A Roland for an Oliver presents an overview of most of the independent, non-commercial art spaces and projects in Basel. It forms an accessible orientation within the Basel art scene for national and international visitors alike, and at the same time, communicates its diversity.

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ARTACHMENT

The ARTACHMENT is a support-oriented exhibition space in Basel for young, educated artists and curators with the goal to expand and to create new networks. The exhibition space is a small, 8 m2 former customs house located at Dreiländereck (where the borders of three countries meet), located at the harbor of the Rhine River in Basel. Raphael Bottazzini initiated this project space in 2007 and continues to seek alternative curatorial perspectives. The curatorial position changes every year to maintain and support the idea of networking. The Artachment ( TITAN ) is also a platform for poetry, prose, lyrics and much more.

Opening hours see website
Tram 8 or Bus 36 to Kleinhüningen

Hochbergerstrasse 160
4057 Basel
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Artstübli

Ensuring a lively exchange since 2004, Artstübli has been promoting the urban art scene at various alternative locations in Basel. Its exhibition organizers have attracted attention both
in the region and throughout Switzerland featuring the “Artyou — Urban Art Basel” platform and the “Artyou Selection” gallery series. Since Art Basel 2014, the Artstübli reputation has continued to grow with a permanent exhibition and project space in a prime location at Markthalle Basel. Urban art and culture in its many facets — from graffiti to street art — is presented in an area spanning 125 m2.

Th – Fr, 11 am – 6 pm
Sa, 2 – 6 pm
Tram 1, 2, 8 to Markthalle

Steinentorberg 28
4051 Basel
artstuebli.ch
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Ausstellungsraum Klingental

Ausstellungsraum Klingental presents contemporary art from the region of Basel. Through experimental exhibitions, international projects, events, and film nights Ausstellungsraum Klingental provides a space for stimulating interaction. Founded in 1974, it is led by a periodically renewed team of dedicated artists and guest curators.

Tu, W, F, 3 – 6 pm
Th, 3 – 8 pm
Sa – Su, 12 – 5 pm
Tram 6, 8, 14, 15 or Bus 34 to Rheingasse

Kasernenstrasse 23
4058 Basel
ausstellungsraum.ch
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Deli Projects

Every time Deli Projects curates a new exhibition the nomadic collective invites artists from varied disciplines to explore new places, resulting in collections of site-specific thoughts. Deli’s projects are characterized by unexpected collaborations between the artists in close cooperation with the curators. Named after the colorful, neighborhood shops found on big-city street corners, and simultaneously implying delicacy, Deli offers its visitors a carefully chosen program and extends an invitation to all people from all walks to convene in their ephemeral space.

Deli Projects is a nomadic collective. 
Exhibitions and opening hours:
see website and agenda.

deliprojects.com
arfao.ch/agenda
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DEPOT Basel

We are not a fair nor a festival. Not a museum, not a showroom nor a gallery.
We are a temporary place for contemporary design with the best intentions.
Since 2011.

Opening hours see website
Tram 1 or 11 to Voltaplatz

Voltastrasse 43
4056 Basel
depotbasel.ch
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Der TANK

Der TANK is the Art Institute’s exhibition space on Campus of the Arts. It is a glass cube found at the core of the FHNW Academy of Art and Design in Basel and is much more than merely a physical space. Acknowledging the increase of artists who produce works that exist in cyber-space, or are specifically conceived for the web, Der TANK is also an online art space.

Th, 4 – 8 pm
Sa, 2 – 6 pm
Tram 11 to Freilager

Freilager-Platz 13
4023 Basel
#dertank #campusderkuenste #hgkfhnw
fhnw.ch/hgk
campusderkuenste.ch
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deuxpiece

deuxpiece explores strategies and formats of producing, presenting and publishing contemporary and emerging art. As a nomadic curatorial project, deuxpiece is active in Berlin, Hudson ( NY ) and Switzerland with a focus on Basel. deuxpiece are Claire Hoffmann, Bianca Hildenbrand, Alice Wilke and Stefanie Bringezu.

During exhibitions:
Fr – Sa, 2 – 5 pm and by request
(until November 2016 at Carrosserie)
Tram 1, 11 to Voltaplatz

Various locations
until November 2016 at Carrosserie
Lothringerplatz
4056 Basel
deuxpiece.com
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DOCK

DOCK is an art space as well as an archive. With over 260 documentations of artists from Basel and the surrounding area, DOCK provides an indepth look into the contemporary work of the local art scene. By organizing exhibitions and discussion forums, DOCK acts as an interface between artists, professional audiences, and the public, encouraging the parties involved to maintain continuous dialogue and exchange.

