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UCIRA Artist Emily Bovino to present at SommerAkademie (Switzerland) with curator Marta Kuzma

August 16-26, 2012

Location: Auditorium, Zentrum Paul Klee, Switzerland

Fellows Sommerakademie 2012
We are pleased to announce that all the twelve candidates elected by the jury confirmed their participation in the Sommerakademie 2012:



Burak Arikan (Turkey)
Eduardo Tomas Basualdo (Argentina)
Emily Verla Bovino (USA)
Luis Da Silva (Portugal)
Övül Durmusoglu (Turkey)
Florian Graf (Switzerland)
Tamara Henderson (Canada)
Arturo Hernàndez Alcàzar (Mexico)
Angie Keefer (USA)
Alex Klein (USA)
Mohau Modisakeng (South Africa)
Oriol Vilanova (Spain)

The interest for the Sommerakademie 2012 curated by Marta Kuzma was enormous. The selection criteria were high artistic quality and a clear ability to connect with this year’s theme Tin Soldiers and Nixon Coming… The overall outstanding high standard of the 99 applicants out of 42 countries included 75 artists, 18 curators/art critics and 6 artist curators made it hard for the jury to take decisions.

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