From 19.11.2021 to 21.11.2021
Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana, Venice [map]

ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne is the guest of the 2021 edition of "Grand Tour", the yearly appointment dedicated to sharing best practices, ideas and goals among museums and cultural institutions.

As part of the Palazzo Grassi Fall exhibition activities focused on the languages of performance, video art and photography, ECAL confronts scholars and the public of the Venetian universities on some ongoing research projects of the Swiss school, related to the reflection on video art between the 1960s and 1980s, the representation of the forms of youth in the visual arts and the relationship between text and image in Concrete poetry.

Philippe Azoury, Leonardo Azzolini, Robin Bervini, François Bovier, Catherine de Smet, Davide Fornari, Linda Fregni Nagler, Alexis Georgacopoulos, Simon Mager, Stéphanie Moisdon, Federico Nicolao, Paola Nicolin, Simone C. Niquille, Grégoire Quenault, Bruno Racine, Salomé Voegelin, Cécile Vulliemin, Thibault Walter

Friday 19 November, 2:30pm – 7:30pm
Saturday 20 November, 11:00am – 7:30pm
Sunday 21 November, 4:00pm – 7:30pm

Palazzo Grassi (Campo San Samuele, San Marco 3231, 30124 Venice, Italy)
Punta della Dogana (Fondamenta della Salute, Dorsoduro 2, 30135 Venice, Italy)



Admission to all conferences and conversations of Grand Tour 2021 is free and open to the public. Workshops require previous registration, with limited number of participants.

Safety guidelines to access the venues: www.palazzograssi.it/en/visit/information-for-the-visitors/

Pinault Collection, Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana
Università Iuav
Università Ca’ Foscari
Consulate of Switzerland in Venice

This event is part of the 200th anniversary of ECAL (1821-2021)

Artworks © studio sonnoli