Modem Europe Fall-Winter 2014-2015
Cover by ECAL
Enjoying international renown and featuring regularly among the world’s top ten universities of art and design, ECAL, a public institution funded by the Swiss State, is directed by Alexis Georgacopoulos.
The school offers programs (a Foundation Year, 6 Bachelors, 4 Masters, a MAS) in the following fields: Fine Arts, Cinema, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Photography, Media & Interaction Design.
A building of 15,000 sq m featuring state-of-the-art technology, a joint lab with EPFL and ELAC, a 500 sq m gallery and relying on seasoned professionals and world-renowned artists and designers, and via numerous collaborations with and commissions from companies and cultural institutions, ECAL offers its 600 students from 40 different countries the best conditions to develop their full potential and to truly express their creativity.
The prestige of the school at European and world level is certified by the successes and the presence on the international scene of several of its former students and an enviable number of exhibitions in prestigious venues such as Centre Culturel Suisse (Paris), Centre Pompidou (Paris), Cooper Union (New York), Designers’ Saturday Langenthal, Design Days Dubai, Design Parade (Hyères), Design September Brussels, documenta (Kassel), Droog Design Gallery (Amsterdam), Gallery Libby Sellers (London), National Institute of Design Ahmedabad, Salone internazionale del Mobile (Milan) or swissnex (San Francisco, Boston, Shanghai)… ‘’Reinvent yourself, innovate, create new models… A school of higher education in art and design such as ECAL continuously sets itself new challenges to offer its students solutions to contemporary issues while remaining forward-looking … ‘’ Alexis Georgacopoulos, ECAL Director
Exhibition : “ECAL PHOTOGRAPHY” curated by : Alexis Georgacopoulos, Nathalie Herschdorfer, Milo Keller