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53rd International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia
07 Jun - 22 Nov 2009
The artists Silvia Bächli from Basel and Fabrice Gygi from Geneva will officially represent Switzerland at the 53rd International Art Biennale in Venice on the recommendeation of the Federal Art Committee. Silvia Bächli will exhibit drawings in the Swiss Pavilion within the ground of the Biennale. Fabrice Giygi will present his installation in the Church of San Stae on the Grand Canal. Both exhibitions from Switzerland appear under the aegis of the Federal Office for Culture. The Biennale opens on 7 June and runs until 22 November 2009.

 
SIK-ISEA Participants
Bächli, Silvia (1956)
Gygi, Fabrice (1965)

Commissioners
Paolo Baratta, President
Daniel Birnbaum, Artistic Director
Urs Staub, Commissioner Swiss Pavilion
Andreas Münch, Commissioner San Staë

Jury members
Hans Rudolf Reust, President of the Federal Art Commission
Andreas Münch, Representative of the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA
Mariapia Borgnini, Member of the Federal Arts Commission
Marie-Antoinette Chiarenza, Member of the Federal Arts Commission
Peter Hubacher, Member of the Federal Arts Commission
Jean-Luc Manz, Member of the Federal Arts Commission
Hinrich Sachs, Member of the Federal Arts Commission
Nadia Schneider, Member of the Federal Arts Commission
Nika (Veronika) Spalinger, Member of the Federal Arts Commission
Sarah Zürcher, Member of the Federal Arts Commission