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Kunsthaus Baselland

Swiss Performance Art Award 2023

23 September 2023 - 24 September 2023 | 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

The Swiss Performance Art Award contributes to the visibility of Swiss performance art, shows its diversity and quality and reinforces its recognition. The annual competition is open to artists from all areas with a performative practice. The Swiss Performance Art Award is a common initiative by the Cantons of Aargau, Basel-City, Basel-Country, Lucerne, St Gall, Zurich and the City of Geneva.

2023, the Canton of Basel-Landschaft, together with the Kunsthaus Baselland, will host this important event over the course of two days. In the following week, on 26 and 28 September, a focus on performance art will also take place at Kunsthaus Baselland. This will honour the contributions and offer the participating artists the opportunity to present their performative practice to a wider audience, moderated by Jules Pelta Feldman.

Performance Award, presentation of the nominated performances
23. September 2023, 11 am–5 pm

Award ceremony Performance Prize
24. September 2023, 11 am–12 pm

Performance Focus
26. and 28. September 2023, both 7–8.30 pm

Artists: Joseph Baan, marc norbert hörler, Neda Razavipour, Cecilia Moya Rivera, Anne Rochat, Martina-Sofie Wildberger, Tiran Willemse
Curator: Ines Goldbach and Eva-Maria Knüsel


Kunsthaus Baselland


St. Jakob-Strasse 170,  4132  Muttenz/Basel

Simone Holliger, Annual Exterior Project Kunsthaus Baselland 2023. Photo: Gina Folly

Opening Hours

Mo Closed  |  Tu 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  We 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Th 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Fr 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Sa 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Su 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

The Kunsthaus Baselland is closed during the installing of exhibitions. Please find corresponding information at

Christmas/New Year 2023/2024

24 December 2023: Closed

25 December 2023: Closed

26 December 2023: Closed

31 December 2023: Closed

01 January 2024: Closed


The Kunsthaus Baselland is among the leading exhibition spaces for regional, national and international contemporary art in the Basel region. A special focus is put on artist of different age groups, which are working in Basel as well as on international working artists, which are working explicit with the place and the architecture of the Kunsthaus. Partially first big individual exhibitions for invited artists will be realized.


Adults: CHF 12.-
Reduced admission: CHF 9.-
BaselCard, Baselland Gästepass+: CHF 6.-

Free admission:
Member Kunstverein Baselland
Member selected partner institutions
Children up to the age of 18
Oberrheinischer Museumspass
Students Kunsthistorisches Seminar Uni Basel
Students Schule für Gestaltung Basel
Students HGK Institute Art Gender Nature
Refugees with residency status F, N, B* und S
IV + 1 accompanying person
Arts press

colourkey Free admission

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission


From SBB train station
About 15 min. from SBB: Tram no. 8, 10, 11 or on foot to Aeschenplatz (1 stop), from Aeschenplatz tram no. 14 in the direction St. Jakob/Muttenz/Pratteln to St. Jakob stop. Walk in the same direction as the tram you have just left until you cross a bridge. The Kunsthaus is on the left hand side.

From Badischer Bahnhof (German train station)
36 bus in the direction Schifflände via Neubad to St. Jakob stop, from there on foot to the Kunsthaus Baselland.

By car, A2
Exit Basel Süd/St. Jakob, turn left, past the stadium, direction Muttenz, at the first crossroads turn left and then directly left into the carpark.

By car, J18
Exit Muttenz/Industrie/St. Jakob, over the crossroads then first entry left into the Kunsthaus Baselland.

The Kunsthaus Baselland has limited parking on site.


No wheelchair-accessible toilet available
Chiara Bersani, Gentle Unicorn. Photo: Alice Brazzit

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Chiara Bersani. Deserters

27 October 2023 - 07 January 2024

Deserters is a live installation by Chiara Bersani (b. 1984, San Rocco al Porto, IT) consisting of a performance interpreted by three performers with motor impairments and a large environment in which bodies meet and interact without any aid, leaving traces of their movement. ...
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Regionale 24 Concerto finale

26 November 2023 - 08 January 2024

Pável Aguilar
Ester Alemayehu Hatle
Marianna Angel
Stefan Auf der Maur
Amélie Bargetzi
Jonas Beile
Ana Brankovic
Ralph Bürgin
Sara Gassmann
Claudia Gutiérrez Marfull
Sophie Heukemes
Jan Hostettler
Matthias Huber
Anita ...
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