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Several museums and foundations and most galleries in Zürich specialize in contemporary art. The galleries often present national artists or emerging art, while museums bring international art exhibitions or propose re-readings of their collections.

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November 2017

Finally, you are in me – Özgür Kar and CANAN

18 November 2017 - 7 January 2018
Taylor Macklin, Luegislandstrasse 105, Zürich, 8051 Switzerland + Google Map

the pièce de résistance of their catering company was undoubtedly the burrata udder. larger than most burrate, it was the size of what you’d think of as an udder, a sack of stretched mozzarella skin filled with heavy creamed mozzarella, but with neat rows of nipples. http://taylormacklin.com/FinallyYouAreInMe/CookingForStrangers.pdf

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The Locker Room Show

18 November 2017 - 22 December 2017
Plymouth Rock, Luegislandstrasse 105, Zürich, 8051 Switzerland + Google Map

Khalid al Gharaballi Julien Ceccaldi Tom of Finland Christopher van Ginhoven Richard Hawkins Daniel V. Keller Ryan McNamara Rasmus Myrup Daniel Müller Rckay Steve Reinke Dean Sameshima Rico Scagliola & Michael Meier Philipp Timischl Ian Wooldridge

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Thus I Spoke: «Dying On Stage», 2015

21 November 2017
Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Performance by Christodoulos Panayiotou (CY), performed by dancer Jean Capeille (FR), Duration: 2 h 15 min Curated by Michelangelo Miccolis (IT) Christodoulos Panayiotou’s lecture-performance Dying On Stage is a meditation on the impossible theatrical representation of death. Taking as its starting point Rudolf Nureyev’s 1991 staging of the classical ballet «La Bayadère», which was choreographed whilst Nureyev’s health was critically deteriorating, Dying On Stage explores various literal, metaphorical, and symbolic deaths by examining the vicious relationship between the spectator, the…

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Thema Talks: Adam Bobbette

22 November 2017
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

ABOUT: This presentation is about the mass extinction of birds today. It is about how we live with and make sense of it. It will take up this issue through a discussion of song bird competitions in Indonesia in which men teach song birds to sing the songs of extinct species. Based on fieldwork with bird trainers and at competitions, it will discuss the relationships between men and birds, the economics of the caged bird trade, and environmental destruction. From…

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Delphine Reist / Matthew Feyld

23 November 2017 - 27 January 2018
Galerie Lange + Pult, Limmatstrasse 291, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Opening at Galerie lange + pult, Zurich Delphine Reist Matthew Feyld thursday 23 november, 6 pm exhibition 24 november 2014 - 27 january 2018

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Interiors

23 November 2017 - 13 January 2018
Galerie Maria Bernheim, Limmatstrasse 257, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Mitchell Anderson John Armleder Martine Bedin Manuel Burgener Miriam Laura Leonardi Nick Oberthaler Gaetano Pesce Jessi Reaves Denis Savary Ramaya Tegegne Rico Weber Interiors are reduced. The cold chic tones and emptiness of minimalism seem to have won for now, at least at home. IKEA brought the look to everyone. Not long ago one accumulated. One had things one used, one pondered, one explored over a lifetime. The gallery here is all storefront, large windows sweep across two sides, Woody…

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Löwenbräu is alive!

24 November 2017
Löwenbräuareal, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Save The Date: Friday, 24.11.2017, 20: 00-24: 00 Door opening & bar: 19:30 Performances: 20: 00-22: 00 Outside brick, white inside on white and smooth - those who enter the Löwenbräuareal lose themselves in the expanse. The hard surfaces, the sparse rooms and the airy staircase robbed the breath, some say. This creates opportunities and these are the beginning of every movement - a steep pass for a game that leaves nothing but traces. For one evening, we invite performance…

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Free

Sam Pulitzer – Shadow of the Problem as Such

24 November 2017 - 19 January 2018
Galerie Francesca Pia, Limmatstrasse 268, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

November 25, 2017 – January 19, 2018 Opening November 24, 6-8 pm

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Marcel van Eeden – High Mountains, a Rainbow, the Moon and Stars

24 November 2017 - 24 December 2017
Barbara Seiler Gallery, Limmatstrasse 270, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

