Art 42 Basel Announces The Art Salon Program

Art Salon – a dense program of artist talks, panels, book signing and other presentations – will be presented every afternoon at Art 42 Basel from June 15 to June 19, 2011. In Hall 1, the Art Salon program is focused on the most current artworld themes and spotlights the artists, curators, collectors, and experts influencing the creative sphere at this moment and in the future.


1-1.30pm | Talk
Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director, Serpentine Gallery, London
Tino Sehgal, Artist, Berlin
In conversation with Prof. Dr. Hans Christoph Binswanger, University of St.Gallen, Institute for Economy and the Environment, St.Gallen

2-2.30pm | Talk | Museum And Biennale, The Incredible Everyday
Susanne Gaensheimer, Director, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt and Curator of the German Pavillion at the 54th Biennale di Venezia
Tobias Rehberger, Artist, Frankfurt/Berlin

3-3.30pm | Talk | The Future of the Physical Gallery in the Digital and Global Age
Josh Baer, Publisher, Baer Faxt, and Art Advisor, New York
James Cohan, Gallerist, New York

4-4.30pm | Book Launch | Cy Twombly Catalogue Raisonné
Jonas Storsve, Curator of the Cabinet d’Art Graphique, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Achim Hochdörfer, Curator, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
Dr. Nicholas Cullinan, Curator of International Modern Art, Tate Modern, London
Moderator | Mirta d’Argenzio, Curator, Rome

5-5.30pm | Artist Talk | Andreas Siekmann – The Potosí Principle
Chris Dercon, Director of Tate Modern, London
Andreas Siekmann, Artist, Berlin

6-6.30pm | Collector Talk | Africa and Beyond
Artur Walther, Collector, The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm, Germany
Markus Mueller, Founder, Bureau Mueller, Berlin

THURSDAY | June 16

1-1.30pm | Artist Talk | Art Parcours
Joan Jonas, Artist, New York
Yinka Shonibare, MBE, Artist, London
Moderator | Jens Hoffmann, Curator, Art Parcours, Director, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco; Co-Curator, 12th Istanbul Biennial, 2011

2-2.30pm | Book Launch | ‘Cellar Door’
Loris Gréaud, Artist, Paris
Giovanni Carmine, Director, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St.Gallen
Gerald Matt, Director, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Pablo del Val, Director, La Conservera, Murcia, Spain
Moderator | Lionel Bovier, Director JRP/Ringier, Zurich

3-3.30pm | The Global Art World | M+: An Update on the Future Museum of Hong Kong
Lars Nittve, Executive Director, M+, Hong Kong
Tobias Berger, Curator, M+, Hong Kong
Moderator | Philip Tinari, Editorial Director, LEAP magazine, Beijing

4-4.30pm | Art Lives | Louise Bourgeois
Dr. Ulf Küster, Curator, Fondation Beyeler Riehen/Basel
Prof. Elisabeth Bronfen, English Department, University of Zurich

5-5.30pm | Talk | Thinking Historical In The Present
Okwui Enwezor, Artistic Director of La Triennale, Paris 2012
Claire Staebler, Art Critic and Associate Curator of La Triennale, Paris 2012
Nicolas Bourriaud, Art Critic, Chef de l’Inspection de la Création Artistique, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication (DGCA), Paris

6-6.30pm | Artist Talk | Mai-Thu Perret
Mai-Thu Perret, Artist, Geneva
Madeleine Schuppli, Director, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau

FRIDAY | June 17

1-1.30pm | Talk | documenta13 – What is so political about a note?
Chus Martinez, Head of Department, Curatorial Office, Kassel

2-2.30pm | Book Launch | ‘Molla Nasreddin: The magazine that would’ve, could’ve, should’ve’
Slavs and Tatars, Artists, Eurasia
Adnan Yildiz, Director of Künstlerhaus Stuttgart

3-3.30pm | Talk | Art & Parallel Economies
Julieta Aranda, Artist and Co-Founder of e-flux, Berlin/New York
Hu Fang, Writer and Gallerist, Beijing
Nikolaus Hirsch, Architect, Rector of Staedelschule Frankfurt
Jan Verwoert, Art Critic and Writer, Berlin
Anton Vidokle, Artist and Co-Founder of e-flux, New York/Berlin

