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CV/Portfolio PDF June 2020

Agenda 2020
28 Aug CAMP SOLONG summer camp Country SALTS Bennwil
17 Sept Game Of Goose/Sara Sjölin City SALTS Birsfelden ​​​
17 Sept Explorers Film Club: Puck Verkade Dreispitz Basel
19 Sept Draisine 5 happening Basel
07 Nov Bruckner/Langschied/Lelonek Lago Mio Lugano

CV
2020– City/Country SALTS Birsfelden/Bennwil / curator
2018– Lago Mio Lugano residency / co-founder, curator
2016– Draisine Derby / founder, curator
2016– Stadt.Geschichte.Basel / foundation board
2013– Social Muscle Club Switzerland / founder, curator

Benedikt Wyss (*1984) is based in Basel, Switzerland. In order to investigate new forms of encounter with a diverse audience, Wyss initiates happenings in unexpected and ever-changing environments. Since the beginning of 2020, Benedikt Wyss is curating City/Country SALTS Birsfelden/Bennwil alongside Samuel Leuenberger, with whom he is associated with several joint projects. Wyss founded the Kunstverein Deli Projects, the art race Draisine Derby, the Swiss branch of the Social Muscle Club, the Explorers Film Club for artistic research, or Lago Mio, an artist residency in Lugano, Switzerland. He recently developed the AR video app Primo Print in motion to digitally extend printed art publications and Kokon, a digital conference on co-creation in the arts. Benedikt Wyss collaborated with Espacio Odéon Bogotá, Belluard Festival Fribourg, Festspiele Zürich, Kunsthalle Basel, Museum Tinguely, Schauspielhaus Zürich a.o.

Shows 2018-20 selection
2020 KOKON online (Festspiele Zürich)
2020 Social Muscle Club online
2020 Anadu, Armstrong, Madison Lago Mio Lugano
2020 Juice & Rispetta LIA Bogotá/Colombia
2020 Draisine 4 Dreispitz Münchenstein/Basel
2020 Social Muscle Club Zürcher Theaterspektakel
2020 Artemis Fontana Grand Café Basel
2019 On Fire – Vulnerable Footage SALTS Birsfelden
2019 Anadu, Armstrong, Madison Lago Mio Lugano
2019 Juice & Rispetta Salón Nacional/LIA Bogotá
2019 Draisine Derby 4 Dreispitz Basel/Münchenstein
2019 Social Muscle Club Zürcher Theater Spektakel
2019 Social Muscle Club Belluard Festival Fribourg
2019 Johannes Willi solo Lago Mio Lugano
2019 Daniel Karrer solo fructa München
2018 Juice & Rispetta Espacio Odéon Bogotá
2018 Social Muscle Club Schauspielhaus Zürich
2018 Water Yump Museum Tinguely Basel
2018 Ayahuasca La Vista Kunsthalle Basel
2018 68–88–18. Freiraum in Basel Clarahuus

Acknowledgements/Grants
Abteilung Kultur Basel-Stadt: Artemis Fontana 2019, Taumel 2017, Umwelt Mode 2017, Haus#99 2016
Christoph Merian Stiftung: Explorers Film Club 2019, Artemis Fontana 2019, On Fire 2019, Water Yump 2018, Ayahuasca 2018, 68–88–18 2018, Feldexperimente 2017, Taumel 2017, Umwelt Mode 2017, SMC 2016/17, Draisine 2017-19, Creeper 2016, Haus#99 2016, MOBR 2015
Città di Lugano: Lago Mio Lugano 2019, 2020
Dr. Georg und Josi Guggenheim Stiftung: Villa Incognito 2015
Ernst Göhner Stiftung: On Fire 2019, 68–88–18 2017, SMC 2014/15/16/17, Copa>Demo>Video>Stream 2014
Ernst und Olga Gubler-Hablützel Stiftung: Artemis Fontana 2019, Water Yump 2018, Ayahuasca 2018, Taumel 2017
Fachausschuss Theater und Tanz BS/BL: SMC 2014/15
GGG: Water Yump 2018, Copa>Demo> 2014, First Love Expo 2013
Lucius und Annemarie Burckhardt Stiftung: 68–88–18 2017
L. + Th. La Roche Stiftung: On Fire 2019
Migros Engagement: Lago Mio Lugano 2020
Migros Kulturprozent: On Fire 2019
Oertli Stiftung: Villa Incognito 2015
Pro Helvetia: Playa Del Musculo Social 2019, On Fire 2019, Space Agency 2018, Ayahuasca 2018, SMC South Africa 2016
Scheidegger-Thommen Stiftung: 68–88–18 2017
Stiftung Edith Maryon: Haus#99 2016, SMC 2014/15
Stiftung Wolf: 68–88–18 2017, Draisinenrennen 2016
Sulger-Stiftung: 68–88–18 2017
Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation: On Fire 2019
Südkulturfonds: On Fire 2019
Swisslos BL: On Fire 2019, 68–88–18 2017, Draisinenrennen 2016
Swisslos-Fonds BS: On Fire 2019, Water Yump 2018, 68–88–18 2017, SMC 2016/17, Draisine 2016, Copa>Demo>Video>Stream 2014
Zürich Kanton: Social Muscle Club Schauspielhaus Zürich 2018


17. September 2020

This evening we will show a video installation by Puck Verkade on Dreispitz at Club Elysia as "Explorers Film Club", 8–10pm, looped, enter and exit when you want. Mask. With great roof terrace, music, drinks, free samosa, open end, Puck. …mehr

22. July 2020

Camp Solong is happening again, now for its fourth summer session – this year, in the rolling hills of the Swiss countryside, hosted by Country SALTS, for the weekend of 28 – 31 August (Friday 10 am to Monday 10 am). Right NOW, Camp So …mehr

06. July 2020

SALTS TALKS is the new video series by SALTS. Contents are filmed in the days before the opening of the exhibition. + …mehr

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