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ARTIST ACTIVIST ARCHIVIST

This exhibition highlights the career of Bernhard Lüthi, an artist and curator from Bern, who has been a staunch advocate for the recognition of Australian Aboriginal art in Europe.

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HIGH FIVE!

The foundation has challenged 26 personalities from the world of Swiss culture to choose a work of contemporary Australian Indigenous art from Fodnation Opale’s collections, by suggesting a “mirror work” that they own, that they have created or that the Foundation could borrow

Inauguration

Fondation Opale’s new wing

After five years, Fondation Opale added a new wing that houses an auditorium, a library and storage space for the works.

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Interstellar

Curated together with artgenève, INTERSTELLAR invites us to explore the unknown and to stretch the limits of our imagination.

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DREAMING IN THE DREAM OF OTHERS

This exhibition juxtaposes Yves Klein’s artworks with those by twelve Australian Aboriginal artists, thus opening a sensitive, poetic path to this primordial brotherhood of awareness.

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FUGITIVE PRESENT

Contemporary photography and wamulu

For the first time, Fondation Opale brings together two different types of artworks: contemporary photographs from Australian urban centres and traditional wamulu ground paintings.

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Breath of Life

La vie n'est qu'un souffle

Fondation Opale takes up the challenge of exhibiting sound and presents the biggest yidaki (didgeridoo) exhibition to this day.

Special Focus

Superstudio

The Italian architecture agency Superstudio (founded in 1966) denounces the absurdity of the modern world, its superproduction, superconsumption, property and capitalism through a critique of architecture.

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Resonances

Contemporary Aboriginal artists will meet their counterparts from the international scene. The exhibition brings the collections of sisters Bérengère and Garance Primat into dialogue, with more than 90 works of around 50 artists from all over the world.

Archive

Bernhard Lüthi

Swiss artist, activist and curator Bernhard Lüthi (1938) transfers the archives of his lifetime work to Fondation Opale. A selection of these documents have been exhibited at the Sydney Biennale 2020.

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Before Time Began

Exploring the origins of contemporary Aboriginal Art.