Die Provisorische Tramhaltestelle macht’s vor

Seit dem 17. Juni steht sie schon da. Und unterhält mit wunderbarem Alternativprogramm: die Provisorische Tramhaltestelle am Claragraben. Sie ist zweierlei: ein Ausdruck dafür, dass Freiräume in Basel für die alternative Kunst- und Kulturszene dringend gebraucht werden. Und dass die Erschliessung von Freiräumen durchaus friedlich, unfallfrei und konstruktiv sein kann. Denn Ausstellungs- und Veranstaltungsräume existieren…

Preview / Vernissage „In Your Face Book“

SHOWROOMBASEL präsentiert die Preview zur Ausstellung In Your Face Book von Jonas Baumann aka Joachim Sputnik im Buffet im Stellwerk Bahnhof St. Johann. Am Samstag, 12.3.2011 ab 17:00 Uhr lädt SHOWROOMBASEL zur Vernissage ein. Die Ausstellung dauert anschliessend vom 26. März bis zum 29. April. SHOWROOMBASEL fördert junges, innovatives internationales Design. Stellwerk Macht Kreative Wirtschaft…

SHOWROOMBASEL features: boycotlettes

boycotlettes ist schon längst ein Begriff und trotzdem noch immer ein Renner unter den Newcomern. Das Modelabel aus Basel produziert exklusive Einzelstücke. Wir freuen uns sehr, dass eine Auswahl davon in unserem Shop erhältlich sein wird. Herzlich Willkommen im SHOWROOMBASEL! boycotlettes is an absolute promise among newcomers.  The Basel-based fashion label produces exclusive unique pieces….

Call for Proposals by Festival Belluard Bollwerk International in Fribourg

The Festival Belluard Bollwerk International in Fribourg calls for artist projects for its 2011 edition. The topic for the artistic projects is „Hope“. experimental set-ups, performance work, challenging practices or wildcard invitations to the city and its inhabitants. The call is open to all. Proposals need to be handed in by 18th October 2010. ->…

International Call for Video Artists in NuEdge Gallery, Montreal

NuEdge Gallery in Montreal, Canada, invites artists from all around the world to submit their video artwork. The selected artists will be represented by the gallery. NuEdge is a commercial art gallery and has only recently opened its doors. -> Click here for the artist call -> Click here for further information on NuEdge

Call for Artists for Group Exhibition by Kunst(Zeug)Haus

The Kunst(Zeug)Haus in Rapperswil Jona calls for artists for a group exhibition taking place from 17th April to 19th June 2011. The deadline for project entries is 30th September 2010. The topic of the exhibition will be the artistic realization of the artists‘ personal „survival“. There is no entry fee, the Kunst(Zeug)Haus will take 20%…

Take a Freeride Ski Trip With Norwegian Artist Kristine Maudal in San Francisco

Norwegian painter Kristine Maudal, as appeared previously on writeronart, presents yet another project in the city of San Francisco. Being a passionate freeride skier, Maudal will abstract the feeling, movements and rhythms of this intense sport and transmit it into art in her project „Other Rhythms“. To interpret emotions and feelings of activities other than…

Why Do People Applaud After a Performance?

Would you clap at a painting? Would you clap at a painting when the artist himself is present? A performance is an artwork. It doesn’t need applause. On the contrary, the applause takes away a great deal of the magic. Seriously. A performance is not a stage play. An artist is not an actor. We…

KATHARINA BLANKE / ARTIST ABSTRACT / 2010

Katharina Blanke’s works are utopistic-poetic illustrations and constructions of dresses. She analyses existing dress illustrations and garments, decomposes and re-stages them as newly interpreted vestment objects. As clothing architecture and textile sculpture, like a hollow garment shell, the portrayal of the robe becomes a personified object. Its wearability is deliberately left behind. The functional article…