Lysann König


*1986 Zwickau (DE), lives and works in Basel (CH)

 
EXHIBITIONS (SOLO & GROUP SHOWS), SCREENINGS & COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2022 — Entrepreneurship – oder die Verheissung des brotlosen Glücks, curated by Fabio Luks, Kunst Raum Riehen
2022 — BECOMING LYSANN, solo show, invited by Thomas Heimann, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel
2021  — Worlds Rainbow, curated by Chus Martinez & Claire Hoffmann, Kunsthaus Baselland
2021  — Transit, curated by Ana Vujic, Voltage, Basel
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2021  — 100 +100 ≠ 400 Ouverture, Regionale 21, curated by Gerda Maise, FABRIKculture, Hegenheim (FR)
2021  — AMORE EMERGENCY, curated by Osama Alrayyan, Samuel Grand & Marilola Wili, AMORE, Basel

2020 — ÄRT, curated by Laurie Mlodzik, Jacob Ott & Eveline Wüthrich, Appartment of Laurie Mlodzik, Basel
2020 — Blumen kommt raus, trefft euch in Basel, collaborative group show, curated by Chris Regn, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel
2020 — try yu zu uit, 53 Stunden Prozess challenged by Juice Rispetta, PilzWelleLust, Basel
2020 — Film um 4, Screening, invited by von Simon Krebs, RANK, Basel
2020 — Mind the Gap, curated by Simone Flüeler & Eveline Schüpp, DOCK Archiv- & Kunstraum, Basel

2019  — I AND THE MACHINE, Regionale 20, curated by Heidi Brunnschweiler, EWERK, Freiburg (DE)
2019  — Blumen am Rand eines alten Kraters, collaborative group show, curated by Chris Regn, Atelier Mondial Berlin (DE)

2018  — Survival of an Artist, Screening, invited by Nina Ivanović, U10 Art Space, Belgrade (SRB)
2018  — Blumen im Haus eines spanischen Psychiaters, collaborative group show, curated by Chris Regn, Amerbachstudios, Basel
2018  — PANCH - Performance Photography, curated by PANCH – Performance Art Network CH, Special Guest at LISTE Art Fair, Basel
2018  — play.song.lines, curated by Matthias Aeberli & Chris Regn, Projektraum M54, Basel
2018  — BIKINI Collection Pop-up Store, curated by Lea Rüegg & Cyrill Hübscher, BIKINI Space, Basel
2018  — Texte aus dem Dunstkreis: nun gehört!, Reading, invited by Muda Mathis & Chris Regn, Amerbachstudios, Basel

2017  — Blumen im Haus ersparen den Psychiater, collaborative group show, curated by Chris Regn, Westwerk, Hamburg (DE)
2017  — SWIMMING IN LOVE, collaborative Project initiated by Julia Minnig, artachment, Basel

2016  — Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, curated by Lidija Delić & Nina Ivanović, U10 Art Space, Belgrade (SRB)
2016  — LISTE TOTAL, curated by Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Special Guest at LISTE 21, Basel
2016  — Dem Leben zuhören, wie es spricht..., curated by Clement Stähli, FABRIKculture, Hégenheim (FR)

2015  — videoförmig, invited by Chris Regn zum ∑ SUMME Festival, Villa Renata, Basel

2014  — to do, solo show, invited by Jasmin Glaab, kunsthallekleinbasel, Basel
2014  — Die Jäger der Artemis, with Lena Lengsfeld, curated by Yvonne Michel Conrad, Kabinett der Visionäre, Chur
2014  — Burst Sculpture, curated by Claire Reinau-Zumstein, ZIP, Basel

2013  — Territoriale und erzählerische Expeditionen, Regionale 14, curated by Samuel Dangel, Kunstverein L6, Freiburg (DE)

2012  — Hommage a Tarkovskij 2012, curated by Reinhard Manz & Nadine Reinert, Philosophicum at Ackermannshof, Basel

 

PERFORMANCES (SELECTION)
2022 — Entrepreneurship, with Simon Sauerkraut, invited by Fabio Luks, Kunst Raum Riehen

2020 — How deep is your love, invited by Alexandra Meyer, Kunstkästen, Schaffhausen
2020 — Must or Not – focus performance & photography, invited by Andrea Saemann, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel
2020 — Online PUDEL-Rudel, online performance event, curated with Chris Regn, Realisation: Tabea Lurk & Jürgen Enge, HGK | FHNW Basel

2019  — Freundschafftsabend, with Sinon Sauerkraut, invited by Les Reines Prochaines, HUMBUG, Basel
2019  — Woman on earth, Master symposium, invited by Chus Martinez, Art Institut, HGK FHNW, Basel
2019  — 10 Jahre DOCK, with Chris Hunter, Meta Hammel, Simon, Sauerkraut, Patrick Salz, Arbera Murati & Linus Weber, invited by Ingvild Jervidalo, DOCK, Basel
2019  — International Performance Art Giswil – Full Moon Edition, with Meta Hammel, Simon Sauerkraut & Linus Weber, invited by Andrea Saemann, Giswil
2019  — Swiss Performance Art Award, with the Manifesto Reflex Collective, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
2019  — Late Night Varieté, with Patrick Savolainen, invited by Simone Lappert, Lyrikfestival, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel

