Verbier 3-D Foundation: Artist Residency + Sculpture Park
2 July until 16 October 2022, Verbier, Valais
The Verbier 3-D Foundation at the heart of the Swiss Alps is a charitable cultural organization which, with its artist residency and sculpture park, is dedicated to promoting contemporary art, protecting the environment and to education.
Founded in 2010 by New York-based artist Madeleine Paternot and Verbier-based artist Kiki Thompson, this pioneering organization has created an experimental, educational artist residency and sculpture park at 2,300 metres above sea level, inspired by the stunning Alpine landscape of Verbier in Switzerland. Over the past 10 years, the foundation has supported over 32 Swiss and international artists by offering a research-guided residency that takes artists out of their comfort zone and encourages them to come up with and create new work that might not be possible in the studio. The idea behind it all is to get out of the studio and into nature, to research, to work together, to think, to act, to create and to communicate.
An event by:
FragmentinTarget not accessible is an artist collective founded in 2014 based in Lausanne, Switzerland, and is made up of Laura Perrenoud, David Colombini and Marc Dubois. At the interface between art and technology, Fragmentin’s work is about questioning the effect of the digital.
Programme and special projects
By public transport
Travel by public transport to Le Châble. From Le Châble, either take a cable car or taxi up to Verbier (15 minutes). You can find the layout of the sculpture park hereTarget not accessible.
Getting from Verbier to the Verbier 3-D Foundation sculpture park:
Take the Médran Lift to Ruinettes. From Ruinettes, you can walk down and around with the Mouton Noir on your left. To your left you will see the sign for the Verbier 3-D Foundation sculpture park, which will guide you along the gentle 3 km trail. From Ruinettes, you can take the La Chaux Express lift. Take the lift to the bottom of La Chaux. Walk to the path below the Dahu restaurant which connects with the sculpture park. This path will take you back to Ruinettes.