In collaboration with the Master Programme Art in Public Sphere of the ECAV, Ecole cantonale d’art du Valais, the Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen is realizing a two-day symposium about the artistic use of the archive. Thursday, 5th March 2009, 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, 6th March 2009, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Philippe Artières, Meret Wandeler, Michael Hiltbrunner, Mariana Castillo Deball and Christoph Keller will be talking about the topic. We will further present video projections and the current research of MAPS programme.
Subsequent to the lecture of Mariana Castillo Deball on Thursday, 5th March, at 6 p.m. there will be a public guided tour with the artist through her exhibition „Kaleidoscopic Eye“ as well as through the parallel show „Things to Say“ by Jürg Lehni & Alex Rich. With ticket to the Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen (regular 7 CHF, students 2 CHF) free admission to the symposium.