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Hannes Schüpbach
Cinema Elements

Hannes Schüpbach, L'Atelier, 2007
Hannes Schüpbach
L'Atelier 2007
© The artist
Saturday 9 May 2009, 18.00

The stunning cinematic and painterly work of Swiss artist Hannes Schüpbach includes portraits, leading from the immediate encounter of a place or figure to metaphoric resonance.

His work been shown in the artist's first large solo exhibition entitled 'Stills and Movies' at Kunsthalle Basel from January to March 2009. It is accompanied by screenings of the films at the Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid, the Harvard Film Archive in Cambridge, and at Tate Modern.

Programme 1 , 18.00

Spin, 2001, 12 min.

Verso, 2008, 15 min.

L’Atelier, 2007, 16 min.

Total running time ca. 45 min.

Short intermission

Programme 2 , 19.30

Portrait mariage, 2000, 9 min.

Toccata, 2002, 28 min.

Falten, 2005, 28 min.

Total running time ca. 67 Min.

All films in 16mm, colour, silent.

The screenings will be followed by a book launch for the new publication, Hannes Schüpbach: Cinema Elements (English/German), with texts by Adam Szymczyk, Eleonore Frey, Philippe-Alain Michaud, Andréa Picard, and Hannes Schüpbach. Verlag Scheidegger & Spiess, Zürich, 2009.

Made possible by a generous grant from SWISS FILMS / Pro Helvetia, Arts Council of Switzerland.

With support from the Embassy of Switzerland

Tate Modern  Starr Auditorium
£5 (£4 concessions), booking recommended
Price includes drinks afterwards
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Hearing loop available