About

Manifestina, initiated by italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, is a movement dealing with formats of manifestation and demonstration in an artistic manner. It consists of actions and interventions in the public sphere of Zurich.

A Manifestina Manifesto

[It begins with a didactic parable:]
¶ A Natural Man in the midst of a perpetual pilgrimage wanders aimlessly across deserted train platforms looking to find Truth in The World {the material reality which I share with Thou} under or over bolted down steel-wood benches covered in bird shit and human shit. Shifting around out of the sun, he faces the direction where Truth is known to sit [@ the edges of the world where Earth curves away from him back towards him] while taking “a step forward” & a step backwards all @ once: meaning: he has Moved-in-place, Moved in The Present, he has ‘expressed sth’_he has had An Experience, The World has been altered [or, at least, the Private {interior} world thru which he & all experience has been altered, so The World is altered] it’s a brand new place.
Thus, the Manifestation began as He (the Bringer of the Word) spoke,
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by Tilghman A. Goldsborough

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Artists

Yoojin An (KOR), Jan Nicola Angermann (DE), Min Bark (DE), Aleksandra Beeker (PL), Tjorg Douglas Beer (DE), Andy Best (AUS), Ezgi Böttger (TR), Mike Bouchet (US), Birgit Brenner (DE), Theo Dietz (DE), Kornelia Dzikowska (PL), Ceal Floyer (GB), Therese Friedemann (DE), Ryan Gander (GB), Anna Gohmert (DE), Inbar Hagai (IL), Anette C. Halm (DE), Shaotong He (CN), Gabriel Hensche (DE), Alicia Hernández Westpfahl (DE), Lori Hersberger (CH), Gregor Hildebrandt (DE), Sören Hiob (DE), Jan Hofer (CH), Jaša (SLO), Mohammed Kazem (UAE), BangJoo Kim (KOR), Liz Magic Laser (US), Sarah Lüdemann (DE), Miao Xiaochun (CN), Kyunghye Min (KOR), Florian Model (DE), Orlán (FR), Caroline d‘Orville (DE), Jan-Hendrik Pelz (DE), Dirk Reimes (DE), Tal Rosen (IL), SDDRUA, Arseniy Shuster (RU), Elisa Welz (DE) & Verena Sprich (DE), Charlie Stein (DE), Johannes Hugo Stoll (DE), Valentin Peitz (DE) & Satoko Toyoda (JP), Pipilotti Ristorante (CH), Stefan Römer (DE), Römer+Römer(DE), Nina E. Schönefeld (DE), Santiago Sierra (ES), Thaddeus Strode (US), Ryan Trecartin (US), Angela Vanini (DE), Costa Vece (CH), Jorinde Voigt (DE), Julia Wirsching (DE), Jessica Zaydan (DE)