TRESOR Encounters, presented by World Crafts, is a platform for exchanging, learning and meeting. The platform brings together collectors, professionals, artists and makers who debate the latest themes related to collecting, exhibiting and creating contemporary artworks.
BOOK LAUNCH – 13:30
“On Collecting” A Norwegian Crafts production that offers critical reflections on collecting craft.
Supported by The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bern.
Hege Henriksen (in English)
ARTISTS FOCUS – 15:00
ERNST GAMPERL – Solo presentation (in German or English)
PAUL MARCH – Solo presentation (in English)
PHILIPP BALDWIN + MONICA GUGGISBERG (in German)
PETER TING – Lecture and Film Premiere (in English)
BECOME A CRAFT ARTIST – ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME (in English) – 13:30
The Discovery artists speak about their path to creation
Sandra A. Fuchs
Moderation: Esther Keller
COLLECTING CRAFT – POTENTIAL AND PLACE IN THE ART WORLD (in English) – 15:30
Moderation: Brian Kennedy
CRAFT AND NEW TECHNOLOGY (in English) – 13:30
(Other participants to be announced)
COOPERATION BETWEEN AN ARTIST AND A SCHOOL (in English) – 15:30
Matteo Gonet in conversation with the students of ECAL about the conception and production of their work for TRESOR contemporary craft.
METAL PROJECT – THE ACT OF MAKING (in English) – 13:30
Conversation between 3 metal female artists: Juliette Bigley, Rebecca de Quin and Simone ten Hompel
ARCHITECTURE AND CRAFT (in German) – 15:30
Gion A. Caminada in conversation with Kurt Aeschbacher
Explore features an attractive side programme with selected participating art and cultural institutions throughout Basel. Enjoy the time during your stay in Basel and discover the stunning cultural diversity of our artists, makers and museums.