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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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May 2017
300CHF

Workshop for Teachers

8 May
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Teacher's Workshops : The Unexplored World of Digital Electronics After opening our digital museum in February 2016, we have realised how important and needed computational learning has become. Although we currently offer workshops and learning tools here at the MuDA for kids and adults, we also think it should start in the classroom! That is why in May, the MuDA will offer our first module of workshops for teachers and administrators to not only introduce them to the world of…

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Free

UMS ‘n JIP – The Japan Project

15 May @ 20:00 - 23:00
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, 8004 Zürich + Google Map

UMS 'n JIP Swiss Contemporary Music Duo Ulrike Mayer-Spohn (Recorders / electronics) Javier Hagen (voice / electronics) WORKS Kotoka Suzuki New work, 2017, world premiere Chikashi Miyama Factoria, 2013 Keitaro Takahashi Surge II, 2012-15 Takayuki Rai New work, 2017, world premiere Motoharu Kawashima New work, 2017, world premiere Shintaro Imai Subtle Oscillation, 2017, world premiere THE JAPAN PROJECT The Japan Project brings together the Japanese composers Kotoka Suzuki, Shintaro Imai, Motoharu Kawashima, Chikashi Miyama, Takayuki Rai and Keitaro Takahashi, who…

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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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Zine #5 Lukatoyboy – Hotel Confidential

18 May
Message Salon, Langstrasse 150, Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

message salon embassy presents Zine #5: Lukatoyboy - Hotel Confidential A selection of the files found on a shared computer in a hotel Zine Vernissage in the Artist Studio Lukataboy (Belgrad/Berlin) Artist in Residence April 25th to May 21th 2017 messagesalon.ch message salon embassy invites artists to stay and work at the Hotel. As part of the residency the artist studio will turn into an art space at any given time. At the end of the residency the artist will…

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CHF12

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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80CHF

Stitch – Processing Workshop

20 May
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Stitch - Processing and Embroidery Workshop Saturday 29th May 2 - 5pm Ages 15+ This workshop offers a playful design oriented approach to learn the basics of programming and embroidery! The hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Processing whilst teaching them how to programme and make their own algorithmic design to be sewn. Processing is an open source computer programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) built for the electronic arts, new media art, and visual design communities with the…

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Videoex: International competition

20 May - 28 May
videoEx, Kanonengasse 20, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

Videoex Festival 2017 International competition New forms of seeing and understanding - films of today for tomorrow. The selection of more than 1500 submissions opens a view into the universe of the 'other' movie. Exciting, wild, funny and critical works reflect the whole range of the film outside the strict conventions of narrative and documentary creation. To be discovered are new works by international filmmakers, winners of major festivals as well as films of the young generation. A jury awards…

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Samuel Beckett – Film

24 May
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, 8004 Zürich + Google Map

Film screening and conversation Program: 17:15 «Film» (France 1965, 22 min) by Alan Schneider & Samuel Beckett 17:45 «Notfilm» (USA 2015, 128 min) by Ross Lipman 20:15 Talk In 1965, the premiere of a short film took place at the Filmfestival in Venice, whose high-caliber cast led the hearts of theater and film lovers to a higher level. In Samuel Beckett's only work, the silent film legend Buster Keaton is in front of the camera. In the cinematographically reduced "film",…

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Live Performance: Centaure – Kurt d’Haeseleer / Franck Vigroux

24 May - 25 May
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, 8004 Zürich + Google Map

Videoex Festival 2017 Live performance: Centaure - Kurt d'Haeseleer / Franck Vigroux Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 23: 30h, Festival Center Kunstraum Walcheturm Centaure is a live audio video performance by Franck Vigroux (music) Kurt d'Haeseleer (video), a postdigital road trip into a dystopian future. It is a virtual «safari» into a world populated by cloned creatures and mutations that seem to be artificially rebuilt from contaminated DNA. Man has disappeared, absorbed by technology. Everything breathes, smells, rotates ... and falls…

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Live Performance México I: LEC Expandido

25 May
videoEx, Kanonengasse 20, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

Live Performance México I: LEC Expandido Thursday 25 May 2017, 23: 00h, Festival Center Kunstraum Walcheturm In his live performances, the LEC - Laboratorio Experimental de Cine - produces new images with several 16mm projectors through interference, suspensions and disturbances. These flicker and flicker, often on several screens, move and are combined with further objects. An immersive soundtrack of noises, samples and modified soundscapes also offer the multi-channel live settings. The audiovisual improvisations have an experimental character and move between…

