- Saturday, June 5, 5 p.m
- Sunday, June 6, 5 p.m
In the walk-in art intervention ARENA FOR A TREE on Münsterplatz Basel.
The layout of the space here harks back to the dawn of occidental culture. At first a battleground, then a theater, and finally an arena has since antiquity offered a setting where everyone has a view of the events taking place in the center. The rows of seats build a horizontally structured shell. Their stacked arrangement protects without enclosing and screens without shutting out the air. In such an arena, the protagonist can find a place for itself in the city. As a growing sculpture, a source of shade, or a host for birds and insects, the tree proposes itself as a one-off event. The arena will remain standing on Basel’s Münsterplatz until June 06 – and then seek new audiences in other cities, in each case for a different tree.
Further events: Public Program | TREE CONNECTIONS AND ARENA FOR A TREE
A two-part art and exhibition project by Klaus Littmann – presented by the Kulturstiftung Basel H. Geiger
ARENA FOR A TREE | extended until 6.6.2021 | walk-in art intervention | Münsterplatz, Basel | daily 11/10am-8pm | admission free
TREE CONNECTIONS | until 11.7.2021 | exhibition space KBH.G | Spitalstrasse 18, Basel | daily 11/10am-6pm, except Tuesday | admission free