With his series High Mountains, Rainbow, the Moon and Stars, 2017 Marcel van Eeden continued his story about Oswald Sollman in the group exhibition Missing: The Tower of the Blue Horses by Franz Marc in Haus am Waldsee, Berlin. The exhibition explored the secrets surrounding the Tower of Blue Horses. The painting by Franz Marc was exhibited immediately after its creation in 1913 at the Herbstsalon Sturm Gallery in Berlin and purchased in 1919 for the Neue Abteilung der Nationalgalerie.…

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Yuri Albert “Works and days”

26 November 2017 - 2 December 2017
Stiftung Arina Kowner, Oberdorfstrasse, 2, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

A warm invitation to the vernissage of the exhibition by Yuri Albert at Oberdorfstrasse 2 in Zurich. Renowned Russian artist Yuri Albert, representative of the second generation of Moscow Conceptualism of the late 1970s and 1980s, realizes an exhibition in Oberdorf during the month of November entitled: "Works and days". Yuri Albert uses the title of the epic teaching poem of Hesiod (about 700 BC), since this saying corresponds closely with two of his most important works. - On the…

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Performance 4 Evenings: Last Perform

28 November 2017
Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Curated by Søren Berner (DK) The artist for this last Performance 4 Evenings curated by Søren Berner (DK) will be announced via website, newsletter and social media. Stay tuned and follow us there. For more see: http://cabaretvoltaire.ch/en/performance-4-evenings.html

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Nicole Bachmann, Cathérine Hug, Dimitrina Sevova in conversation

28 November 2017
Corner College, Kochstrasse 1, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

Nicole Bachmann, Cathérine Hug and Dimitrina Sevova in conversation in the context of Nicole Bachmann's exhibition I say at Corner College about the voice and feminist resistance In relation to Nicole Bachmann’s new work I say, the artist together with Cathérine Hug and Dimitrina Sevova will discuss the wider implications of finding your voice and the political consequences this can have. But also think together and with the audience about artistic processes in this context, as well as reflect on…

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Walk and Talk through the exhibition Aurélie Nemours

29 November 2017
Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Selnaustrasse 25, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Guided tour through the exhibition "Aurélie Nemours – From Swiss private collections" with Sabine Schaschl, Director Museum Haus Konstruktiv, and the collectors Frederic Bodin and Pieter Meijer. This event will be held in English. Included in the museum admission fee of CHF 16/12)

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Performance: Nicolas Puyjalon

29 November 2017
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

ABOUT: This performance, involving the construction and attempted ascent of make-shift structures will take it’s departure from the myth of Sisyphus, «... The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor. As for this myth, one sees merely the whole the whole effort of a…

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PAM-Art Charity Sales – Europa Donna Breast Cancer Swiss Forum

30 November 2017 - 13 December 2017
Peyer Art Gallery, Pfalzgasse 2, Zürich, 8001 Schweiz + Google Map

DEAR ARTISTS, ART LOVERS AND FRIENDS SAVE THE DATES 30 NOV-13 DECEMBER 2017 SAVE THE PLACE PFALZGASSE 2 8001 ZÜRICH NEXT ART EVENT IN ZURICH WILL BE 30 NOV-13 DECEMBER 2017 THIS TIME IT WILL BE AN EXHIBITION OF TWO WEEKS WE WILL WORK WITH TWO ORGANIZATIONS - Europa Donna, Schweizer Brustkrebsforum (European Breast Cancer Coalition - Swiss Forum) and Swiss Red Cross

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Marlis Spielmann & Simon Heusser

30 November 2017 - 26 January 2018
KATZ CONTEMPORARY, Talstrasse 83, Zürich, CH-8001 Switzerland + Google Map

MARLIS SPIELMANN Female Patterns SIMON HEUSSER Reliefs of a Dreamer CABINET Anya Belyat-Giunta Analytical Engine 1 December 2017 – 26 January 2018 OPENING 30 November 2017, 6 – 8 pm

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Balthasar Burkhard | Annelies Štrba

30 November 2017 - 23 December 2017
Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Rämistrasse 18, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

BALTHASAR BURKHARD | ANNELIES ŠTRBA A selection of essential photographs by Balthasar Burkhard (1944 - 2010) from various work, such as Cities, Namibia, Wings and Animals, is shown in the gallery’s exhibition room. Burkhard's photographs have fascinated their viewers for decades. This is based on the classical beauty of the photographs and their technical perfection and on a certain overstrain experienced by the recipient of the works. The large-format pictures offer the viewer little orientation aids, not an eye-catcher that…

