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Salon Two – eating well

Maurice Maggi

«Salon Suisse»

Salon Suisse - eating well«Salon Suisse» presents ATARAXIA, this year’s talks and events programme running in parallel with the exhibition at the Pavilion of Switzerland at the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Organised by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia in collaboration with Dakar-based RAW Material Company, the collateral talks programme offers a platform for exchange on contemporary art and thought in a stimulating atmosphere. The programme takes place over the course of the opening event and three subsequent long weekends.
LAUFEN Bathrooms AG is partner of the «Salon Suisse» and is contributing to the events at the Palazzo Trevisan with the intention of participating in and encouraging an international dialogue in the fields of art and architecture.

The Swiss participation

In this two-part weekend of culinary exploration and feasting, a host of guests seek to abate your hunger for flavour, friendship and guerrilla tactics. Samuel Leuenberger has invited artists and gastronomic provocateurs Sandra Knecht and Maurice Maggi to open the second Salon, entiteld «eating well».

Joining forces for ATARAXIA, Knecht and Maggi will prepare an edible geopolitical roadmap (exit ramps included) of Switzerland to Venice. Audiences will be invited to taste the fruits of foraged verdure and market finds. By sampling a variety of methods and approaches Knecht and Maggi trace the routes of political agricultures through traditional regional cultivation methods. For Friday and Saturday’s soirees, Koyo Kouoh and farid rakun cordially invite you to join special guests Zoe Butt, Daved Teh and Reza Afisina. Different types of camaraderie will be served with congenial sides and refreshing charm – this is a weekend for friendships, fine tastes, and most importantly, fun.

Salon Two - eating well

31 August – 2 September 2017
Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi, Campo S. Agnese, Dorsoduro 810, Venezia

Thursday, 31 August
6.30 pm

Tavolata: An evening of edible knowledge with Sandra Knecht and Maurice Maggi

Friday, 1 September
6.30 pm

Introduction to CONSUME with Reza Afisina, Zoe Butt, farid rakun and David Teh
7 pm
Friendship and Paranoid Regionalism

Satuday, 2 September
6.30 pm

Introduction to CONSUME with Reza Afisina, Zoe Butt, farid rakun and David Teh
6.45 pm
The Art of Confession – giving, creating, maintaining, provoking Time
8.15 pm
Sharing Surviving

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