Manifesta 11, Jun 11 – Sep 18

, 10 June 2016

Roving European Biennial for Contemporary Art Manifesta 11 is on across venues in Zurich with the theme title ‘What People Do for Money: Some Joint Ventures’, running June 11  to September 18.

Curated by Christian Jankowski, the event features 30 artists from around the world reacting to the “diversity of social, political and geographical conditions in contemporary Europe”. It will take place across four venues, including Löwenbräukunst, Helmhaus, Cabaret der Künstler – Zunfthaus Voltaire and Pavillon of Reflections —a floating platform on Lake Zurich —and feature new works by the likes of Trisha Baga, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Coco FuscoVuk Ćosić, Daniel Kelly (DKUK), Simon Denny, and Aleksandra Domanović.

Other artists involved and worth noting include Fatima Al Qadiri & Khalid Al GharaballiMarguerite Humeau, Pierre Huyghe, Mark Leckey, Jill Magid, Jon Rafman, Frances Stark, Martine Syms, Pilvi Takala and more, all of whom will be contextualised by a historical exhibition co-curated by Jankowski and Francesca Gavin.

See the Manifesta 11 website for details.**

Pilvi Takala, Drive With Care, 2013, 13 min video, Courtesy of the artist and Carlos:Ishikawa.
Pilvi Takala, ‘Drive With Care’ (2013) @ Frieze 2013. Installation view. Courtesy of the artist and Carlos/Ishikawa, London.

Header image: Pavillion of Reflections. Photo by WolfgangTraeger © Manifesta11, Zurich.