Bonnie Ora will be visiting Zürich in occasion of her the exhibition “The God Trick”at Parco Arte Vivente in Turin curated by Marco Scotini, and will introduce the concept of A Living Library to Zurich residents and public agencies, with the idea to encourage the development of a unique Zurich Branch Living Library & Think Park in the area over time with diverse sectors of the community.
A Living Library or A.L.L. for short, links local resources: human, ecological, economic, historic, technological, aesthetic - seen through time - past, present, future.
Bonnie Ora is an artist, landscape designer and educator.
Her artistic praxis entails issues of community, sustainability, and ecology since the early 70’s, making of her a radical pioneer of performing art.
Her work has been exhibited, among others, at SFMOMA, University of California in San Diego, SFAI, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Arts, ICA in London, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein and Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien in Berlin, Art Institute in Chicago, DeYoung Museum in San Francisco, Museu d’Art Contemporani in Barcelona, MAK in Vienna, Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, MOCA in Los Angeles, Van Abbe Museum in Eindhoven, MoMA PS1 in New York, Parco Arte Vivente in Turin, and at the 57th Venice Biennale.