55th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia
01 Jun - 24 Nov 2013
22 Apr 2013

The «Salon Suisse», a Collateral Event complementing the exhibition at the Pavilion of Switzerland, is a platform for exchange on contemporary art and thought in a relaxed atmosphere, a place to meet and discuss with international authors, artists, academics and policy makers.

08 Apr 2013
Video of Valentin Carron in conversation with Giovanni Carmine
Valentin Carron speaks about his work and his project for the Pavilion of Switzerland at the 55th Venice Biennale

14 Jan 2013
VALENTIN CARRON, Jean-Baptiste, 2011
Glas, Acryllack; 2-teilig Unikat Je 40 x 26 x 11 cm
Sammlung Ringier, Schweiz 
Courtesy Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich
Photo: Stefan Altenburger Photography, Zürich

Valentin Carron will design the Swiss Pavilion in Venice in 2013. Pro Helvetia’s biennials jury has nominated the artist, born 1977 in Martigny, to represent Switzerland at the Venice biennale. Carron’s exhibition at this prime global platform for contemporary art will be curated by Giovanni Carmine from Ticino, currently director of Kunst Halle St.Gallen.