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June 2017
CHF23

Action!

23 June - 30 July
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

After the heyday of happenings and art actions in the 1960s and 1970s, a young generation of artists is revisiting the medium of performance and expressing an interest in ephemeral and processoriented forms of art. ‘Action!’ examines this phenomenon and transforms the large exhibition gallery of the Kunsthaus into an action space with live performances, works in which visitors themselves become actors, and restagings of iconic historical performances. The focus of the exhibition is very much on the live element:…

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55CHF

PaintEvent: Waterfall

23 June
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Full details and tickets at: http://www.paintevents.ch Everything is provided so all you have to do is show up, help yourself to a glass of wine (or juice) and start painting :) Nette will be guiding you through the painting above. As always, you are of course free to paint whatever you like. Good to know: ★ All painting materials included ★ 1 glass of wine, beer or juice included ★ Complimentary tea included ★ Tickets need to be bought in…

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160CHF

DIY Levitation Workshop

25 June
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

I beleive I can fly … or join a workshop that dives into the most fascinating world of levitation! Our DIY Levitation workshop is an introduction into using sound to levitate objects whilst learning the basics of testing phase alignment of ultrasonic waveforms using an oscilloscope. Artist Adam Donovan will lead the way into learning about levitation with a focus on how to generate phase locked signals on the Arduino nano, soldering and programming (pc arduino) your device. Workshop participants…

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Open Painting Event

25 June
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Join us for some freestyle brushstrokes! On this Sunday afternoon, our new painting studio will have another open painting session (no instructions). What will I find at "Die Staffelei"? - painting materials (canvases in different sizes, paper, brushes, acrylic paint, neocolor, coloring pen, pencils, aprons etc.) - coloring books - Chinese callygraphy excersice material - feel good books - materials for DIY post cards - drinks and snacks, music & good vibe! Good to know: - all painting/craft materials provided…

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Exhibition talk: tourism poster yesterday and today

28 June
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

!Talk is in German With Erich Brechbühl, graphic artist, Melk Imboden, graphic artist and photographer, as well as Bettina Richter

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July 2017
45CHF

Guided Painting (evening): Butterfly Lovers

5 July
Paint Events Zurich, Waffenplatzstrasse 67, 8002 Zurich Schweiz + Google Map

"Liang Zhu" (Butterfly lovers) is the chinese version of "Romeo and Julia", a tragic love story which ends with the reunion of two souls, flying away together as butterflies. On this afternoon, we'll celebrate their love with colors and listen to the "Liang Zhu" theme song. Song won't sing it for you, but she'll guide you step by step through the painting :) Good to know: ★ All painting materials included ★ 1 drink included ★ free tea ★ Tickets…

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Open Painting Event

6 July - 13 July
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Join us for some freestyle brushstrokes! On every Thursday evening 5-10PM in July and August, our new painting studio will have another open painting session (no instructions). What will I find at "Die Staffelei"? - painting materials (canvases in different sizes, paper, brushes, acrylic paint, neocolor, coloring pen, pencils, aprons etc.) - coloring books - Chinese callygraphy excersice material - feel good books - materials for DIY post cards - drinks and snacks, music & good vibe! Good to know:…

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16CHF

Guided tour in English: Tomás Saraceno / Jürg Stäuble

9 July
Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Selnaustrasse 25, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Museum Haus Konstruktiv offers conducted public guided tours through the current exhibitions. The members of the public discover the artists’ diverse world of ideas, and receive a great deal of fascinating background information. We are looking forward to welcoming you. Included into the museum admission (CHF 16/12).

