Dalvazza Group

200229 Dalvazza Symposium Lumbrein
Buatsch Festival by Collective Tersnaus 2019, Avi Sliman Photography
Dalazza Symposium Ernen 2019
Dalvazza Symposium Ernen 2019
Dalvazza Symposium Ernen 2019 2
Dalvazza Symposium Ernen 2019
Dalvazza Symposium Ernen 2019 3
Dalvazza Symposium Ernen 2019
Dalvazza group weekend at St. Imier 2019

Michael Hiltbrunner


Peripheral initiatives throughout Switzerland


Three times per year

The Dalvazza Group networks current practices of and research on rural and peripheral art. We discuss the quality and possibilities of experimental and research-based practices in rural contexts and peripheral situations. The group emerged from a symposium that took place in summer 2018 at Passagenhaus in Dalvazza (Küblis). Ideally, we meet in places where the group's members are active, as well as visiting other stakeholders to involve them in our exchange.

In the group we aim to gather expertise and discuss the specific qualities of the practices we explore. As such initiatives are sometimes marginalized or isolated, we would like to develop a platform and space of discourse and negotiation; both about the potential of research in remote artistic practices and the possibility of exchange in such peripheral and rural practices. We believe that these approaches are fundamental for artistic research per se and will help to keep it diverse in the future.

The group is open for new members; anyone interested can apply.