How sustainable is photography? Since its invention, it has been dependent on the extraction and exploitation of natural resources. In the past, it was primarily salt, copper and silver, but since the invention of digital photography, image production has been dependent on metals such as cobalt and coltan as well as rare earth elements. At the same time, the processing [...]
Around 1000 years before the fall of the famous Inca Empire (1533), the northern Peruvian Moche culture (100 - 800 AD) was in its heyday. With around 250 exhibits from the museum's own rich collection as well as loans from domestic and foreign partner museums, the Museum zu Allerheiligen is presenting the fascinating culture of the Moche for the first time ever in German-speaking Switzerland.
Founded in 2012, Schlossmediale is a young festival that draws its creative power from the location and the artists' engagement with the history and present of the 800-year-old castle and its surroundings. The festival thrives on the atmosphere of the location and at the same time enriches the region with new, exciting cultural impulses and [...]
This spectacular exhibition celebrates and scrutinizes the history of the iconic garment that is inextricably linked to the image of Japan. The kimono, revered and cherished in Japan as a symbol of national and cultural self-image, has exerted a special fascination on people all over the world for centuries. The fact that the cut has developed over the [...]