brief information about the work and biography of Protoplast

Protoplast, founded in 1990, is a team of three Swiss artists generating artefacts.

Protoplast has presented their works internationally at various museums, galleries and art institutions including Kunsthalle Basel, ACC Galerie Weimar, Kunst Raum Riehen, Kunsthalle St.Gallen, Gallery Guillaume Daeppen, Neue Galerie & Joanneum Graz, Kunstfest Kulturhauptstadt Europas Weimar 1999, installations at seven public places in Weimar, Universitätsbibliothek Basel, Galerie Littmann Basel, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Galerie Apropos Luzern, Centre Pasquart Bienne, Städtische Galerie Böblingen, Kunsthaus Langenthal and Kaskadenkondensator Basel.

The previous programme of producing imaginary products was developed, presented and completed by Protoplast from 1990 to 2010. The current artefacts generating program started 2010. For the latest news and updates, visit and subscribe to our Protoplast profiles on Instagram and Twitter. Work from this new program has been shown at the following institutions:

  • Kunstraum DOCK, Basel, April 2010 (solo)
  • Kulturraum Verteilzentrale, Basel, July 2021 (solo)
  • Art space MoAA, Bansko, Bulgaria, May 2022 (solo)
  • Public art poster campaign《angiognomic surrender》in Basel (on over 300 billboards in the city of Basel during the ART Basel fair, sponsored by APG), June 2022
  • Exhibition《motodrom spotr phanic》at art space "Redaktion", Lucerne, August 2022 (solo)
  • CargoBar Basel, September 2023 (solo)
  • Gartenbad Eglisee, Basel (invited by Fondation Jetzt Kunst), November 2022(group exhibition)
  • Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, December 2022 (group exhibition on the occasion of "Regionale 2023")
  • The Pool art space, Düsseldorf, March 2023 (solo)
  • Galerie Sammlung Amann, Stuttgart, July 2023 (solo)
  • Bonustrack.zh, Zürich, October 2023 (solo)
  • Schaufensterkunst (Kulturstiftung Liechtenstein), Schaan, February 2024 (solo)
  • De Filippo Contemporary & Galería La Gran, Madrid, March 2024 (group exhibition)
  • Art Artist, Düsseldorf, April 2024 (group exhibition)
  • Murmur Contemporary, Montreux, April 2024 (group exhibition)
_957 Independent Art Magazine (about Protoplast)