Shared Campus
creative practices across cultures

About

Mission

Shared Campus is a cooperation platform for international education formats, research networks and joint productions launched by seven arts institutions. Close cooperation is imperative to tackling issues of global significance. Especially the arts can, and indeed ought to, play an important role in this respect. Shared Campus establishes connections that generate value for students, academics and professionals, and enables participants to share knowledge and competencies. The platform is designed around themes of international relevance with a distinct focus on transcultural issues and cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Aims

  • CONNECT
    common interests, competencies, resources and infrastructures
  • FOSTER
    joint education, research, collaboration and creation
  • DEVELOP
    sustainable knowledge exchange with global relevance
  • MOVE ACROSS
    disciplines, cultures, borders and institutions
  • ENABLE
    methods for teaching and learning in the digital age
  • SET EXAMPLES
    for international collaboration mindful of ecological criteria
  • EMBED
    transcultural awareness as a cornerstone of international education
  • COLLABORATE
    across cultures as a fundamental practice in the arts

Theme Partners

China Academy of Art (Hangzhou), Social Transformation
University of Siegen, Pop Cultures

Certain activities within themes work with additional partners.

Strategy Board

Richard William ALLEN
Dean of School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong
Natalie BRETT
Head of London College of Communication and Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of the Arts London
CHEN Kai-Huang
President, Taipei National University of the Arts
Dr. Thomas D. MEIER
Director, Zurich University of the Arts
Louis NIXON
Director of Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Dr. Venka PURUSHOTHAMAN
Vice-President (Academic) & Provost, LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore)
Dr. Oussouby SACKO
President, Kyoto Seika University

Project Team

Peter BENZ
Deputy Director Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Paul HAYWOOD
Dean of Academic Programmes, Central Saint Martins College, University of the Arts London
Nuria KRÄMER
Programme Development Manager Shared Campus, Zurich University of the Arts
Dr. Olli Tapio LEINO
Associate Professor, Director of International Programmes, City University of Hong Kong / School of Creative Media
Dr. Wolfgang MÜNCH
Dean of Teaching, Learning and Research, LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore)
Dr. Johnny M. POON
Head of the Department of Music, Convenor of the Interdisciplinary Research Cluster in Creative Media and Practice, Hong Kong Baptist University
Daniel SPÄTI
Chair Shared Campus Project Team, Zurich University of the Arts
Dr. Chi-Sui WANG
Director, Office of International Affairs, Taipei National University of the Arts
Dr. Masahiro YASUDA
Dean of Faculty Pop Cultures, Kyoto Seika University

Theme Groups

Critical Ecologies

Dr. Joëlle BITTON
Assistant Professor BA Interaction Design, Zurich University of the Arts
Dr. Laurent GUTIERREZ
Professor, MDes Scheme Leader cum Chair of Postgraduate Programme Committee, Hong Kong Polytechnic University / School of Design
Andreas KOHLI
Professor BA Art Education, Zurich University of the Arts
Nuria KRÄMER
Assistant Professor and Shared Campus Programme Manager, Zurich University of the Arts
Dr. Yanki LEE
Co-Founder of Enable Foundation (Hong Kong); Senior Lecturer, Linnaeus University (Kalmar/Växjö)
Dr. Ya-Tin LIN
Chair of Int'l MA Cultural and Creative Industries; Associate Professor, School of Dance, Taipei National University of the Arts
Beate SCHLINGELHOFF
Head of Artistic Practice/Bachelor Conference, Zurich University of the Arts
Michael SIMON
Professor and Head of Stage Design BA/MA Theatre, Zurich University of the Arts
Dr. ZHENG Bo
Artist and Assistant Professor, Lead BA Creative Media, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong

