"And once the woman is visible, she is mystified: As a witch, as a goddess of fertility, as a mythical being to be seduced or conquered."
Giulia Bernardi on hysteria, female resistance, and revealed power structures.
Kunsthalle Zurich blog, 6/7/2021
"I work at the edge of visibility."
Lorenz Olivier Schmid in a contribution by Cesare Macri about his artistic research work and the latest front yard cosmology.
"The male canon in Zurich's Kunsthaus is opposed by two women at the other end of town."
Anna Raymann on "Wege der Opponentinnen" [Ways of the Opponents], women in art, and ornament as a weapon.
"Aargauer Zeitung," 6/9/2021
"There is also a palpable sense of closeness and, at the same time, of distance and strangeness."
Johanna Encrantz on "Distance Black," New York and the Corona shock
"So poetic that it brings tears to your eyes."
Paulina Szczesniak on "Distance Black," Jonas Burkhalter as an artist and his way of working.
"A peculiar fascination and radiance emanates from Burkhalter's photographs."
Susanna Koeberle on "Distance Black," the story behind the motifs and an almost surreal reality
"It is the lack of distraction in the situation, the confrontation of one's own perception, the simplicity of things, and the pointing reference systems that make "Distance Black" worth seeing."
Joshua Amissah on "Distance Black," the common usage of language, and the visual narrative of Jonas Burkhalter's photography
Akut Mag, 7/4/2021
- Jonas Burkhalter «Distance Black», April 9 – May 8, 2021
- Nicole Biermaier / Aglaia Haritz «Wege der Opponentinnen», June 11 – July 10, 2021
- Lorenz Olivier Schmid «Efflorescence», August 27 – October 2, 2021
- Talaya Schmid «Radical Soft», November 26, 2021 – January 15, 2022
For once, when Claudio Rasano cannot travel, he portrays his homeland in Switzerland.
"Nahe Basel", 2021
Photography, 76 × 80 cm
Photographs by Claudio Rasano, who lives in Basel, complement a spacious Biel city loft. To see in a feature about furnishing of the Swiss furnishing company Teo Jakob.
"She gives everything for art, loves to take risks and goes with fate. Even when she opened her gallery and the lockdown was declared."
Michel Rebosura on Susanne König, her gallery and her convictions
Journal of Arts, 7/12/2021
On November 6, the artist from Biel will present his book "Ricochet", published by Vexer Verlag. High-resolution photographs, taken in the Jura countryside, which, through the image capturing process, lead to strangely beautiful images.
Friday, November 6, 2020, from 6 p.m. Conversation with Theresa Gruber at 7 p.m.
"Career means going your own way, being courageous, also willing to take risks and confident."
Susanne König in an interview about her work and the concept of career.
"Don't miss out on the exciting cultural events the colder months have in store for you."
The König Büro with "Staring at the Sea" in cultural tips
Women in Business, November 2020
With "Längizyti – Longing for Sunshine" the König Büro will be represented at Kunst 20 in Zurich from October 29th to November 1st. We present a concise show on the themes of longing and idyll. We are looking forward to your visit!
"This attitude, art as a way of life, is what she learned in Biel. She still feels this common attitude now when she works with Biel artists, such as Marcel Freymond, who will be showing an exhibition in her gallery this winter."
Simone K. Rohner on Susanne König, her career and her Biel roots.
Bieler Tagblatt, 25/8/2020
Two works by Lorenz Olivier Schmid can be seen in the new Schulzentrum Schöftland, opened on 11. August 2020 "Schwarzkümmel", a behind-glass preparation and "Laubbläser", an installation made of different types of hardwood. Worth seeing.
We are opening a gallery for young Swiss art. The exhibition program's main focus: contemporary positions which convince through the autonomy and authenticity of the works as well as the way they capture and understand the zeitgeist.
Opening with the exhibition "Good Boys" by Milva Stutz on August 27/28, 4–8 p.m., Birmensdorferstrasse 299, 8055 Zurich, Switzerland.
Aglaia Haritz and her daughter are gardening. They observe plants and animals in their garden near Locarno. The artist allows a glimpse, according to the circumstances only through the glass bell.
Film festivals take place virtually because of the situation. Antshi von Moos' short film "Brother, move on" will be shown at the Brooklyn Film Festival, May 29 – June 7, 2020. The second possibility: Oklahoma City's 20th Annual deadCenter Film Festival, June 11–21, 2020. The artist collaged her personal recipe for a chai for personal viewing.
König Büro attended the Hybrid Art Fair in Madrid on March 1st. Within the framework of the "Talking Independent" discussion Susanne König presented the activity of König Büro as well its specific services in the art sector as an addition to the traditional gallery. There was a vivid exchange with the international audience about innovative collections and new platforms for the presentation of art.