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Women in Space – Symposium


  • Institut Kunst HGK FHNW Freilager-Platz 1 4002 Basel Switzerland (map)

Master symposium as part of the series
«Women in the Arts and Leadership»

4–5 April 2019
Atelier Building, room A 0.11
Art Institute HGK FHNW in Basel
Open to the public. The symposium will be live-streamed.

More information and program: http://institut-kunst.ch/en/we-explore/gender/#women-in-space

Guests: Nikola Dietrich, Mareike Dittmer, Raffael Dörig, Elvira Dyangani Ose, Fanni Fetzer, Elena Filipovic, iLiana Fokianaki, Ines Goldbach, Sabine Himmelsbach, Claire Hoffmann, Manuela Moscoso, Marie Muracciole, Elfi Turpin and Nadine Wietlisbach

Making reference to the exploratory nature of space travel, and all its attendant problematics and projections, “Women in Space” thematizes the role of scale and space and power in envisioning women in the art system. Who is alien here, and what kind of system, solar or other?

Moderated by Chus Martínez and Quinn Latimer, this symposium is a public event within the framework of a long-term research collaboration between the Art Institute in Basel and Instituto Susch / Art Stations Foundation CH.

The symposium is made possible thanks to the support of the Federal Office of Culture FOC.