Photobastei 2.0

Photobastei is a temporary space dedicated to photography. Located on the second and third floors of a building that used to belong to the Academy of Arts in the former industrial part of Zurich, Photobastei's original idea was to give lesser-known photographers a place to showcase their art, while fostering exchanges and experimentations. Photobastei organizes exhibitions that are well curated and often showcase famous artists (e.g. Vivian Maier), and has now become a darling of the alternative Zurich arts scene, whose members are avid participants in Photobastei's many presentations, discussions rounds and occasional parties. There's a nice coffee shop/bar with plenty of books on photography to while away or meet people and talk art.

Admission prices depend on the exhibition. Closed in summer from mid-July to early September (check online).

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Sihlquai 125, Zürich

This place is open during these times:

  • Sunday:
    12:00 – 18:00
  • Monday:
    Closed
  • Tuesday:
    Closed
  • Wednesday:
    Closed
  • Thursday:
    17:00 – 21:00
  • Friday:
    17:00 – 21:00
  • Saturday:
    17:00 – 21:00

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