The mudac has made a habit of offering its spaces to recent graduates of the Swiss universities of art and design. The recent decision of Swiss federal authorities to discontinue their sponsorship for our presentation of the winners of the Swiss Federal Design Prizes every two years has incited us to open our doors to the latest generation of European creators, as a way of exploring recent trends beyond our national boundaries.
The Design Academy Eindhoven and the Royal College of Art have a highly innovative approach to design, and neither have any qualms about challenging the conventional functionality of objects. Therefore, both tend to come up with experimental and conceptual pieces imbued with humor and poetry. Hence, we have invited them to invest our exhibition rooms with a selection of projects by their students or recent graduates reflecting their preoccupations: sustainability, social issues, immigration, health, etc.
Designers from Design Academy Eindhoven: Alicia Ongay-Perez, Studio Formafantasma, Tristan Girard, Monica Alisse, Bora Hong, Aurélie Hoegy, Wei Lun Tseng, mischer’traxler studio, Tuomas Markunpoika Tolvanen, Tristan Kopp, Jon Stam, Thomas Vailly & Itay Ohaly
Designers from Royal College of Art: Anton Alvarez, Marguerite Humeau, Thomas Thwaites, Hilda Hellström, Agatha Haines, Jorge Manes Rubio, Tom Jarvis, Silo Studio, Koby Barhad, Po Chih Lai, Sandra Fruebing, Lingjing Yin