Online survey screening and conversation with Wang Shuman at Fosun Foundation Shanghai, organized by Pro Helvetia Shanghai and Centre for Experimental Film (CEF) who commissioned three curators from China and gave them free rein to select their favorite Swiss artists and artworks for this exhibition built upon their personal research interests and curatorial sensibilities. While these featured artists have previously been shown in major biennials and other exhibitions around the world, this event organized by Pro Helvetia marks the first time they are being presented as a group to the Chinese public. Curated by Yuan Fuca, Wang Shuman, Huang Wenlong with Ursula Biemann, Uriel Orlow and Maria Iorio & Raphaël Cuomo.
A multi-part project curated by Andrea Thal representing Switzerland at the 54th Venice Biennale. With a film installation by Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, an installative dramatisation by Tim Zulauf/KMUProduktionen, a publication set to appear in three reworked and extended editions with artistic contributions by Maria Iorio/Raphaël Cuomo, Uriel Orlow and Eran Schaerf and texts by Anne Cvetkovich, Mathias Danbolt, Antke Engel, Patricia Putschert, Rubia Salgado and others.
Additionally, a special series of live events with screenings, performances, discussions and concerts kicks off on 4 June, 8pm – this event will include Uriel Orlow’s lecture performance Aide-Mémoire.
Exhibition curated by Katya Garcia Anton with Ayreen Anastas/René Gabri/François Bucher, Petra Bauer/Dan Kidner, Ursula Bieman, Jan Peter Hammer, Maria Iorio/Raphaël Cuomo, Angela Melitopoulos, Mara Montoya, Uriel Orlow The Otolith Group, Marco Poloni, Jozef Robakowski, Azucena Rodriguez and John Smith.