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55CHF

Videoex Workshop: Guillermo Gómez-Peña (USA)

26 May
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, 8004 Zürich + Google Map

Videoex Festival 2017 Interdisciplinary Performance Workshop "PLANET PERFORMANCE" What to expect: - Physical and mental endurance exercises - Social interaction, ritual games - Jam sessions & unexpected border crossings - Radical tenderness as political and pedagogical practice Conscious goals: - To build trans-national communities of rebel artists - To contest any form of authority (aesthetic, religious, political, sexual, etc) - To vindicate the human right of having fun #crossgenerational #polygendered #polyethnic #anarchic #queer #ecosexual #postfeminist #transborder -------------------------------------- WHEN Friday 26…

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Residency Fabian Chiquet

30 May

2. Residency by and with Fabian Chiquet: This Circle Is Your Circle, This Circle Is My Circle protest songs As I went walking I saw a sign there And on the sign it said «No Trespassing.» But on the other side it did not say nothing, This is what you and me. (Woody Guthrie, "This Land Is Your Land") "Reclaim Kreis 1" continues. The musician and video artist Fabian Chiquet, a Bernese musician, writes and composes protesters for and for…

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Framescapes – Dominik Orth

30 May - 3 June
The Trace Gallery, Militärstrasse 76, 8004 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Opening: May 30th Exhibition: until Saturday 3 June Digital Frames by: Samsung THE FRAME

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June 2017
Free

WAVE · FORMS

10 June - 11 June
la_cápsula, Geroldstrasse 31, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Hola amigos! We are happy to invite you to the first event of la_cápsula, a tiny pop-up art space in Kreis 5. wave · forms Joanna Selinger & Mayar el Hayawan June 10th, 2017 // 5 - 9 pm // Artists' talk + Q&A 8 pm Music and drinks after the show! *The artists will be present https://www.lacapsula-zh.com/waveforms About the project: For this audiovisual installation, the artists worked towards the visualization of natural phenomena, specifically tsunamis. With the help of…

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60CHF

DIY Bit Badge Workshop

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

DIY Bit Badge Workshop Sunday 2nd April 2 - 5.30pm Ages 8 - 101+ (Kids and Adults Welcome) Pixels, pixels everywhere - pixels, pixels you can wear (and make in this super cool workshop)! Pixels make up all the wonderful digital things we see all around us! Our DIY Bit Badge Workshop teaches you how to build your own super cool pixel badge that glows with your creation. Any subject of your wildest dreams (even robot faces) that light up…

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Concert “Hommage à Gottfried Honegger”

11 June
Kunst im Dolder Bad, Adlisbergstrasse 36, Zürich, 8044 Switzerland + Google Map

The Ensamble for new music honors the last representative of Concrete Art in Zurich with her "Hommage à Gottfried Honegger" a composition by Hans-Peter Frehner. On behalf of Bettina Egger, the daughter of Gottfried Honegger, Hans-Peter Frehner composed a tribute in twelve movements. A quiet work was created for the original ensemble for new musikzürich with Hans-Peter Frehner (flutes), Manfred Spitaler (clarinets), Viktor Müller (Fender Rhodes), Lorenz Haas (drums), Urs Bumbacher (violin) and Nicola Romanò (Violoncello). The work was premiered…

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Aperomix – MuDA Zurich

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

Museomix CH starts with a new format in Zurich: MuseomixKids! In cooperation with MuDA, this will take place for the first time in Switzerland. Children are mixing up the museum and in the autumn holidays 2017 they can let their creativity free in the museum in 4 days under professional supervision. The first information event for all interested parties will take place on 13 June 2017 at the MuDA in Zurich in the form of an aperitif. Free drinks and…

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Vernissage ADC Web-App und Yearbook 2017

16 June
ADC Switzerland, Zentralstrasse 18, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

Thursday 1 June from 6 pm to 9 pm Vernissage ADC Web App and Yearbook 2017 In cooperation with Migros and persönlich in the ADC Gallery. At the vernissage on Friday 16 June 2017, the ADC Web App will be launched, which will be extended by the winners of the ADC Awards 2017, thus showing all the winners, credits and awards of this year's World Cup of Creativity online. At the same time, the ADC Yearbook 2017 is launched. The…

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Metas: Adam Donovan

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

Adam Donovan’s work combines the highly specialised field of scientific acoustics that incorporates Nonlinear Acoustics, robotic sculpture, Game Engine Environments and camera tracking. In his talk at the MuDA, Adam – whose levitation project is currently on show as part of the Gramazio Kohler exhibition – will give insights into his process, his personal attachment to machines and the intangible aspects of physics we experience every day. Technology such as a parametric speaker and a hand held levitation hemisphere will…

