Swissnex in San Francisco Presents "BEYOND 2020"

Dates or Deadline: 
26 May 2021 to 27 May 2021
Organized by: 
swissnex SF
United States Switzerland


Meet eight artists over two days, and explore new digital mediums and ways of collaborating from May 26–27.

Beyond 2020: A (Post-) Pandemic Festival gathers Swiss artists and designers who responded to Swissnex in San Francisco’s artist call Beyond 2020: A (Post-) Pandemic Project.

Learn how their artistic processes adapted to the pandemic and see how they responded by producing videos, websites, blogs, performances and digital interventions. As the world begins to re-open with the optimism of vaccinations, join us for the Beyond 2020: A (Post-) Pandemic Festival to learn how their practices have changed, and to hear about their learnings as we move to a hybrid in-person and digital world.

The artists selected for this project responded to the call for participation with exhibition proposals for Swiss-US artist exchanges in various digital formats from sound installations, to research blogs, and social media applications. The artists spent over six months working from homes and studios around the globe from Switzerland (Bern, Zurich, Lausanne and Geneva); Portland in Oregon, Providence in Rhode Island, San Francisco, Berlin, Rome, Amsterdam and beyond.

Wednesday, May 26: Exploring New Mediums

Featuring artists Manuelita Antonio/Nico Bruhlmann/Arianne Gelardin / Matthias Zaugg, Johanna Bruckner, Real Madrid and Laura Couto Rosado

Thursday, May 27: Redefining Collaboration

Featuring artists Annie Aries/Brian House/Marcel Zaes, Alan Bogana, Fragmentin and Maria Guta/Lauren Huret

Sign up for the two-day Beyond 2021: A (Post-) Pandemic Festival. 

More info about the selected artists here.

Explore Beyond 2020: A (Post-) Pandemic Project.