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Rayelle Niemann │ Research Trip

Lebanon | Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Rayelle Niemann, born in Frankfurt/Main, Germany; studied Nutrition, Art, Film – and Video History, in Zurich, Switzerland, since1984. Niemann is a Freelance curator and cultural producer. Her projects revolve around the research on social phenomenon spaces/places, created by, and provided for, the human being and the arising reciprocal influences and effects. Between 2003 and 2012 Niemann was based in Cairo.

Projects and research: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Syria. Art Mediator for MANIFESTA 11 in Zurich, 2016. Since

In 2013, Niemann worked as freelance curator, producer with Concept Office Rote Fabric, Zurich, on exhibitions, talks, discussions and film programs with focus on political, social and artistic productions from the Middle East /North Africa and the diaspora.

Curated exhibition projects among others:

Huge flights – Little Shelter, Theater Rote Fabrik, Zurich, 2014

here I stand, Old House, Damascus, Syria, 2008

No Condition is Permanent_interventions in public space, Amman, Jordan, 2007

Mafish Agaza fi Gaza – No Holidays in Gaza, CIC, Cairo, ecaf, Alexandria, Egypt, 2007

SwissMiniNature/Analyses of Agriculture and Society, group project, Expo.02, Murten, CH, 2002

never look back, Politics of Friendships – Critical approach to an Artistic Practice, group project, Shedhalle Zurich, CH, 2001

Physical Vehicle, Performance Festival London, ICA, 2000

Path to Happiness9/ De Waan; Dichotomy of Suspect and Victim, De Ould Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2000

Salon 99, Kunsthaus Aarau, CH, 1999

Art and Virulent Practices, Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich, CH 1997

From the Disappearance of the Body, Kunstraum Aarau, CH 1996

Inventory/ My Neighbour is an Artist, Kunstszene Zurich, group project, Helmhaus, Zürich, CH 1995/96

25 Years Stonewall, 3 months of gay culture and politics, different institutions, Zurich, May/June, July 1994

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