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Samuel Beckett – Film

24 May
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, 8004 Zürich + Google Map

Film screening and conversation Program: 17:15 «Film» (France 1965, 22 min) by Alan Schneider & Samuel Beckett 17:45 «Notfilm» (USA 2015, 128 min) by Ross Lipman 20:15 Talk In 1965, the premiere of a short film took place at the Filmfestival in Venice, whose high-caliber cast led the hearts of theater and film lovers to

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HIDDEN FACES

21 May - 15 June
Art Container, Park Pfingstweid, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Eventdauer: 19.05.2017 - 15.06.2017 By Michele D'Ariano Simionato and Andy Storchenegger HIDDEN FACES works with an original Swiss theme, with centuries-old customs, and at the same time can be applied intensively to the foreign people who are seeking asylum here. We tell this man about ourselves, of our peculiarity as a Swiss, and then leave

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Videoex: International competition

20 May - 28 May
videoEx, Kanonengasse 20, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

Videoex Festival 2017 International competition New forms of seeing and understanding - films of today for tomorrow. The selection of more than 1500 submissions opens a view into the universe of the 'other' movie. Exciting, wild, funny and critical works reflect the whole range of the film outside the strict conventions of narrative and documentary

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12CHF

Maja Bajevic

20 May - 13 August

Opening: Friday, 19 May 2017 In a large overview exhibition, the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst presents the oeuvre of French-Bosnian artist Maja Bajevic (b. 1967 in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina). This exhibition concentrates on works from the last ten years, supplemented by newly produced pieces. Since the mid-1990s, Bajevic has worked on a very wide range of

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Exhibition opening and book release – Gianin Conrad

19 May - 10 June
Galerie sam scherrer contemporary, Kleinstrasse 16, Zürich 8008 Schweiz + Google Map

The gallery sam scherrer contemporary presents the exhibition "A Glimpse of the Sculptor" by Gianin Conrad from 19 May to 10 June 2017. At the same time, we present his new book. The opening of the exhibition and the book vernissage is on the Friday, May 19, 2017, from 6 pm to 8 pm. Gianin

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Fallen – Florian Bühler

19 May - 28 July
KATZ CONTEMPORARY, Talstrasse 83, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

FLORIAN BÜHLER - Fallen Ach wie gut, dass niemand rumpelt paintings & heliogravures LUTZ & GUGGISBERG 3 sculptures 20 May - 28 July 2017 OPENING Friday, 19 May 2017, 6-8pm

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12CHF

CV – Michael Riedel

19 May - 12 August
Kunsthalle Zürich, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Opening: Friday, May 19, 2017 German Artist Michael Riedel (*1972) has created a body of work that is readily misunderstood and can’t easily be compared with any other. Similar to a Doubling Charm, by which objects replicate by the slightest touch, starting a chain-reaction of reentries, Riedel’s artworks attest to an ongoing process of replication

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23CHF

Mexican Graphic Art

19 May - 27 August
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Who said the Kunsthaus only holds Swiss art? A collection of Mexican graphic art donated to the Kunsthaus Zürich by the Swiss photographer Armin Haab comprises works by 65 artists who were born or lived in Mexico. Now, an exhibition presents selected pieces from this collection, centring on important prints produced in a variety of

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Bisig – Maja Vieli

18 May - 24 June
ART FORUM UTE BARTH – Galerie für Moderne & Zeitgenössische Kunst, Kartausstrasse 8, 8008 Zurich Schweiz + Google Map

Maja Vieli-Bisig is not only a painter but also a musician. Her works are to be understood as an examination of the musical laws and their transformation into the realm of the visible

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Maria Eitle-Vozar

18 May - 24 June
ART FORUM UTE BARTH – Galerie für Moderne & Zeitgenössische Kunst, Kartausstrasse 8, 8008 Zurich Schweiz + Google Map

Vernissage 18.5

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Blending Presences – Bastiaan De Nennie

17 May - 22 July
Roehrs & Boetsch, Bachstrasse 9, Zürich 8038 Schweiz + Google Map

Gallery Roehrs & Boetsch is pleased to present Bastiaan de Nennie's first solo exhibition 'Blending Presences'. Bastiaan’s works can be considered as a new tradition of 'phygital' (physical + digital = phygital) sculptural art, dealing with the physical and digital architecture of our surroundings. He departs from a pre-digital reality: the world of things we

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Such a theater – Rosina Kuhn

13 May - 22 July
Counter Space, Röschibachstrasse 24, 8037 Zurich Schweiz + Google Map

Rosina Kuhn spends her life with and in the midst of pictures. The exhibition theater drawings. One ear after another shows a hitherto unknown part of this picture cosmos. There is a selection of theater drawings, which Rosina Kuhn commissioned in the 70s and 80s. The selected originals are supplemented by reproductions of the time

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Querschnitt paintings — raschi küng CH

11 May - 1 June
Gallery BOX, zollikerstrasse 251, Zürich, 8008 Switzerland + Google Map

raschi küng cross-section Vernissage May 11, 2017 18-21Uhr Finisage; 1 June 2017 at 6 pm Private guided tour by arrangement The young Swiss artist Raschi Küng combines her paintings, cubes and sculptures with the art of printing. She calls it "pre-application printing technology". In the creation of her works concentration and action in the game

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For Evergreen – Thomas Flechtner

11 May - 24 June
Bildhalle, Stauffacherquai 56, Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Vernissage: Thursday, 11 May from 18h to 21h Guest speaker: Publisher Lars Müller The exhibition lasts until 24 June 2017 FOR EVERGREEN is a sensual tribute to the universe of plants using the means of analog photography. For the first time the artist Thomas Flechtner presents works from different cycles. In contrasting with each other,

