Book presentation “Machines of Desire”

Workshop, Book Presentation, Talks
Sat 13. Dez 2014, 14 – 21h
Helmhaus Zürich, Limmatquai 31, 8001 Zürich
A day in collaboration with Digital Brainstorm, Migros Kulturprozent and Helmhaus Zürich

Workshop  14:00 – 17:30 for kids and teens
tinker xmas presents with electronic waste

Machines of Desire Book Presentation 17:00
Edited by Raphael Perret
With contributions from Ravi Agarwal, Simon Berkler, Isabella Bozsa, Bharati Chaturvedi, Madhu Khanna, Olaf Knellessen, Frank J. Korom, Daniel Morgenthaler, Francis Müller, Raphael Rogenmoser.
212 pages, German and English, Hardcover, Amsel Verlag Zürich
Design: Claudia Wildermuth
price at the presentation CHF 42.–,  specialedition CHF 98.–

Talks and discussion 18:00
With Ravi Agarwal, artist and environmentalist, Delhi;
Dr. Christian Berndt, professor of economic geography at the University of Zurich;
Dr. Phil. Olaf Knellessen, psychoanalyst, Zurich.
The following discussion is moderated by Daniel Morgenthaler (Helmhaus Zürich)
and Raphael Rogenmoser (Migros-Kulturprozent).


Machines of Desire 1 Machines of Desire 2

The Dark Side of the Chip at Kunst Hof 5 Zurich

“The Dark Side of the Chip”
opening Thursday 11. Dez 2014, 17 – 21h
Kunst Hof 5, Zwinglistrasse 5, 8004 Zurich
Introduction by Ravi Agarwal, artist and environmentalist, Delhi, India

KH5 The Dark Side

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Recycling Yantra at Helmhaus Zurich

“Recycling Yantra” part of the exhibition “Nie Jetzt”
at Helhmhaus Zurich, Limmatquai 31, 8001 Zurich
Opening Do 4. Dez 2014, 18h
Exhibition 5. Dez 2014 – 25. Jan 2015


Recycling Desire at IIC Delhi

Madhu Invite


Opening: Thursday 18 September 18:30 – 21:00
Daily: 19 – 21 September 11:00 – 19:00

India International Centre, Annexe Art Gallery
40, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi – 110003

Mensch und Arbeit

68elf-mensch-und-arbeit Einladungskarte

It is my pleasure to present some photographs at the exhibition “Mensch und Arbeit” in Cologne, curated by 68elf. The pictures were taken while working on Project “Recycling Yantra” in north Delhi and give an idea how copper is extracted from old pc-boards.

Opening: Sun 14.9. 15h
Special Event: Sat, 20.9. 18h: Anke Reitz, Kuratorin und Konservatorin von The Family of Man im Schloss von Clervaux, Luxemburg, spricht zum Thema „Edward Steichens Fotokonzeption – heute eine Option?“ mit anschließender Diskussion (open end)
Hours: Wed & Sat 15-18h, Sun 14-18h
Festival opening hours: 19. Sept 19-22h and 20.+21. Sept 11-19h
The exhibition closes on 5 October 2014
Museum Zündorfer Wehrturm, Hauptstraße 181, 51143 Köln

The online catalog at calaméo


Recycling Yantra at Swissnex Bangalore

3 – 7  September 2014
Swissnex Bangalore
Daily opening hours (expect on 3rd September): 10.00 am to 05.00 pm

Panel on the future of e-waste recycling
3rd September, Time: 6.00 pm with
Mr. Ravi Agarwal (Founder of NGO Toxics Link)
Ms. Olivia Godeluck (Head of Sofies India)
Ms. Wilma Rodrigues (Director SAAHAS) and
Mr. Prem Ananth (Producer Responsibility & Takeback Manager at Dell)


A Book about Desire

My book project is ready for crowd funding on we make it. Thank you very much for your support!

Zurich Harbour Crane

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Zurich has its harbour crane.
Reason enough to do make a souvenir.
Collaboration with Beat Künzler and Fjolla Rizvanolli.
More about the crane here.

Size: 10cm
Series of 1/100

Bodycloud featured in “New Move”

Diary 2014-16 by EIGA Design Hamburg

Diary 2014-16 by EIGA Design Hamburg

Project Bodycloud is featured in New Move Trend Diary 2014-16. Designed by EIGA Hamburg and published by NBVD.

Dada in Nuce

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Cabaret Voltaire, Dada in Nuce – © Martin Stollenwerk for Kunstumsetzung GmbH

From winter until summer 2013 I was working on the new permanent exhibition at Cabaret Voltaire for Kunstumestzung GmbH.
Read more about the exhibition here.


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Cabaret Voltaire, Dada in Nuce – © Martin Stollenwerk for Kunstumsetzung GmbH


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Cabaret Voltaire, Dada in Nuce – © Martin Stollenwerk for Kunstumsetzung GmbH


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Cabaret Voltaire, Dada in Nuce – © Martin Stollenwerk for Kunstumsetzung GmbH