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Restaurant Artemis Fontana

Grand Café Basel

11 Jun 201915 Jun 2019

A week long artist-run pop-up restaurant organized under the umbrella of artist Pauline Beaudemont‘s collaborative project Artemis Fontana. Artemis Fontana’s artist-run restaurant is produced by Benedikt Wyss (Deli Projects) in cooperation with Claudio Vogt and the I Never Read, Art Book Fair Basel.

Every lunchtime it provides a healthy, cheap and homemade vegetarian meal to the art troops. Open from lunchtime till midnight: people can go for a chat, a cocktail, a good coffee, a pastry or a cigarette. At night, there is special program of food, music, alcohol, performance, video, exotic dance and more – curated by local and international characters. Indoors and open air.

During Art Basel 11–15 June 2019, noon till midnight at Grand Café Basel, Clarastrasse 2 

With Sylvain Menetrey & Ian WooldridgeJojo’s & LoMacao MilanoKenny DunkanMall en Miami Bogotá and Josefina MuñozDomingo collective, SilvioKim Coussée & Gaia VincensiniThomas Moore & Basile Dinsberg, I Never Read Art Book Fair, Brot mit Sause, Rima & Timnah Sommerfeldt and more.

The project is supported by Ricola, Christoph Merian Stiftung, Abteilung Kultur Basel-Stadt, and Deli Projects.

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Special Events

Destination: Basel
Where: Grand Café Basel
Type: Market

Bogotà’s pop-up shop with performance meal “Comer Pollo y Tomar Café” by Josefina Muñoz

Destination: Basel
Where: Grand Café Basel
Type: Late Nights

JoJo’s travel guide to a Happy Dantian: Eating in the anticapitalist position with Macao Milano’s Leonardo Ruvolo and friends

Destination: Basel
Where: Grand Café Basel
Type: Performance

Kenny Dunkan’s Sowbé Coco performance and video installation, with Ti Punch

Destination: Basel
Where: Grand Café Basel
Type: Film Screening

Sylvain Menétrey’s selected video program with Camille Aleña, Hannah Black, Shu Lea Cheang, and a new work by Ian Wooldridge

Destination: Basel
Where: Grand Café Basel
Type: Lunch

Domingo collective’s kitchen take over

Destination: Basel
Where: Claramatte 4057 Basel
Type: free

Artists vs. Kids: football match at Claramatte

Destination: Basel
Where: Grand Café Basel
Type: Party
Admission: By Invitation Only

Artemis Fontana & I Never Read Closing Party w/ Brot mit Sause b2b Rima & Timnah Sommerfeldt and guests

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Contacts & Details

tue 6/11/19 12:00 pm - 12:00 am; wed 6/12/19 12:00 pm - 12:00 am; thu 6/13/19 12:00 pm - 12:00 am; fri 6/14/19 12:00 pm - 12:00 am; sat 6/15/19 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Clarastrasse 2 Basel, 4058 Switzerland