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New Works – Thomas Flechtner

11 May - 15 July
Bildhalle, Stauffacherquai 56, 8004 Zürich, www.bildhalle.ch, Schweiz + Google Map

Opening 11.MAI 8h-21h Born 1961 in Winterthur, Switzerland Lives and works in Valliere, France and Zurich, Switzerland Awards: UBS Anerkennungspreis, Switzerland, 2013 Photography Award of Canton Neuchatel, Switzerland, 2004 Landis & Gyr Studio, London, United Kingdom, 1993 Swiss Grants for Arts, 1992 European Photography Award, Berlin, Germany, 1991 Swiss Grants for Arts, 1990 European Kodak

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Vernissage zur Ausstellung im Kiosk Tabak — Christof Vetsch

5 May - 24 May
Kiosk Tabak, Mutschellenstrasse 2, Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Objects and photographs (exhibition from 5 to 24 May 2017) As if chance had had his hand in the work some compositions by Christof Vetsch. They are a stage for quite simple things, rust stains, foundry, a filed garment, flowers, mirrors and a piece of ginger. A part of a church bench, but also of

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12CHF

Troxler to the Power of Three

5 May - 25 June
Museum für Gestaltung, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

In the entrance hall of the Toni-Areal a 140 m2 wall is reserved for Museum's presentations. Niklaus Troxler is among the most versatile poster designers of the present day. On the occasion of his 70th birthday, the museum honors him with a presentation of selected works, accompanied by posters by his daughters Annik and Paula

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12CHF

Sigurd Leeder – Traces of Dance

5 May - 30 July
Museum für Gestaltung, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Although a fleeting form of art, dance often leaves behind its traces of experience that continue to exert an effect. The international dancer, teacher, and choreographer Sigurd Leeder (1902–1981) left a variety of such traces. He belonged to the reform movement of expressive dance; self-taught, through his own efforts he acquired his knowledge of movements

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Schweizer Pressfoto 17

4 May - 31 July
Landesmuseum Zürich, Museumstrasse 2, Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

«Swiss Press Photo 17» is bringing together the best Swiss press photos of 2016 at the National Museum Zurich. The exhibition captures momentous events in photographic images offering unique perspectives on the year’s milestones. An international jury will choose the best-in-show photos in six different categories and the exhibition prize winners. Around 90 photos will

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Vernissage: Zaida del Río – Learn worlds –

4 May - 27 May
ArteMorfosis – Kubanische Kunst in Zürich, Rämistrasse 31, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Painter, illustrator, illustrator, printmaker, ceramic artist, poet and performance artist: Zaida del Río (* 1954 in Guadalupe, Las Villas, Cuba) is one of the key figures of contemporary Cuban art. She studied at the Escuela Nacional de Arte and the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, as well as at the Ecole de Beaux Arts

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12CHF

Portraits – Vom Silber zum Algorithmus – Gruppenausstellung vfg SICHT

4 May - 4 June
Photobastei, Sihlquai 125, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Portraits - From Silver to Algorithm The question of the identity of people has always been an integral part of the photographic practice and has been multiplied with the technical development and the associated pictorial languages. The spectrum of the presentation includes the documentary image, the sensitive approach, the cursory observation, the conscious roll play,

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Reaper. Richard Hamilton and Sigfried Giedion

3 May - 25 June
Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

2017 will mark not only the 150th anniversary of the Collection of Prints and Drawings. The Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta) of the ETH Zürich will also be celebrating its 50th anniversary, and this has prompted a cooperation. The starting point of the exhibition is the print series “Reaper”(1949) by the

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10CHF

Gramazio Kohler

1 April - 16 July
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

The two architects Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler combine the physics of architecture with digital logic. With their work, they conceive spatial relationships and contextual behavior through programming.

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Geraniums Are Never Red – Uriel Orlow

1 April - 6 June
Corner College, Kochstrasse 1, 8004 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Opening on Saturday, April 1st, 4:30 pm 17: 00h Discussion between Uriel Orlow and TJ Demos In his exhibition at Corner College, Uriel Orlow sees the botanical world as a stage of history and politics. The work in the exhibition has been developed over the last two years and deals with the legacies of botanical

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25CHF

Osiris – The sunken secret of Egypt

10 February - 16 July
Museum Rietberg, Gablerstrasse 15, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

This spectacular exhibition shows 300 statues and ritual objects, sarcophagi and idols from sixteen centuries retrieved from the depths of the Mediterranean off the Egyptian coast. The exhibits originate from the legendary cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus, which became submerged in the eighth century AD. They provide answers to many age-old questions. The exhibition tells

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9CHF

INSIDER – OUTSIDER

9 November 2016 - 11 June 2017
Musée Visionnaire, Predigerpl. 10, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

INSIDER - OUTSIDER9. NOVEMBER 2016 - JUNE 11, 2017 The exhibition INSIDER - OUTSIDER shows over 100 works by important representatives of the art of outsider. It is common to all the protagonists and protagonists that their works are attributed either to the kind of breed, to the kind of Naïve or to the outsider

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23:30

Live Performance: Centaure – Kurt d’Haeseleer / Franck Vigroux

24 May @ 23:30 - 25 May @ 01:30
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, 8004 Zürich + Google Map

Videoex Festival 2017 Live performance: Centaure - Kurt d'Haeseleer / Franck Vigroux Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 23: 30h, Festival Center Kunstraum Walcheturm Centaure is a live audio video performance by Franck Vigroux (music) Kurt d'Haeseleer (video), a postdigital road trip into a dystopian future. It is a virtual «safari» into a world populated by cloned

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22:00

Host country México V: Jodorowsky

24 May @ 22:00 - 00:30
videoEx, Kanonengasse 20, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

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