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Monday, 6.1.
Dreispitz 1

Funding Secured for New Building

Muttenz, 23.11.2019. The management of Kunsthaus Baselland announced that basic funding has been secured for the new building at Dreispitz. Thanks to the commitment of the canton of Basel-Landschaft, private patrons, and the BLKB, the Kunsthaus Baselland can now proceed to the planning application, marking a new chapter for the Kunsthaus after more than five years of intensive groundwork.

“It has been an intense period of time and we are glad that we can now begin a new chapter,” said Marina Meijer, president of the Kunstverein Baselland, at the opening of Regionale 20, with government councillor Monica Gschwind in attendance. Efforts have been underway for more than five years to finance the construction project at the new site. Basel-based firm Buchner Bründler Architekten won the competition — jointly run by the Kunsthaus Baselland Foundation and the Christoph Merian Foundation — with their study project back in 2015. With its three light towers, the iconic building was very well received, but the financing for the project had not yet been secured at that point in time.

7 million CHF now available as basic funding

It was only this week that the gap in funding was closed with a loan commitment from BLKB. The CHF 7 million required for the main body of the construction project is now available. Other major partners include the canton of Basel-Landschaft, with its commitment of CHF 2.5 million, as well as companies, foundations, and private patrons.

“The Kunsthaus Baselland has already done very well in Muttenz. But I’m convinced that the Kunsthaus Baselland still has a great deal of potential that could be fully developed in the Dreispitz area,” said government councillor Monica Gschwind in her welcoming address. The director of the Kunsthaus Baselland, Ines Goldbach, confirmed this: “The vibrant, creative environment of Dreispitz is the perfect place for a forward-looking institution like the Kunsthaus Baselland and the artists that exhibit there.”

Fundraising continues

The steps necessary for the planning application are now being prepared in cooperation with the sponsor, the Kunsthaus Baselland Foundation. At the end of the speech, the president of the Kunsthaus Baselland made a suggestion to the guests: “The current funding enables us to build the bare bones of the new construction. We are still dependent on donations to make sure that the Kunsthaus’ furnishings are as up-to-date as possible. We hope that this milestone will give us new momentum to inspire new patrons and business partners with regards to the project.”

For further information:

Marina Meijer (President of the Kunstverein Baselland)

Sven Hoffmann (President of the Kunsthaus Baselland Foundation)

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Summer reading: Anna Winteler

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The first monograph of Anna Winteler in the programme of the Binding Sélection d' Artistes (N° 78).

Editors: Ines Goldbach, Käthe Walser

Graphic Design: Groenlandbasel

Published by VfmK Verlag für moderne Kunst, Vienna

ISBN 978-3-903269-62-0

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The publication features texts and image contributions by Jean-Christophe Ammann, Silvia Bächli, Jacqueline Burckhardt, Erich Busslinger, Christoph Gallio, Ines Goldbach, Eric Hattan, Martin Heller, Luigi Kurmann, Rut Himmelsbach, Esther Maria Jungo, Rebecca Kunz, Monica Klingler, Renée Levi, ReinhardManz, Guido Nussbaum, René Pulfer, Pipilotti Rist, Hinrich Sachs, Alex Silber, Anselm Stalder, Jürg Stäuble, Renate Steinegger, Adam Szymczyk, Ines Tondar, Käthe Walser, Beat Wismer and Anna Winteler.

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Publication: Itziar Okariz

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Editors: Ane Rodriguez Armendariz, Tabakalera, Donostia/San Sebastian Ines Goldbach, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz/Basel Manuel Segade, Centro de Arte Dos Mayo (CA2M), Madrid Tabakalera San Sebastian 2019

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The Basque artist Itziar Okariz will exhibit in the Spanish Pavillon at the Venice Biennial 2019. Okariz had her first extensive solo exhibition at Kunsthaus Baselland in 2017 which was realised in cooperation with CA2M, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo and Tabakalera in San Sebastian. A catalogue of Itziar Okariz's work will be launched in July.