laboratoire écologie et art pour une société en transition


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…And here we are! Our platform is finally floating on the water of lake Geneva, and ready to welcome you with a program abundant of unusual experiences that will last until the end of May! Check the schedule to participate in workshops and discussions, cook and play together, attend events or simply chill!

The Flotation School is also open to your proposals: if you are a collective, an association or an individual interested in organising an event, with or without public, check out the open call.

13-14-15 July 2023 / Vivre le Rhône

Do you want to learn more about rivers’ stewardship and rights of nature? Join the artistic team of Natural Contract Lab for a walk with the river in the context of Vivre le Rhône project. During the walk, you’ll glean found items along the way, weave water stories, experiment with a “river loom,” healing rituals and grief circles. The walks will take place in Geneva on May 20th and July 13th, 14th, 15th. Fill in this form and sign-up (limited spaces available).

least is an association that supports artistic, scientific, ecological, social and participatory approaches to activate the collective consciousness and resilience of our “Earth system”: we believe that everything, starting with our practices, our jobs, our habits, and our entire daily life, needs to be reappraised and recreated.

least’s program accompanies this transition, offering tools for developing collective thought and action to change mindsets and the world. Rooted in Switzerland, but concerned with environmental interdependency with southern Europe, least activates partnerships to enable actual connections with territories, designing residencies and projects deeply entrenched in reality.


least brings together scientists, artists, thinkers, and civil society to share their knowledge and know-how. least pools ideas, knowledge, skills and tools to anchor new positive strategies in the long term.

long-term projects

least disseminates an ecology of production that redefines the artist’s research- and territory-based profession in order to foster participation, assimilation and identification with the projects: a process that requires time and fluidity, different from usual production models.


least encourages a form of art without an audience, preferring the notion of a “participating community.” Grassroots organisations, young people, local actors and citizens take part in creative processes that focus on environmental and social issues.


least enables the creation of a common and circular model of knowledge, stimulating peer-to-peer exchanges and transgenerational artistic mentoring through practice by offering residency grants to young local artists.



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