The Helmhaus shows contemporary art, which is created in the vibrant Swiss art scene. Particular attention is paid to the local Zurich scene.
Talks with Peter Emch, who is represented in the exhibition "Eternal Presence" and shows his coverings of Chinese woodcuts from the 18th century by Leng Mei. +infoFind out more »
The travel writer and photographer Rudolph Jula gives insights into his project "Vanishing Syria": a search for a trace of his own memories, encounters on the Syrian border and countries where Syrian refugees arrived in 2015. The work was carried out within the "Situations" series of the Fotomuseum Winterthur. +infoFind out more »
David Chieppo has been developing his "studio" on the first floor since the opening of the exhibition "things are getting better all the time ...". Numerous new works have been created - and the presentation has always been adapted accordingly. It turned out that the work of the artist born in the USA and living in Zurich since 1998 is only supposedly leaps and chaotic: in truth, he consistently adheres to his original ideas and works with persevering endurance as…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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,…Find out more »
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…Find out more »