Merry New Year

every year W3rkH0f 9Kirch participates in the local tradition of the Adventsfenster, where each night of advent a different window display is premiered around town. Our day was December 9. Snowy polar light scenes and glowing sunlight come to life in our arched window through a live rendering of Hurricane between 17:00h~01.00h This year Kent decided to add a song…

nextrends interview

Interview with Eryk Salvaggio, – summing us up nicely. Thank you! W3rkH0f media arts, media artists With the opening of swissnex San Francisco’s Re:Dada exhibition, we were pleased to be introduced to W3rkH0f media arts, a Swiss-American collaboration of Jana Honegger and Kent Clelland. They performed sonic and visual remixes of Dada sound poetry and visuals, as well as premiered…

Raiders of the lost ark

At Silver Lake, Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, there is the little bakery cafe tropical. Although the Cuban sandwiches there should be legendary, that was not the reason we had to stop by there. It was for a little trip down memory lane. This bakery has a history. Once upon a time, not so long ago in the early 90’s maybe,…

Richard Neutra’s “Research House”

Very exciting to see that the Los Angeles home of jana°s father’s hero and former employer Richard Neutra has now turned into a museum for architecture students and admirers alike. A weird mix of artistic awe and childhood memories came flooding in while being shown around the space by an enthusiastic volunteer guide. Some of those German books on the…

Pier 17, Opening event Re:DaDA

The almost 400 visitors to the Dock18 Re:DaDA exhibition opening held at swissnex, Pier17, Embarcadero in San Francisco, were treated to a DaDA selection of talks, theatrics and musical performances. After the opening introduction by the Swiss Consul General Hans-Ulrich Tanner, W3rkH0f media arts shared the stage with Adrian Notz, Juri Steiner, John J. Heartfield and many more, while we…

City Lights books store

Thank you Peter ‘Marvelous’!  – Much love from your Swiss ‘Beetniks’! Peter Maravelis from the iconic beatnik book sellers and publishers City Lights, San Francisco. Instigator of the DaDA World Fair San Francisco.  Thank you Peter “Marvellous”!

CalArts

The DaDa World Fair ist part sponsored by Calarts, and Kent Clelland gets a nod from his alma mater who co-sponsored the events: San Francisco Celebrates the Centennial of Dadaism with a World Fair Through Nov. 13, the city of San Francisco presents the Dada World Fair, celebrating 100 years of the artistic and literary movement Dadaism. Art installations, performances,…

Digital Brainstorming interview

Dr Dominik Landwehr from Digital Brainstorming podcast an interview with us about our invitation to San Francisco, to the Re:DaDa exhibition by Dock18 at swissnex. We discussed the lyrics and content of our performances Randen Sonata, terms&conditions and our event location W3rkH0f. (Recorded in German). In einem podcast von Digital Brainstorming haben wir uns mit Dr. Dominik Landwehr über unsere Einladung nach…

Kinetic art by Nemo Gould

  Nemo Goulds lovely and detailed kinetic sculptures are both charming and exquisitely crafted out of a multitude of recycle parts. We went to visit him, to see his workshop and received an exclusive viewing of his most recent pieces at a gallery nearby. It was a wonderful treat, thank you Nemo. http://www.nemogould.com