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Balthazar Lovay

Balthazar Lovay is a Swiss curator, editor and advisor. He was the Director of Fri Art Kunsthalle Fribourg (2013-19) and is currently the curator of the European retrospective of Tony Conrad at Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (2019); MAMCO, Geneva (2021); Culturgest, Lisbon (2022). In his curatorial practice, he has both worked with artists from young generations and has examined alternative art histories, overlooked artists and other topics like experimental cinema and music, radical arts or Sex Work. Among the artists he worked with: Gene Beery, Andrea Branzi, Kathe Burkhart, Dora Budor, Rosemarie Castoro, Tony Conrad, Gina Fischli, Yona Friedman, HR Giger, Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys, Trix and Robert Haussmann, John Knight, Ferdinand Kriwet, Gislaine Leung, Hanne Lippard, Jean-Luc Moulène, Carolee Schneeman, Cameron Rowland or Mierle Laderman Ukeles. Together with Mathieu Copeland he published the important anthology The Anti-Museum for König Books, London.

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