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December 2017

Fragments

1 December 2017 - 20 January 2018
Schaufenster, Limmatstrasse 55/57, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Exhibition from 1.12.17-20.1.18 Anna-Maria Bauer Sketches, designs, models http://www.anna-mariabauer.ch and Franziska Schiratzki Paper objects, original prints http://www.schiratzki.ch Opening hours 24/7

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Sarah Plimpton – Crossings

5 December 2017
ART FORUM UTE BARTH – Galerie für Moderne & Zeitgenössische Kunst, Kartausstrasse 8, Zürich, CH-8008 Switzerland + Google Map

Meet New York Poet and Painter Sarah Plimpton for a reading and discussion.

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Theatre of Sound: «Teleprompter Paradise», 2017

5 December 2017
Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Performance by Leo Hofmann (CH) and Filomena Krause (DE) Curated by Philipp Cron (CH) For his performance in Cabaret Voltaire the composer and sound artist Leo Hofmann examines the area between medial fixation and elusiveness. Bittersweet electronica meets screaming shoegaze, song fragments meet melodramatic movie scores without the movie. His instruments are large and small speakers, self-made controllers and gestural sensors. Through his manic affinity for voices – which are at times highly polished, at times naked and fragile –…

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Viscosity

6 December 2017 - 16 December 2017
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

final chapter. barbara signer vernissage 6.12.2017 18 Uhr idastrasse 46 http://www.kulturfolger.ch

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“Keine Zeit – Kunst aus Zürich”

7 December 2017 - 11 February 2018
Helmhaus Zürich, Limmatquai 31, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Opening of the exhibition "No Time - Art from Zurich" 6 pm: door opening 7 pm: Introduction by the curators Simon Maurer and Daniel Morgenthaler With: Magda Drozd, Willi Facen, Noomi Gantert, Susanne Hefti, Cécile Huber, Susanne Keller, Martina Mächler, Michael Meier & Christoph Franz, Peter Schweri, Klaus Tinkel, Patrizia Vitali, Daniel Zimmermann

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Blackout

7 December 2017 - 28 January 2018
Corner College, Kochstrasse 1, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

An exhibition of the Art Work(ers) research project by ECAV / Ecole Cantonale d’Art du Valais. Curated by Robert Ireland, Petra Köhle and Federica Martini. With contributions by Donatella Bernardi, Christopher Füllemann, Patricio Gil Flood, Robert Ireland, Petra Köhle, Federica Martini, Christof Nüssli, Aurélie Strumans, Nicolas Vermot-Petit-Outhenin. Texts by Leah Anderson, Andrea Bellini, Donatella Bernardi, Mabe Bethonico, Chrisantha Chetty, Robert Ireland, Alexandros Kyriakatos, Federica Martini, Guillaume Pilet, David Romero, Marcella Turchetto, W.A.G.E. 8 December 2017 – 28 January 2018 Opening:…

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SchoffelArt Rewind 2017

7 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Kafi Schoffel, Schoffelgasse 7, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

The SchoffelArt year 2017 comes to an end. "Rewind" is the name of the retrospective of the artists who exhibited in the Schoffel in 2017. Seven artists and photographers present their work in Zurich Niederdorf: Emanuel Roth (Zürich) Cindy Rose (Florida/USA) - https://www.instagram.com/crosephotography1/ Andreas Demeter (Hong Kong) - https://www.instagram.com/dredogue Ursina Hasler (Zürich) - http://ursinahasler.wixsite.com/ursnart Alan Maag (Zürich) - http://www.alanmaag.ch Christof Vetsch (Zürich) - https://www.instagram.com/christof_vetsch/ Corso Bertozzi (Zürich) - https://www.instagram.com/corso.bertozzi The exhibition is open during the regular Kafi Schoffel opening hours…

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Marco Fedele di Catrano – The Day’s Bow

