Re:Dada exhibition opening and performances

Celebrate the opening of the Re:Dada exhibition with an evening of remixed Cabaret Voltaire and Dada performances, artists, and artworks.

Event Details

Location

swissnex San Francisco
Pier 17, Suite 800, San Francisco, California 94111 United States

Date

November 04, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm America/Los Angeles (UTC-08:00)

Cost

Free (Registration required)

Celebrate the opening of the Re:Dada exhibition and the Dada World Fair with an evening of remixed Cabaret Voltaire and Dada performances, artists, and artworks.

The Dada movement was born 100 years ago at the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich. To celebrate these pioneers of disruption, swissnex San Francisco collaborates with Dock18 in Zurich to present Re:Dada.

Dada invented the tactics of remix, collage, sharing and deconstructing works. This radical democratization of art still drives internet, DIY, open source and remix culture. By transforming Dada art works through the lens of 21st century technology and concerns, Re:Dada fosters an exchange between Swiss and US artists.

Performances

Performances and participatory events will take place throughout the evening, amongst Swiss artists Adolph Gurkenhofer, W3rkh0f Media Arts, and Claude Winterberg. An artist trading card session will take place throughout the evening. Daniel Boos will moderate a discussion with art critic Juri Steiner and art historian John J. Heartfield on Dada today. Adrian Notz, Director of Cabaret Voltaire, will speak. 

This event is part of the city-wide Dada World Fair. As part of those eventsJuri Steiner and Adrian Notz will speak, along with Adrian Sudhalter, at San Francisco Art Institute’s lecture hall Saturday, Nov. 5 from 2 – 5pm. 

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Image by W3rkh0f, from performance “Die Kleine Dada Soirée” at Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich in April 15, 2016. 

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