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Finissage report

Report in Bünder Tagblatt on the Finissage. full article here


Mostly viewed by cow

The video documentation of the final show of Art Safiental 2016 is online:

plus a documentary website


art in alpine space

Smart radio feature at SRF 1 Regionaljournal Graubünden. Full feature here:



salon report

Report on Salon Nomade at Alpenblick in Bünder Tagblatt. Full article here


Final Days



Documentary – Alps Art Academy


Salon Nomade

Preview: Please join us on 1. Okt 2016 at Alpenblick in Tenna for the 9. SALON NOMADE: «New Land Art: was ist neu an der Land Art?» by and with Sibylle Omlin (ECAV Sierre) in conversation with Johannes M. Hedinger (curator Art Safiental). Program and application:



Making of – Art Safiental


Photo Blog online

Great Photo Blog by Desiree Vidal Juncal, one of our participants of Alps Art Academy 2016. > Link

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Video Teaser


Article at NZZ

Neue Zürcher Zeitung, page 20 – July 19, 2016, link online

NZZ AS 19.7.16


Art hiking map (download)

The final version of the art hiking map arrived! (download). Printed versions are available next week at Safiental Tourismus and the restaurants and grocery stores in the Safien valley.

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article Bünder Tagblatt

Wonderful article on the upcoming ART SAFIENTAL in today’s Bünder Tagblatt by Jano Felice Pajarola – download
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Preparation weekend 2

The second part of the faculty of the upcoming Alps Art Academy met in Safiental for location scouting and preparation. With: Les frères Chapuisat, Raumlaborberlin, Com&Com
Photos: Johannes M. Hedinger, Marcus Gossolt


Artoon by Pablo Helguera

Pablo Helguera Land Art


all participants selected

Lara Abu Sharkh Palestine
Marie Louise Andersson Denmark / Germany
Ana Andra Argentina / Germany
Evelin Bünter Iceland / Switzerland
Mirja Busch Germany
Nayari Castillo Venezuela / Austria
Felix Contzen Germany
Raphael Di Canio Germany
Erin Gleason USA
Vivien Grabowski Germany
Hans Guggenheim Switzerland
Lisa Hopf Austria / Germany
Sujin Lim  South Korea
David Lunney  Ireland
Philip Matesic  USA / Switzerland
Phumulani Ntuli  South Africa
Ioanna Papapavlou  Greece / UK
Bianca Pedrina  Switzerland
Jain Rashi  India
Penelope Richardson  Australia / Germany
Petri Saarikko  Finland
Erik Arkadi Seth  Germany
Chiara Sgaramella  Italy
Alexandra Siegrist  Switzerland
Aurélie Strumans  Switzerland
Jaxton Su  Singapore
Margarita Valdivieso  Colombia
Desirée Vidal Juncal  Spain
Cindy Wegner  Germany
Maria Weiss  Ukraine / Switzerland
Giacomo Zaganelli  Italy


Preview in Rhaeto-Romanic

Yesterday in La Quotidiana: Art ella cuntrada naturala dalla Val Stussavgia

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First previews

Frist previews for the upcoming Alps Art Academy and Art Safiental appeared in the local newspaper RUINAULTA and Südostschweiz Online.  LinkVorschau Ruinaulta


Call for application closed

We are overwhelmed by the number and diversity of applications that have been submitted by artists and theorists from 29 different countries!
We will review all files and notify the selected candidates until 15 May.

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Prep Weekend

Part of the faculty of the upcoming Alps Art Academy met in Safiental for location scouting and preparation. Up in the valley it was still snowy, while down in the valley everything is already blooming.
Photos: Filippo Minelli, Johannes M. Hedinger, Hanna Hölling, Jolanda Rechsteiner


Application deadline extended

Just a few places are still available as artists and scholars from India, Germany, USA, Taiwan, Syria, UK, Singapore, Lebanon, Switzerland, Poland, Zimbabwe, Greece, Austria, Irland, Thailand, Ukraine, Spain, Turkey etc are already in.
Artists, creators, theorists, curators, mediators are welcome to apply before May 7th.


Call for Application

Applications are open to artists interested in working with nature and society as well as theoreticians and curators drawn to research and education aspects linked with Land Art. Workshops will be held in German and English. Applications are open until May 7th 2016, and should be submitted with the downloadable application form. Accepted students will be informed by May 15.

Costs: CHF 800 / US 800 / EUR 730 (includes one week courses, accommodation and board). Travel expenses not included. Four grants will be awarded to students with financial need.



Report on RTR

Report about the upcoming Alps Art Academy on RTR (Radiotelevisium Svizra Rumantscha)
(language: Rumantsch Grischun)

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