Hans Baumann is a Swiss-American artist and land art practitioner.

His work addresses the decolonization of Western epistemologies, narratives of ecological collapse and nonhuman timescales. Baumann holds degrees from Harvard University and Prifysgol Caerdydd, and he has lectured throughout the United States and Europe at institutions such as Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), University of Pennsylvania, Universität Bern and Cornell University. He has been an artist-in-residence at the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI) and at ArtCenter College of Design’s Media Design Practices Department, and he was a 2019-2020 Fellow of the Landscape Architecture Foundation. His essays have appeared in a variety of publications, including e-flux architecture and The Invention of the American Desert (University of California Press, 2021), and his projects has been supported by institutions such as the National Endowment for the Arts, the Antipode Foundation for Radical Geography, Strelka Institute and the Getty Foundation. Hans currently resides in Los Angeles.

contact: hans@hbaumann.com