7 December 2017 - 17 December 2017
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

Vernissage, from 18:00 clock Installation "The Day's Bow" by Marco Fedele di Catrano Book presentation, 18:30 "Portrait of Jennie" by Marco Fedele di Catrano and Vitaly Patsyukov, published by NERO (Roma) Performance, 9:30 pm "Announcement", performance by Stefano Benini Opening hours installation 7th - 17th December 2017 Wednesday - Friday, 15: 00-18: 00 Saturday, 14: 00-17: 00 closed: Friday, December 15, 2017

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2. Kirstine Roepstorff & Matyás Chochola Side Step: Nadim Abbas

8 December 2017 - 27 January 2018
Last Tango, Röntgenstrasse 6, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

2. KIRSTINE ROEPSTORFF & MATYÁS CHOCHOLA SIDE STEP: NADIM ABBAS Opening: 08.12.17 17:30-20:00 08.12.17 – 27.01.18 The many shades of darkness are the topics at hand in Last Tango’s latest curatorial pairing between Kirstine Roepstorff and Matyáš Chochola. An urge to find truth and solace in darkness is the shared sentiment. Denmark’s representative at the Venice Biennale this year, Roepstorff and laureate of the Jindřich Chalupecký Award, Chochola come together to exhibit new and older works consisting of paintings, sculptures,…

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Underground – at Waldhuus / Best of Visarte Zürich & guests

9 December 2017 - 7 January 2018
Waldhuus, Kurhausstrasse 18, 8032 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Opening: Saturday, December 9, 2017, 17-22.30 UNDERGROUND in the forest hut best of visarte zürich & guests Guests: Corner College, The Hall, Kunsthaus Aussersihl, The Museum of the Unwanted Concept / Curation: Daniela Minneboo & Sandra Oehy Bar: Sandi Paucic + Team DJ: Monica Germann At the end of the year, visarte zürich presents a great overview of Zurich's diverse artistic life underground at the Waldhuus. This year, our exhibition will take place in a very special place: in the…

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Invisible Voices (Encounters 0f Non-Human Sounds Part 1)

13 December 2017
Helmhaus Zürich, Limmatquai 31, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Performance von Magda Drozd

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On a withered branch a crow

13 December 2017 - 17 December 2017
Vein Contemporary, Anemonenstrasse 42, Zürich, 8047 Switzerland + Google Map

The next exhibition is coming! This time with Anita Semadeni, Luisa Fumagalli and Josefin Walker. Vernissage on 13.12.17 (Wednesday) from 18.00 clock! Exhibition duration: 14. - 17.12.17 from 14.00 - 20.00.

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Quote Club: Viscosity

13 December 2017
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

Join us for the ninth session of Quote Club where we will delve into different readings of Viscosity. We will read excerpts from texts by Michel Serres, Timothy Morton, and others. 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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Ygrg14x: reading with the single hand II

14 December 2017 - 25 January 2018
Mikro, Sihlquai 125, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Dorota Gawęda & Eglė Kulbokaitė YGRG14X: reading with the single hand II Opening: 14th December 2017 18:00 Performance: 14th December 2017 19:00 Duration: 14th December 2017 - 25th January 2018 - Open 24/7 “The pornographic book functioned as an interface where interior space, subjective thought, physical pleasure, and imagination unfolded for the first time with the practice of individual reading. The experience of reading demanded a silent corner, but also created a breach with the surrounding space: swallowed up by…

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Jingle & Mingle Christmas at Löwenbräukunst-Areal

15 December 2017
Löwenbräuareal, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Christmas in the Löwenbräukunst area on the Limmatstrasse 268/70. All exhibitions are open until 9pm. Program: Maroni and mulled wine on the wooden terrace 1st floor Christmas Beer & Music, Hauser & Wirth 15: 00-19: 00 Christmas Apéro & Book Sale, Edition Patrick Frey Limmatstrasse 268 18: 00-20: 00 Kids Special, Migros Museum of Contemporary Art EC Living Paintings, Tableaux Vivants, Living Pictures! Ideal age of children: 3 to 12 years (younger and older are also welcome) 18: 00-21: 00…

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Julius John Alam: Zurich Conversations

16 December 2017
Corner College, Kochstrasse 1, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

I am a Lahore based artist. I received a Bachelors of Fine Art degree from the National College of Arts, Lahore in 2013 and a Masters of Fine Art degree from Parsons the New School for Design in 2016, where I studied on a Fulbright Scholarship. I have exhibited at Participant Inc, New York, 1×1 Gallery, Dubai, 12 Gates, Philadelphia, Gallery of Light, DUCTAC, Dubai, Canvas Gallery, Karachi, Koel Gallery, Karachi, Sanat Initiative, Karachi, Taseer Art Gallery, Lahore, and Rohtas…

