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Viva arte viva ! Switzerland at the Biennale

Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler

Biennale di Venezia

Main exhibition
13 May – 26 Nov 2017

Press Preview
10, 11 and 12 May 2017

Swiss Pavilion

Giardini della Biennale

Media conference
Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 2:00 pm (Media)

Official opening of the exhibition
12 May 2017 4:30 pm

Salon Suisse

Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi
Each salon will start at 6.30pm.

Salon Suisse One
11 May 2017 6:30 pm (opening)

Salon Suisse Two
31 Aug 2017 until 02 Sep 2017

Salon Suisse Three
19 Oct 2017 until 21 Oct 2017

Salon Suisse Four
23 Nov 2017 until 25 Nov 2017

The 57th International Art Exhibition takes place in Venice from 13 May to 26 November 2017 (Press Preview 10, 11 and 12 May 2017) at the Giardini and at the Arsenale as well as at various venues in the city. The main exhibition entitled «VIVA ARTE VIVA» is curated by Christine Macel.

Swiss Pavilion

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia has appointed Philipp Kaiser to curate the exhibition at the Pavilion of Switzerland in 2017. His exhibition entitled «Women of Venice» will feature new work by artists Carol Bove and Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler.

Salon Suisse

Curator Koyo Kouoh is responsible for the «Salon Suisse» 2017 entitled ATARAXIA, a programme of talks and events supplementing the exhibition at the Swiss Pavilion, which takes place at the Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi. Partner of the «Salon Suisse» is Laufen Bathrooms AG.

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