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Activities are temporary events in which the visitors can also be actively involved. Workshops, artists’ performances, or direct talks with the artists
make art a dialogue whose genres are strongly represented in Zurich.

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July 2017

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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Free

Summer party with opening

23 August
LUNAX, Hallwylstrasse 60, 8004 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

LUNAX Swiss Photographers' Agency, art.I.schock and Edition VFO - Verein für Originalgraphik invite you to the summer festival. We share our work center in the same block border. In our backyard at Hallwylplatz, we celebrate a diverse, colorful, surprising, humid, happy celebration! And Seri Backhandwerk serves his best baguette. It awaits you: - Vernissage «Paradise Island» - exhibition by Zeljko Gataric. With a guide by Thomas Egli / by Lunax - Tropical Bar / by art.I.schock - Apéro in the…

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CHF23

Cantastorie

25 August - 8 October
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

The precious ‘Cantastorie’, a fascinating and unknown accumulation of images and image cycles, were handed down from one generation to the next in two families of minstrels and puppeteers from Naples and Foggia who used them to place great cultural issues literally before an audience. In a way they were the first comics, full of beautiful princesses, valiant knights, chaotic battles, gruesome tales and voracious monsters. Some 100 magnificently colourful masterpieces of folk art created in the first decades of…

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Free

Finissage: Michael Sailstorfer “Altenheim für Populisten”

25 August
Grieder Contemporary, Limmatstrasse 256, 8005 · Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Please join us for the finissage cocktail of Michael Sailstorfer's solo show "Altenheim für Populisten" on Friday, 25th August at 6pm.

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September 2017
25CHF

The long night of museums

2 September
Zürich, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

On Saturday 2 September 2017, 46 Zurich museums invite you to the night's discovery journey and look forward to your visit. In the Long Night of the Zurich Museums, the approach routes should be short. The VBZ Züri line supports good ideas and contributes to the fact that you can enjoy the culture in our city comfortably and without any circumstances. Day and night. Good ride. Combiticket The combined ticket costs CHF 25.- (no single tickets or reductions). Children under…

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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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Full moon tea ceremony

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

In Japan the autumn full moon is called the most beautiful moon in the whole year. Already a thousand years ago this full moon night at the imperial court was celebrated with music, poems and a tea ceremony. With teamaster Soyu Mukai Read more: bit.ly/2w9MXEy

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Origins of Samba

7 September
Johann Jacobs Museum, Seefeldquai 17, 8034 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Raimundo dos Santos Concert Musician, composer and painter Raimundo dos Santos (b. 1971), called Bida, lives and works in his hometown Salvador da Bahia. His broad repertoire includes not only the musical tradition from the time of slavery and the plantation economy, but modern Brazilian dance and pop music as well. Besides Samba de Roda, Xote and Afoxé music, his compositions are based on elements of reggae, blues and funk. Many of his songs have been recorded by influential groups…

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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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Thus I Spoke: «The Place of the Grave», 2013

12 September
Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Performance by/with Krõõt Juurak (EE) Curated by Michelangelo Miccolis (IT) A girl was playing in the house and suddenly the Grave came to the girl and said: «Little girl, little girl, you can play here but you have to close the doors and windows.» The girl said yes and continued to play. Then the Grave came a second time and said: «Little girl, little girl, you can play here but you have to remember to close the doors and windows.»…

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F+F-Party

16 September - 17 September
F+F Schule für Kunst und Design, Flurstrasse 89, Zürich, 8047 Switzerland + Google Map

The mother of all parties is back. After two years break again organized by the F + Flern. For all students, pupils, pupils, former students, lecturers, employees, friends and acquaintances. This time in and in front of the garage. music 1. Olive - Singer / Songwriter 2. The Eugenes - Rock 3. Basement Roots - Reggae 4. Beat Boy Marc & Alexandrovna - Electro

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Performance 4 Evenings: «Who Owns it? Can I Hold it?», premiere

19 September
Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Performance von Ruth Beale (UK), with Søren Berner (DK) Curated by Søren Berner (DK) Contemplating property and possession, the meaning of public ownership, and the concept of commons, «Who Owns It? Can I Hold It?» combines text, audio and spontaneous movement. Using handheld objects hewn from a single lump of porcelain, the performance co-opts the movements of the audience as a means of collective healing and meditation. Coming from mid-Brexit Britain, where the population is divided over political questions large…

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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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Circumstances, Concert and Record Recording Session

21 September
Binz39 Foundation, Sihlquai 133, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Concert and finissage as part of the exhibition "Komponenten am Bürgersteig" by Daniel V. Keller

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WURF. / performance / Bruno Jakob & Hans Witschi

22 September
Last Tango, Röntgenstrasse 6, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Last Tango is pleased to present WURF. a performance by Bruno Jakob and Hans Witschi. WURF. Invisible Expandible and Breathing Images, 2017 Technical Materials: Brave, Tender, Gorgeous, Miraculous, Extraordinary, Astonishing, Brilliant, Joyful, Amazing, Rich, Iconic, Fabulous, Touching, Breathtaking, Dazzling, Terrific, Imagination, Immersive, Galvanizing, Illuminating, Hypnotic, Beautiful, Sublime, Transcendent, Hilarious and so on. Music: Hans Witschi, Piano, "INTUITIONS 2017" Location: In, on, around and everywhere.