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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 - 20 July
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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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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Alexandra Pirici: Signals

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

Filter bubbles and algorithms characterize today the information flow. What social and electronic mechanisms make it possible for information to be transmitted virally around the world, for example, a recording of holidaymakers who meet refugees on the beach? Alexandra Pirici examines these questions and gives visitors the opportunity to select the 30 most relevant stories from a selection of stories and images. The algorithms and scoring systems normally used by the big search engines turn Pirici upside down. Five performers…

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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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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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Film Screening ‘About Jenny Holzer’ by Claudia Müller

12 July
Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Limmatstrasse 270, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

On the occasion of the exhibition ‘Jenny Holzer’ at Hauser & Wirth Zürich. ‘About Jenny Holzer’ follows the life and work of the artist over a period of 10 years. Join director Claudia Müller for a screening of the film, followed by Apéro in the exhibition.

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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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Noise: Vanesa ‘La Lirio’ – Paseo Flamenco

13 July
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, 8003 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Third event of a series of explorations around the topic of Noise Vanesa Gálvez also known as "La Lirio" is a Spanish flamenco dancer, choreographer and pedagogue. Through her work and pieces she translates her passion for language to the body expression, nurtured with the cultural legacy of tradition and honoring human presence and performance through it's great voice and gesture. The dance of Vanesa Gálvez gathers the languages of Spanish Dance, Flamenco and Contemporary. She's specialized on pedagogy in…

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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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August 2017
Free

Group Exhibition – Now on View

24 August - 21 October
Roehrs & Boetsch, Bachstrasse 9, Zürich 8038 Schweiz + Google Map

The exhibition 'Now on View' is a series of snap-shots of our digital present taken by eight young international artists. The seventeen works in the exhibition have been chosen with the aim to highlight the disappearing border between the digital and the real, bringing to the fore how reality takes on a new level of complication that resists any easy categorization and handling. Through their works all artists aim to confront us with the digital present both as critical examination…

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CHF12

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
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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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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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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Ausstellung: Black Table Music

29 September - 29 October
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

Luigi Archetti, Ian Anüll and Marc Zeier are artists who live in Zurich, which is a nucleus for daring acoustic manifestations and a happy accident for general Kunstewartung. They are visual artists with a strong relationship to acoustics, sound and music (experimental music, electronica, field recordings) and are involved in the label Ultimate Records. They have already appeared several times together and exhibited together, most recently in 2015/2016 in the Klingental exhibition space. 29 September to 29 October Opening hours:…

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October 2017

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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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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Free

How to Cure Your Swiss Illness?

18 October - 10 November
Flux Laboratory Zurich, Utoquai 31, 8008 Zurich, 31 Utoquai, Zürich, Schweiz + Google Map

Flux Laboratory is happy to welcome Maëlle Gross for her first solo exhibition. Young Swiss of Greek descent, Maëlle is a multidisciplinary artist that puts forward a new reflection on the question of identity. After focusing on subject matters surrounding gender, mainly through the medium of video filming, she found her inspiration for new creations in the concept of nostalgia - one being away from his / her native country. The so called “Swiss illness” is linked to Dr. Johannes…

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Membranes

27 October
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

audiovisual performance and installation Nicola L. Hein Lukas Truniger Membrane has its origin in researching the synchronicity of music and language. It consists of an ensemble of hybrid instruments, which are made up of drums and electronic components. Each of these audiovisual objects is integrated into a translation process, which translates music and language into each other steadily. In the network of instruments, texts written in real-time are communicated and transformed into light pulses and percussive sound bands. Starting from…

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November 2017
5CHF

Backslash Festival / MuDA

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

Backslash Festival @ the MuDA Saturday 4 November 5-8pm The MuDA is groovin with this year’s Backslash Festival exploring transdisciplinary symmetries between video art, sound design, sound architecture, performance, interactive design and digital arts. On the Saturday of the festival, the MuDA will house two unique audio performances presented by the Zurich label Kashev Tapes. Sound artists e-acute and Tikitula will perform in response to our current exhibition of Japanese artist Qubibi. Not to be missed! < The Backslash Festival…

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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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Free

