Utopics

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This quinquennial is a must in the field of contemporary art in public space. Launched in 1954 by Marcel Joray, it has successfully made its evolution to become fully international and open. for the 11th edition  50 interventions by swiss and international artists, utopians, micronations, communities and originals were invite to infiltrate the city of Biel/Bienne with their works and lifestyle ;
With : Groupe Bélier, Peter Coffin, Fabiana de Barros, ECAL, René Egli, Elgaland-Vargaland, Cao Fei, Robert Filliou, Claire Fontaine, Holger Friese & Mona Jas, Ryan Gander, Andreas Golinski, Fabrice Gygi, Carsten Höller, General Idea, Lang / Baumann, Jérôme Leuba, Lokal-Int, Matt Mullican, Neue Slovenische Kunst, ONS – die neue zeit, Parsifal, Mai-Thu Perret, Marco Poloni, Peter Regli, Didier Rittener, République du Saugeais, Katja Schenker, Kerim Seiler, L’école de Stéphanie, Nedko Solakov, State of Sabotage, Steiner & Lenzlinger, Superflex, Andrea Thal & Saskia Holmkvist, Tatiana Trouvé, United Transnational Republics, Clemens von Wedemeyer, W+W, René Zäch, Andrea Zittel, Zorro & Bernardo, Eurythmie Zuccoli, 360° and more than twenty micronations.

Director Simon Lamunière
Utopics, 11th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, Bienne, August 28 – Oct 25, 2009
Utopics video

Stéphanie Moisdon and Pierre Joseph, L’Ecole de Stéphanie, 2009
Stéphanie Moisdon and Pierre Joseph, L’Ecole de Stéphanie, 2009
Ryan Gander, Flag, 2009
Nedko Solakov, Referendum against referendum, 2009
Nedko Solakov, Referendum against referendum, action
Nedko Solakov, Referendum against referendum
Claire Fontaine, We are all whatever singularities, performance 2009
Claire Fontaine, We are all whatever singularities, flyer, 2009
Clemens von Wedemeyer, Walden, video, 2009
Marco Poloni, 2009
Tatiana Trouvé, Sans titre, bronze, 2009
Fabiana de Barros, Fiteiro Cultural SL, 2009
NSK State –IRWIN, Words from Africa. 2009
Kerim Seiler, Pneuma somnanbul, installation, 2009
Organisation Naturiste Suisse
République du Saugeais, Action, 2009
State of Sabotage, performance 2009
State of Sabotage, SoS gate, Territorial Phantom 02, performance 2009
State of Sabotage, SoS gate, 2009
Zorro+Bernardo, Les Barbus, stickers 2009
Lang Baumann, Beautifull Steps, 2009
Maï-Thu Perret, untitled, 2009
Eurythmie Zuccoli, Swiss Anthroposophical Society, Dance performance, 2009
Eurythmie Zuccoli, Swiss Anthroposophical Society, Dance performance, 2009
Andrea Zittel, Gollywobbler, video, 2008
Andreas Golinsky (with Noah Stolz) Haunted House, 2009
W+W, Ideally 2009
W+W, Ideally 2009
W+W, Ideally 2009
Cartsen Höller, Upside Down Googles, 2009
Jérôme Leuba, Battlefield n° 52, performance 2009
Jérôme Leuba, Battlefield n° 52, performance 2009
Peter Coffin, WIPO Corporate Flower Logo, 2009
Superflex, Money Square, swiss coins, 2009
The Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland, Annexion of the borders between languages, 2009
The Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland, Annexion of the borders between languages, 2009
Didier Rittener avec Carla Demierre et Federica Martini, The Reading Sculpture, 8 part newspaper, 2009
René Zäch, project for the Lokal int extension building, model, 2009
lokal-Int, Ombudsman office for Utopics, 2009
Parsifal, Da sein, 2009
Martin Beutler, Mobile Panarchist Constitution Facility
Martin Beutler, Mobile Panarchist Constitution Facility
Fabrice Gygi, Flag, 2007
Peter Regli, Reality Hacking No. 272, Bee Hive Opera, 2009
Katja Schenker, Nougat, 2009
Holger Friese & Mona Jas, Hot Spots with online videos
Gerda Steiner & Jörg Lenzlinger, Les envahisseurs (invaders)
Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne and Fabrice Gygi
Groupe Bélier, Action with Unspunnen Stone, 2009
Groupe Bélier, Action with Unspunnen Stone, 2009
Saskia Holmkvist / Andrea Thal, City Tour, 2009
Saskia Holmkvist / Andrea Thal, City Tour, 2009

Catalog introduction pdf

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