2019

Final show of the 2019 residency program, 25 October–20 December, 2019

With Chika Anadu, Zayne Armstrong, Tobias Madison, press release PDF
Lago Mio Edition 1 with Chika Anadu, Zayne Armstrong, Tobias Madison, and Johannes Willi ISBN 978-3-033-07551-1

Edited and curated by Benedikt Wyss,
supported by Città di Lugano and crowdfunding

In 2018, Lago Mio, the first artist residency in the old town of Lugano, Switzerland, was inaugurated with a sleep-over installation by conceptual artist Johannes Willi. The comprehensive «final presentation» featured the works created by the filmmaking guest artists in residence in the summer/fall of 2019: Chika Anadu, Zayne Armstrong, and Tobias Madison (resident in physical absence). All works created within the framework of Lago Mio in 2018/2019 are represented in the first Lago Mio edition. Video stills in the book can be set in motion via the Primo Print in motion app.

Photography: Nicolas Gysin


19. May 2021

Exhibition opening at Lago Mio artist residency Public talk at MASI LAC (Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana) The comprehensive annual exhibition «Lago Mio 2020: Final presentation» including a public talk at MASI Lugano was canceled …mehr

07. April 2021

PRESS RELEASE Open Call for the tri-continental project «Quilombo» Deadline: April 30 | Selection: May 7 | Residency: August–October | Exhibition: 29 October 2021 SALTS (CH), Waza art center Lubumbashi (DR Congo), and Lago Mio Lugan …mehr

03. November 2020

https://vimeo.com/479712734 Lago Mio Lugano artist residency is pleased to announce its small exhibition «Lago Mio 2020: Work in progress» featuring new video works by its 2020 visiting artists Johanna Bruckner, Till Langschied, and non- …mehr

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Lago Mio
Lugano artist residency / Residenza d'artista
Via Cattedrale 15
6900 Lugano
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Founded by Carlotta Zarattini and Benedikt Wyss
Committee: Johannes Willi (chairman), Giulia Brivio, Samuel Leuenberger, Alice Nicotra, Claudia Scholz, Philip Selzer, Claudio Vogt, Carlotta Zarattini. Jury: Elise Lammer, Giovanna Silva, Benedikt Wyss (curator)

Lago Mio is kindly supported by Città di Lugano and crowdfunding: Grazie C. Fasolo, A. Pipitone, L. Gysi, G. Zarattini, A. Grassi, N. Castelli, I. Ferrari, M. Nicol, R. Zanardini Rolla, G. Loretan, and V. Genneri, T. Keller, A. Lyn, C.Camaggi, D. Agostini, L. Lichtenstern, P. Martinet, B. Labouret, M. Moro, H. & R. Peter, O. Rossel, L. Degani, R. Pezzoli, B. Bolfo, C. Scholz, E. Brunati, U. Jeker, E. Lichtenstern, E. Mattei, D. Cattaneo, C. Rossi, N. Costa, C. Fantin Gatti, C. Schön, N. Emery, L. Rusconi,  C. Lucchetta, F. Felder, G. Bernegger, F. Pinto, E. Bianchi, B. Neff, M. Riom Créatrice.