Cultures - Histories and Futures

William Davis
Composer, Sound Artist and Lecturer, Zurich University of the Arts
Elizabeth DE ROZA
Artist, Lecturer and Researcher, LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore)
Christopher KEYES
Director of the Electro-Acoustic Music Centre and of Laboratory for Immersive Arts and Technology, Department of Music, Hong Kong Baptist University
LEUNG Chi Wo Warren
Visual Artist and Associate Professor, Lead MA Fine Arts in Creative Media, City University Hong Kong
Dr. Ranko MARKOVIC
Head of International Relations in Music and of BA Music, Zurich University of the Arts
Isabel MUNDRY
Composer and Professor, Department of Music, Zurich University of the Arts
Dr. Timothy O’DWYER
Composer, Soundpainter and Head of School of Contemporary Music, LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore)
Dr. Dorothee RICHTER
Curator, Author, Filmmaker, Head of MAS Curating and Head of PhD in Practice in Curating, Zurich University of the Arts
Daniel SPÄTI
Chair Shared Campus Project Team, Zurich University of the Arts

Pop Cultures

Claudio BUCHER
Musician/Author, Department of Cultural Analysis, Zurich University of the Arts
Luca BURKHALTER
Musician and Lecturer, Department of Music, Zurich University of the Arts
Tom GERBER
Lecturer BA Film, Department of Performing Arts and Film, Zurich University of the Arts
Dr. Joseph IMORDE
Publisher and Professor, Chair of Art History, University of Siegen
Judith MAIR
Lecturer MA Design/Trends, Department of Design, Zurich University of the Arts
Takuro MIZUTA
Musician and Co-Director of Asian Music Network (Tokyo)
Kingsley NG
Artist and Assistant Professor, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Dr. Jörg SCHELLER
Head of Theory, BA Art & Media, Department of Art & Media, Zurich University of the Arts
Justin WONG
Assistant Professor, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Dr. Masahiro YASUDA
Dean of Faculty Pop Cultures, Kyoto Seika University

Social Transformation

AN Yuxi
Lecturer, School of Design, China Academy of Art (Hangzhou)
Dr. Annemarie BUCHER
Co-Lead MAS Art & Society, Lecturer BA Art & Media, Zurich University of the Arts
CHEN Zhengda
Vice Dean of School of Design, China Academy of Art (Hangzhou)
Miaosen GONG
Associate Professor and Associate Dean (Postgraduate Education and International Affaires) of School of Design, Jiangnan University
Michael KROHN
Professor, Head of MA Design, Vice Director Department of Design, Zurich University of the Arts
Rada LEU
Research/Teaching Assistant of MA in Transdisciplinary Studies, Department of Cultural Analysis, Zurich University of the Arts
Mee Ping LEUNG
Professor, Coordinator of Studio and Media Arts Division, Research Centre Director, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Michael LEUNG
Artist/Designer, Urban Farmer and Visiting Lecturer, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Louis NIXON
Professor and Director of the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Christoph SCHENKER
Head of Institute for Contemporary Art Research, Department of Art & Media, Zurich University of the Arts
SIU King Chung
Programme Lead of BA Art and Design in Education, Polytechnic University Hong Kong / School of Design

Tools

Peter BENZ
Associate Professor, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Paul HAYWOOD
Dean (Academic), Central Saint Martins College, University of the Arts London
Dr. Harald KRÄMER
Curator and Associate Professor, MA Curating Art and Media, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong
Heinrich LÜBER
Head of MA Art Education, Department of Cultural Analysis, Zurich University of the Arts
Andrew MARSH
Co-Lead MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise, Central Saint Martins College, University of the Arts London
Wolfgang MÜNCH
Dean of Teaching, Learning and Research, LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore)
Dr. Nils RÖLLER
Lecturer, Department of Art & Media, Zurich University of the Arts
Renato SOLDENHOFF
Responsible e-learning, Zurich University of the Arts
Regula STIBI
Head of the ZHdK Continuing Education Centre, Zurich University of the Arts
Stefano VANNOTTI
Head of MAS Strategic Design, Continuing Education Centre, Zurich University of the Arts