association of dada100
The dada100zuerich2016 association contributed the conception, networking, support and communication for the anniversary. Since its foundation in 2012, the association defined content, searched for partnerships and cooperations, and delegated Dada projects to institutions and promoted activities. Dada100 coordinated and supported the partners of the anniversary and served as an umbrella brand for the milestone birthday in Zurich and beyond.
Since 2014, the dada100 association initiated the international traveling exhibition Dada On Tour in cooperation with Cabaret Voltaire (with stations including New York, Hong Kong, Rio de Janeiro, Aarau, India, on Monte Verità, in Zurich, Pirmasens, and Singapore), the Salon Suisse event series in 2015 titled S.O.S. DADA – THE WORLD IS A MESS, which was initiated and organized by Pro Helvetia as part of the 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia as well as the final Dada100 Symposium at Kaufleuten, Zurich.
Also supported by dada100 since 2014 were contemporary Dada projects both directly and via the crowdfunding platform wemakeit.com, the anniversary events of Cabaret Voltaire as well as publications on Dada.
dada100 connected the partners of the anniversary to form an ad-hoc network consisting of more than 50 local, national and international, public and private partners, museums, theaters, institutions, festivals, associations, organizations, and individual initiatives. More than 200 events took place: exhibitions, guided tours and performances, readings, conferences, debates, seminars, publications, courses, observations, workshops, a School of Dada, a sermon and 165 daily Offizium recitals, two commemorative stamps as well as several radio and television special features.
Association members: Markus Notter (president), Peter Haerle, Jürgen Häusler, Franziska Burkhardt
Managing director and curator: Juri Steiner
Design: Marie Lusa, Studio Marie Lusa
The association dada100 received communication and media support from Zurich Tourismus and the Zurich-based agency eggliwintsch.
John Armleder/ Nicolas Bideau/ Dirk Boll/ Jacqueline Burckhardt/ Heinz Bütler/ Bice Curiger/ Beat Curti/ Gerd Folkers/ Patrick Frey/ Mike Guyer/ Peter Haerle/ Jürgen Häusler/ Martin Heller/ Hans Mikael Herzog/ Thomas Hirschhorn/ Pius Knüsel/ Oliver Kornhoff/ Johanna Lohse/ Dieter Meier/ Thomas Meier/ Marcel Meili/ Raimund Meyer/ Markus Notter/ Werner Oechslin/ Iris Radisch/ Karen Roth-Krauthammer/ Martin Ruesch/ Christoph Schifferli/ Georg Schmid/ Werner Sieg/ Christoph Sigrist/ Brida von Castelberg/ Peter von Matt/ Thomas Wagner/ Peter K. Wehrli/ Iwan Wirth/ Beat Wyss/ Martin Zimper.
The association dada100 received significant support from the Cultural Affairs Offices of the City and Canton of Zurich as well as from the Federal Office of Culture.
Partner institutions involved in the Dada Anniversary in 2016 included:
Federal Office of Culture (FOC) / Cabaret Voltaire / Dock 18 / Zurich Festival / Fluxum Foundation and Flux Laboratory, Geneva and Zurich / Fondazione Monte Verità, Ascona / Grossmünster Zurich / Junges Literaturlabor JULL / Canton of Zurich Office of Cultural Affairs / Kaufleuten / KMD – Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp, Cully / Kunsthaus Zurich / National Museum Zurich / Manifesta 11 / Miller’s / Monte Dada / Mood’s / Museum of Modern Art, Ascona / Museum Haus Konstruktiv / Hermann Hesse Museum, Montagnola / Rietberg Museum / Pong / Post CH AG / Pro Helvetia / Sanatorium Kilchberg / Swiss Radio and Television SRF / Schweizerisches Jugendschriftenwerk (Swiss Youth Writing Group) / Swiss Literary Archives of the Swiss National Library, Bern / sogar theater / City of Zurich Cultural Affairs Office / City of Zurich Department of Urban Development / Strauhof Zurich / swissnex San Francisco / Tanzhaus Zurich / HORA Theater – Stiftung Züriwerk / Stadelhofen Theater / Stok Theater / Tuchlaube Theater, Aarau / University of Zurich / Wemakeit / ZÜRICH TANZT / Zürich Tourismus / Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck / Berlinische Galerie, Berlin / and many more partners.