Tu, We, Th, 1:30 – 6:30 pm
and by request
Tram 8 or Bus 30 to Feldbergstrasse

Klybeckstrasse 29
4057 Basel
dock-basel.ch
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Dr. Kuckucks Labrador

We are a young team of curating artists stimulating collaborations and gatherings of “arty” and “non-arty” people and scenes in the field of arts. We want to link local artists with people of other areas of expertise and with artists from other national or international regions. Since 2012 we regularely organize exhibitions, festivals, performances, happenings or interventions, either in our “base camp” Kaskadenkondensator Basel or at places that match the projects. Out of an artistic point of view we operate in a society consisting of a variety of cultures, interests and life backgrounds, trying to create new energies by bringing together people, art and artists.

Opening hours see website
Tram 2 to Wettsteinplatz

Warteck pp, 2. Stock
Burgweg 7
4058 Basel
drkuckuckslabrador.ch
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FABRIKculture

FABRIKculture is an open-space laboratory available to contemporary art exhibitions, cultural mediations and artists’ residence. Visual arts leverage the whole program with incentives in experimental creations. FABRIKculture is a cultural institution with cross-border and European vocation. The support for innovative projects and the support of the artists in their development constitute the first objective of FABRIKculture. The summer months welcome artists which set up residence and their own workshop. The proximity with fifteen other permanent workshops, occupied by artists of the region, should bring favorable exchanges. Due to its characteristic industrial architecture, volume and showroom dimensions, FABRIKculture differentiates itself in this multinational border region, favoring another approach to contemporary art and public interaction.

Sa – Su, 11 – 18 pm
Bus 38 to Grabenring (except Sunday),
then 20 min. by foot
or Tram 6 to Allschwil Dorf, then 25 min. by foot

60, rue de Bâle
F-68220 Hégenheim
France
fabrikculture.net
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FAQ Galerie

Artspace, gallery and projects. We ask the questions and let Art answer them.

Fr, 1 – 5 pm
and by request
Tram 1, 3 to Burgfelderplatz

St. Johanns-Ring 133
4056 Basel
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Filter4

Filter4 is a former slow filter plant located on the Bruderholz in Basel. The plant covers an area of 1600 m2 and consists of two chambers at 800 m2 each. In addition to the exhibitions we present “filter4voices” events, featuring song/theater performances. These concerts are held parallel and within the aforementioned exhibitions, and have, wherever possible, thematic references. In addition to the iwbfilter4 programmed exhibitions and concerts, artists may submit a proposal with their ideas to the Association iwbfilter4. The Association iwbfilter4 (Abélia Nordmann and Fredy Hadorn) will determine inclusion of the submitted projects in due course.

Fr – Sa, 4 – 8 pm
Su, 1 – 6 pm
Tram 16 to Jakobsberg

Reservoirstrasse
4059 Basel

iwbfilter4.ch
Terrain
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HEBEL_121

HEBEL_121 is a project space that offers artists the opportunity to develop and execute a site-specific work for the front part of its space with a concurrent exhibit of related works in the back room. Two large street-level windows allow the installation and the ensuing exhibition to be viewed day and night. Since 1998, the artist couple Göttin + Maise have presented international perspectives of concrete, constructive, conceptual and minimal art.

Sa, 4 – 6 pm and by request
Tram 1, 3 to Burgfelderplatz
or Bus 36, 38 to Metzerstrasse

Hebelstrasse 121
4056 Basel
hebel121.org
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invitro

The smallest Offspace in town. Since 2001 various works have been on display in this miniature window. Leaving interpretation to the viewers, the artworks are presented without titles.
Videos of most current work on
niel-thaler.com

Permanently visible
Tram 6, 8, 10, 14, 15, 16 to Marktplatz

Gerbergasse 24
4001 Basel
niel-thaler.com
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Kaskadenkondensator

Founded in 1994, Kaskadenkondensator is dedicated to experimentation in the field of performance art and performative expression. Kaskadenkondensator seeks to build and maintain networks between institutions and independent art spaces on both national and international levels.

