SALTS Birsfelden: On Fire, 2019

***CLOSING EVENT 11 MAY 6 PM***

 

On Fire – Vulnerable Footage
at SALTS Birsfelden
11 April – 11 May 2019

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Melanie Bonajo, Samira Elagoz, Juliana Huxtable, Carolyn Lazard, Leigh Ledare, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Tobias Madison, Markus&Markus, Shayok Mukhopadhyay, Christoph Schlingensief, Martine Syms, Johannes Willi, Sasha Wortzel with Morgan Bassichis

Curated by Benedikt Wyss with Boris Nikitin (Basler Dokumentartage) and Samuel Leuenberger (SALTS Birsfelden).

Liveliness, disease, and mortality are inscribed in the moving image. Presenting new and older film and video works, the exhibition "On Fire – Vulnerable Footage" investigates human vulnerability as a potential to represent, uncover, cope, interfere.

The exhibition is commissioned by the Basler Dokumentartage 19.

Opening: Thu 11 April 2019, 5 pm
with Jannik Giger, Legion Seven, and Awet Tesfazghi

Opening hours: 12–14 April 2019 Fr–Su 2–6 pm, after that until 11 May: Fridays 2–6 PM, Saturdays 1–5 pm and by appointment

On Fire – Vulnerable Footage is kindly supported by Swisslos-Fonds Basel-Stadt, Swisslos Basel-Landschaft, Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council, Ernst Göhner Stiftung, Migros Kulturprozent, Stanley Thomas Johnson Stiftung, Christoph Merian Stiftung, SüdKulturFonds, Fondation Nestlé pour l’Art, zürich moves!, Deli Projects, SALTS, L. + Th. La Roche-Stiftung, Institut Kunst – HGK FHNW, Basel, Tweaklab, Bravo Ricky, Verein für die Erforschung und Vermittlung audiovisueller Kulturgüter.

Thank you to Medhanie Abraham and Adam Bagnowski with Fabián Rivera, Chris Handberg, Fred Kieschnick, Stephan Kümin, Johannes Willi, Lea Leuenberger, Elia Bianchi, Sandra Lichtenstern, and Martina Kausch, Chus Martínez, Stefan Mireke, Jannik Giger, Abdurahim Ahmed, Matthias Pugin, Cevat Sari and Olivier Rossel.


16. Mai 2019

In March, Lago Mio was inaugurated by artist Johannes Willi, and from July the new residency in the old town of Lugano will open its doors to the next guests. After extensive discussions of the 112 applications, the Jury (Elise Lammer, Gio …mehr

06. Mai 2019

The video exhibition On Fire – Vulnerable Footage with works by Melanie Bonajo, Samira Elagoz, Juliana Huxtable, Carolyn Lazard, Leigh Ledare, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Tobias Madison, Markus&Markus, Shayok Mukhopadhyay, Christoph Schl …mehr

22. April 2019

Thank you for 111 applications. The jury (Elise Lammer, Giovanna Silva, and Benedikt Wyss) will agree on 2 candidates in the next weeks. Announcement: 15 May. All news about the Residence will be published on http://bit.ly/lagomiolugano. …mehr

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Media:

Cura Magazine
Contemporary Art Switzerland
Artviewer

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Hauptstrasse 12
4127 Birsfelden

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Photos opening: Nicolas Gysin
Graphic design: Ronnie Fueglister

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