Opening
Heimspiel 2018

14th December 2018, 6 p.m.

Michael Bodenmann and Barbara Signer, Neumarkt, 2015
Photo: Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen

The public art competition ‘Heimspiel’ (‘Home Game’) takes place every three years and provides a comprehensive insight into contemporary art from the cantons of St.Gallen, Thurgau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Glarus as well as Liechtenstein and Vorarlberg with a broadly based exhibition. Kunstmuseum Appenzell and Kunstraum Dornbirn are also participating as exhibition venues for the first time along with Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen and Kunstmuseum St.Gallen.


Program

Opening: Giovanni Carmine, director
Speech: Benjamin Mühlemann, Head of Department Bildung und Kultur, Glarus
Jury statement: Fanni Fetzer, director Kunstmuseum Luzern
Performances: Marc Norbert Hörler and Simon Kindle
Shuttle Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen to Kunstmuseum St.Gallen at 7.30 p.m. and 7.50 p.m.


Among 350 submissions, the jury has chosen 67 artists, of which the following will present their works at Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen:

André Bless (*1950), lives in Feuerthalen
Andy Guhl (*1952), lives in St. Gallen
Marc Norbert Hörler (*1989), lives in Gonten
Stefan Inauen (*1976), lives in Weissbad
Monica Ursina Jäger (*1974), lives in Zürich
Simon Kindle (*1983), lives in Adligenswil
Anita Kuratle (*1967), lives in Riehen
Philipp Leissing (*1983), lives in Wien
Vera Ida Müller (*1979), lives in Berlin
Thi My Lien Nguyen (*1995), lives in Winterthur und Amriswil
Monika Rechsteiner (*1971), lives in Basel
Ilona Ruegg (*1949), lives in Zurich
Christoph Rütimann (*1955), lives in Müllheim
Urs August Steiner (*1980), lives in Zürich
Stefan Vollenweider (*1950), lives in Rapperswil
Herbert Weber (*1975), lives in St. Gallen
Birgit Widmer (*1964), lives in Gais
Jiajia Zhang (*1981), lives in St. Gallen

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