Raffael Dörig

Raffael Dörig studied art history, media studies, and German in Basel (CH). He was curator of Medienkunstraum [plug.in] in Basel (2006–2010), and from 2007 to 2011 cofounder, cocurator, and board member of the Shift Festival of Electronic Arts, Basel, which included crossover exhibitions, music, film and video, workshops, lectures, and performances. In 2011 Raffael Dörig was curator at the House for Electronic Arts Basel which unites the activities of [plug.in] and Shift Festival under one roof, and was responsible for the inaugural exhibition of the new institution, »Together in Electric Dreams. Absent Presence«. His other recent curatorial projects include the solo exhibition of Oliver Laric, »Kopienkritik« at the Skulpturhalle Basel, and a group exhibition on hacking and tinkering in art at Bâtiment d’art contemporain in Geneva (CH). Since 2012 he is the director of Kunsthaus Langenthal.