Photography is always present in the exhibitions of Zurich.
OPENING SATURDAY MARCH 25 FROM 3PM UNTIL 8PM. EXHIBITION UNTIL MAY 6, 2017 The TRANSLOCALS exhibition is a series of internal views of historic and modern receptacles, of which Sinje Dillenkofer took photographs in private and public collections or museum archives, among them the Louvre in Paris. The main focus of her interest is on empty containers, étuis, caskets and cases – the «architectures of the archive». For the artist, showing how certain objects are stored, archived and saved has the…Find out more »
The Czech Embassy and Photobastei present Thursday 6 April (opening) from 18.00 clock The exhibition shows the best works from the 20-year history of the competition for the best press photos from the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The selection is also a chronicle of the most important events of the last two decades in the Czech Republic and the world, from the terrorist attacks of 11.9.2001 to the funeral of Václav Havel in December 2011 or the refugee crisis 2015.…Find out more »
Although a fleeting form of art, dance often leaves behind its traces of experience that continue to exert an effect. The international dancer, teacher, and choreographer Sigurd Leeder (1902–1981) left a variety of such traces. He belonged to the reform movement of expressive dance; self-taught, through his own efforts he acquired his knowledge of movements that focus on expressiveness. Leeder regularly communicated and exchanged ideas with Rudolf von Laban, and together with Kurt Jooss devised a teaching method with unique…Find out more »
Objects and photographs (exhibition from 5 to 24 May 2017) As if chance had had his hand in the work some compositions by Christof Vetsch. They are a stage for quite simple things, rust stains, foundry, a filed garment, flowers, mirrors and a piece of ginger. A part of a church bench, but also of objects, which one can not really recognize. In relation to others, they are brought to images that evoke associations or are simply a lure to…Find out more »
Opening 11.MAI 8h-21h Born 1961 in Winterthur, Switzerland Lives and works in Valliere, France and Zurich, Switzerland Awards: UBS Anerkennungspreis, Switzerland, 2013 Photography Award of Canton Neuchatel, Switzerland, 2004 Landis & Gyr Studio, London, United Kingdom, 1993 Swiss Grants for Arts, 1992 European Photography Award, Berlin, Germany, 1991 Swiss Grants for Arts, 1990 European Kodak Award, Arles, France 1989 Swiss Grants for Arts, 1988 +infoFind out more »
Exhibition opening: Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 6.00 pm followed by summer party The Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich has in its possession a large number of extensive sequences and series. It is always a huge challenge and an even greater responsibility for curators to make a selection. For the jubilee exhibition marking the 150th anniversary of the ETH’s Collection of Prints and Drawings the Zurich-based artist duo Markus and Reto Huber (*1975) will be taking on this delicate task. In the…Find out more »