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56th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia
09 May - 22 Nov 2015
General Information
The 56th International Art Exhibition takes place in Venice from 9 May to 22 November 2015 at the Giardini and at the Arsenale as well as at various venues in the city. The main exhibition is curated by Okwui Enwezor.

Pamela Rosenkranz has been nominated by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia to exhibit at the Pavilion of Switzerland in the Giardini della Biennale. Her exhibition entitled Our Product is curated by Susanne Pfeffer, director of the Fridericianum in Kassel.

Dada specialists Juri Steiner and Stefan Zweifel are the curators of the «Salon Suisse» 2015, a programme of talks and events supplementing the exhibition at the Swiss Pavilion, which takes place at the Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi.
Salon Suisse
Curated by Juri Steiner and Stefan Zweifel 
Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Campo S. Agnese, Dorsoduro 810

4 to 6 June 2015: «Collective Experiments»

A detailed programme of the «Salon Suisse» events will be published one week prior to each weekend on this website.

On five weekends over the course of the Biennale the events program «Salon Suisse», initiated by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia and organized by the Dada-specialists Juri Steiner and Stefan Zweifel is taking place at the Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi offering a platform for exchange on contemporary art and thought in a relaxed atmosphere. For this year’s «Salon» entitled «S.O.S. DADA – The World Is A Mess» Steiner and Zweifel invite their guests from all over the world to discuss the cross-epochal force and the timelessness of Dada. All events are free of admission and open to everyone. 

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Image: Jean Huber, Voltaire dances, 1775
Swiss Pavilion
Swiss Pavilion, Giardini della Biennale

Pamela Rosenkranz (b.1979) has been nominated by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia to present her work at the Swiss Pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia taking place from 9 May to 22 November 2015. Her exhibition entitled Our Product is curated by Susanne Pfeffer, director of the Fridericianum in Kassel. 

Image: Pamela Rosenkranz, Our Product, Installation View, Photo by Marc Asekhame
Events
Structured by: Juri Steiner and Stefan Zweifel
Location: Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Dorsoduro 810, Vaporetto stop: Zattere

The program is now available here

The November «Salon Suisse» is powered by SWATCH.
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past event
Monday, 2 November 2015, 7pm (Free entry, limited seating)​

Please note that the conversation will take place in German.

PARKETT Exhibition Space
Limmatstasse 268
8005 Zürich
Location: Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Dorsoduro 810, Vaporetto stop: Zattere
Structured by: Juri Steiner and Stefan Zweifel
Location: Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Dorsoduro 810, Vaporetto stop: Zattere

The program is now available here.

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Media partner: terpentin.orgPOSTmatter
Structured by: Juri Steiner and Stefan Zweifel
Location: Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Dorsoduro 810, Vaporetto stop: Zattere

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Director: Virgilio Sieni
Location: Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Dorsoduro 810, Vaporetto stop: Zattere

On 25, 27 & 28 June 2015 at 4pm Swiss choreographer Yasmine Hugonnet will present her work Le Récital des Postures – Extensions as part of the Biennale College - Danza at Palazzo Trevisan
 
Structured by: Juri Steiner and Stefan Zweifel
Location: Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Dorsoduro 810, Vaporetto stop: Zattere

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past event
Structured by: Juri Steiner and Stefan Zweifel
Location: Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Dorsoduro 810, Vaporetto stop: Zattere

The opening event takes place on 9 May at 11am outdoors in front of the Palazzo Trevisan and is accompanied by a brunch. 
With: Federal Councillor Alain Berset, Juri Steiner and Stefan Zweifel. Piano: Werner Bärtschi and Barb Wagner.
Introductions: Marianne Burki and Sandi Paucic (Pro Helvetia)


 

In a spiritual night session at 10 pm together with Manifesta 11 the Salonniers will collect spontaneous messages in a bottle.


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past event
Opening of the exhbition at the Swiss Pavilion by Pamela Rosenkranz curated by Susanne Pfeffer 

Location: Pavilion of Switzerland, Giardini della Biennale
Location: Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Dorsoduro 810, Vaporetto stop: Zattere
past event
Press conference on the exhbition at the Swiss Pavilion by Pamela Rosenkranz curated by Susanne Pfeffer 

Location: Pavilion of Switzerland, Giardini della Biennale
Location: Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Dorsoduro 810, Vaporetto stop: Zattere
News
 
 
 
 
 
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Press Material

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Switzerland: Lisa Stadler, Communication and Media Relations, Pro Helvetia,
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SIKART - Biennale di Venezia
SIK-ISEA Participants
Rosenkranz, Pamela (1979)

Commissioners
Paolo Baratta, President
Okwui Enwezor, Kurator
Sandi Paucic, Commissionar Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia
Marianne Burki, Commissioner Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia
Rachele Giudici Legittimo, Stellvertretende Kommissärin Pro Helvetia
Susanne Pfeffer, Kuratorin Schweizer Pavillon
Juri Steiner, Curator Salon Suisse
Stefan Zweifel, Curator Salon Suisse

Jury members
Philippe Rahm, Member of the Biennials Jury of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia
Peter Fischli, Member of the Biennials Jury of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia
Beatrice Galilee, Member of the Biennials Jury of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia
Katya García-Antón, Member of the Biennials Jury of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia
Simona Martinoli, Member of the Biennials Jury of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia
Arthur de Pury, Member of the Biennials Jury of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia
Peter J. Schneemann, Member of the Biennials Jury of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia