Caravaggio And His Time
Caravaggio and his time Halle 5, Messe Basel 20.12.2023 - 07.04.2024
Steal That Book!
José Miguel Del Pozo López
Bern-based artist José Miguel Del Pozo López reveals his most formative first times experiences with books.
Basler Lyrikfestival 2024 - Festive Reading Loop To Mark The Anniversary
The Basel Poetry Festival is 20 years old. And so the celebratory anniversary reading is held in the foyer of the Schauspielhaus Basel.
Music Is The Thing Itself
I was thinking that hearing an artist talk about their own work is to a certain extent like holding in our bare hands their memory.
Everything you've always wanted to sell us.
Kunsthalle Basel, Tobias Spichtig, Everything No One Ever Wanted, 19.01.2024 - 28.04.2024
Edding and confusion
Shabbily repainted Banksys invite the art-illiterate public to dilettantish pop-up "exhibitions". "Are we spared nothing in this city?"
Kunsthalle Basel, Tobias Spichtig, Everything No One Ever Wanted
Tobias Spichtig Everything No One Ever Wanted 19. Jan 2024 – 28. Apr 2024 A thought on this
HeK: House of Electronic Arts, Blurred realities, 11/25/2023 – 12/31/2023
A single “work” in its content, media and aesthetic complexity is what Q.U.I.C.H.E. knocks off its foldable museum stool.
For Space, Terms and Conditions, 16.12.2023 – 10.02.2024
A report from the control center of the artificial moon.
Studios is a series of photographs taken by Juan Zen as he visits his artist friends.
Diego Marcon - Have You Checked the Children
Kunsthalle Basel Diego Marcon - Have You Checked the Children 27. Okt 2023 – 21. Jan 2024
Cinematic Switzerland. Lausanne between green, blue and a mind movie
A look back as a travelogue with some links to Godard's cinema, to the architecture of Lausanne and finally to one of the works in the exhibition at the Ausstellungsraum Klingental in Basel.
Exhibition review of Moonlight Farmers
"Moonlight Farmers" casts an enchanting light on the interconnected worlds of Mariana Murcia, Jacob Ott and Johannes Willi on view at the Miriam Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Cinema in times of war crimes
How important it is to get to see well curated programs be it movies or art in general this text illustrates with two different movie experiences.
A text in an hour or creative measures against exhaustion
What does Q.U.I.C.H.E. find when searching for creative measures to combat exhaustion at the Cheemeyer in Sissach or in the "cuffing season"? Read for yourself.
Museum Tinguely Delphine Reist - OIL [oil, olio, huile] 18. October 2023 - 14. January 2024
Delphine Reist's video work "Averse"
Natural History Museum Basel - SEXY - The driving force of life 10.11.2023 - 12.5.2024
The word "sexy" has a musical quality. Perhaps because you hear it so rarely and when you do, it's only sung. Now the Natural History Museum Basel is very sexy, we were there.
Ranking of the cruising friendliness of Basel's museum toilets
In a subreddit for "Best Date Ideas", someone made a captivatingly simple suggestion: "take me to an art museum and fuck me in the bathroom". A ranking of Basel's museum toilets.
Roche: «Up #7» von Sabina Lang und Daniel Baumann
The only high-rise canyon in Basel, which is only around 100 metres long but almost 200 metres deep, has recently been punctured with Kunst-am-Bau by Sabina Lang and Daniel Baumann.
aus seinem Herzen keine Mördergrube machen
In this work, Sara Grütter writes about not turning the heart into Mördergrube. Will she succeed?
Sammeln im Wandel der Zeit. Das Museum Faesch im Kupferstichkabinett, Kunstmuseum Basel 10. Juni – 19. Nov. 2023
At least once a year, during Art Basel, residents of the city on the banks of the Rhine are inevitably confronted with the question of why rich people actually collect art.
EXPERIMENTAL ECOLOGY - Kunst x Wissenschaft im Dialog, Kulturstiftung Basel H. Geiger 25. Aug – 29. Okt 2023
Zheng Bo is everywhere thanks to work that perfectly captures the zeitgeist. His "Pteridophilia" series shows young men erotically encountering plants in forests. In other words, they fuck the bushes.
Niko Pirosmani, Fondation Beyeler (mit Baselitz Raum) 17. Sept 2023 – 28. Jan 2024
To what extent does an artist still have to perform brilliant technical feats themselves today, or to what extent is it enough to "just" present a good idea?
Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt 2023 - Leave a Hello, Kunsthalle 24. Sep – 08. Okt 2023
I recently tried to explain to a group of sixteen-year-olds why it makes a big difference whether a video work is projected or shown on a screen. I don't think I've convinced them.
Swiss Performance Awards 2023, Kunsthaus Baselland 23. Sept – 24. Sept 2023
When I started studying art, a friend from Manchester asked me: "What do they teach you first? Colours or shapes?"
Learning From Basel
Basel, probably the whole of Switzerland, is not easy to understand for someone from the outside. Quirin Brunmeier shhares his experience with us.
The Render Farm’s Humming
Rendering a digital image as part of artistic production bristles with massiveness. Time for a hymn to the render farm from an artist who dreams in digital images.
Mosquitoes and other thieves in the tropical institute
The art collective Hotel Simplon was part of Neubau Tropeninstitut in Basel and reports on the development process and context of the exhibition as well as a criminal case interwoven with it.
My Sweet and Sweat
This short text is a recollection of memories awaken by the buzzing paintings hanging in our shared studio, and a couple of visits to mosquitoes white labs at the Tropen Institut in Basel.
No Time, No Money, No Train Ticket, No Battery, No Problem
Jacob is an artist. And as such, he naturally a) lives from hand to mouth and b) knows how to get out of trouble.
Alternative Exhibition Views Of "Neubau Tropeninstitut" At Rhythmus Messy Cambio exhibition space
These exhibition views of Neubau Tropeninstitut are generated by the software DALL-E. The originals you can find on www.rhythmusmessycambio.earth
Ice hockey with Mickey Mouse and Adam Green
Kunstkritik ist in der eitlen und argwöhnischen Kunstbubble eine Kunst für sich. Der Shark nähert sich leise, und beisst meist auf schnoddrige Art zu.
I'm Maxi Pongratz, 35 years old, a musician. For you Baslers/readers who don't know me, it doesn't matter. For those who know me: it's me.
Untitled (bridging language)
Charlotte Horn, Arbesa Musa, Anastasia Pavlou, Noemi Pfister, Nicola Spycher and Kathrin Siegrist, assembled by Kathrin Siegrist
A collective brainstorming between Charlotte Horn, Arbesa Musa, Anastasia Pavlou, Noemi Pfister, Nicola Spycher and Kathrin Siegrist on practices and experiences of the artists working in the space.
Here we have LuYang's flashy exhibition whispered directly into your ear. This is not only pleasant, but nice.
Generation UI - For Jacob
Author Ary Coach is good at laughing. She still understands irony - in contrast to the youth of today.
Daniel Turner ASMR
Johannes Willi's ASMR walkthrough of the artist's recent exhibition at Kunsthalle Basel will tickle your ears and tingle your scalp
The toil before the sport
Interacting with something new takes effort - in the kitchen, in art, or when making children. The effort is worth it: rewards await. For example, sports results.
Der Politjournalist Philipp Loser (Tages-Anzeiger) ist der Installationskünstlerin Hannah Weinberger begegnet – vor allem mit den Ohren.