[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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Kawita Vatanajyankur. LOOPING PARADOXES

To inaugurate its new premises, [dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Thai artist Kawita Vatanajyankur for her first solo show in Switzerland. Protagonist of the contemporary Asian, Australian and American art scene, Kawita investigates the vulnerable female condition, provoking questions surrounding the place of cultural identity, feminism, women’s work, consumerism and lived experiences – classified through a lens of hypercoloured realism and the intensity of physical versus material composition and abandonment. LOOPING PARADOXES features works from three different series, developed since 2015 and ongoing: Performing Textiles, Work and Splash.

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Kawita Vatanajyankur. LOOPING PARADOXES

To inaugurate its new premises, [dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Thai artist Kawita Vatanajyankur for her first solo show in Switzerland. Protagonist of the contemporary Asian, Australian and American art scene, Kawita investigates the vulnerable female condition, provoking questions surrounding the place of cultural identity, feminism, women’s work, consumerism and lived experiences – classified through a lens of hypercoloured realism and the intensity of physical versus material composition and abandonment. LOOPING PARADOXES features works from three different series, developed since 2015 and ongoing: Performing Textiles, Work and Splash.

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Kawita Vatanajyankur. LOOPING PARADOXES

To inaugurate its new premises, [dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Thai artist Kawita Vatanajyankur for her first solo show in Switzerland. Protagonist of the contemporary Asian, Australian and American art scene, Kawita investigates the vulnerable female condition, provoking questions surrounding the place of cultural identity, feminism, women’s work, consumerism and lived experiences – classified through a lens of hypercoloured realism and the intensity of physical versus material composition and abandonment. LOOPING PARADOXES features works from three different series, developed since 2015 and ongoing: Performing Textiles, Work and Splash.

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Kawita Vatanajyankur. LOOPING PARADOXES

To inaugurate its new premises, [dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Thai artist Kawita Vatanajyankur for her first solo show in Switzerland. Protagonist of the contemporary Asian, Australian and American art scene, Kawita investigates the vulnerable female condition, provoking questions surrounding the place of cultural identity, feminism, women’s work, consumerism and lived experiences – classified through a lens of hypercoloured realism and the intensity of physical versus material composition and abandonment. LOOPING PARADOXES features works from three different series, developed since 2015 and ongoing: Performing Textiles, Work and Splash.

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Kawita Vatanajyankur. LOOPING PARADOXES

To inaugurate its new premises, [dip] contemporary art is delighted to present Thai artist Kawita Vatanajyankur for her first solo show in Switzerland. Protagonist of the contemporary Asian, Australian and American art scene, Kawita investigates the vulnerable female condition, provoking questions surrounding the place of cultural identity, feminism, women’s work, consumerism and lived experiences – classified through a lens of hypercoloured realism and the intensity of physical versus material composition and abandonment. LOOPING PARADOXES features works from three different series, developed since 2015 and ongoing: Performing Textiles, Work and Splash.

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URBAN LANDSCAPES HUMAN CODES

A group show with Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Olga Kisseleva (France/Russia), Wang Tong (China), Avinash Veeraraghavan (India).
A selection of works by three generations of artists, spanning four different continents depict expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society.

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URBAN LANDSCAPES HUMAN CODES

A group show with Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Olga Kisseleva (France/Russia), Wang Tong (China), Avinash Veeraraghavan (India).
A selection of works by three generations of artists, spanning four different continents depict expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society.

dip contemporary art
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URBAN LANDSCAPES HUMAN CODES

A group show with Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Olga Kisseleva (France/Russia), Wang Tong (China), Avinash Veeraraghavan (India).
A selection of works by three generations of artists, spanning four different continents depict expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society.

dip contemporary art
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URBAN LANDSCAPES HUMAN CODES

A group show with Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Olga Kisseleva (France/Russia), Wang Tong (China), Avinash Veeraraghavan (India).
A selection of works by three generations of artists, spanning four different continents depict expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society.

dip contemporary art
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URBAN LANDSCAPES HUMAN CODES

A group show with Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Olga Kisseleva (France/Russia), Wang Tong (China), Avinash Veeraraghavan (India).
A selection of works by three generations of artists, spanning four different continents depict expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society.

dip contemporary art
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URBAN LANDSCAPES HUMAN CODES

A group show with Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Olga Kisseleva (France/Russia), Wang Tong (China), Avinash Veeraraghavan (India).
A selection of works by three generations of artists, spanning four different continents depict expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society.

dip contemporary art
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URBAN LANDSCAPES HUMAN CODES

A group show with Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Olga Kisseleva (France/Russia), Wang Tong (China), Avinash Veeraraghavan (India).
A selection of works by three generations of artists, spanning four different continents depict expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society.

dip contemporary art
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URBAN LANDSCAPES HUMAN CODES

A group show with Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Olga Kisseleva (France/Russia), Wang Tong (China), Avinash Veeraraghavan (India).
A selection of works by three generations of artists, spanning four different continents depict expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society.

dip contemporary art
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URBAN LANDSCAPES HUMAN CODES

A group show with Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Olga Kisseleva (France/Russia), Wang Tong (China), Avinash Veeraraghavan (India).
A selection of works by three generations of artists, spanning four different continents depict expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society.

dip contemporary art
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URBAN LANDSCAPES HUMAN CODES

A group show with Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Olga Kisseleva (France/Russia), Wang Tong (China), Avinash Veeraraghavan (India).
A selection of works by three generations of artists, spanning four different continents depict expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society.

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[dip] at Wopart 2019

[dip] will be present at Wopart 2019 which will be held in Lugano exhibition centre. A selection of works on paper, three generations, three continents. Brazil, China, Italy. Different historical, political and artistic periods. Different social and urban contexts. Through their works, these artists depicts expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society

The art fair: September 20th – 22nd, 11.00h – 19.00h

Booth A15

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[dip] summer pop up

From June 22 to August 31, 2019, [dip] goes to Italy.
You can find us in our temporary location with the photography exhibition ALL THINGS LEFT BEHIND, by Carolina Sandretto.

ALL THINGS LEFT BEHIND. Installation view. Pietrasanta

In this exhibition photographer Carolina Sandretto, takes the viewer to Cuba, Svalbard and Antarctica to explore the idea of time and it’s passing and what it signifies for the landscape of things that belong to us. Traces of time.

Jun 21st – Aug 31st
Pietrasanta, Vicolo Lavatoi 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Paolo Canevari, Bouncing skull, 2007

URBAN LANDSCAPES HUMAN CODES

Opening: January 22nd, h. 18.00
On view: January 23rd – February 22nd, 2020

A group show with Geraldo de Barros (Brazil), Paolo Canevari (Italy), Olga Kisseleva (France/Russia), Wang Tong (China), Avinash Veeraraghavan (India)

A selection of works by three generations of artists, spanning four different continents.

Different historical, political and artistic periods. Different social and urban contexts. Through their works, these artists depicts expressions of a visual vocabulary that refers to continuous interconnections between art and society: gathering strong inputs, eager to find a synergy between past and future, oscillating between different contexts. In this different explorations, the landscape, especially the urban one, becomes a metaphor for the incessant metamorphosis of society.

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