SNOW DANCING IM KALTEN POLAR, 4.2. – 2.4.2023
4.2. – 2.4.2023
POMA DRAMA PARTY
Sa, 4.2.2023, 18:00 til late
17:00 dj kool sinalco
18:00 HAYA33 hottarek
23:00 -> Re: ahhh
00:00 biofs consp
01:00 Salami Slice
As three art spaces in Biel/Bienne – KRONE COURONNE, the secret place and Lokat-int –, we were invited by Kunsthaus Director Paul Bernard to conceive an exhibition in the Salle Poma. Rather than inviting artists and presenting works as we usually do in our respective spaces, we elaborated 8 gestures that point to the differences between us (the off-spaces) and the institution (the Kunsthaus). Hence, we infiltrated Kunsthaus Pasquart with what defines us - free entry, creation of a social circle through events, a reduced space size, conviviality and spontaneity, free drinks, the absence of hierarchy, participation, humour, and open discussions.
Communication of Kunsthaus Pasquart:
«Snow Dancing» is the name of an early-90s exhibition and book by artist Philippe Parreno. «… im kalten Polar» is a reference to the song «Eisbär» by the legendary Bernese band Grauzone. Under this enigmatic title, three art spaces from the Bieler scene have been given a carte blanche to conceive a project within the building’s grandiose Salle Poma.
Through a series of gestures, the three spaces host a sort of institutional critique that is both generous and humourous. Beginning with a big party on the night of the fourth to the fifth of February….