photo basel special projects & in situ

With strong personal and professional ties to the hosting city, photo basel is proud to be able to give back to this wonderful Swiss town. With our special projects and in situ initiatives, we would like to express our gratitude towards the region and local community, offering a photography-centered programme that invites an even broader audience (free of charge) throughout the year.


Under the patronage of photo basel and with the support of the Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie (Zürich) and Galerie Esther Woerdehoff (Paris), photo basel in situ will present two Swiss artists, Balthasar Burkhard and Karlheinz Weinberger, in exhibition at Heuberg 24, Raum für Kunst starting on October 18th, 2018.
Free public vernissage; Thursday, October 18th from 6pm-8pm
Guided tour with the gallerists on Saturday, October 20th from 3pm-4pm
Finissage: Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Location: Heuberg 24, Raum für Kunst, Heuberg 24, 4051 Basel (map)
more information here

press: Basellandschaftliche Zeitung & Baslerzeitung

past in situ initiatives

On Wednesday, June 13th, and Friday, June 15th, from 2h30pm until 5pm, the artist Cynthia Fleischmann (*1987) will perform live at the Biergarten/Volkshaus.

In collaboration with °CLAIRbyKahn Gallery, photo basel in situ has the pleasure to present a special exhibition on the work of Erich Hartmann (1922-1999), a Magnum photographer renowned for his major photography projects such as In the Camps and Our Daily Bread, at heuberg24 in downtown Basel - open and free to the public on Friday,June 15th from 14h-16h and Saturday, June 16th from 10am-12pm.  

During photo basel week, the eyewear store VIU turns into a pop-up gallery for the artist Joschi Herczeg (*1975) - represented by Galerie Monika Wertheimer. Open on weekdays from 10am-9pm.