Shedhalle / Events / May 2010 / Thursday May 6, 7:30 pm

DO 06.05: Inventionen «Politics of Potentiality»

Event programme in cooperation with the Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK
“Inventionen” is a newly launched series of double lectures updating post-structural theory.
This series of public events is organised by the Vertiefung Theorie and the Institute for Critical Theory at the Zurich University of the Arts, in cooperation with the European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies, eipcp and Shedhalle Zurich. Concept: Roberto Nigro/Gerald Raunig. Details:, Program: Download PDF

Thursday 6 May 2010, NEW 7:30pm:
“Politics of Potentiality” Katja Diefenbach (Berlin) / Thomas Seibert (Frankfurt/Main)

Thomas Seibert, lives in Frankfurt/Main, is philosopher and political activist since the 70ies.
Katja Diefenbach, lives in Berlin, is Advising Researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academie (Maastricht).

Shedhalle / Events / May 2010 / Saturday May 8, 1 pm

Photo: Maurice Maggi
Photo: Maurice Maggi

Conference and on-site inspections (only in German):
Saturday 8 May 2010, 1 – 6pm

Through examples of different perspectives from art, theory and activism this conference examines how the term landscape can be approached nowadays.

Address of welcome and introduction by Anke Hoffmann (curator Shedhalle)
Lecture: Maurice Maggi (guerilla gardener and cook, Zurich): Red and blue stones
On-site tour around the site of the Rote Fabrik with Maurice Maggi and Sebastian Mundwiler (artist and gardener, Basel)
Lecture: Yvonne Volkart (curator Shedhallee): Landscape between melancholie and antagonism. Theoretical thoughts about the curatorial concept of Lands End
Lecture: Philipp Felsch (philosopher of science, ETH Zurich): The Alps. melancholy and exhaustion
Lecture: Sibylle Omlin (art historian/director ECAV, Sierre): artist’s views on the usage of landscape

Shedhalle / Events / May 2010 / Sunday May 16, 2 pm


Guided Tour through the exhibition “Lands End. Landscape as image and space”
with the curators Anke Hoffmann and Yvonne Volkart
Sunday 16 May 2010, 2pm

Other tours in April: Wednesday 14 April, 6pm and Wednesday 28 April, 6pm