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Olivia Wiederkehr lives and works in Zurich and Brugg

EDUCATION

2014 MAF Fine Arts, Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK

2004 Eidg. Diploma, Art and Media Art, FHNW, Basel

2000-2002 Study of Sculpture / Free Art by Karin Sanders, KHB Berlin-Weissensee

1998-2000 Vordiploma, Department of Stage Design, Berlin-Weissensee School of Art (KHB)

1997 Degree in Decoration Design, Zurich

PRIZES

2004 ‚StArt‘ Art Promotion Prize, PriceWaterHouseCoopers, Basel

ARTIST IN RESIDENCY

2017 Y-RESIDENCY, Athens (GR), 1 month

2020 Yellow Brick, Athens (GR), 1 month

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021 Kunstraum Aarau

2020 ‚yes!yes!yes!no!no!‘ YellowBrick, Athens, GR

2020 ‚yes!yes!yes!no!no!‘ Kunsthalle Wil, SG

2019 ‚DIE UNTERSCHEIDUNG DER DINGE II‘ – Kunsthallekleinbasel, Basel ‚THE (UNDER)DIVISION OF THE DINGE I“ AXA Superblock, Winterthur

2017 ‚HOW TO GENERATE WISDOM, PART I‘ – Y Residency, Athens (GR)

2016 „ALS OB“ – Kiosk Tabak, Zurich

2015 ‚SHELTERING SHARED SPACES AND MOMENTS IN FRICTION‘ – Tart Gallery, Zurich

2014 „GANZ UNVERHOFFT HEUTE MORGEN“ – Kunstraum utengasse-sechzig, Basel

2014 „SPACIAL PRACTICE IN DAILY USE“ – Tobacco Kiosk, Zürich

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2021

„Spazett“, Zimmermannhaus Brugg

Ural Industrial Biennal, Jekaterinburg, RU

2020

„Komm fort!“ PTTH:// Pavillon Tribschenhorn Temporary Host, Lucerne

2019

REGIONALE 20, Kunsthaus Palazzo, Liestal

2018

‚ALL FACADES‘ – Kunsthallen Toggenburg

‚GÜNTHER‘ – Tommasini, Lenzburg

2017

‚CHAMBER OF FINE ARTS‘ – Canonegassbar, Zurich

‚STANZE‘ – Villa Renata, Basel

2016

‚SCH! ‚ – Klingental exhibition space, Basel

WERKBEITRÄGE of the city of Zurich – Helmhaus, Zurich

2015

‚LEBENSLÜGEN‘ – FabriCulture, Hégenheim (F)

‚PERFORMATIVE AKTE‘ – O.T. Raum für aktuelle Kunst, Lucerne

‚AUF IN DEN SUEDEN‘ – old cantonal hospital Zug

‚CENTRE PARTING‘ – kaskadenkondensator, Basel

2014

‚MASTER FINE ARTS – DIPLOMAUSSTELLUNG‘, Shedhalle, Zurich

2013

REGIONALE 13 – FabriCulture, Hégenheim (F)

2012

GALLERY AT THE FLOWERMARKET, Shanghai (CHN)

PERFORMANCES (SELECTION)

2019

VOLUMES OF NOISE AND SILENCE – cooperation with Thomas Peter, composer-performance-festival ‚Die längste Nacht‘ Walcheturm, Zurich

PINK. PONK.SLOW. – BlueBlueFestival, Zurich

2018

‚PINK.PONK.SLOW. Stereoskop Performance Festival, Zurich

‚PFAUENAUGE‘ – Dance performance with b-for music, Lungenfisch, Zurich

2017

‚FLEISCH WERDEN‘ – Dolder Waldhuus, visarte Zurich

‚HALBLICHT‘ – Festival Stereoskop, Zurich-Opfikon

LEGS – Performance Relay, Giswil

‚HOW TO GENERATE WISDOM PART I‘ – Y-Residency, Athens (GR)

2016

,HIDING WINGS‘ – Exhibition space Klingental, Basel

,CLAPPING‘ – Sihlquai 55, visarte, Zurich

,FLEISCHER WERDEN‘ – Tart Gallery, Zurich

,FAHNEN HISSEN‘ – Performance Festival Lenzburg

,DIE GOLDEN PEPERONI VON HOLLIGEN‘ – transform, Bern,

L’ANNIVERSAIRE d’ART‘ – Galerie Palais, Neuchâtel

2015

3X100METER – prnoe – Performance series Neu Oerlikon

GRENZSPAZIERGÄNGÄNG‘ – O. T. Space for contemporary art, Lucerne

‚GRENZEN, EICHEN, LINIEN‘ – O.T. Space for contemporary art, Lucerne

‚SPACIAL PRACTICE NR.2 – REMIXED‘ – Aubette, Strassbourg (F)

2014

‚SPACIAL PRACTICE OF DAILY USE‘ – Isarsprudel, Munich (D)

,SPACIAL PRACTICE OF DAILY USE‘ – Act Day Zurich

2013

,SPACIAL PRACTICE OF DAILY USE‘ – Emma Museum, Helsinki (FIN)

,SPACIAL PRACTICE OF DAILY USE‘ – Dimanche Rouge, Paris (F)

‚LE JEUX EST FAIT- L’ESPACE PERDU‘ – Perla Mode, Zurich

2012

LE JEUX EST FAIT – L’ESPACE PERDU – Kunsthallen Toggenburg

SINGING WITHOUT SOUND – Shanghai, China (CHN)

2011

THE WHITE CUBE – Kunstraum Lessingstrasse, Zurich

2010

DIE EINGELADENEN ENTLADEN, Collaboration with Anna Nitchaeff – kaskadenkondensator, Basel

2009

STUNT No. 1 – Cargobar, Basel (Regionale)

STUNT No.5 – LEERTASTE‘ – Kunstverein Freiburg (D)

2008

STUNT No.2 // STUNT No.3 Kunstraum Riehen, Basel

2007

‚STUNT‘ – Kunsthalle Basel (Regionale)

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2014 – 2020 Member of the board and active participation in the exhibition space Klingental, Basel

2019 PERFORMATIVE STRATEGIES OF FRAGILE SPACE, with Patricia Bianchi,Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel

2018 LEGS PERFORMANCE RELAY – with Maricruz Penaloza, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel

2013-2015 PANCH – Performance Art Network Switzerland, collaboration and co-founding

2010 JARDIN ROUGE – PLATFORM FOR PERFORMANCE ART, curation/organisation, Zurich

2009 JARDIN ROUGE – PLATFORM FOR PERFORMANCE ART, curation/organisation, Zurich