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Master application deadline: 15 March, 2019
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How can we help you to envision our master of fine arts, besides listing its formal traits? See it as a wave, a wave of cooperation that makes you feel part of a milieu in which the substance of the political becomes present through not only questions about nature, gender, and ethnicity, but also the care we take in making art, in understanding the conditions that determine the present and the future of the many different artistic communities of today.



How to introduce an institute of art? This is probably the most difficult task for a place that is many things: an institution, with norms and rules, and a community with idiosyncrasies and moods. It still seems like a luxury today to be able to encompass these two elements, as well as the courses, the teaching, the learning, the discovery of one’s self, one’s practice through the encounter of others, artists, friends, individuals, and practitioners who try things out in ways that are not «innovative» or «experimental», but just investigative, insistent, curious, empathic, humble, and yet stubborn, personal, and full of hope for a work, a process, a performance, a gesture that will help to connect.

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February 20, 2019, 17:30
Ateliergebäude, Room A 0.11


Promise No Promises: The Podcast!

A podcasts series produced jointly by the Art Institute and Instituto Susch / Art Stations Foundation CH

Promise No Promises is a podcasts series produced by the Women’s Center for Excellency, a research project between the Art Institute and the Instituto Susch—a joint venture with Grażyna Kulczyk and Art Stations Foundation CH.


Kaspar Müller
Rendering of service in the pitch of the bruise

February 23–March 3, 2019
Opening: Friday, February 22, 2019, 18:00

Curated by Roman Kurzmeyer



Art Talks is a series of open lectures taking place at the Art Institute Basel every Wednesday afternoon. We will explore many different approaches while opening the way to posing questions on, forming opinions of and entering the debates that surround art making now.