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2020 Verbier Art Summit

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Rue de Médran 70

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The Verbier Art Summit is an international event where art meets innovation. Join the debate and explore the urgent theme: Resource Hungry.

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*Please note that the talks are given in English and translated live to French.

Organised in partnership with acclaimed museum director Jessica Morgan, Nathalie de Gunzburg Director of New York’s Dia Art Foundation. The 2020 Verbier Art Summit will take place on 31 January – 1 February 2020 in Verbier, Switzerland around the theme:

RESOURCE HUNGRY:

OUR CULTURED LANDSCAPE AND ITS ECOLOGICAL IMPACT

The 2020 Verbier Art Summit will ask how to envision a way forward in finding harmony between art, ecology and resources. Jessica Morgan comments on the theme, “How does culture move forward at a time of crisis such as now? It is essential to have artists, designers, architects, engineers and other thinkers be a part of this conversation.”

Jessica Morgan and the Verbier Art Summit will welcome artists, curators, academics and leading innovators to Verbier, Switzerland for a weekend of innovation:

JENNIFER ALLORA

ELVIRA DYANGANI OSE

PROFESSOR ROBERTO FEO & ROSARIO HURTADO

DOMINIQUE GONZALEZ-FOERSTER

DOROTHEA VON HANTELMANN

JOAN JONAS

STEFAN KAEGI

ADRIAN LAHOUD

PHILIPPE RAHM

LUCY RAVEN

DJAMILA RIBEIRO 

2020 VERBIER ART SUMMIT PROGRAMME:

FRIDAY 31 JANUARY 2020

Mid-day inspiration

13.15-14.15: Workshop by Julie’s Bicycle – Alison Tickell, W Hotel, Verbier

13.15-14.15: Verbier 3-D Foundation – Erratic Expedition with Karsten Födinger, Medran

14.30-18.00 Talks programme 2020 Verbier Art Summit, W Hotel, Verbier

14.30-14.35: Welcome – Anneliek Sijbrandij, Founder Verbier Art Summit

14.35-14.45: Introduction – Jessica Morgan, Dia Art Foundation, New York

14.45-15.05: Joan Jonas: Artist in conversation with Jessica Morgan

15.05-15.25: El Último Grito: Professor of Design Practice Roberto Feo & Rosario Hurtado

15.25-15:45: Djamila Ribeiro – Philosopher

15.45-16.00: Q&A panel

16.00-16.30: Break

16.30-16.50: Adrian Lahoud – Architect

16.50-17.10: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster – Artist

17.10-17.30: Philippe Rahm – Architect

17.30-17.45: Q&A panel

17.45-18.00: Closing remarks – Jessica Morgan, Dia Art Foundation, New York

Evening programme

22.30-0.00: Screening of three short films from the Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement: Karimah Ashadu, Red Gold; Eduardo Williams with Mariano Blatt, Parsi; Korakrit Arunanondchai, No History in a Room filled with People with Funny Names. The film screening will be followed by a talk with the artists and Biennale curator, Andrea Lissoni, Verbier Cinema

SATURDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2020

Mid-day inspiration

13.15-14.00: Verbier Festival – Talk and live performance of Gabriel Prokofiev’s Suite for Global Junk, Import/Export with percussionist Joby Burgess, W Hotel, Verbier

13.15-14.15: Verbier 3-D Foundation – Sculpture Park art walk in the snow, Medran at 13.00

14.30-18.30 Talks programme 2020 Verbier Art Summit, W Hotel, Verbier

14.30-14.35: Welcome – Anneliek Sijbrandij, Founder Verbier Art Summit


14.35-14.45: Introduction – Jessica Morgan, Dia Art Foundation, New York

14.45-15.05: Lucy Raven – Artist

15.05-15.25: Dorothea von Hantelmann – Professor of Art and Society

15.25-15:45: Elvira Dyangani Ose – Curator

15.45-16.00: Q&A panel

16.00-16.30: Break

16.30-16.50: An interview with Andrew Harper – UNHCR Director

16.50-17.10: Jennifer Allora – Artist

17.10-17.30: Stefan Kaegi – Artist

17.30-17.50: Alison Tickell – Julie’s Bicycle

17.50-18.05: Q&A panel

18:05-18:30: Aperitif & Closing presentation – Jessica Morgan, Dia Art Foundation, New York

Evening programme

23.00: DJ set featuring Gabriel Prokofiev offering a fresh approach to classical and electronic dance music, L’Étoile, Verbier

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