Opening hours see website
Tram 1, 2, 15 or Bus 31, 34, 38
to Wettsteinplatz

Burgweg 7
4058 Basel
kasko.ch
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Klappfon

A monthly series of concerts happening in Basel, Switzerland covering new music, contemporary jazz, free-improvisation, soundart and noise.
A brief history: The record and bookstore Plattfon has been actively supporting different experimental performance and music scenes since 2004 and started to organize events after its relocation in 2009. In August 2011 Klappfon was established to offer a new platform and to nomadically organize concerts of both international and local artists in various locations throughout the city.

Opening hours see website
klappfon.info
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kunsthallekleinbasel

kunsthallekleinbasel is the living room of the artist and curator Jasmin Glaab. With international artists and art critics one-day exhibitions take place regularly on Sundays, focussing on the presence of the artist and collective experience. The project is independent and self-supporting.

Su, 2 pm – 12 midnight
Tram 8 to Kaserne
or Bus 30 to Feldbergstrasse

Sperrstrasse 7
CH-4057 Basel
kunsthallekleinbasel.com
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OSLO10

Ai am Agatha Valkyrie Ice, the curator of OSLO1O. Ai body is always transforming. Poly-linked and capable of changing shape as well as being detached from an original physical generator, in the current form, Ai am in language undergoing a transcription process. In parallel to Ai virtual presence, Ai translate the self-design performed online onto the space of OSLO1O. Ai curatorial concept devised for OSLO1O follows a confessional presentation mode of MTV Cribs, a space within which the discourses surrounding Ai being materialize. Ai is an IRL sci-fi story expressed through live space.

Opening hours see website
Tram 11 to Freilager

Oslostrasse 10
4142 Münchenstein
oslo10.ch
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Parzelle403

Parzelle403 is an independent space for art and culture situated in the picturesque part of the old town of Basel. It represents an interface for traditional and modern Zeitgeist. This concept for a cultural space that would enable emerging artists to present their work to the public originated with the association “Plattform Parzelle403”. Check out the current exhibitions and cultural events.

Opening hours see website
Tram 3 to Musikakademie

Parzelle403
Unterer Heuberg 21
4051 Basel
parzelle403.ch
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Pataphysisches Institut Basel

Pataphysics is the science of imaginary solutions for nonexistent problems. The Pataphysical Institut Basel ( PIB ) is a place of unlimited capacity. Defined as undefined, our base is the body of thought of this absurd science. We collect artistic aspects and present them in a manner of our own pataphysical, contemporary interpretation of a metamorphosis of pataphysics.

Opening hours see website
Tram 3, Bus 30 or 33 to Spalentor

Socinstrasse 7
4051 Basel
pataphysical.net
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Projektraum M54

Projektraum M54 is an exhibition space located in the courtyard of an old factory building. Building regional and national artistic positions, it was founded in 1998 by the Foundation Visarte Basel. The program covers all genres of the fine arts and is supervised by an exhibition commission. Projektraum M54 is a platform for exhibitions of Visarte members and local artists.

Opening hours see website
Tram 8 to Bläsiring
or Bus 30 to Feldbergstrasse

Mörsbergerstrasse 54
4057 Basel
visarte-basel.ch
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Salon Mondial

Located at Freilager-Platz 9, an exhibition space 135 m2 and surrounded by seven studios for international guest artists, is Salon Mondial — the heart of the international arts exchange program. This classic white cube sometimes serves as a gallery space and may be transformed into a space for events and experiments. The residency program Atelier Mondial uses the Salon Mondial for group exhibitions, presenting the work of guest artists, as well as artists from the region, who have been abroad as recipients of an Atelier Mondial grant.

Opening hours see website
Tram 11 to Freilager

Salon Mondial
Dreispitz
Freilager-Platz 9
4142 Münchenstein
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SALTS

SALTS is a not-for-profit space that supports young international artists by cultivating unique and exceptional proposals. Far from the usual gallery setting and dynamic, SALTS aims to develop outstanding site-specific projects. An old family butcher shop, two renovated garages, a courtyard and garden adjacent to the River Birs in the outskirts of Basel are the contextual elements within which each newly invited artist is encouraged to respond.
SALTS is run by Samuel Leuenberger and co-curated by Elise Lammer. Regular collaborators include Fabian Schöneich and Harry Burke who continues to present his own format “The Printed Room” within SALTS.