2018 — New Swiss Performance Now, with OPPRESSED BY PRIVILEGE / PRIVILEGED BY OPPRESSION, invited by Elena Filipovic & Renate Wagner, Kunsthalle Basel

2017 — OPPRESSED BY PRIVILEGE / PRIVILEGED BY OPPRESSION,  Collaborative performance event, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel

2016 — kunsthallekleinbasel Performance, with Olivar Garcia, invited by Jasmin Glaab, Cabaret Voltaire, Zürich
2016 — SPACE – Projekträume zu Gast, with Könige Kleiner Länder, invited by Ariane Koch, Schwarzwaldalle, Basel
2016 — ART‘S BIRTHDAY, invited by Nicoletta Torcelli, E-Werk, Freiburg (DE)

2015 — Balta Nakts, invited by Janīna Gutermann, Zunda Dars, Riga (LV)

2014 — Das Ohr an der Tür, with Raphael Stucky, invited by Raphael Stucky, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel
2014 — …till it seemed only the feet could see, invited by Angelo Cerullo & Gorgio Bloch, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel

2013  — Favela unlimited, Loose activist group, initiated by Dominik Wullimann, Public space in front of Art Basel

2012  — Hidden/Obvious, Regionale 13, with Yolanda E. Natsch, curated by Sabine Himmelsbach, HeK, Basel


AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2022   — Atelier Mondial, Residency in Genoa (IT)
2019   — Audience award, Swiss Performance Art Award with the Manifesto Reflex Collective


BIBLIOGRAPHY
2018   — U10 Exhibition catalogue 2017–2018, published by U10 Art Space, Belgrade (SRB)
2016­   — Art Guide Basel, published by My Art Guides
2016   — Anarchie! Fakten und Fiktionen, published by Annette Amberg & Philip Sippel, Strauhof Zürich
2015   — LASSO MAGAZIN N°7 cosmic (ed.), published by Alain Gloor, Ariane Koch, Dominik Denzler & Samira LIebendörfer
2014   — kunsthallekleinbasel 1, Exhibition catalogue 2014 (ed.), published by Amsel Verlag
2013   — LASSO MAGAZIN N°5 Blackout (ed.), published by Alain Gloor, Ariane Koch, Dominik Denzler & Samira LIebendörfer
2013   — LASSO MAGAZIN N°4 Nackt und Nebel (ed.), published by Alain Gloor, Ariane Koch, Dominik Denzler & Samira LIebendörfer

PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR
2018   — Share – Medientechnologie und Kulturvermittlung, with who writes his_tory?, published by Sabine Himmelsbach & Shusha Niederberger, Christoph Merian Verlag
2018   — Oppressed by Privelege / Priveleged by Oppresion, mit Oppressed by Privelege / Priveleged by Oppresion Vinyl (ed.), published by A Tree in a Field Records
2016   — Every Contact Leaves A Trace, BA & MA  Ausstellungskatalog, published by Insitut Kunst, HGK FHNW
2013   — Könige Kleiner Länder – Flacher Mann mit Hund, with Simon Egger & Raphael Stucky, published by Könige Kleiner Länder
2012   — Jäger von Zoest, with Yolanda E. Natsch, self-published


CURATORIAL ACTIVITIES & EVENTS (SELECTION)
2021  — Quickie of Fame: Lotte Rose Kjær Skau, co-curated with Martina Böttiger and Yolanda Natsch, KASKO, Basel
2021  — ∑ SUMME, online opening with Artina and 3 days on air at Radiox.ch with the independent art spaces of Basel, organised by the ∑ SUMME team, Radio X and the Mediathek HGK FHNW, Basel
2020  — Online Pudel-Rudel, online performance event, co-curated with Chris Regn, Realisation: Tabea Lurk & Jürgen Enge, Mediathek, HGK,FHNW
2019  — Depo Istanbul, art space from Istanbul, organised by Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Special Guest at Liste Art Fair, Basel
2019  — #datatrap, group show, co-curated with Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel
2019  — 5 Jahre ∑ SUMME, organised by ∑ SUMME Team & Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, HUMBUG & at the independent art spaces in Basel
2018  — ∑ SUMME-Stammtisch, network project of the independent art spaces of Basel, organised by Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Restaurant Alter Zoll, Basel
2018  — ∑ SUMME, Exhibition & network project of the independent art spaces of Basel, organised by Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Basel
2017  — Video-∑ SUMME, Exhibition & network project of the independent art spaces of Basel, organised by Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Basel
2017  — Kuckucks-Nest, Residency program initiated with Dr. Kuckucks Labrador in cooperation with Amerbachstudios, Basel
2017  — Kunst im Ring, Performance night, co-curated with Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Boxclub, Basel

