[dip] contemporary art wishes to provide an innovative forum for contemporary art.

Through exhibitions, education and debate [dip] aims at  promoting the appreciation and understanding of art and artists while being a stimulating platform for exploring new developments in international contemporary art, across a range of practices and media.

[dip] stands on simple founding principles:

  • to present a broad range of art to the widest possible audience;
  • to stimulate artistic debate, understanding and creation;
  • to offer opportunities of education to the next generations;

Representing a range of international artists with many different perspectives, [dip] shares a deep commitment to art and a strong belief in the contribution that artists make to the world.

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The diversity of the exhibitions programme sets [dip] as the original home both for well-known names, as for discovering your new favourite artists, providing the public with a perspective on a selection of international artists, while promoting them in Switzerland and Europe. [dip] mission includes setting in motion a dynamic number of initiatives, promoting art and launching an exciting dialogue challenging the existing dynamics and participating to the improvement of human relations, thanks to projects exploring global issues, such as environment, gender, education, multiculturalism. Its interdisciplinary approach, pertaining a critical discourse in various spheres, aims at including collaborations with Universities, institutions and organizations aiming at developing awareness and understanding, building a bridge between art and society, raising public attention on the issues that inspire and challenge our society.
To accompany the exhibitions, an education programme and an ongoing series of artists films, feature films and lectures takes place.

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06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

OPENING. Geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

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02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

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02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

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02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

Events for February

17

02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

Events for February

18

02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

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02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

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02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

Events for February

21

02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

Events for February

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02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

Events for February

23

02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

Events for February

24

02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

Events for February

25

02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

Events for February

26

02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

Events for February

27

02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

Events for February

28

02:00 PM - 06:30 PM

geraldo de Barros. THAT’S IT

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

Thukral & Tagra. LULLAMENTS

LULLAMENTS, at Stir Gallery with Nature Morte, New Delhi, India

After their exhibition Play and Pray Pop Out, a project by [dip] contemporary art, at Central Embassy Bangkok (June-July 2018), Lullaments is the most recent iteration of Thukral & Tagra’s ongoing exploration into the idea of ‘play’ from a cultural, strategic and psychological perspective.

The exhibition: February 2nd – February 25th 2019 (3:00pm – 7:30pm)

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Geraldo de Barros
THAT’S IT

Opening: 13th February, h. 18.00 – 20.30
Visits: 14th February – 14th April 2019, h. 14.00 – 18.30

[dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Geraldo de Barros (1923 – 1998) first solo show in the region of Tessin, Switzerland. Brazilian painter, photographer and designer, he also worked in engraving, graphic arts, and industrial design. He was a leader of the concrete art movement in Brazil, cofounding Grupo Ruptura and was known for his trailblazing work in experimental abstract photography and modernism. Since the mid ‘50’s he was also active as a designer of furniture (Unilabor), where he devoted himself until the late ‘80’s (Hobjeto).
According to The Guardian, De Barros was “one of the most influential Brazilian artists of the 20th century“.

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