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56th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia
09 May - 22 Nov 2015
Events
09 May 2015 11:00 AM
Opening of the «Salon Suisse» 2015
The opening event takes place on 9 May at 11am outdoors in front of the Palazzo Trevisan.

Programme

Performance:
Kerim Seiler, ‘Space is my Canvas’

Video:
Melodie Mousset, ‘Impulsive Control 1’, 2012

Welcome:
Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia – Marianne Burki, Head of Visual Arts and Sandi Paucic, Project Leader Swiss participation Venice Biennal

Official Opening Salon Suisse:
Federal Councillor Alain Berset, Head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA

Introduction:
Stefan Zweifel and Juri Steiner, Salonniers

Greetings:
Christian Jankowski, artist and curator of Manifesta 11

Musical Intermezzo:
Werner Bärtschi and Barb Wagner, Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827): Grosse Fuge B-dur op. 134 

followed by an Aperitif

From 10pm Salon Suisse will organise together with Manifesta 11 a spiritual night session. During this session the signal "S.O.S. DADA" will be sent into the world. Can the Dada of yesteryear rescue us?