Opportunities: Residency Unlimited & Galapagos Art Space Open Call 6 Month Residency Exchange (NYC/Switzerland Only) Deadline: Oct 21ST, 2013)

RU and Galapagos art space is proud to announce: Natural Selection: artists in residence a.i.r. Switzerland RU and Galapagos has partnered with IAAB, the International Exchange and Studio Program of the Canton of Basel, Switzerland, to each year offer an artist from New York City the opportunity to spend six months near Basel, in the Swiss countryside town of Riehen. In turn, RU supports a Swiss artist in NYC for 6 months. The studio is situated in one of the old estate buildings on the “Berowergut”, just next door to the Beyeler Foundation. When the barns located on the “Berowergut” have been renovated and the Kunst Raum Riehen has been installed, the old coach house at the back was converted into a two-storey live-in studio. The residency program is generously financed by private and pub...

Digest: Jan 12 – 22, 2010

Featured: Massimo Furlan (Genève, Switzerland) January 22nd, 2010 Featured: Performancelogía blog and website (Caracas, Venezuela) January 21st, 2010 Featured: Scott Heron (New Orleans, LA) January 19th, 2010 In Performance: Big Art Group – Cinema Fury at Rhizome/The New Museum (NYC) January 12th, 2010

Highlights: Zürcher Theater Spektakel (Zurich, Switzerland)

Highlights from the  Zürcher Theater Spektakel (Zurich, Switzerland) August 13 – 30, 2009 Lola Arias Mi vida después [singlepic id=108 w= h= float=] What was my country like when I was born? What was my parents’ generation like? And what about my own generation? Such questions assume a different importance when addressed by author and playwright Lola Arias and the protagonists of «Mi vida después» (My life after). Lola Arias was born in Buenos Aires in 1976, the year the military rose to power in Argentina. Her actors are all about the same age. On the basis of childhood memories, family pictures, letters and old clothes, the sons and daughters of guerrilleros, news readers, members of the secret police, priests and exiled intellectuals examine the past in order to learn something ab...