Expanded Poetry
Agglomerated Poetry

Vernissage: 13. April, 19 Uhr
Ausstellung: 13. – 26. April

In Zusammenarbeit mit

In this exhibition at Dreiviertel, poetry opens a space in the space, bringing people together. Language becomes environment and movement. Books become sculptures. Sculpture is not sculpted but part of nature. Voice disappears in its texture but a spoken choir brings it back, and a digital ghost inhabits the room, carrying a poem for everyone.

Alessandro De Francesco is a poet, artist, and essayist. He exhibited and performed internationally (Biennale Gherdeina, Kunsthalle Basel, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Kelly Writers’ House, Brown University, Casa delle letterature di Roma; Centre Pompidou, etc.) and published several books, among which And Agglomerations, of Trees or (Mousse Publishing, 2022); ((( (Uitgeverij / punctum books, 2021); Pour une théorie non-dualiste de la poésie (MIX / Les Presses du réel, 2021); Remote Vision. Poetry 1999-2015 (punctum books, 2016); Redéfinition (MIX, 2010). Solo shows include Expanded Poetry #1 at der Tank in Basel and Poetry as Artistic Practice at Anima Ludens in Brussels. He has been an artist-in-residence at the STEIM in Amsterdam and the BeHave programme in Luxembourg, among other places. He holds a doctorate from the Sorbonne in Paris and he taught poetry at the École Normale Supérieure and the European Graduate School. He is currently professor of Creative Writing at the Albertina Academy of Fine Arts in Turin and visiting professor of studio practice at the Bern Academy of the Arts and the ENSAV La Cambre in Brussels.


Vernissage: 1. Februar, 19 Uhr
Ausstellung: 1 -20. Februar 2024 

Sonata Raiymkulova is a multidisciplinary artist based in Kyrgyzstan. Sonata’s practice spans black-and-white graphics, sculpture, animation, and photography. In her work, she explores personal themes and societal problems in Central Asia. Sonata often refers to existential issues about the meaning of existence and humanity while also working on gender issues, such as the position of women in society, and the political aspects of life in Kyrgyzstan. Sonata’s work has been shown at the “Postcolonial Art from Central Asia” exhibition in Karlsruhe, Germany, at the FemAgora festival in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and at the New Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia, among other places. Sonata Raiymkulova is a winner of the Prince Claus Seed Awards 2023.

The exhibition is taking place in collaboration with the artists-residency


Franzi Kreis

Vernissage: 25. November ab 17 Uhr
Ausstellung: 26. November – 10. Dezember 2023