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X-Mas Show

16 December 2017 - 6 January 2018
Tart, Gotthardstrasse 54, Zürich, 8002 Switzerland + Google Map

"Stille Nacht, schön gemacht oder dass Kunst auch mal ungezwängt rumhängt" December 16, 2017 - January 6, 2018 At the end of the year, we would like to once again make a big group exhibition. Monique Baumann, Christine Bänninger, Johanna Bossart, Maya Bringolf, Michael Calabrò, Andrea Ebener, Joëlle Flumet, Anne-Laure Franchette, Fructuoso / Wipf, Philipp Hänger, Dominik His, Janet Müller, Marlies Pekarek, Ona Sadowsky, Esther Schena , Jan Sebesta, Brett Weir, Saskia Widmer, Peti Wiskemann, Helena Wyss-Scheffler and of course…

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Guided tour: Marguerite Humeau / Julije Knifer / Aurélie Nemours

17 December 2017
Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Selnaustrasse 25, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Museum Haus Konstruktiv offers conducted public guided tours IN ENGLISH 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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Thus I Spoke: «Untitled Speech – Cabaret Voltaire», premiere

19 December 2017
Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Performance by Adriana Lara (MX) Curated by Michelangelo Miccolis (IT) Adriana Lara will develop a site specific performance for this last evening of the first season. More about Adriana Lara see: http://www.cabaretvoltaire.ch/en/thuse-i-spoke.html

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January 2018

Josef Zlamal: East of Eden

11 January - 10 February
Galerie Römerapotheke, Rämistrasse 18, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

After the Galerie Römerapotheke already showed the Czech artist in Miami, Paris, London and Lugano and was able to convey it to well-known collections, we are pleased to present the first solo exhibition in Zurich with Josef Zlamal. »East of Eden« is the title of the exhibition of the artist Josef Zlamal, born in the Czech Republic in 1983, and deals with Zlamal's intensive examination of the depiction of the image of man, which captivates through the emotional tension of…

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Performance: Eat Me

13 January
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

ABOUT: Eat me challenges social norms in a western society obsessed with diets and self-presentation. Eat Me starts with Julie Peter gets tapped for half a liter of blood. The blood is made in to a traditional Danish blood sausage, which is baked and then fried. The performance will end with a dinner where the audience will be invited to eat the blood sausage and there by be a part of the art work. Vacuum packed blood sausage will be…

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Sabine Maja Bremermann

19 January
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

First Chapter of Kulturfolger Luxury season 2018 deals with TIME - NEGENTROPY - RELATIVITY. It started on Sat 13-01-2018 6:00pm and it will end on Wed 28-03-2018 11:59pm. Second section of the First Chapter will take place on Fri 19-01-2018 6:00pm with Sabine Maja Bremermann. http://www.kulturfolger.ch

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Tashi Brauen: Hold on to that paper.

20 January
Counter Space, Röschibachstr. 24, Zürich, 8037 Switzerland + Google Map

White. The showroom is filled with an area. It is not made of paper. In the exhibition "Hold on to that paper" on the premises of the Counter Space, Tashi Brauen emphasizes the room with minimalist gestures, giving him one voice: the room becomes the opposite. The viewer is also involved in this dialogue. The white surface contracts, folds and pushes towards the viewer. Tashi Brauen's artistic practice is like a wave motion between the second and third dimension. He…

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Vivid orbit, Ahmed Mohsen Mansour

24 January - 25 January
Tart, Gotthardstrasse 54, Zürich, 8002 Switzerland + Google Map

Ahmed Mohsen Mansour (*1987) is an Egyptian Artist based in Cairo and currently in residence at Rote Fabrik, Zürich. Mansour has participated in several exhibitions and workshops within the fields of video, photography and animation in Egypt, USA, UK, Italy, Germany, France, Slovakia, Spain, Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Mansour’s work is based on memories of events he has been involved in. Fascinated by the endless oscillation of the human condition, he looks at what can start as a triumph and…

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Invisible Voices (Encounters of Non-Human Sounds Part 2)

