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Switzerland at the Biennale

The 57th International Art Exhibition takes place in Venice from 13 May to 26 November 2017 (Press Preview 10, 11 and 12 May 2017) at the Giardini and at the Arsenale as well as at various venues in the city. The main exhibition entitled «VIVA ARTE VIVA» is curated by Christine Macel.

Swiss Pavilion

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia has appointed Philipp Kaiser to curate the exhibition at the Pavilion of Switzerland in 2017. His exhibition entitled «Women of Venice» will feature new work by artists Carol Bove and Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler.

Location: Swiss Pavilion, Giardini della Biennale

Media conference
Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 2:00 pm (Media)

Official opening of the exhibition
12 May 2017 4:30 pm

Salon Suisse

Curator Koyo Kouoh is responsible for the «Salon Suisse» 2017 entitled ATARAXIA, a programme  supplementing the exhibition at the Swiss Pavilion. Partner of the «Salon Suisse» is Laufen Bathrooms AG.

The «Salon Suisse» consists of a series of talks and events. The events are taking place at the Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Venice during the opening event and over the course of 3 subsequent long weekends:

Salon Suisse One: Opening Event on Thursday 11 May

Salon Suisse Two: Thursday 31 August to Saturday 2 September

Salon Suisse Three: Thursday 19 October to Saturday 21 October

Salon Suisse Four: Thursday 23 November to Saturday 25 November

Each salon will start at 6.30pm.

Please find the «Salon Suisse» Booklet here.

On photo: Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler Flora 2017, production still

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