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Lucinda / Ruth Childs: Katema, 1978/2017

9 July
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Lucinda Childs showed Katema (1978) 39 years ago in the lecture room of the Kunsthaus Zürich. Now her niece, Ruth Childs, returns the play at exactly the same place as at that time. A unique opportunity! After the performance: Talk in English with Ruth Childs, Ty Boomershine and Mirjam Varadinis. The number of seats is limited. Reservation and valid exhibition embroidery required. Information: http://action.kunsthaus.ch

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Performance Valérie Reding

9 July
Atelier Hermann Haller, Höschgasse 8, Zürich, 8008 Switzerland + Google Map

Performance by Valérie Reding followed by an interview with the artist Produced by REDart Livemusik by Ivan Monteiro

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Metas: Matthias Dörfelt (Mokafolio)

12 July
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Matthias Dörfelt is a Los Angeles-based artist who mainly works in software producing artifacts ranging from drawings, prints, animation, videos and interactive installations to robotics. He even made a robot that was determined to reproduce! In his talk at the MuDA, we will get to explore his belief in computation as an expressive, playful and humorous tool alongside his inspiring work infusing technology with flaws, naivety and weirdness. http://muda.co/stream/matthiasdorfelt.php

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20CHF

Conditional Drawing Workshop

13 July
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Conditional Drawing Workshop Thursday 13 July 12 - 2pm Ages 15+ Love drawing, rules and creativity? Our Conditional Drawing Workshop plays with chance, frameworks and generative systems and is a 'play' method that provides possibilities for every creative person. Conditonal Drawing explores instruction based art creation through the lens of drawing. In this playful hands-on workshop, participants experience how complexity can emerge from simple rules. How can we express something visually complex as a set of Fluxus like drawing instructions…

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Gramazio Kohler Finissage + Rock Print Talk

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

Join us on Sunday 16th July to say good-bye to the ever inspiring exhibition of architectural duo Gramazio Kohler! At 2pm Andreas Thoma (project lead exhibition) and Petrus Aejmelaeus-Lindström (project lead research) from Gramazio Kohler Research will give a talk about their awesome work Rock Print - that challenges and expands the scope of 3D printing to an architectural scale by introducing robotic fabrication and the use of inexpensive, reconfigurable bulk construction materials. They will even make a small mini-version…

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Open Painting Event

20 July
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Join us for some freestyle brushstrokes! On every Thursday evening 5-10PM in July and August, our new painting studio will have another open painting session (no instructions). What will I find at "Die Staffelei"? - painting materials (canvases in different sizes, paper, brushes, acrylic paint, neocolor, coloring pen, pencils, aprons etc.) - coloring books - Chinese callygraphy excersice material - feel good books - materials for DIY post cards - drinks and snacks, music & good vibe! Good to know:…

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Ahmet Öğüt: Unconditional Basic Income Lounge

20 July
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

In June 2016, Switzerland was the first country in the world to have a right to an unconditional Basic Income (BGE) for all citizens of the country to be enshrined in the Constitution. According to the proposal, all adult residents should receive a basic income of 2'500 Swiss francs and all children about a quarter of the sum. The initiative was rejected, but found a proud 23% advocates. In view of the increasingly automated work processes that are determined by…

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Open Painting Event

22 July
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

No need to buy a ticket in advance, but registration at info@paintevents.ch is appreciated for this particular saturday afternoon :) What is open painting? Freestyle brushstrokes of your own - Start, continue or finish your painting project! We've got loads of paintings at our studio. If you need some inspiration, we're there to assist! :) (no step by step instruction) What will I find at "Die Staffelei"? - painting materials (canvases in different sizes, paper, brushes, acrylic paint, neocolor, coloring…

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Ahmet Öğüt: Unconditional Basic Income Lounge

22 July
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

«CYL (CREATE YOUR LIFE) WORKSHOP» 2-day workshop with Greta Seeger in the lounge in the exhibition hall Workshop with Greta Seeger Duration: Sat, July 22, 11: 00-17: 00 / Sun, 23 July, 11: 00-16: 00 Language: In English or German (depending on the participant) The number of seats is limited. Reservation and valid exhibition embroidery required: http://action.kunsthaus.ch/de/event/unconditional-basic-income-lounge-3/2017-07-22

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Open Painting Event

27 July
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Join us for some freestyle brushstrokes! On every Thursday evening 5-10PM in July and August, our new painting studio will have another open painting session (no instructions). What will I find at "Die Staffelei"? - painting materials (canvases in different sizes, paper, brushes, acrylic paint, neocolor, coloring pen, pencils, aprons etc.) - coloring books - Chinese callygraphy excersice material - feel good books - materials for DIY post cards - drinks and snacks, music & good vibe! Good to know:…

