Martin Hertig

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Martin Hertig is a designer and artistic researcher based in Bern, Switzerland. His practice often focuses on creating interactive experiences and tools to stimulate encounters and awareness on techno-social subjects.

His work has been talked about in publications such as Creative Applications, Gizmodo, Fast Company, The Creators Project and exhibited in various context including the Ars Electronica Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Montreal Phi Centre, and the UK’s National Science and Media Museum. Martin is a graduate of Media & Interaction Design at ECAL, where he is involved in research projects.

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2021: Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Expanded Cinema at OXYD Kunsträume, Winterthur, CH
2020: Kein Kino, Kino Toni ZHDK, Zürich, CH
2018: Wellcome & BFI Fellowship Ceremony, Wellcome Trust, London, UK
2018: Alternate Realities Tour, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford, UK
2018: Ars Electronica Fesival, POSTCITY, Linz, AT
2018: Alternate Realities Tour, Phi Centre, Montreal, CAN
2018: Alternate Realities, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Trafalger Warehouse Sheffield, UK
2017: Buskers Bern, Berner Münster, Bern, CH
2017: Design Festival Bern, Berner GenerationenHaus, Bern, CH
2016: European Media Art Festival, Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Osnabrück, DE
2016: POETRY, Logotel Space Ventura/Lambrate, Milano Design Week, IT
2015: Global Grad Show, Dubai Design Week, Dubai Design District, UAE
2015: ECAL Diplomas, ECAL, Lausanne, CH
2015: Grafik 15, Maag Halle Zürich, CH
2015: Poetics and Politics of Data, H3K Basel, CH
2015: Data Canvas, Lift China, Shanghai, CN
2015: Data Canvas, National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore, IND
2015: Data Canvas, Espace L’Abri, Geneva, CH
2015: ECAL Diplomas, Hong Kong Design Institute, Hong Kong, CN
2014: Delirious Home, Milano Design Week, IT
2020: Design Academy Eindhoven, NL, Master in Social Design, 2 day workshop, with Jesse Howard
2018: Design Academy Eindhoven, NL, Master in Social Design, 1 week workshop, with Jesse Howard, Thibault Brevet and Joao Fonseca
2017: Design Academy Eindhoven, NL, Master in Social Design, 1 week workshop, with Jesse Howard and Thibault Brevet
2017: Powercoders Bern, CH, 3 day crashcourse in UX design & frontend development
2016: Jugendkulturhaus Dynamo Zürich, CH, Multiple introduction-Courses to lasercutting & silkscreen-printing
BA Visual Communication / Interaction Design,  ECAL, CH, 2013 – 2015
Foundation Year in Arts and Design, SfGB Bern, CH, 2012 – 2013
BSc Industrial Engineering (1 yr), HSLU, CH, 2011 – 2012
Software Developer Apprenticeship, Bern, CH, 2004 – 2008
Design Researcher, 2018 – ongoing
Experience Designer, 2016 – ongoing
Freelance Web Developer, 2011 – 2016
Maker & Workshop Tutor (Swiss Civilian Service), 2015 – 2016
Milkshake Vendor, 2011 – 2015
Web Developer, 2009 – 2011