From June 23 till Novemeber 11, 2018, the Belgium town Kortrijk invited curators Hilde Teerlinck (CEO Han Nefkens Foundation, Barcelona) and Patrick Ronse (Director Be-part, Waregem) to develop a brand new city festival. Under the title PLAY, they present a series of ambitious, sometimes spectacular or interactive outdoor and indoor interventions, undertaken by 40 international contemporary artists. More infos here: www.playkortrijk.be
Performance (June 13th) on Naama Tsabar’s installation “Transitions #4”. Composed and performed by Anna Erhard, FIELDED, Kristin Mueller, Sarah Strauss, Naama Tsabar and Anja Waldkircher. Artist talk (in English) (June 14) Biscotti, Feinstein, Tsabar / Kunsthaus Baselland
The Swiss Federal Office of Culture is presenting the 18th Swiss Grand Award for Art / Prix Meret Oppenheim to three outstanding personalities from Switzerland’s cultural scene whose artistic and architectural work has international impact: artists Sylvie Fleury and Thomas Hirschhorn, as well as architect Luigi Snozzi. The laureates will be honored together with the winners of the Swiss Art Awards on June 11, 2018 in Basel.
Award ceremony : June 11, 2018, 5:30pm – Swiss Art Awards, Messe Basel, Hall 3, 4058 Basel, Switzerland
Latifa Echakhch will present a solo show as part of the “Sensory Spaces“ (a series of solo exhibitions in the Willem van der Vorm Gallery, in the museum’s foyer) at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. For each edition an artist is invited to make a personal and surprising response to the space’s specific architectural characteristics. Opening June 9th, 2018 from 3pm / Closing September 30th, 2018