Cycling to the Square

Exhibition, Presentations, Discussions


Saturday, 12th July 2014
Gasthaus zum Bären (Museum Bärengasse), Bärengasse 20-22, Zurich

7 pm: Opening
8 pm: Performance Nistinam Erded
9 pm: Film «Men with Balls» by Kristóf Kovács


The globalization of art problematizes existing notions of art and rapidly widens the scope of artistic activities. Where this paradigmatic shift will lead is open and the subject of much discussion. Until recently, a key aspect of art was its claim to exclusivity – especially within Euro/American contexts. Against this background, it is striking that nowadays art groups, networks, and movements worldwide are increasingly fostering inclusive involvement and direct relationships with their surroundings.

ART IN ACTION wants to draw attention to this development. Who uses which artistic strategies where, why, and for what purposes? The invited speakers, Lee Chun Fung, Jeanne van Heeswijk, Nistiman Erdede, and Linda Jensen will present their current projects. The presentations take place in connection with the show ART IN ACTION which draws attention to some particularly interesting networks as well as an additional focus on further invited projects.


Thursday, 17th July 2014, 9 pm

Insights in their current projects is given by


Sunday, 13th July 2014 to Sunday, 27th July 2014
Thursday to Saturday: 3 to 7 pm; Sunday: 1 to 5 pm

Cycling to the Square
Hong Kong Community Activism

Wooferten & Kai Fong

Pitt Street Riot

64 contemporary & Wooferten Kai Fong Meeting

Art in Action
Art / Community / Activism

Artistic strategies at the interface between Art / Community / Activism. Projects by Flüchtlingsatelier Zürich, Hong Kong House of Stories, Kër Thiossane Dakar, Lifepatch Yogyakarta, The Newcastle Creative Network S.A., Wooferten a.o.
Compiled by FOA–FLUX und Connecting Spaces Hong Kong – Zurich

From Dusk Till Dawn (Real-time Activities)
I Think It Rains *

Film documentaries about collaborative activities by Burger Collection and 1a space in Hong Kong.
Realized by Alain Kantarjian and in the framework of Quadrilogie, curated by Daniel Kurjaković und Linda Jensen. [* nach Wole Soyinka]

Supported by Stadt Zürich Kultur