Art Basel, Basel

Public/Private | Constructing the Kunsthalle of Tomorrow

​Thomas Geiger, ​Petr Pudil, ​Elysia Borowy-Reeder and András Szántó
Public/Private | Constructing the Kunsthalle of Tomorrow
Photo: Ann Guillaume

The Kunsthalle model - a space for showing rather than collecting art - continues to proliferate. As an institutional form chiefly committed to new and experimental practices, it is often tasked with reflecting the social, cultural, and aesthetic trends that define contemporaneity. How can the Kunsthalle serve as an incubator for innovation and experimentation, especially for performance and digital art? How will the Kunsthalle model evolve as it expands globally, and how are funding structures for the Kunsthalle changing? In short: How can the Kunsthalle retain its relevance for today and tomorrow?

Thomas Geiger, Artist, and Founder, Kunsthalle3000, Vienna
Petr Pudil, Art Collector, and Founder, Kunsthalle Praha
Elysia Borowy-Reeder, Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Moderator: András Szántó, Author and Cultural Strategy Consultant, New York City

Free to the public.

Organizer:  Art Basel

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