56th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia
09 May - 22 Nov 2015
Juri Steiner and Stefan Zweifel
Stefan Zweifel was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1967. He studied Philosophy, comparative literary studies and Egyptology at Zurich University. Since 1986 he has been working as a freelance critic. In 2009 he received the Berlin Price of literary critics. He translated works by Raymond Roussel, Blaise Cendrars, J.J. Rousseau and jointly with Michael Pfister "Justine&Juliette" in 10 volumes by the Marquis de Sade. He was a freelance co-curator at the Kunsthaus Zürich with Tobia Bezzola and Michael Pfister of “SADE/SURREAL" (2001/2002) and guest-curated "Les années Labyrinthe: Giacometti - Balthus - Skira" at the Musée Rath, Geneva (2009).
Guest-curators at the Tinguely Museum in Basel and the Centraal Museum in Utrecht (NL): “Die Situationistische Internationale – In girum imus nocte et consumimur igni” (2006/2007), „Balades avec le Minotaure“ for the Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel (2013), „Foray into Happiness“ (2014) and „Dada universal“ for the Swiss National Museum (2016).
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Photo: Juri Steiner and Stefan Zweifel, © Danilo Rüttimann