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August 2017
Free

Willa Werd // Ugly Houses Vernissage

11 August
Pavilleon, Werdmühleplatz, Zürich, 8001 + Google Map

We judge. Ugly Houses Vernissage. We put together an architectural creep cabinet: Bring pictures of houses that cause eye cancer at the mere sight. Digital or printed._ (ツ) _ / ¯☞ News distribution: SMS to 076 697 19 34 willawerd.ch>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>We are collecting now! So postpone all the architectural brain swaying somewhere on the net or on your hard drives⬇⬇⬇

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There is no more land, there is only sand

20 August
Johann Jacobs Museum, Seefeldquai 17, 8034 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Lecture by Milica Topalovic The process of Singapore’s transformation from a backwater colonial port, predominantly rural, to the new nation of industrial middle class housed in public high rises, was dubbed a “territorial revolution” with many layers: the social, political and economic dimensions of the national territory have been sculpted by the hand of the state, using topography as the main medium. Singapore also shows that construction of urban land usually doesn’t come without a (vast) hinterland. The city-state is…

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September 2017

Lecture: The Amazons of stage design

6 September
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Alexandra Exter and the female Russian theater art of the avant-garde Lecture with Tatiana Arquint, art historian Included in the price, no registration required

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55CHF

Conference Design Biennale Zürich

8 September
Toni Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 94, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

How can we imagine a future? What methods and tools help us to think of future? And what do we already see today? Secure your ticket today for 55 CHF! Design shapes interfaces, including those between virtuality and reality. Digitization shifts the boundaries between these two worlds, which are increasingly dense. New tasks arise and change the design disciplines. In which direction is development going? What new business models and challenges are emerging? What issues does application-oriented research have to…

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Public Lecture: «Conversing with the Gods»

8 September
Museum Rietberg Zürich, Gablerstrasse 15, Zürich, 8002 Switzerland + Google Map

The lecture revolves around the artistic journey of the 18th century painter Manaku, who came from a family of artists that lived in a little village in the hills of nothern India. Endowed with soaring imagination and great painterly skills, Manaku (meaning 'ruby') was capable of painting giant rings of time upon timeless waters, envisioning the world of gods and demons littered with cosmic battles and earthly triumphs, but also gazing, with tender eyes, upon the world of two lovers.…

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Creative Spirituality

9 September - 10 September
Shanti Jay, Meinrad-Lienert-Strasse 3 , 8003 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Session A. Dancing the Change Bioenergetic and empowerment through concepts, creative self mapping. Writing, drawing and free movement. Time: 4hrs Session B. Voice as a Channel Breathing and natural singing. Following cycles and elements. Individual and collective sound and movement. Time: 3hrs Session C. Femenine Poetry Body movement, active meditation and the femenine energy. The spaces and times. Time: 4hrs Session D. Eyes: Bridge between the outside and inside The Eyes Yoga. Present, image- creation of the inner and outer…

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55CHF

Guided Painting: Soundmeditation

21 September
Paint Events Zurich, Waffenplatzstrasse 67, 8002 Zurich Schweiz + Google Map

Good to know: ★ All painting materials included ★ 1 drink included ★ free tea ★ Tickets need to be bought in advance at http://www.paintevents.ch/nextpaintevents.html ★ Event duration: 2.5 hours ★ Cost: 55 CHF (students 45 CHF) For any questions just leave a comment below or email us at info@paintevents.ch or SMS at 0765825503. Yours, Song

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Thema Talks: Nikola Marincic

22 September
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

ABOUT: If quantum physics could talk to us about architecture, what would it say? Questions like this, as strange as they might sound, are far from being a fantasy in the context of contemporary mathematical and computational modelling. Within the paradigm of communication, we will ask architecture a question that it cannot answer alone, but get our answer nevertheless. The realisation of this possibility should help us reach another level of abstraction, from which the notion of architectural model could…

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20CHF

Towards.Maps (workshop)

