Volta in Basel


Volta's new location in Basel

VOLTA, known for its unique selection of international galleries celebrates its 5th edition by taking up residence in the historic Markthalle.

Zilvinas Kempinas was selected this year as the limited edition artist, New York based Lithuanian sculptor is known forhis unique installations often using un-spooled videotape and the wind from electric fans to conjure up transfixing visual conundrums. Kempinas represents the Lithuanian Pavilion at this years Venice Biennale and is represented by Spencer Brownstone Gallery. 

Zilvinas Kempinas, Light Formation, VOLTAS Edition Ed 20, 2009

Other artists exhibiting in Venice this year and also exhibiting at VOLTAS include Alberto Baraya, ALexander Ponomarev, Luiz Braga, Sandra Gamarra, Daniel Escobar, Chus Garcia-Fraile, Joris Vandemoortele, Alexander Tinel, Katja Eckert, Marlene Mocquet and Gerard Hemsworth.



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