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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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Free

Finissage PEARL/GEM/SPAM at DIENSTGEBÄUDE

22 September
DIENSTGEBÄUDE Art Space Zurich, Töpferstrasse 26, Zürich, 8045 Switzerland + Google Map

Brigham Baker, Jonas Etter, Tina Greg, Esther Kempf, Dominic Michel, Andreas Marti

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To Come and See

22 September
Helmhaus Zürich, Limmatquai 31, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Performance by Eilit Marom, Anna Massoni, Elpida Orfanidou, Adina Secretan, Simone Truong, with you (hopefully). Within the framework of the exhibition "An Exhibition for You". Here, you, the spectator, the viewer are the same complice and intruder: The performers use the helm house as a playground, as an ecosystem, as a habitat. Touching, complimenting, shifting attention, looking back. Between closeness and distance, presence and disappearance, a sensuous landscape emerges - cheerful and eerie at the same time. It invites you…

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“Othello” – Kathakali meets Shakespeare

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

Sadanam Balakrishnan, one of the probably most important contemporary masters of this ancient art form, travels to Zurich with his internationally acclaimed ensemble for two guest appearances exclusively at the Museum Rietberg. In this unforgettable theater performance Kathakali meets Shakespeare. The unusual encounter of a western theater icon with top artists of Indian dance tradition. Introduction in German by Pavel Jiracek, operatic dramaturge "Kathakali" Colors, drama, music and dance: Kathakali is one of the classical theater traditions of South India -…

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The Near and the Nigh

23 September
la_cápsula, Geroldstrasse 31, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

We are happy to invite you to the second event by la_cápsula The Near and the Nigh Derzu Campos September 23rd, 2017 // 6.30 - 10.30 pm Live performance Signs Preceding the End of the World // 9.30 pm DJ set after the show *The artist will be present https://www.lacapsula-zh.com/thenearandthenigh About the project: The Near and the Nigh works as a cycle of light and darkness in which urbanism, social conflicts and the end of the world serve to establish…

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Indian Dance Theatre Meets Shakespeare

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

Colors, drama, music and dance: Kathakali, a classical theatre tradition from South India, is a mixture between ballet, theatre, opera and pantomime, featuring impressive masks, costumes and complex gestures. Asia Society Switzerland and Museum Rietberg are partnering for an unusual Kathakali performance: Sadanam Balakrishnan, a world-renowned master of this ancient art form, will perform with his ensemble an interpretation of Shakespeare’s «Othello» - for the very first time in Switzerland. Sadanam Balakrishnan sees many similarities between the traditions of Shakespeare…

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Oh my silly, silly, silly mind!

23 September
Helmhaus Zürich, Limmatquai 31, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Performance / choreography by Stefanie Knobel - with Anna Lehr, Tabea Magyar, Désirée Meul and Nina Tshomba. In the installation with texts by Stefanie Knobel in collaboration with Samrat Banerjee. Performance at the exhibition "An exhibition for you". You take oxygen into your system and give it off as carbondioxide. Even now. "Oh my silly, silly silly mind!" is an installative and performative technology-textile fiction, in which bodies recapture their virtual domains. We breathe in an extensive cotton fabric composition,…

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To Give a Hand

24 September
Helmhaus Zürich, Limmatquai 31, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Performances with duets from participants of the Zurich Autonomous School, the Atelierschule, the ZHdK, the Third Spring Society, the HORA Theater. A project by Simone Truong and Eilit Marom, Anna MAssoni, Elpida Orfanidou and Adina Secretan as part of the exhibition "An exhibition for you". You, the visitor, the visitor, is invited to attend a series of duets, one by one. In each, an individual list of pleasure is played, according to the wishes and needs of the Duet-Dus. You…

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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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Free

Performative Reading: The Baltic Atlas

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

ABOUT: THE BALTIC ATLAS … is a gradient between two questions. The first: "what is possible to imagine?" focuses on interpretations, fictional stories, analyses, and reflections on the ongoing processes, and proposes future projections. The second: "what is possible?" is an inquiry into the methods, resources, and parameters that define space. Parallel discourses are positioned next to each other—overlaid in an atlas that works in range of different modes. An atlas is a medium that unravels multiple ways of seeing…

