SALTS Birsfelden: On Fire, 2019

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

pdf press release and images

 

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.


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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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