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Audio art, video art and digital art are among the most recent art genres in history and are used in Zurich in contemporary art contexts .

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April 2017
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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May 2017
Free

Daniel Karrer – Hands Dripping Red with Sunset

5 May - 30 June
Herrmann Germann Contemporary, Stationsstr. 1, 8003 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Opening, Friday 05 May 2017, 18–20 h 06.05.–30.06.2017 Daniel Karrer’s third solo exhibition at Herrmann Germann Contemporary, Hands Dripping Red with Sunset, can be understood as a continuation of his exhibition at the Kunsthalle Winterthur last winter, Hands Dripping Red with Sunrise. The installation placed within the exhibition space generates an additional pictorial level and thus illuminates Karrer’s multi-layered practice. Karrer’s working process is generated through interplay between analogue painting and digital image composition. It is, however, important that the…

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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 have, mostly, experienced through their forms, colours, fragrances and textures. Once selected, these objects are 3D-scanned, the scans are dissected, and the components are used…

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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 different issues, encompassing globalisation, inclusion/exclusion, exploitation, neo-liberalism and their reciprocal effects. At the same time, Bajevic also repeatedly raises the issue of personal identity and…

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June 2017

Kolorit Soundfestival 2017

21 June - 25 June
Sihlquai 125, Sihlquai 125, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

The reception of the sound is an immediate one. In contrast to visual perception, one can not escape one's gaze; The sound is transfused, transformed and re-transmitted within fractions. Through repetitive structures he penetrates deep into the human psyche; It generates a detachment and at the same time attachment - meditative, disturbing as well as encouraging. KOLORIT-A festival on the subject of sound is concerned with various manifestations of the sound that resonate and dissolve in the form of objects,…

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Free

I am living the experience – Manuela Hitz & Tamara Widmer

23 June @ 01:00 - 20 July @ 00:59
Art Container, Park Pfingstweid, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Event duration: Eventdauer: 23.06.2017 - 20.07.2017 by Manuela Hitz and Tamara Widmer Since 2013, the two artists are on the green border of Switzerland ; In doing so, the abstract concept of the "border" to which they physically pursue. They are particularly interested in the seeming voidness and the unspectacular simplicity that the border shows in the landscape. From the so-called walks, the subjects "I am living the experience" and "spaces of fear" were created. The two "cross-border commuters" will…

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Free

I am living the experience

23 June - 20 July
Art Container, Park Pfingstweid, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Invitation to the vernissage, Exhibition by Manuela Hitz and Tamara Widmer 24.6. - 20.7.17 http://artcontainer.ch/wp/?event=i-am-living-the-experience Near Bucheggplatz, Tram 11 to Radiostudio or 3min walk from Bucheggplatz. http://www.artcontainer.ch

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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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July 2017

All you ever wanted to know about sex

5 July
Openair Literatur Festival Zürich, Pelikanstr. 40, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Part I: Reading by Nora Bossong (GER) The award-winning German author has entered the "red light" and has created a new standard work on sex and prostitution. Part II: Sex Movies, Live French sex movies from the silent movie time, live audio by Steve Buchanan Dadaglobal, curated by IOIC

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August 2017
12CHF

John Russell

26 August - 19 November
Kunsthalle Zürich, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Opening: Friday, August 25, 2017 John Russell restages ideas of total hybridity of gender, nature, man and beast in his films, images, books, and installations ranging from real to virtual and fictional filtered through literature, theory, religion, and art. His fictions emerge in the middle of anarchy, vacuum, dystopia, where everything is possible and our lives mere networks. Satire meets historical painting meets science fiction, vision, and excess, and before we know it we come face to face with a…

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September 2017
10CHF

Qubibi

9 September 2017 - 28 January 2018
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Qubibi, also known as Kazumasa Teshigawara, is an artist and designer, born in 1977 in Tokyo.   +info

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October 2017
12CHF

The Happy Show – Stefan Sagmeister

28 October 2017 - 11 March 2018
Museum für Gestaltung, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

What is happiness, who can find it, and what can we do for our personal luck? New York-based graphic designer and typographer Stefan Sagmeister has intensively investigated these big questions. “The Happy Show” presents the results of his personal research into happiness. Highly emotional information graphics, video documents of his individual experiments, or installations that visitors can participate in: the Austrian designer’s sensual image worlds encourage the public to increase their own feeling of happiness. With handwritten comments left on…

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