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Centre D'Art Contemporain Geneve

CENTRE D’ART CONTEMPORAIN GENÈVE
The Kunsthalle of Geneva
(*1974)

HISTORY
First contemporary art institution in Suisse romande
More than 300 cutting edge exhibitions since 1974
INNOVATION
The art of tomorrow, today
Six exhibitions a year of pioneering Swiss and international artists
TRANSDISCIPLINARITY
Projects highlighting the relation between artistic practice and its
broader cultural context: music, design, architecture and dance
CONVIVIALITY
A stimulating meeting place
Performances and social events
COMMITMENT
Support for artists
Commissioning and producing new artworks, publications and limited editions
EDUCATION
L’Atelier des enfants Firmenich: weekly creative lessons and summer classes for children
Microsillons projects and art lectures
COLLABORATIONS
International touring of the Centre’s exhibitions
Numerous collaborations with national and international art schools and art institutions

www.centre.ch

GenĂšve

Switzerland
Address:
10, rue des Vieux Grenadiers
1205
Phone: 0041223291842
Fax: 0041223291886
Website: www.centre.ch


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Forthcoming Exhibitions

"Wouldn't it be nice..."
October 26 –December 16 2007
A project in collaboration with Geneva University of Art and Design
A co-production with the Museum of Design Zurich and the ZĂŒrcher Hochschule der KĂŒnste.


“Wouldn’t It Be Nice
 Wishful Thinking in Art and Design” is a major exhibition which addresses the application of wishful thinking in art and design today.
It explores the thinking processes and working methods, that fall into the gap between various attitudes, forms of behaviour and creative practices. On the one hand, the dichotomy between activism and acceptance, as well as social concern and social control. On the other hand, the juxtaposition between grand plans and harsh realities, between the benign and the confrontational.
A number of these projects will be specially commissioned. Furthermore some of these will have a direct pertinence to the infrastructure of the Centre d’Art Contemporain Genùve. Among the creators invited to participate : Dexter Sinister (UK/US), Jurgen Bey (NL), Bless (F-D), Dunne&Raby and Michael Anastassiades (UK), Alicia Framis (ES), Martino Gamper (IT/UK), Ryan Gander ... [ Read all ]


Previous Exhibitions

GARDAR EIDE EINARSSON
Exposition dans le nouvel espace du Bac - Bñtiment d’art contemporain, Genùve
25.01-16.03.2008
Vernissage le 24 janvier de 18h Ă  21h

YURI LEIDERMAN
08.02-06.04.2008
Vernissage le 7 février 2008, de 18h à 21h


JOAN JONAS
30.04.2008-29.06.2008
Vernissage le 29 avril 2008, de 18h Ă  21h


Press Links

presse@centre.ch


Location And Getting There

10, rue des Vieux Grenadiers
1205 GenĂšve Suisse
Bus n°1 : arrĂȘt «Bains» (direction Jardin Botanique) ou arrĂȘt «Ecole-MĂ©decine» (direction Rive)
(Pour consulter les horaires: http://www.tpg.ch)
Parking de Plainpalais: entrées Avenue du Mail et Rond-Point de Plainpalais


Contact-Directors/Staff

Directrice: Katya Garcia-AntonRelations publiques: Jane Kelly van LanschotCoordinateur des expositions: Denis PernetSecrétaire administrative: Cendrine PouzetPresse et communication: presse@centre.ch


Opening Times

Tuesday - Sunday, 11h - 18h