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Registration for
KUNSTpause 2024


KUNSTpause 2024 from 4-7 April 2024

During four days artists between 18 and 35 years will present their current work in a curated exhibition in the Chollerhalle Zug. The KUNSTpause is already taking place for the 19th time. Young talents from all over Switzerland and abroad have the chance to apply for the exhibition platform. Designers, musicians, theater artists, dancers, etc. also have the opportunity to apply and perform at this event.

The KUNSTpause does not focus exclusively on the field of visual arts, but works of all techniques including performance will be exhibited. The location offers the possibility to submit large and/or space-specific works.

Fee and commission
The exhibiting artists (per application) will be paid a fee including expenses of 500 Swiss francs. This applies to collectives, visual and performing artists. 60% of the proceeds of the sold works will go to the artists and 40% will be used for the organization, realization and promotion of the exhibition. Also for the 19th edition, cooperations with galleries and the like are intended in order to further develop the platform idea.

Deadline for registration: Sunday, December 10, 2023 

The application includes questions and personal details and a dossier for the corresponding work must be entered. 
Curation and promotion meeting for all participating artist:s mandatory: 13 and 14 January 2024 online. This meeting is very important for the further planning of the exhibition. Your works, their scenographic realization, technical equipment and exhibition material will be discussed.

The decision about participation will be sent by mail on January 8, 2024.

Other important dates for the agenda

  • Place: Chollerhalle Zug

  • Work delivery for exhibition: Friday, March 29, 2024 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

  • Work collection for exhibition: Sunday, April 7, 2024, 6 p.m.

  • Vernissage: Thursday, April 4, 2024

Contact details

For collectives: Please enter the contact person's details here. Please provide more details about the other persons in the dossier. 

Online presence

If you can't provide any information, note "".

About you

The texts will be edited for publication

max. 500 characters. For collectives, please include CV of entire collective and individuals (incl. place of residence & date of birth).

Please upload a portrait photo of you / yourselves here. We will use this for marketing purposes on social media if you participate. Please only photos, no illustrations.


The texts will be edited for publication.


The following information is included in the uploaded work description and all items must be answered completely:

Key data work
- Name of the series and/or the work / performance
- Photo of the work / series / performance
- Size (for performance: duration and space)
- Technique / Medium
- Year of creation
- Selling price (suggestion, will be discussed at the curation meeting)


Is needed for the mediation, please submit completely and in German. 

- Description of the work and concept as continuous text
- Which themes does your work deal with?
- Why is it topical?
- What does it show?
- What was your inspiration?

Your answers will be discussed with you at the curation and promotion meeting.
It is important that you sign up for this date: January 14 and 15 (obligatory).

In case of a series, the individual works must be collected in a PDF with a photo. Make sure that the individual works are written below the photo. 

It is not allowed to submit works that have already been sold or borrowed.

As an addition to the work application, please upload current portfolio to get a holistic overview.


Bank details

  • all submitted texts may be edited and revised by KUNSTpause.

  • all information and documents provided may be used for advertising purposes and may also be passed on to third parties.

  • the KUNSTpause does not take any responsibility for damage or theft. It rejects any liability and claims for damages.

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