»Tenacity« and »Widerspenstige Praktiken« is an exhibition project and conference in 2 parts curated by Yvonne Volkart. It has been commissioned by the Swiss Institute New York ( and take over by the Shedhalle Zürich (

Many thanks to Annette Schindler, founding director of a forum for new media in Basel, Switzerland which will be inaugurated September 21-23. 2000 (for information send emails to: Director SI/NY 1997-2000. Director Kunsthaus Glarus 1992-1997.

Many thanks to Jeremy Benjamin for his very creative technical support in New York, to Paul Greenhaw for his beautiful visuals, and to Wolfgang Staehle (The Thing NY) for his kind support.

Installation shots: Patterson Beckwith, New York. Michael Egloff, Zürich

Webdesign: crackdesign

This 2 projects were made possible in part by Pro Helvetia, the Arts Council of Switzerland, Swissair, Kulturbehörde der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg, British Council, and IFA.

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