28 September
Dynamo Zürich (offiziell), Wasserwerkstrasse 21, Zürich, 8006 + Google Map

Towards Maps are maps that plot our perspectives on urban development. They show real data about cities, but through a personal point of view, they visualize how we see the city and how we would like it to develop. The workshop points to fill the knowledge gap on cities through the making of digital maps showing personal perspectives on real locations. In one day workshop we will introduce basic digital mapping techniques: how to gather data and visualise them on…

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October 2017

Open Painting Tuesdays

3 October
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

No need to buy a ticket in advance, just pay as you paint :) You can walk in any time. There is also a Migrolino and a pizzeria (DonLeone) near by if you'd like to grab something. Every Tuesday September - November! Let's have a colorful fall together :) What is open painting? Freestyle brushstrokes of your own - Start, continue or finish your painting project! We've got loads of paintings at our studio. If you need some inspiration, we're…

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Metaz: Oscilloscope Music – Jerobeam Fenderson and Hansi Raber

4 October
MuDA, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Metaz Talk: Oscilloscope Music Jerobeam Fenderson and Hansi Raber Hansi Raber spent the last three years programming a "3d oscilloscope music" synthesizer, a musical genre that does not (yet) really exist. Jerobeam Fenderson is an experimental muscian and audio engineer. Together they created Oscilloscope Music, an audio-visual project that uses old analogue oscilloscopes for displaying hand crafted waveforms as x-y plot. Their talk at the MuDA dives deeper into how the project explores the missed possibilities of a (quasi) dead…

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Drawing Workshop: Eyes & Portrait

7 October
Paint Events Zurich, Waffenplatzstrasse 67, 8002 Zurich Schweiz + Google Map

We are excited to annouce our first drawing workshop with Iva!! This workshop contains 2 parts: - techniques for drawing different kind of eyes (ca. 75min) - tea/coffee break - complete the eye drawing to a portrait (ca. 75min) Among other techniques in Iva's workshop, you will learn about: - the methods of measuring and sighting that help you understand the proportions of your subject - the drawing materials and why they are used - capturing subtle curves easily and…

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50CHF - 60CHF

We love SINE WAVES – Processing Workshop

8 October
MuDA, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

We love SINE WAVES - Workshop Sunday 8 October 2 - 5pm Ages 8+ We love SINE WAVES Workshop will introduce participants to Processing with focus on trigonometric functions, and its use to create shapes. It is a great introduction to programming and creativity for the youngest of innovators to the later explorers. Processing is an open source computer programming language built for the electronic arts, new media art, and visual design communities with the purpose of teaching the fundamentals…

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Up against! artistic and anarchistic processes

9 October - 14 October
UP STATE, Flüelastrasse 54, Zürich, 8047 Switzerland + Google Map

From the 9th to 14th October, the autonomously organized event week UP AGAINST! will take place in Zurich. The idea is that there is no fixed program, but the program can be supplemented and multiplied with own contributions, events, actions or other experiments. At the same time, a temporary a-ggregation of numerous materials around subversive theories and forms of practice is emerging. In root-like structure and organic growth as a collaborative process, which can now be visited and extended all…

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Quote Club: Deviation

11 October
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

Join us for the eight session of Quote Club where we will delve into different readings of Deviation. We will read excerpts from texts by Michel Serres, Sanford Kwinter, Mary Jane Rubenstein and Gilles Deleuze. Excerpts from selected texts will be provided in the space and can be found here: http://www.kulturfolger.ch/read-me/

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Word Up!: «Jacques Rancière Parle»

17 October
Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Lecture by and conversation with Jacques Rancière (FR) Curated by Hayat Erdoğan The lecture by and conversation with Jacques Rancière is a new episode in the series Great Thinkers that started in December 2014 as a pilot at Cabaret Voltaire. Great Thinkers still follows its main idea: the search and yearn for great thinkers as inspirational and influential thinkers. The guests invited to the series Great Thinkers are anticipating answers to the questions that one might ask oneself today as…

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Open Painting Tuesdays

17 October
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

No need to buy a ticket in advance, just pay as you paint :) You can walk in any time. There is also a Migrolino and a pizzeria (DonLeone) near by if you'd like to grab something. Every Tuesday September - November! Let's have a colorful fall together :) What is open painting? Freestyle brushstrokes of your own - Start, continue or finish your painting project! We've got loads of paintings at our studio. If you need some inspiration, we're…

