Inside PROGR

Florian Dombois

Studio 310.2
Visual art

Florian Dombois (*1966, Berlin) is an artist who has focused on time, labilities, wind and tectonic activity. 2003-2011 he was the founding director of Y (Institute for Transdisciplinarity) at Bern University of the Arts and since 2011 has been a professor at the Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland, where he has built a wind tunnel. 2010 he received the German Sound Art Prize. 2017 he was shown in the Research Pavilion in Venice with "Galleria del Vento". At the moment he works with sound kites, flying them with the wind of the Adriatic and the Carribean Sea.

"Florian Dombois: Angeschlagene Moderne / Struck Modernism" ed. by Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Berlin: the green box, 2014
"Florian Dombois: Zugabe" ed. by Josef Felix Müller, St.Gallen / Berlin: Vexer, 2014
"Florian Dombois: What Are the Places of Danger. Works 1999-2009" ed. by Kunsthalle Bern, Berlin: argobooks, 2010


Studio 361
Music, Film, Media Art, Media, Photography

Norient aims to open up the world through music and sound. We conceive audio and noise as seismographs of our time and facilitate space and place(s) for thinkers and artists to reflect on the now and tomorrow. Our goal is to challenge surface realities and mainstreams, and initiate dialogue across peoples and continents.

The digital gallery, Norient Space «The Now in Sound» (Beta-Launch in September 2019), tells new stories of the world through audio-visual exhibitions, academic research, quality journalism, podcasts, photography, video and film. Norient Places include the biannual Norient Film Festival and its satellites, lectures, performances or concerts which are curated and co-curated with our growing network of partners. Norient Press offers publications and releases. And the Norient Lab experiments with new formats and practices on how to perform music and sound research in the future.

Experience challenging sounds and ideas in today’s digitized world. It's time to listen!


Office 155

Als nicht-kommerzieller Berufsverband für visuelle Kunst vertritt visarte die Anliegen der Kunstschaffenden. Ein gezieltes Dienstleistungsangebot hilft bei der Bewältigung beruflicher Probleme und bei der Sicherstellung sozialer Ansprüche. visarte.bern hat rund 340 Mitglieder und einen engagierten Vorstand, der sich aus Kunstschaffenden, KunstvermittlerInnen und -historikerInnen zusammensetzt. Für Veranstaltungen und Sitzungen hat visarte.bern im PROGR einen Aktionsraum gemietet.