A Conversation with Adrian Notz

It is the morning of  June 16, a rainy, grey Bloomsday, the day that commemorates Irish writer James Joyce’s epic modernist masterpiece, Ulysses. On a quiet, cobbled backstreet in Zurich, stands Cabaret Voltaire. A yellow-painted unadorned building, this is the birthplace of Dada where in 1916 Tristan Tzara, Marcel Janco, Hugo Ball, Hans Arp, Sophie Taueber…

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Artful Manifestations

Published on ocula.com, 24 June 2016 For the first time since 1996, this year’s edition of Manifesta was curated by an artist, German-born Christian Jankowski. Titled What People Do For Money – Some Joint Ventures, the labour-themed biennial was all about collaboration with unnamed specialists. Frankly, it’s not that different from the usual working process of many contemporary artists,…

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