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Free

«Enact. Empower?» – Jasmina Metwaly

18 October
Toni Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 94, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

«Enact. Empower?» Public talk series at the Department Art & Media, ZHdK, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstr. 96, 8031 Zürich; for free, (lectures in English): Toni-Areal, 5th floor, 5.T09, 6 pm Jasmina Metwaly is an artist living and working in Kairo. Her recent (collaborative) projects address the aftermath of the Arab Spring in Egypt. Her work has been shown among others at the German Pavilion during the 56th Venice Biennale 2015. Since the 1960s art and art theory have been approximating activism. Ever…

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Free

Appunti del passaggio and an Occasional Accent: Storia di storie

21 October
Corner College, Kochstrasse 1, 8004 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

A (performative) Evening with Maria Iorio, Raphaël Cuomo and Alessandra Eramo Performance, screening of "Appunti del passaggio" (43’15 min, Italian, English subtitles) and discussion http://www.parallelhistories.org/ http://www.ezramo.com/ http://lefoyer-lefoyer.blogspot.ch/ Le Foyer zu Gast bei Corner College Kochstrasse 1 8004 Zürich http://www.corner-college.com/

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Free

TALK – Dora Budor

23 October
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK, Pfingstweidstrasse 95, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

◆ TALK ◆ Dora Budor 23.10.17 @ 18.00 Room: 2.A05 Viaduktraum (under the main entrance stairs - street level) BA Kunst & Medien, DKM, ZhdK Budor explores intertwining narratives of cinematic ecosystems and architectural structures within reactive and evolving atmospheres. These are concerns that are articulated mostly through installations, sculptures and environments. Budor often reappropriates objects and remnants of things originally made for screen, which she gives a second life through reanimation. They become part of a new system, infective…

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25CHF

OUT LINE is a series of experimental figure drawing

24 October
The Trace Gallery, Militärstrasse 76, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

OUT LINE is a series of experimental figure drawing. Quick poses, no teaching, no experience necessary. Just you, the muse, and what you make of it. Where? The Trace Gallery, Militärstrasse 76, 8004 Zürich When? Tuesday, October 24. Get there at 7pm ready for a 7:30pm start What to bring? Your own drawing materials and paper pads (hard back) in preparation for a 2 hour session How much? CHF 25 will cover model fee / wine Space is limited -…

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QuasiTool Box: Silent Dialoguing

27 October
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

(Quasi)Tool Box: Silent Dialoguing Aleksandra Ścibor + Bettina Diel 27.10.2017, 8pm --- (Quasi)Tool Box: Silent Dialoguing Join us for this special event where you can experience yourself in a dialouge, and dance softly through pink water balls, with our artwork of the month by Bettina Diel. Come and play and explore the potentialities of this quasi tool! The workshop-like situation is organised into a map, yet its territory is entirely yours. Enjoy! Facilitated by: Aleksandra Ścibor and Bettina Diel Aleksandra…

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Trans-local Sympodium What’s Wrong with Performance Art?

27 October - 29 October
Corner College, Kochstrasse 1, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

trans-local Sympodium What’s Wrong with Performance Art? Friday, 27 October, 12:30h doors open, coffee / tea / buffet 13:00h Introduction by the curators 13:30h Artist Talk Performance as Book. Book as Performance by Martina-Sofie Wildberger in conversation with Georg Rutishauser in the context of her personal exhibition at Corner College and her collaborative book project with edition fink / Georg Rutishauser. 14:00h Session 1 Performing the Curatorial / Curating Performance with Chris Regn, Madeleine Amsler, Sibylle Omlin and Elise Lammer,…

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Panel Discussion 2017

28 October
Kunst Zürich, Ricarda-Huch-Strasse | ABB Hall 550, Zürich, 8050 Switzerland + Google Map

Tobia Bezzola in discussion with Hanes Schmid «More than Photographs»

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Free

«Enact. Empower?» – Angela Dimitrakaki

28 October
Toni Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 94, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

