November 3, 2006 - Swiss Institute - HOUSEWARMING AND SI BENEFIT
November 3, 2006

HOUSEWARMING AND SI BENEFIT

Housewarming
Michael Beutler, Agnieszka Brzezanska, Vincent Kohler, David Renggli, Damien Roach, Uglycute, Jenny Vogel / Curated by: Gianni Jetzer
Nov 8-Dec 23 2006

S I Annual Benefit
Dinner and Auction
Cipriani 23rd Street
Nov 10 2006

Swiss Institute Contemporary Art
495 Broadway FL 3
New York NY 10012
1 212 925 2035

www.swissinstitute.net

Swiss Institute Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the opening of the winter season with an exhibition curated by its new director, Gianni Jetzer, Housewarming, opening on November 7th, plus its annual Benefit Dinner and Auction on November 10th at Cipriani 23rd Street.
HOUSEWARMING
with: Michael Beutler, Agnieszka Brzezanska, Vincent Kohler, David Renggli, Damien Roach, Uglycute, Jenny Vogel / Curated by: Gianni Jetzer
November 8 December 23 2006 / opening reception Nov 7 / 6 8 pm
Housewarming brings together a group of international emerging artists producing work that refers explicitly to the arrangement and designation of space. Mounting shows means continuously moving objects in and out of rooms. They are installed with great care, only to be removed again a few weeks later. The presence of changing artworks actually constitutes new space. In the slender volume Art and Space, Martin Heidegger proposes an unexpected inversion to the conventional reading of space. To discover a spaces essence, we must think of it as active, constituting itself by the presence of its contained objects.

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SI Annual Benefit Dinner and Auction
November 10 2006
Cipriani 23rd Street
200 Fifth Avenue, New York City

SI Award 2006: Uli Sigg
Entrepreneur, Former Ambassador to China, Patron and Collector of Chinese Contemporary Art
SI Artist Tribute 2006: Christoph Büchel

With works for auction by: Cory Arcangel, John Armleder, Katia Bassanini, Francis Baudevin, Patterson Beckwith, Cezary Bodzianowski, Olaf Breuning, Agnieszka Brzezanska, Daniele Buetti, Christoph Büchel, Valentin Carron, Christo, Tacita Dean, Philippe Decrauzat, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Armen Eloyan, Yang Fudong, Georg Gatsas, Liam Gillick, Bob Gramsma, Loris Gréaud, Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, Nic Hess, Carsten Höller, Markus and Reto Huber, Lang/Baumann, Christian Marclay, Fabian Marti, Marlene McCarty, Lucy McKenzie, Aleksandra Mir, Olivier Mosset, Olaf Nicolai, Yoko Ono, Bruno Peinado, Richard Phillips, Pipilotti Rist, Didier Rittener, Christoph Schreiber, Shirana Shahbazi, Mindy Shapero, Roman Signer, Nedko Solakov, Loredana Sperini, Annelies Strba, Mika Tajima, Nina Weber, Andro Wekua, Jordan Wolfson and more
Live Auction by Simon de Pury / Phillips, de Pury & Company

6:00 PM Cocktails and Silent Auction
7:30 PM Dinner and Live Auction
9:30 PM Silent Auction, Drinks and Dancing with Ray Santiago a la New York City

For Dinner: Business Attire

RSVP: By Nov 6, 2006
To purchase tickets please email to benefit@swissinstitute.net
Contact us at 212 925 2035 ext 11

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