Opening hours by request
Tram 3 to Bären

Hauptstrasse 12
Entrance in the back courtyard
4127 Birsfelden
salts.ch
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Schwarzwaldallee

Schwarzwaldallee is a non-commercial exhibition space for young contemporary art, which has been developing and presenting comprehensive exhibition projects with national and international artistic positions since 2011. Interdisciplinary parallel and satellite events enhance the exhibition program that includes all artistic disciplines. Situated in the former post office on Voltaplatz the exhibition space is conceptually programmed by Karin Borer, Daniel Kurth, Bianca Pedrina and Lorenz Wiederkehr.

Fr – Sa, 2 – 6 pm and by request
Tram 1, 11, 21 to Voltaplatz

Voltastrasse 41

4056 Basel

schwarzwaldallee.ch
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The Kitchen Aufderhoehe

Since 2013 Dawn and Johannes Nilo have held exhibitions and events in their apartment in Arlesheim. The Kitchen Aufderhoehe focuses on the transformation of private living and working spaces into intimate public life.

Opening hours by request
Tram 10 to Arlesheim Dorf

Auf der Höhe 12
4144 Arlesheim
aufderhoehe.com
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Trikot

A jersey (French tricot; tricoter “knit”) in sports is a usually colored sport shirt. They are manufactured and sold professionally for sport markets, as well as sold commericially. The oldest documented jersey exchange on 14. May 1931, occurred when a football player of the French national team, after a 5:2 victory over England, asked the opponents to grant his team their jerseys as a souvenir. In women's football a public swap of shirts is unusual, but not banned. Beyond its pragmatic function the jersey serves as a vehicle of character, branding and identity.
Source: Wikipedia

Opening hours by request
Tram 8, 17 or Bus 30, 33 to Feldbergstrasse

Haltingerstrasse 13
4057 Basel
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Verein UferBox+

UferBox+ is an Atelier for art work, organizes handicraft workshops and offers space for cultural events. You can rent the 3 rooms which are located at Holzpark Klybeck Uferstrasse 40, 4057 Basel.

Opening hours see facebook-page
Every first Thursday of the month: Open Doors
Tram 8 to Kleinhüningen plus 10-minute walk

Holzpark Klybeck
Uferstrasse 40
4057 Basel
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Villa Renata

Villa Renata is a noncommercial project in the Socinstrasse Basel. In an old villa, which is a typical Basel bourgeois architecture of the late 19th century, art exhibitions take place on a regular basis. They mostly refer to the special interior of the house: the entrance area with a high ceiling, Terrazzo floor and the rise to a winding staircase, the generously spaced rooms with old parquet floor, the former kitchen, where old tiles are revealed by scraping off the wood-imitating laminate. And not to forget the stone Cave mauve and the playful Cave verte in the basement where billiard evenings once took place. The rooms inspire artistic interventions, and afterwards, the enchanted garden invites one to a cool beverage …

Opening hours see website
Tram 3 or Bus 30, 33 to Brausebad

Socinstrasse 16
4051 Basel
villa-renata.ch
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WASCHSALON

Opening hours by request
Tram 8 or Bus 30 to Feldbergstrasse

Feldbergstrasse 74
4057 Basel
waschmaschinegruppe.com
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ZIP

ZIP is an art space for contemporary art in Basel, spatially defined and limited to 4 × 4 × 3.5 m. The space is characterized by a large window opening towards the street which allows passers-by to glance in at any time. ZIP not only presents completed works but also allows one to follow the process of creation for artworks. ZIP is a platform for exchange between artists in Switzerland and Germany. Curated by three artists, Jeannice Keller, Claire Zumstein and Simon Czapla.

Opening hours see website
Tram 1, 2, 15 or Bus 31, 34, 38 to Wettsteinplatz

Wettsteinallee 71
4058 Basel
ausstellungsraum-zip.blogspot.ch
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1.1

Conveying the zeitgeist of digital citizens, 1.1 is an artist-run space for events in the fields of art and music. 1.1 changes fluidly and stays in motion thereby defining itself anew with each show.

Opening hours see website
Tram 10, 11 to Dreispitz
or Bus 16, 36, 37 to Leimgrubenweg

Reinacherstrasse 105 (Side entrance )
4053 Basel
cargocollective.com/1_1_zeitgeist
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