All posts filed under ‘culture

OUR PLASTIC—————EXHIBITION

A PORT JOURNEY PROJECTDURATION: 2019/1/22 TUE–2/3 SUN awarness exhibition created by so+ba in collaboration with 8 port journey members who provided plastic trash from their houshold from one week. –––––– In 2016, the world generated 242million tonnes of plastic waste, 12% of all municipal solid waste. –––––– Some 90 percent of floating marine debris is […]

KUNST: SZENE ZÜRICH—————CITY OF ZURICH, CULTURAL DEPARTEMT

the «kunst: szene zürich 2018» – was held from november 23rd to december 2nd, 2018 in zurich. the modular-structured event with exhibitions and performances took place in 26 different spaces with around 250 participating artists and collectives, in the city of zurich.the «kunst: szene zürich 2018» in this modular form was new and had an […]

DADA 100 TOKYO—————SWISS EMBASSY IN TOKYO

branding // promotional concept // implementationthis project was realized in cooperation with the swiss embassy in tokyo regarded as an anti-establishment and antiwar movement emerging out of the horrors of world war I, dada spread across the world from the swiss city of zurich and had a decisive influence on the development of contemporary art. […]

FREITAG AD_ABSURDUM—————CONCEPT

exhibition communication // invitation // posters // publication freitag ad_absurdum28.10.2015 – 28.02.2016an exhibition to show an attitudecarte blanche to the freitag brothers, feat. frank & patrik riklinmudac – musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains in lausanne initial situationthe exhibition «freitag ad absurdum» of the freitag and riklin brothers is dedicated to the topics of […]

FREITAG AD_ABSURDUM—————PUBLICATION

exhibition book // book exhibition the publication bundles the essence of the exhibition, in order to exhibit and develop the ‘attitude’ again in the private spaces. the publication can be taken apart and trans- formed into a pop-up exhibition, with everything you need: an exhibition poster, the date and location can be added by hand, […]

BOOK ON SWISS BOOKS—————TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR

publication concept and design together with the organizing team of the tokyo art book fair, so+ba created the «book on swiss books» newspaper, in english and japanese. the publication introduces the swiss book market, swiss book designers and publishers. the publication was sold at the fair and in selected bookshops. «book on swiss books» includes […]

SONG FOR THE COLLEAGUES—————EDWINA HÖRL

this collection is deditcated to edwina hörls team and all the workers in the fashion indrustry Wer schafft das Gold zu Tage?Wer hämmert Erz und Stein?Wer webet Tuch und Seide?Wer bauet Korn und Wein?Wer gibt den Reichen all ihr Brotund lebt dabei in bitt´rer Not?Das sind die Arbeitsmännerdas ProletariatDas sind die Arbeitsmännerdas Proletariat Wer plagt […]

SHIFTING PLACES—————

shifting places  //  fasten your seat belt!  //  take off tokyo zurich  //  nebelmeer campari soda  //  drift shift lift gift swift rift  //  eleven h in thin air  //  landed home but far away so+ba’s contribution to the “control shift plus” exhibition held january 2015 at the bärengasse in zurich

2014.02.07––––swiss pechaKucha night, at super deluxe tokyothe swiss pechaKucha night is a side-event of the swissdays featuring unusual stories from swiss and japanese speakers on topics ranging from graphic design and architecture to alphorns and the origins of absinthe. swiss pechaKucha nightso+ba presentation+

2014.02.06 – 09.––––swissdays––––at roppongi hills, tokyoroppongi hills is transformed into switzerland. a four-day celebration of everything swiss.this is the kickoff event for the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between switzerland and japan.swissdays +

2012.3.31.––––voices at shibaura house tokyo«voices» is a gathering of narratives, ideas, knowledge, experiences, opinions and expressions that grow out of the 3.11 disasters in japan. in the unique open and inviting spaces of shibaura house (build by kazuyo sejima and ryue nishizawa). join workshops, participate in talk sessions, listen to stories, view exhibitions and enjoy […]

INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMTAGE WINTERTHUR—————SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

posters, programs, catalog, flyers, ads, coasters, t-shirts, catering bons etc. P. –––>Programm (program)K. –––>Katalog (catalog)K.u.G. –––>Kurz und Gut (short and well done)…… what is shorter than short? an abbreviation!the campaign for the «internationalen kurzfilmtage winterthur» (short film festival in winterthur) was created in 2011, it is short and concise. each year, the color is changing […]

2011.07.09.––––look with your hands––––new envelops for the yokohama rendez-vous shop

2010.10.16––– CONCERT AT so+bapart one / [ici] tokyo/kristof guez: photography and david chiesa : field recording, computer––––part two / Hako Otoko/ The Box Man / david chiesa: double bass, naoto yamagishi: percussions and drums and leonardo pellegatta: photography

FRESH FROZEN SMILE—————EXHIBITION AT TOKYO GRAPHIC PASSPORT

«hungry eyes / thirsty ears / fresh frozen smile» is the title for so+ba’s contribution to the «graphic passport 2010 exhibition» held in tokyo from september 23 to 29, 2010. so+ba created 6 panels for the exhibition. collages of different projects which so+ba has developed during the past four years. eacht panel has a theme, […]

LOOK WITH YOUR HANDS—————RENDEZ-VOUS PROJECT

“look with your hands” is a series of envelops developped for the yokohama rendez-vous project. yokohama rendez-vous project started 2009 as an experimental approach to monozukuri, bridging artists and designers with businesses and social welfare facilities.for the “look with your hands” envelope series so+ba has been working with “wakuwaku work” a social facility for blind […]

2010.03.19.––from somewhere to nowhere – on the road in china with photographer andreas seibert. film directed by Villi Hermannimago filmandreas seibert photography+

FEIST—————TITLE MAGAZINE

photoshoot artdirectioncanadian singer-songwriter leslie feist was performing at the fuji rock festival in japan 2007, introducing her album «reminder». during her japan stay the «title» magazine interviewed leslie feist. client: title magazine, japanissue: coffee & music/november 2007model: leslie feistphoto: seiji shibuyafashion: edwina hörlart direction/design: so+ba

PARALLEL NIPPON 1996-2006—————ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION

posters // flyers // postcards // banners // tickets // exhibition design parallel nippon focuses on 110 representative architectural specimens selected from among buildings constructed primarily in japan in the 10 years from 1996 to 2006, presenting them against the backdrop of japan’s socio-cultural environment. the exhibition retraces how japan’s architectural scene has answered with […]

SMALL+BEAUTIFUL—————SWISS DESIGN EXHIBITION

poster // flyer // tickets // catalog 240 pages // japanese languagejapan is currently playing host to the «small+beautiful, design from switzerland» traveling exhibition, which highlights the inventiveness and diversity of swiss design over the past 150 years.the small+beautiful exhibition, created by the swiss arts council, pro helvetia, contains over 400 different objects – design […]