le paysage opens in the palais synodal of Sens.
“Synode, parler le paysage” proposes a landscape under construction. The exhibition is taking place from the 19th of June till the 4th of October 2021 and is curated by the Feÿ arts association, represented by Emmanuelle Agustoni, Jessica Flore Angel, Lloyd Broda, Salomé Burstein and Myriam Treiber.Read More