Nicole Bachmann: I say

5 November - 1 December
Corner College, Kochstrasse 1, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

Opening 5 November 2017, 17:00h Opening Hours Thu/Fri/Sat 16h – 19h Bachmann’s new video-audioinstallation examines the relationship between language, voice and power and the singular voice within the plural. The piece deals with negotiations of speech within a group and the exploration of the singular as well as the communal voice. The materiality of gestures and the spoken word become an embodied vocabulary through which the performers navigate the construct of language and affirmation of their own expression. This exhibition…

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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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GameZfestival 5.0

10 November - 12 November
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, 8004 Zürich + Google Map

GameZfestival is back for its fifth edition with three days of talks, international guests, indie game studios, panel discussions, awards and an OpenMic. This year's topic is 'Game Over!' with focus on deaths in videogames. The Festival's Highlights are Jakub Dvorsky from Amanita Design (CZ), Transport Fever's Basil Weber (CH) and more. Our conference track gameZ & ruleZ takes a closer look at motivational systems for non-human games. Yes, animals and robots want to play too! Festival and conference will…

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Perfomative Reading: Cristian Forte

15 November
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, 8003 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

ABOUT: Presentation of the fingerprint alphabet, poems and sound performance. BIO: Cristian Forte / Poet was born in 1977 in Buenos Aires. From 1999 to 2006, he was a member of political art group Etcétera, an interdisciplinary group influenced by surrealism of Buenos Aires. Since 2009 he lives in Berlin. In 2010 he founded the non-publishing house Milena Berlin. Together with Katja von Helldorff, he formed a band called Leiseylento. In 2014, together with Érica Zíngano, he was awarded at…

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Art Kill Art – Yann Leguay, Martin Howse & Valentina Vuksic

16 November - 17 November
Umbo, Wasserwerkstrasse 89a, 8037 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Yann Leguay (BE) http://www.phonotopy.org/ Martin Howse (DE) http://www.1010.co.uk/org/ Valentina Vuksic (CH) http://harddisko.ch/ Artkillart is a label based in Paris and Berlin, created in 2007. Its purpose is to promote experimental audiovisual and sound art. In reaction to dematerialized music, the artists of the label refocus on material objects. They are invited to conceptualize and design an object exploring the quality, the complexity and the limits of different media (including the dvd, cd and vinyl) and conceived as an experience both…

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The poster – between analog and digital

16 November - 28 November
F+F Schule für Kunst und Design, Flurstrasse 89, Zürich, 8047 Switzerland + Google Map

The poster - between analog and digital Thu 16. to Tue 28. November Exhibition in the foyer of the F + F Today graphic design is in the area of ​​conflict between analog and digital design techniques and means of production. The moving image increasingly finds its way into the field of activity of visual designers. Based on different poster projects from the degree program, the exhibition spans an arc. At Dafi Kühne, the process encompasses everything from the conception…

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R57-interlude

17 November - 19 November
KunstRaum R57, Röschibachstrasse 57, Zürich, 8037 + Google Map

Invitation to an R57 interlude dSchole - dÈrde wo mir druuf läbed 17th - 19th of November 2017 Shireen C. von Schulthess Yamar (Yasmin Dinally, Marco Landtwing) For over a year Shireen von Schulthess has dealt with soil and clods. Studies on form, audio recordings of sounds and research on symbolism are now concentrated in one installation. Together with the musician duo Yamar, she developed a piece of sound that envelops the sculptures. Sculptures, sounds and sounds merge into a…

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December 2017

Klanginseln VI Traces of the Avantgarde

1 December
Kulturmarkt Zürich, Aemtlerstrasse 23, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

Traces of the avant-garde 7 pm, Klanginsel 1 Mauricio Kagel (1931 - 2008) "Six-beat preludes" for piano and 2 percussionists (1996) Trio in a set for violin, cello and piano (2001) 8 pm, Klanginsel 2 Vinko Globokar (b. 1931) «Élégie balkanique» for flute, guitar and percussion (1992) Dialogue on Earth for a Drummer (1994) "La prison" for eight instruments (2001) 9.30 pm, Klanginsel 3 Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918 - 1970) «Presence» - Music for an imaginary ballet for piano, violin…

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MuDA’s Digital Holiday Market

7 December - 8 December
MuDA, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

To all the makers and digital grinches (and people across the land)! The MuDA invites you to a market of a special species on the 7th of December. Digital artists and makers have the opportunity to exhibit and sell their artworks, ideas, objects or any creation they desire at the MuDA Digital Holiday Market. All the visitors can enjoy a relaxed night of shopping before the holiday rush (and get epic gifts!). To get you in a cosy market mood,…

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