SCENES

20.09.2021

- 24.09.2021

HEAD – Genève

Insomnia investigates how nocturnal awakening operates as a space for unexpected narratives, displacements, and architectural emancipation. The studio uses cinematic long takes and scale models as its main research tool.

11.03.2022

- 11.03.2022

Grand-Saconnex, Geneva

Nightcrawl offers an exploration of the Grand Saconnex neighbourhood and its thresholds as day turns into night. The project focuses on the way the falling night impacts this part of the city in different ways, from illumination and sound to the use and occupation of spaces – residential, industrial, infrastructural, and liminal.

21.02.2022

- 25.02.2022

HEAD – Genève

Movie Set is a workshop led by the set designer Florian Sanson, who designed the sets for Alice Winocour’s Proxima and Leos Carax’s Annette, and proposes to build a real film set for the shooting of domestic moments of the night, from dusk to dawn, recreated artificially in the space of Le Cube at HEAD – Genève.

21.02.2022

- 25.02.2022

HEAD – Genève

Des Corps Dans la Nuit interrogates the night’s western imaginaries as a space of fear, insecurity, and abnormality, perpetuating a gendered polarisation of bodies and urban spaces. Workshop organised by the Interior Architecture Department of HEAD – Genève in partnership with the Architecture Department of EPFL.

20.09.2021

- 07.10.2021

Hiflow, Geneva

Nocturnal Still Life explores the nightly condition of the seabed and its liquid darkness by using artificial organisms and watery light as props for nocturnal compositions. Plunged into darkness, the three-dimensional paintings become a support for photography or film in the framework of a large exploratory dinner organised at Hiflow, Geneva.

20.09.2021

- 24.09.2021

Geneva

Taking Geneva as a case study, the workshop After Sunset, Before Sunrise investigates the city’s transformation at the very ephemeral moment of sunset. How do changes in the city’s intangible elements influence the tangible ones as well as our perception of them?

17.02.2020

HEAD – Genève

This virtual issue of El Croquis magazine combines archive documentation with night photography of contemporary buildings in Geneva, under the direction of Richard Levene, co-founder of the magazine, in collaboration with students from HEAD – Genève.