Art Talks

with the support of Christie’s Geneva

Booth D2, artgenève

Wednesday, January 30 th

11 am Palazzo Strozzi: between Renaissance and Contemporary, private and public fields– With Arturo Galansino (General Director of Palazzo Strozzi, Florence) in conversation with Mario Cristiani (Partner of GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins / Habana)
This talk takes place outside the fair and is on invitation only. 

5 pm Book signing by Latifa Echakhch
Location: Mousse (Booth D53)

Thursday, January 31 st

12.30 pm The Florence Experiment. Art & Science at Palazzo Strozzi– Carsten Höller in conversation with Arturo Galansino (General Director of Palazzo Strozzi, Florence)

3 pm Commissioning Art with Purpose– Francesca Thyssen Bornemisza Vienna/Madrid, Art Collector and Commissioner of special projects on urgent issues with focus on Oceans, in conversation with Barbara Bulc, Founder of Art4Action

6 pmThe Syz Collection, How to collect and display with Eric and Suzanne Syz– Book launch of the catalogue published by JRP|Ringier and edited by Nicolas Trembley


Friday, February 1 st

8.30 am A Responsible Art Market in Practice – Hall 1, Room G, Palexpo. To register:

12.30 pm Sebastian Herkner: The renowned designer presents his work and new collection– In collaboration with Teo Jakob and Wittmann

3 pm Announcement of the new joint acquisitions of the Fund for Contemporary Art of the City and Canton of Geneva (FMAC & FCAC) as part of the Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement 2018

4.30 – 6 pm Live broadcasting: Verbier Art Summit

6 pm Awarding of the Prix Métiers d’Art Suisse


Saturday, February 2 nd

12.00 New experiences in art and technology – Hans-Ulrich Obrist

2 pm Kind Reminder: On revaluing women of art– Elise Lammer, Pilar Zevallos, Madeleine Amsler, and Francesco Tenaglia

3.30 pm ground – a counter-institutional fanzine – Marlie Mul

4.30 – 6 pm  Live broadcasting: Verbier Art Summit

7 pm COULD HAVE, WOULD HAVE, SHOULD HAVE– Conversation and book signing with collector Tiqui Atencio (Bâtiment d’art contemporain, Rue des Vieux-Grenadiers 10, 1205 Genève)


The art talks space is designed by Montalba Architects


Publishers area – Rencontres 2019
Booth A3, artgenève


Thursday, January 31st
6 pm Presentation of the exhibition catalogue Rachel Labastie, Des Forces (La Muette, 2018) by Barbara Polla (A3)

Friday, February 1st
5 pm Presentation of the book Raoul Hausmann. Photographies 1927-1936 (Le Point du Jour, 2017) by Cécile Bargues (A3)
6 pm Presentation of the book Gilles Saussier Spolia (Le Point du Jour, 2018) (A3)

Saturday, February 2nd
2 pm Presentation of Migrant Journal par Christoph Miler
3 pm Presentation of the third number of Transbordeur. Photographie histoire société by Estelle Blaschke and Davide Nerini
5 pm Presentation of the book Ammar Bouras, 1990-1995 – Algérie, chronique photographique (barzakh, 2019) by Ammar Bouras and Sofiane Hadjadj
6 pm Lecture of Mustapha Benfodil Body Writing (barzakh, 2018) by the author  

Sunday, February 3rd
1 pm Presentation of the architectural work of Fernand Pouillon in Algeria by Med Larbi Merhoum
2 pm Disscussion around the architectural work of Fernand Pouillon in Algeria with Sofiane Hadjadj and Med Larbi Merhoum
4 pm Lecture of by Théo Robine-Langlois



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