58th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia
11 May - 24 Nov 2019
Retour de Venise: s l o w in Meyrin
Saturday 17 August, 3 pm - 9 pm
As an extension of the collateral event Salon Suisse at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia on the theme " s l o w ", the event “Retour de Venise” (return from Venice) takes place in Meyrin, near Geneva in Switzerland, with a whole day of discovery and relaxation. The event takes a stand on slow practices by offering guided strolling, a yoga workshop with artist Vidya Gastaldon, a presentation of the Venice Biennale with the 2019 Swiss Pavilion curator Charlotte Laubard, and the 2019 Salonnières Céline Eidenbenz and Victoria Mühlig, ending with a slow food buffet in the garden with a mural film projection by artists Chonja Lee, Jérémie Gindre, Vidya Gastaldon, accompanied by a dj set by Nevena Pulj.
- 14h30: guided strolling (flânerie guidée par FACM@JBAM#2019!)
- 16h30-17h30: Yoga workshop with Vidya Gastaldon
- 18h-19h: Venice Art Biennale 2019 - Presentation by Swiss Pavilion 2019's curator Charlotte Laubard & presentation of Salon Suisse 2019 by Céline Eidenbenz and Victoria Mühlig, Salonnière, followed by a Q&A
- 19h-21h: Aperitif in the garden & wall projections : Plantes 1900, films proposed by Chonja Lee, Jérémie Gindre, Vidya Gastaldon & DJs set by Nevena Puljic
A collaboration between the City of Meyrin, the Art Museum in Valais and Pro Helvetia.