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October 2017
Free

Open House: Behind the scenes of Villa Bleuler

1 October
Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft (SIK-ISEA), Zollikerstrasse 32, Zürich, 8032 Switzerland + Google Map

Participation is free, no registration is required. The ground floor is freely accessible. Guided tours of the building take place from 10 am to 6 pm every 30 minutes. The number of seats is limited to 20 persons per guide. You are cordially invited to visit Villa Bleuler at Open House Zürich . Since 1993 the headquarters of SIK-ISEA has been located in the Villa Bleuler at Zollikerstrasse 32 in Zürich-Riesbach, built between 1885 and 1888. The building, together with…

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Performance 4 Evenings: «No Title No Work», premiere

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

Performance by Christian Falsnaes (DK), with Søren Berner (DK) Curated by Søren Berner (DK) What happens when people have to give up control and simply give in to instructions and orders? Christian Falsnaes addresses a highly current topic as he wants to make visible the mechanisms of following authoritarian orders that organize society but that we normally don’t recognize. His works are based upon the interaction between audience and artist and deal with rituals, social dynamics and group behaviour in…

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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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35CHF

WAY OUT

5 October - 6 October
Kulturmarkt Zürich, Aemtlerstrasse 23, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

A dance performance with four dancers and four bodies telling stories of losing and finding. Sadly, strong, melancholic, but also bizarre and funny moments characterize this evening-filling performance. A journey of discovery to a common identity, a mosaic of virtuosity and contrasts. Nunzio Impellizzeri brings together various elements of loss, takes scenes and stories of everyday life, links them together, and impresses them impressively. WAY OUT is a sophisticated contemporary dance performance realized with professional, international dancers. The Nunzio Impellizzeri…

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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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Thus I Spoke: «United in Stomach Flu, London Weeps: Excerpts fro

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

Performance by/with Cally Spooner (UK) and with Michelangelo Miccolis (IT) Curated by Michelangelo Miccolis (IT) Cally Spooner reads from her novel in progress, interspersed with some unwritten thoughts for 2017, on states of rehearsal, Galileoʼs telescope, out-of-work speech writers, sweat, shame, structured reality, fake news, false tears and outsourcing. Previous presentations include: Serpentine Galleries, London (UK). For more about Cally Spooner see: http://cabaretvoltaire.ch/en/thuse-i-spoke.html

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Poudre I Concert & Bar

10 October
KATZ CONTEMPORARY, Talstrasse 83, Zürich, CH-8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Poudre sind im El Tschuggo Forest von Patrick Graf zu Gast und bespielen die Installation des zürcher Künstlers. Die Sängerin Franziska Bruecker und der Gitarrist Simon Borer haben sich während ihrer Studienzeit kennen gelernt und spielen seither unter dem Namen Poudre zusammen. Über die Jahre hat sich ihr Repertoire von Jazzstandards hin zu liebevoll gestalteten Arrangements von Popsongs gewandelt. Aus dieser Entwicklung heraus entstanden die ersten gemeinsam geschriebenen Songs. Sie komponieren zusammen Musik, welche die Liebe zum Singer-Songwriting mit Improvisationslust…

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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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Finissage, intervention and performance

14 October
Tart, Gotthardstrasse 54, Zürich, 8002 Switzerland + Google Map

Finissage Saturday, October 14, 2017 6 pm - 7 pm Intervention: Bettina Diel & Sibylle Ciarloni 8 pm - 10 pm Musicperformance: Kejeblos & CCO Within the framework of the exhibition * KOMPLIZEN * 23.09 - 15.10 Accomplice moves between collaborative work and cooperative exchange in heterogeneous fields and creates a temporary place for dialogue and collaboration within an experimental platform. The most varied motifs for expression forms and boundaries of cooperation are explored, explored and presented.

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Thanksgiving brunch / Bring-in

15 October
Tart, Gotthardstrasse 54, Zürich, 8002 Switzerland + Google Map

Sunday, 15.10.2017 10.00 - 13.00 Thanksgiving brunch / Bring-in Within the framework of the exhibition * KOMPLIZEN * 23.09 - 15.10 Accomplice moves between collaborative work and cooperative exchange in heterogeneous fields and creates a temporary place for dialogue and collaboration within an experimental platform. The most varied motifs for expression forms and boundaries of cooperation are explored, explored and presented.

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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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Film Screening of ‘Die Fotografen Bernd und Hilla Becher’

17 October
Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Limmatstrasse 270, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

On the occasion of the exhibition ‘Bernd and Hilla Becher’ at Hauser & Wirth Zürich Join director Marianne Kapfer for a screening of the documentary, followed by Apéro in the exhibition. The screening is a collaboration by Hauser & Wirth and Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst. This is a free event, however booking is essential.

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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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