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Academy of Art and Design Basel, Switzerland
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Dr Yvonne Volkart (Switzerland) is a lecturer in art and media theory and researcher at the IAeP, Academy of Art and Design, FHNW Basel. Since 2017, she has led the SNFS research project Ecodata–Ecomedia–Ecoaesthetics. The Role and Significance of New Media, Technologies and Technoscientific Methods in the Arts for the Perception and Awareness of the Ecological for which she co-curated the exhibition Eco-Visionaries in collaboration with Karin Ohlenschläger (LABoral, Gijon) and Sabine Himmelsbach (HeK, Basel). Her main concerns are the intertwining of aesthetic theory and practice, the critical discussion of media/art as well as questions of ecology, gardening and landscape, the Anthropocene, eco-techno-feminism, body, and materiality, (digital) waste, Big Data, and history—always from the perspective of the arts. Completed research projects include: Times of Waste (2015–2018) and RhyCycling. Aesthetics of Sustainability in the Basel Border Area(2011-12), both funded by SNFS and led by Flavia Caviezel. From 2003-05 Volkart led Cyborg Bodies for the internet platform Mediaartnet (ZHdK/ZKM Karlsruhe). From 2009 to 2012 she was a curator, together with Anke Hoffmann, at Shedhalle Zürich. She writes regularly for Springerin.
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“Yvonne Volkart,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed June 29, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/4039.