The House of Electronic Arts (HeK) is the national competence centre that deals with art forms that address and reflect upon new media and technologies. With its focus on interdisciplinary practices, it enables insights for a broad public into art productions of various genres between art, media, and technology. With its exciting programme that features exhibitions, small festival formats, performances and concerts, HeK engages with current social issues and technological aesthetic developments. Alongside its function as an event- and exhibition venue, HeK is involved in the methods of collecting and preserving digital arts.
The young institution - founded in 2011 - is one of the pioneers on the Dreispitz area. In October 2014, HeK will move into its new space on Oslostrasse 12-14. During the current transition phase, HeK is already present in the temporary spaces, organising exhibitions and events.