January 1, 2016

About

About

The SWISS ART AWARDS are part of Switzerland’s oldest and most renowned art competition – the Schweizer Kunstwettbewerb (Swiss Art Competition). Organised annually by the Swiss Federal Office for Culture since 1899, the exhibition offers insight into current art and architecture making in Switzerland and is a valuable index for art professionals and lovers.

Participants 2017

ART

Luigi Archetti, Martina Baldinger, Selina Baumann, Jürgen Beck, Flurin Bisig, Delphine Chapuis Schmitz, Jean-Charles de Quillacq, Cédric Eisenring, Gina Folly, Luca Frei, Matthias Gabi, Jannik Giger, Antoine Golay Guerreiro do Divino Amor, Roman Gysin, Thomas Hauri, Ray Hegelbach, Anne Sylvie Henchoz, Jérôme Hentsch, Anne Hildbrand, Marc Hunziker, Florence Jung, Maureen Kaegi, Aurelio Kopainig, Franziska Lantz, Max Leiß, Miriam Laura Leonardi, Tobias Madison, Genêt Mayor, Anna Meschiari, Ivan Mitrovic, Marianne Mueller, Kaspar Müller, Damián Navarro, Gregory Polony, Samuel Porritt, Mathias Ringgenberg, Yves Scherer, Hagar Schmidhalter, Nadja Solari, Tobias Spichtig, Manon Wertenbroek, Martina-Sofie Wildberger, Ian Wooldridge, Agnès Wyler, Micha Zweifel

CRITIQUE, PUBLISHING, EXHIBITION

Madeleine Amsler et Marie-Eve Knoerle, Tenzing Barshee, Cartha Magazine, Jeanne Graff, Egija Inzule, Simon Lamunière, Le Foyer (Gioia dal Molin & Anna Francke), Samuel Leuenberger, Burkhard Meltzer, Anne Minazio

ARCHITECTURE

Nahoko Hara, Studio Inches Architettura, Kosmos Architects, Dries Rodet & Charlotte Truwant, Saas Sàrl Michael Meier et Guillaume Yersin

Opening
12 June 2017, 7-10 pm

Exhibition
13–18 June 2017
daily 10 am–7 pm, Sunday until 6 pm

Public Tours
daily 4–5 pm

Admission
free and open to the public

Location
Messe Basel, Hall 3
CH-4058 Basel

Public Transport
Messeplatz or Riehenring
Lines 2 + 8 from Basel SBB to Messeplatz
Line 8 + Bus 30 from Basel SBB to Riehenring

Infodesk
Hall 3 (entrance)
+41 (0)58 462 92 83
swissart@bak.admin.ch

Press
Stefanie Lockwood
BUREAU N
saa@bureau-n.ch
+41 (0)76 729 43 21

Catalogue
The catalogue SWISS ART AWARDS 2017, presenting the laureates and their work, will be published in autumn
by the Federal Office for Culture (FOC), designed by Huber/Sterzinger.

Media partners
CURA., Kunstbulletin and werk, bauen + wohnen