«Enact. Empower?» Public talk series at the Department Art & Media, ZHdK, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstr. 96, 8031 Zürich; for free, (lectures in English): Toni-Areal, 5th floor, 5.T09, 6:30 pm Angela Dimitrakaki teaches contemporary art history and theory at the University of Edinburgh, where she also directs the MSc Modern and Contemporary Art and leads the Global Contemporary research group. Her publications include the study Gender, ArtWork and the Global Contemporary (2013), the co-edited volume Economy: Art Production and the Subject in…

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Henri Cartier-Bresson Inspired Workshop

29 October
Limmatalstrasse 184, Limmatalstrasse 184, Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Lets celebrate Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) who pioneered the genre of street photography. In 1947 he co-founds the most famous, prestige and first in the world photo agency Magnum Photos in Paris. In 1948 he cover the death of Mahatma Gandhi in India. He was in China, during the last days of Chinese Civil War in 1949. He photographed Beijing as the city was falling to communists. Cartier-Bresson’s photography took him to many places, including China, Mexico, Canada, the United States,…

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November 2017
99CHF

DIY Modular Eurorack Workshop

4 November
MuDA, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

DIY MODULAR WORKSHOP In collaboration with the Backslash Festival Saturday 4 November 15:00 – 18:00pm For our music techies already into modulars and/or want to start building one, this workshop will guide you to making your own module eurorack! In our second modular workshop you will build your own modular RIAA Eurorack phono preamplifier component. Since sampling becomes more and more popular in eurorack, a phono preamplifier could come in very handy to directly sample from vinyl! RIAA is a…

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Metaz – Re:PublicDomain

9 November
MuDA, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Metaz Talk: Re:PublicDomain Daniel Boos and Mario Purkathofer Members: Free Others: CHF 10 This night → You will never forget! It is time to enter the intergalactic realm of Re:Public Domain! Re:PublicDomain is about finding, distributing and fostering the re-use of works from artists and authors who died 70 years ago (and are therefore are in the public domain in Switzerland). This means the copyright has expired and many works now belong to everybody to be reused in ANY creative…

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PANEL Science and Art: different positions on common terms

9 November
Zoologisches Museum der Universität Zürich, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, Zürich, 8006 Switzerland + Google Map

PANEL «SCIENCE AND ART - ART AND SCIENCE: DIFFERENT POSITIONS ON COMMON TERMS» 9.11.2017 6.30pm Zoological Museum University of Zurich Free entry The panel will be held in English On 9th November at 6.30 pm, the artists and scientists from the special exhibition «Displacements - Art, Science and the DNA of the Ibex» at the Zoological Museum of the University of Zurich, will present and debate six terms, each of which will be illustrated from the perspective of art and…

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Public Tour with John Russell

12 November
Kunsthalle Zürich, Limmatstrasse 270, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Artist John Russell will give a guided tour through his exhibition «DOGGO» at Kunsthalle Zürich. http://kunsthallezurich.ch/de/john-russell-doggo

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«Enact. Empower?» – Elisabeth Lebovici

13 November
Toni Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 94, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

«Enact. Empower?» Public talk series at the Department Art & Media, ZHdK, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstr. 96, 8031 Zürich; for free, (lectures in English): Toni-Areal, 3rd floor, 3.K01, 6:30 pm https://www.zhdk.ch/veranstaltung/32992 Elisabeth Lebovici lives and works in Paris. An art historian and critic, she explores in her research, books, and lectures, the articulation between feminism, gender studies, queer politics, LGBT activism, and the contemporary arts. She is the author, among numerous publications, of «Femmes/artistes, artistes/femmes, Paris de 1880 à nos jours» (with…

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25CHF

OUT LINE: a series of experimental figure drawing

14 November
The Trace Gallery, Militärstrasse 76, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

OUT LINE is a series of experimental figure drawing. Quick poses, no teaching, no experience necessary. Just you, the muse, and what you make of it. Where? The Trace Gallery, Militärstrasse 76, 8004 Zürich When? Tuesday, October 24. Get there at 7pm ready for a 7:30pm start What to bring? Your own drawing materials and paper pads (hard back) in preparation for a 2 hour session How much? CHF 25 will cover model fee / wine Space is limited -…

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