25 January
Helmhaus Zürich, Limmatquai 31, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Magda Drozd performs "Invisible Voices", Part 2

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Sandro Steudler I Produce – Construction

26 January - 2 February
Kiosk Tabak, Mutschellenstrasse 2, Zürich, 8002 Switzerland + Google Map

The video installation «Produce» is part of the long-term project «Construction» by Sandro Steudler der-bau.ch - sandro-steudler.ch

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Anna Rubi & Eirini Sourgiadaki

31 January - 3 February
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, 8003 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

31.1.2018 “We have all the time in the world”, Kulturfolger 01.2.2018 “Forever Royalties”, Kulturfolger 02.2.2018 “We work hard on a big big plan”, 24hrs Project (at TART) 03.2.2018 “We work hard on a big big plan”, 24hrs Project (at TART) Anna Rubi and Eirini Sourgiadaki became an artistic duo in 2015. Experimentation plays an important role in their work with a focus on unusual narration modes, balancing between fiction and reality and the use of multiple platforms. They met in…

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February 2018

Film Screening ‘The Cool School’

7 February
Schwarzescafé at LUMA Westbau, Limmatstrasse 270, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

On the occasion of ‘Larry Bell. Venice Fog: Recent Investigations’, Hauser & Wirth Zürich and schwarzescafé are pleased to present a screeening of ‘The Cool School’ featuring Larry Bell. ‘The Cool School’ is a 2008 American documentary film about the rise of the Los Angeles contemporary art scene. Directed by Morgan Neville and narrated by Jeff Bridges, the documentary premièred at the Cleveland International Film Festival. The film will be screened in English and will be followed by refreshments in…

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Performance: The Several Ways I’ve Died In My Imagination

7 February
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

ABOUT: What began as a quiet investigation of personal anxieties has evolved into the multi-medial storytelling experience: “The Several Ways I’ve Died In My Imagination”. The texts and musical soundscapes of Sarah Reid and Tomek Kolczynski are combined with the visual works of Brigitte Fässler and Niculin Barandun to create a performance that expounds on the question: “Of what parts is my imagination composed, and how can these parts die?” Following the narration of our protagonist through a series of…

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Booklaunch with Mischa Camenzind

8 February - 11 February
Tart, Gotthardstrasse 54, Zürich, 8002 Switzerland + Google Map

February 8th - February 11th http://www.mischacamenzind.ch Mischa Camenzind's work spans a wide range of media ranging from wall drawings, paintings, drawings, objects, videos and installations. Poetry and politics, planned and spontaneous, irony and emotion are often present at the same time. Mischa Camenzind works on the reconciliation of sensuality and simultaneous intellectuality, often passing observations, experiences and experiences through his personal art-processing system. Contradiction and overburdening are always present in our increasingly complex world and are interesting as an artistic…

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heART affairs by Fredinko

9 February - 17 February
Foxx Galerie, Rämistrasse 33, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

We are pleased to invite you to the vernissage of the Zurich artist Fredinko as part of the 25th anniversary of the FOXX gallery. Shown are new original works in different techniques on canvas. With his art, Fredinko wants to share one thing above all else: joy. Be it through the choice of subject or the variety of his works. But the live painting, already 3 days before, should also be fun The vernissage will start in the gallery: Here…

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Performance: Yara Mekawei

14 February
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

BIO: Yara Mekawei is a Cairo-based electro-acoustic music composer and sound artist. A prolific artist and scholar, Yara‘s sonic bricolages draw inspiration from the flow of urban centers and the infrastructure of cities. In her work she integrates exotic visual elements of the society into fusion progressive of her projects. Pistachio, Mind, Map I was afraid of climbing heights I can not wear gloves It is possible to stop drink wine for five minutes and drink a cup of coffee…

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Artist’s Talk: Charles Atlas (at ZHdK)

19 February
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

  The American artist Charles Atlas (b. St. Louis, Missouri, 1949) has been a leading figure in the domain of film and video art for almost fifty years, creating complex video installations and seminal films documenting dance and performance art. Atlas rose to renown with collaborative projects involving choreographers like Merce Cunningham (1919–2009) and Michael Clark (b. 1962) as well as the fashion designer and performance artist Leigh Bowery (1961–1994). His network of creative collaborators and associates largely coincides with…

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