Attached to the EPFL College of Humanities (CdH), Artlab presents temporary and long-term exhibitions that bring the world of science and the Humanities closer together. It also houses a Montreux Jazz Café in which it is possible to consult the festival’s audio-visual archives. Opened in the fall of 2016, the building was designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma.

The 3 pavilions of the building

Located in the northern part of the ArtLab building, open to the Esplanade, the Datasquare presents a long-term exhibition on the theme of big data.

This space, the most spacious in the building, hosts temporary exhibitions that showcase, through technology, a scientific, artistic, historical and cultural heritage.

Located in the southern part of the building, on the lake side, this space is dedicated to the enhancement of the Montreux Jazz Festival archives, which are registered in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.

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To be seen in ArtLab EPFL



Privacy in the Digital Age: EPFL and RTS to host radio series for the public


With: Jessica Pidoux – Assistante doctorante à l’Institut des Humanités Digitales de l’EPFL Daniel Gatica-Perez – Professeur à l’Institut des Humanités Digitales de l’EPFL et à l’Institut de recherche et d’enseignement en intelligence artificielle (LIDIAP) Sébastien Fanti – Avocat spécialiste de la protection des données Niels Weber – Psychologue spécialiste de l’hyperconnectivité
Place and room: ART A0 100
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Infinity Room 2 – Classes de 9 à 11S


With: Pauline Ruffiot (atelier)
Category: Sciences Activities for Youth

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