Grand Café: Rest. Artemis Fontana, 2019

[EN]     During the art fair week, 11–15 June 2019, noon till midnight /// At Grand Café Basel, Clarastrasse 2 (5 minutes' walk from the fair towards the city centre, 5 min to the Rhine) /// A week long artist-run pop-up restaurant organized under the umbrella of artist Pauline Beaudemont's collaborative project Artemis Fontana, Paris. Artemis Fontana’s artist-run restaurant is produced by Benedikt Wyss (Deli Projects) in cooperation with Claudio Vogt and the I Never Read, Art Book Fair Basel. Every lunchtime we provide a healthy, cheap and homemade vegetarian meal to the art troops. After that, we'll be open till midnight: All day long, come for a chat, a cocktail, a good coffee, a pastry or a cigarette. At night, enjoy our special program of food, music, alcohol, performance, video, exotic dance and so much more – curated by local and international characters. Indoors and open air! With Sylvain Menetrey's underground queer screening, Bogotá's MALL art- fashion performative shop, Milan's Macao anticapitalist sound cafeteria, Kenny Dunkan's coco ice cream performance, the annual Grand Café night, a.o.

[DE]     Während der Kunstmessewoche, 11.–15. Juni 2019, Mittags bis Mitternacht /// Im Grand Café Basel, Clarastrasse 2 (5 Gehminuten von der Messe entfernt Richtung Innerstadt, 5 Min. bis zum Rhein) /// Ein einwöchiges, von Künstlern geführtes Pop-Up-Restaurant, organisiert unter dem Dach von Pauline Beaudemonts Kollaborationsprojekt Artemis Fontana, Paris. Artemis Fontana’s Künstlerrestaurant wird produziert von Benedikt Wyss (Deli Projects) in Kooperation mit Claudio Vogt und der I Never Read, Art Book Fair Basel. Jeden Mittag servieren wir den Kunsthorden gesundes, preiswertes und hausgemachtes vegetarisches Essen. Bis Mitternacht sind wir offen: für Gespräche, Cocktails, guten Kaffee, für frisches Gebäck oder nur eine Zigarette. Geniessen Sie unser Abendprogramm: Essen, Musik, Drinks, Performance, Video und exotischer Tanz – kuratiert von lokalen und internationalen Persönlichkeiten. Drinnen und open-air! Mit Sylvain Menetreys Underground- Queer-Screening, Bogotás performa- tivem Kunst-Mode-Shop MALL, Mailands antikapitalistischer Sound- Cafeteria Macao, Kenny Dunkans Kokos-Eis-Performance, der legendären Grand-Café-Night u.a.

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Grand Café Bar
Clarastrasse 2
4057 Basel

The project is supported by:
Christoph Merian Stiftung
Ernst und Olga Gubler-Hablützel Stiftung
Abteilung Kultur Basel-Stadt
Deli Projects
Grand Café Bar


© Sylvain Menetrey
© Pauline Beaudemont