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2017, “chapter.3, 004 collaboration_3+”, open studios borgerstr./art rotterdam, NL

2017, “what do we want to know”, open studios borgertsr./art rotterdam, NL

2016, “by coincidence at the same place”, OnArte, locarno-minusio CH

2016, 004 collaboration_3+, open studios borgerstr./art rotterdam, NL

2016, by the artists themselves, 2015/16 o.s.b.str./art rotterdam, NL

2015, in collaboration with the SPAMAM kollektiv, peanuts, kunstforum sursee, CH publikationsvernissage // podiumsgespräch ”im modus der eigenwilligkeit // kunst versus biografisches gesamtlebensgelingen“

2015, in collaboration with marks blond project, bern, CH
documentary lab. vol.1: questions // publ. ”9 fragen an kunstschaffende“

2015, diskursive 3, Luzern, CH
brief statement ”einfall und zufall in der kunst- und lebensspraxis”
publikationsbeitrag ”bilder einer anderen nachpostmoderne“

2015, 004 collaboration3, open studios borgerstr./art rotterdam, NL

2015, by coincidence at the same place 2014/15, o.s.b.str./art rotterdam, NL

2014, _957 _grey (in collaboration with stephan wittmer) tatort, luzern, CH

2014, bilder einer anderen moderne 1988-2014, diskursive2, luzern, CH

2014, bilder einer anderen moderne 1988-2014, rail2, ronneby, S

2014, reflections 1978 - 2014, open studios borgerstr./art rotterdam, NL

2014, _957 composition2 (groupshow), OG9 zürich, CH

2013, _957 composition (groupshow) kunstraum teiggi, kriens, CH

2013, reflections 1978 - 2013, sub urban video lounge, rotterdam, NL

2013, diskursive1, die fragen a-l, kunsthalle luzern, CH

2012, 3 sequences, sub urban video lounge, rotterdam, NL

2012, social triptychon 2, duende k-c, rotterdam, NL


2010, Transition a-g, Forum3, Locarno, CH
(in collaboration with Stephan Wittmer)

2009, Outside of popularity, S16 Locarno station3, Locarno, CH
(a travelling exhibition through the mountains following traditional routes)

2008, Outside of popularity, S16 Solothurn station2, Solothurn, CH
(the project consists in the construction of a container-environment
for an out door self made object)

2008, Outside of popularity, S16 Lucern station1, Lucern, CH
(wallhanging object)

2007, Walking in the yellow, Kunstpanorama, Lucern, CH
(72 hours-installation which is vocused on the public as participant actors)

2006, 10 books, Studio Cristina del Ponte, Locarno, CH
(film screening)

2005, Interactive dynamics 743, Studio Cristina del Ponte, Locarno, CH
(in coperation with public as prefinancing projectpartners)

2004, Whitsun-variations, Studio Cristina del Ponte, Locarno, CH
(with the artist Luciana Trombetta)

2004, Interazioni 1, Studio Cristina del Ponte, Locarno, CH
(exhibition located in local artists studios organized in
collaboration with a group of Luciano Fabros students from the Art
Academy of Milan)

2002, Talking lines and cocoon, LA RADA, Locarno, CH
(audio-visual roominstallations)

2001, 100 houses and an observatin about women and man, La fabbrica,
Losone / Locarno, CH
(audio-visual installations)

2000, Ho scritto una lettera, La fabbrica Losone / Locarno, CH
(drawing installation)

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1974-75, The punishment from paradise, first workcomplex drawingseries

(drawing series including a video version presented for the first time
at La Fabbrica, Losone/Locarno in 1999)

1975-80, Whitday variations, second workcomplex paintingseries

(video series presented for the first time at Studio Cristina del
Ponte, Locarno in 2004)

1975-80, Bookobject 0-9, third workcomplex

(presented at The Hans Winkel gallery in Amsterdam in 1988, at the
House Frankfurt in 1991, and La Fabbrica Losone/Locarno in 1998)

1981-98, Founder and member of the artist-run-space Atelier Berzona

(Atelier Berzona is conceived as an international institute for
questioning everyday life`s praxis as element of the Art field,
through a series of experimental education events titled “sans public“
which involved young artists and non-artists from all over the globe,
including also psychiatric experienced paticipants)

1988-93, Art and money handeling practics, House frankfurt 1989 /
Free studing music Basel, 1990 / House2, Berlin 1991 / Kunststück
house of culture, Hamburg 1992

(the project focused on a series of exhibitions relating to thinking
art and money handeling practics in times of mature society`s
selfresponsibility. The shows where conceived in coperation with social
science performers)

1995, Retro 7/8, Kaspar hauser forum, Berlin

(after 17 years of work in Amsterdam and Locarno, in which running a
space was conceived as a way of building relations and objects,
Thurnheer's work adressed to a more studio based practice, presented
as group in the show Retro 7/8)

2000-2012, founder, director and coorganiser of several art spaces such as forum d`arte Locarno, CH, friday night la fabbrica Losone, CH, Interazioni in collaboration with studiocristinadelpontelocarno, I/CH, www.s3vorkurs.ch as propadeutic institution for the study of art, s16 collective Luzern, CH, open studio Duende Rotterdam, NL and m-o-k station noord Rotterdam, NL


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Swiss self-forming intervention artist
Installations, textuals and films as investigation about shaping processes, space and time
in context to art and social behavior
Founder, director and coorganiser of several art-spaces, -initiatives and –institutions
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born 1953, Aarau, CH
lives and works in Rotterdam

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Technical envoirements and graphical designer at Metall./BMS Winterthur, CH 1969-1973
Artbases at G. Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL 1973-1975
Antroposophy and Bewusstseinsgeschichte at Gesamtlebenskunstwerk Schlössli Ins, CH 1981-1988
Antropology, Social Science and learning by doing at the Atelier Berzona institute, Locarno, CH 1988-2002
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