Lockdown Exhibition

Date April 19, 2022

[…] Unlike many other countries, Switzerland has a rich tradition of celebrating the art of the poster in spaces which most urban areas would devote entirely to campaigns trying to sell us something. Instead, its cities have pillars peppered throughout the streets that are solely devoted to cultural organisations.

“Like anywhere in the world, life stopped for some weeks, and all pillars went from being completely covered with information to white,” says Studio Feixen founder Felix Pfäffli.

As such, he and his studio decided to bring back some colour into the empty streets of Lucerne to entertain people as they made their way to and from their homes and the government-sanctioned pop to the shops. How? By organising a city-wide exhibition of sorts, displaying brand new, bold poster works across Lucerne’s pillars. […]

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