2016  — ∑ SUMME, Exhibition & network project of the independent art spaces of Basel, organised by Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Basel
2016  — Every Contact Leaves A Trace, BA & MA  exhibition of the Art Insitute, HGK FHNW, co-curated with Chus Martinez, Kaskadenkondensator & Kunsthalle Basel,
2016  — LISTE TOTAL, Exhibition with 180 local artists, co-curated with Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Special Guest at Liste Art Fair, Basel
2016  — Kunst in dr Bäiz, Performance night, co-curated with Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Sääli zum goldenen Fass, Basel
2016  — Rauschbereit, Performance von Lara Stanic, organised by Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel
2015  — ∑ SUMME, Exhibition & network project of the independent art spaces of Basel, organised by Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Villa Renata, Basel
2015  — U10, U10 Art Space von Belgrade an der Liste, organised by Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Special Guest at Liste Art Fair, Basel
2015  — ATOPIE II, Interventions in public space, organised by Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Basel
2014  — Audio Bustour, 2 hours of audio work, co-curated with Olivar Garcia, invited by Felizitas Diering, Regionale Bustour Basel–Freiburg
2014  — ATOPIE I - ein Experiment, Exhibition, workshops, concerts and events, organised by Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Basel
2013  — Audio Bustour, 2 hours of audio work, co-curated with Olivar Garcia, invited by Felizitas Diering, Regionale bus tour Basel–Freiburg
2013  — Behind the Movement, Performance-Event, organized with Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Theater Roxy, Birsfelden
2013  — Kunst und Maschinen - Kunstmaschinen, group show, co-curated with Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel
2012  — Final Exhibition, mit Heath Bunting & Wai Wai, co-curated with Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel
2012  — Audio Bustour, 2 hours of audio work, co-curated with Yolanda Natsch, invited by Felizitas Diering, Regionale bus tour Basel–Freiburg

 

ARTIST TALKS, SYMPOSIA & CONFERENCES
2020 — Florieren statt stagnieren, invited by Irene Maag, online panel discussion about livelihood concerns & diversity in the visual arts, Realisation: Mediathek HGK FHNW, Tabea Lurk & Jürgen Enge
2018  — Artist Talk, invited by U10 Art Space, U10 Art Space, Belgrade (SRB)
2017  — Konferenz – Digitale Kulturvermittlung, mit with who writes his_tory?, invited by Shusha Niederberger, HeK, Basel
2017  — Is technology sexist?, Symposium, mit who writes his_tory?, invited by Chus Martinez, Institut Kunst, HGK, FHNW, Basel
2016  — Art Taaalksss, invited by Reinhard Storz, Institut Kunst, HGK FHNW, Basel
2016  — Visarte Tribunal, mit Almut Rembges, invited by Matthias Aeberli, Visarte Basel, Projeltraum M54, Basel
2015  — Sorgenkinder, invited by Chris Regn, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel
2014  — Favela Unlimited. – Von Kunst, Eseln und Machtmissbrauch, Loose activist group, invited by Klaus Schönberger, ZHdK, Zürich
2014  — Small Symposium OCCUPY, with Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, invited by Chus Martinez, Institut Kunst, HGK, FHNW, Basel


OTHER PROJECTS

Since 2019    Terror Tanga, music project with Simon Sauerkraut, Terror Tanga YouTube Channel
2016 – 2019    Part of the Wikipedia editing collective who writes his_tory?, with Nicole Boillat, Daniela Brugger & Chris Regn, www.whowriteshistory.me
2011 – 2017    Könige Kleiner Länder, music project with Simon Egger, Olivar Garcia & Raphael Stucky, Könige Kleiner Länder on Bandcamp

 

Since 2021    Head of KASKO, Projektraum für aktuelle Kunst, Performance Und Vermittlung in Basel (CH), www.kasko.ch
2019 – 2021    MFA, Art Gender Nature, HGK FHNW, Basel (CH)
Since 2015    Part of the coordination team of ∑ - Summe, the network platform for independent, non-commercial art spaces in Basel, with Yolanda E. Natsch, Chris Regn & Ana Vujic,  www.summe.xyz
2012 – 2019     Part of the Künstler-Kuratoren-Kollektivs Dr. Kuckucks Labrador, Basel, Festivals, exhibitions, performance events & projects in public space, with Chris Hunter, Sara Grüter, Yolanda E. Natsch, Natascha Nüesch, Raphael Stucky & Silvia Studerus(2012-2014),  www.drkuckuckslabrador.ch
2012 – 2014    Audio Bustour, kuratierte Bustour an der Regionale, mit Olivar Garcia & Yolanda Natsch, eingeladen von Felizitas Diering
2009 – 2012    BA Fine Arts, Art Gender Nature, HGK FHNW, Basel

 

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