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"ART SNEAKS INTO THE CITY
2000-06-17 until 2000-08-31
Biel - Bienne, ,
Thirty-nine artists (Europe, USA,
Thailand) have been invited to work in the urban setting. They sneak into
the city's infrastructures and question art's ability to work its way into our
TRANSFERT is the 10th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition to be held in Bienne.
The first exhibition in this series – a pioneering one in its determination to
show art in the public place – dates back to 1954, the last one to 1991.
This major show is under the patronage of a committee made up of
personalities like Ruth Dreifuss, Moritz Leuenberer, Yvette Jaggi, Herzog
& de Meuron, Simon de Pury, etc.
A voluminous, 480-page catalogue (Engl./Ger./Fr.) is being published to
accompany the exhibition.
Bienne, in the city centre.
Perimeter bounded by the Place Centrale, Place Guisan and the
(A poster programme produced by four international artists will be
simultaneously on view in the following streets; Basel, Berlin, Bern,
Bienne, Dijon, Genève, Hamburg, London, Neuchâtel and Paris).
Daily round the clock (except for shop opening hours for certain works).
Renaud Auguste-Dormeuil (F), Stefan Banz (CH), Olivier Blanckart (F),
Etienne Bossut (F), Olaf Breuning (CH), Roderick Buchanan (SCO),
Christoph Büchel (CH), Patrick Corillon (B), Simone Decker (LUX), Jeremy
Deller (GB), Daniel Firman (F), Jean-Damien Fleury (CH), Peter Garfield
(USA), Ulrike Gruber (D), Fabrice Gygi (CH), Alexander Gyoerfi (D), Jens
Haaning (DAN), Eric Hattan (CH), Lori Hersberger (CH), Henrik Plenge
Jakobsen (DAN), Surasi Kusolwong (THAI), Peter Land (DAN), Abigail
Lane (GB), Lang/Baumann (CH), Mathieu Mercier (F), Thom Merrick
(USA), Jonathan Monk (GB), Olivier Mosset (CH), Gianni Motti (I), Daniel
Pflumm (D), Philippe Ramette (F), Relax (CH), Christian Robert-Tissot
(CH), Daniel Ruggiero (I), Roman Signer (CH), Nika Spalinger (CH), Uri
Tzaig (ISR), Erwin Wurm (A), Dana Wyse (CAN).
(artistic director of the CAN Neuchâtel Art Centre; art critic).
Simone Decker (LUX)
Biel-Bienne Seaworld, 2000