As diverse as the arts can be, so broad is also the art spectrum.
The star photographer and artist Peter Bialobrzeski has already published six city diaries: Cairo, Athens, Taipei, Kochi, Wolfsburg and Beirut. And now, at the invitation of Photobastei "Zurich Diary". Dei Diaries examine the thesis as to whether the design of a city's image can be transformed from prejudices and what has been found into a specific image. Cairo cannot be read without Arab spring, Athens cannot be read without the euro crisis and Wolfsburg, of course, not without VW and…Find out more »
Program by Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur Inspired by Werner Herzog’s film ‘The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner’, John Canciani, artistic director of the Winterthur International Short Film Festival, has put together a programme of explorations on the theme of mountains, from the somnambulistic and hallucinatory to the abstract and surreal. 6 p.m. Orogenesis (F/E, 2016) 7 min 52 sec Director: Boris Labbé Music: Daniele Ghis An excursion into abstraction and a hypothesis about how mountains came to exist. E.B.C. 5300m, (CH,…Find out more »
Sara Driver’s documentary, 'Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat', explores the pre-fame years of celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City, its people, and constantly shifting arts culture of the late 1970s and 1980s shaped Basquiat’s inimitable vision. To tell this story, Driver worked closely and collaboratively with her friends and other artists who emerged from that scene: Nan Goldin, Jim Jarmusch, James Nares, Fab Five Freddy, Lee Quinones, Luc Sante and many…Find out more »