4-4.30pm | Public Art Talk | The Neon Parallax – Geneva
Ami Barak, Curator and Art Critic, Paris
Pierre Bismuth, Artist, Brussels
Moderator | Simon Lamunière, Curator, Art Unlimited; The Neon Parallax, Geneva

5-5.30pm | The Global Art World | Focus on Marrakech
Princess Alia Al-Senussi, Patron and Advisor, London
Vanessa Branson, President, Arts in Marrakech Association and Founder, AiM Biennale, Marrakech
Carson Chan, Curator, AiM Biennale 2012, PROGRAM, Marrakech/Berlin
Moderator | Abaseh Mirvali, Independent Projects Producer, Mexico/Berlin

6-6.30pm | Art Film Talk | DIRTY EYES – On the filmic works of Lawrence Weiner
Gregor Stemmrich, Professor and Author, Berlin
Marc Glöde, Curator, Art Film, Berlin

SATURDAY | June 18

1-1.30pm | Talk | Display of Art: Calm, Volupty but lux limitation
Bertrand Lavédrine, Director of the CRCC, Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation des Collections, Paris
Dr. Stefan Horsthemke, Managing Director, AXA Art Germany

2-2.30pm | Talk | The (Artistic) Meaning Of The Art Market Value
Paola Nicolin, Art Historian and Critic, University Bocconi / Abitare, Milan
Marta Kuzma, Director, Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), and member of the curatorial team for documenta 13
Prof. Stefano Baia Curioni, Department of Institutional Analysis and Public Management, University Bocconi, Milan

3-3.30pm | Talk | Istanbul Biennial
Jens Hoffmann, Curator, Art Parcours, Director, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco; Co-Curator, 12th Istanbul Biennial, 2011
Adriano Pedrosa, Co-Curator, 12th Istanbul Biennial, 2011

4-4.30pm | Artist Talk | The Project of Urban Arcadia
Zhan Wang, Artist, Beijing
Shin-Yi Yang, Independent Curator, Beijing

5-5.30pm | Lecture Performance | ‘I Am a Laser/Scream Like a Baby,’ in correlation with the ‘based in Berlin’ exhibition
Jeremy Shaw, Artist, Berlin

6-6.30pm | Art Law Talk | Tainted Art and Cross-Border Market – Fetters and Incentives
Norman Palmer, QC (Hon) CBE FSA, Barrister, 3 Stone Buildings, London and Visiting Professor of Law at King’s College, London
Lawrence Kaye, Attorney at Law; Partner, Herrick, Feinstein LLP; Co-Chair Art Law Group
Dr. Peter Mosimann, Lecturer, Law Faculty, University of Basel (IP-Law and Art Law)

SUNDAY | June 19

1-1.30pm | Talk | How Is Art History Made?
Seth Siegelaub, Independent Curator and Publisher, Amsterdam
Monika Szewczyk, Writer and Curator, Rotterdam
Adam Szymczyk, Director, Kunsthalle Basel

2-2.30pm | The Curatorial Today | Launch of The Exhibitionist: Journal on Exhibition Making, Issue #4
Jens Hoffmann, Curator, Art Parcours, Director, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco; Co-curator, 12th Istanbul Biennial, 2011
Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director, Serpentine Gallery, London

3-3.30pm | Talk | Matisse Acanthes Conservation Project
Dr. Ulf Küster, Curator, Fondation Beyeler Riehen/Basel

4-4.30pm | Presentation | Arts Flanders 2012 – A Cluster of Visual Art Events
Hedwig Fijen, Director, Manifesta, Amsterdam
Mirjam Varadinis, Curator, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich and Co-Curator of TRACK, Gent
Menno Meewis, Director, Middelheimmuseum, Antwerpen and curator of Middelheim 2012, Antwerp
Moderator | Lissa Kinnaer, International Relations Officer, BAM – Flemish Institute for Visual, Audiovisual and Media Art, Gent

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