Daniela Schönbächler

Daniela Schönbächler (* Zug CH) is active in various disciplines such as installation, sculpture, photography and painting. Initially trained in architecture and sculpture she is practice as an artist participating in numerous individual and group shows, including commissions for several Public Art Installations and Art on Architecture Projects. Schönbächler sporadically acts as a curator and is regularly holding lectures at the University of the Arts UAL in London as well she is appointed to hold the chair for Sculptural Design at the Architecture University HEFR in Fribourg. Daniela Schönbächler currently lives and works in Venice Italy and Switzerland.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Selected Works and Activities

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2021

Residuum — Erliberg Oberägeri CH
Linear Water Feature | Art and Architecture
Architecture by Albi Nussbaumer, Zug CH

Lecture — Royal College of Art RCA London UK 
Master Class | Head of programme Steve Brown London UK

Lectureship — University of Architecture HEIA Fribourg CH 
2nd and 3rd year Bachelor classes | Visual Arts 

2020

Cabinet Quinta Essentia — Lobmeyr Vienna A 
Site specific Installation | Invited by Vienna Design Week A

Invited Competition Award Winner — Erliberg Oberägeri CH 
Art and Architecture | Invited by Erliberg AG, Zug CH 

Lux — Raiffeisenbank Cham CH  
Permanent Light Installation | Art and Architecture
Architecture by Bünzli & Courvoisier, Zürich CH

Lectureship — University of Architecture HEIA Fribourg CH 
2nd and 3rd year Bachelor classes | Visual Arts

Invited Competition 2nd place — Railway Station Altdorf, Uri CH
Art and Architecture |  Invited by the Municipal Council Altdorf CH
Architecture by Buchner und Bründler, Basel CH 

Shortlisted — Administration Building WWZ Zug CH
Art and Architecture | Invited by the City Council of Zug CH 

 

2019

Fifth Plinth — Chelsea Arts Club London UK
Site specific Installation Pyramidion | Curated by the
Art Committee Chelsea Arts Club, London UK 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Journée d’étude Art et Architecture — École nationale supérieure
d’architecture de Grenoble F | 
Lecture
Invited by Philippe Marin, directeur du laboratoire et Anne Faure, enseignante-chercheure MHAevt, ENSAG de Grenoble
Conférence-Débat Art et Architecture | SIA Section Fribourg CH

Lecture | Invited and organised by Nicolas Yerly et Gédéon Abebe
Société Suisse des Ingénieurs et des Architectes 

Lectureship — University of Architecture HEIA Fribourg CH 
2nd and 3rd year Bachelor classes | Visual Arts 

Villa Lauried — Gardens Lüssiweg Zug CH
Site specific Installations

Metamorphosis — Gallery Carla Renggli Zug CH
Groupe Exhibition

2018

Art at Westgate — Museum Modern Art Oxford UK
Panel discussion | Public Art Work Lantern and Oculus

Infinitum — Pflegezentrum Klinik Hirslanden Cham CH
Art and Architecture | Commissioned by Pflegezentrum Ennetsee Cham CH | Architecture by Albi Nussbaumer Zug CH 

JetztKunst N°6 — Max Frisch Bad Letzigraben Zürich CH
Site specific Installations and Sculptures | Organised by JetztKunst Foundation, curated by Rolf Zumstein, Bern CH

On the Edge — Island and Lighthouse Eigerøy NO
Site specific installations | organised by the Museum Hå gamle prestegard Rogaland NO

 

 

 

 

Lectureship — University of Architecture HEIA Fribourg CH 
2nd and 3rd year Bachelor classes | Visual Arts

Award Winner — Competition Raiffeisenbank Cham CH
Art and Architecture | invited by Jury Panel of Raiffeisenbank CH 

Juror — FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Basel CH
2nd year Bachelor class | closing critiques
Heads of program Nader A.Taghavi and Eva Hauck

2017

The Lantern — Westgate Oxford UK | Public Art Installation 
Commissioned by Land Securities, collaboration with DixonJones Architects, curated by Modus Operandi, London UK

Oculus — Westgate Oxford UK | Art and Architecture
Commissioned by Land Securities, collaboration with DixonJones Architects, curated by Modus Operandi, London UK 

Shortlisted and 2nd place — Police Building Winterthur CH
Art and Architecture | Invited by the City Council of Winterthur CH 

Bex&Arts 2017 — Propriété de Szilassy Bex CH | 13th Triennial of Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture | Realised by Bex&Arts Fondation, curated by Catherine Bolle, Lausanne CH

Guest Lecturer — University of the Arts London UK 
Graduate diploma class | In association with Claudio Holdener Head of programme Josef Huber London UK

Lumen — Magistrate’s Court Building, Payerne CH | Art and Architecture | Commissioned by the Canton of Waadt CH, collaboration with BögliKramp Architects Fribourg CH 

 

 

 

 

 

2016

Contemporary Art from Zug — Kunsthaus Zug CH | Collection Exhibition | Curated by Marco Obrist Zug CH

Statement Schweizer Kunst — Kunst 16 Zürich CH | Group Show 
Curated by Alexandra Blättler Zurich CH 
Curator  — Parkzeit 16 Langrueti Huenenberg See CH
Outdoor Exhibition | Realised by Lustenberger & Dürst

Reflektorium — Hofmatt Oberägeri CH | Public Art Installation
Commissioned by Municipality of Oberägeri CH

Guest Lecturer — University of the Arts London UK 
Graduate diploma class | in association with Claudio Holdener Head of programme Josef Huber London UK

Lecture — Royal College of Art London UK 
Master Class | Head of programme Felicity Aylieff London UK

Approval — Westgate Oxford UK | Public Art Installation
Invited by Land Securities, collaboration with DixonJones Architecs, curated by Modus Operandi London UK

Art Fair — Kunst Zürich Zurich CH | represented by Arthobler 

Juror — University of Architecture HEIA Fribourg CH 
Master Class | Head of programme BögliKramp Architects  

2015

Detox — Arthobler Galerie, Zürich CH | Solo Exhibition

Le verre vivant II — Musée MUDAC Lausanne CH | Group Exhibition | Curated by Bettina Tschumi Lausanne CH

Artistic Committee — Salviati Venice I | Member

Art Fair — Scope Basel CH | represented by Arthobler Zürich CH

 

 

 

 

Proposal — Westgate Oxford UK  | Public Art Installation | invited by Land Securities and Dixon Jones Architects London UK

2014

Obscure Transparency — Kunsthalle Luzern, Lucerne CH
Dual Exhibition | Curated by Alessa Panayiotou Lucerne CH  

Award Winner — Competition Hofmatt Oberägeri CH
Public Art Installation | Invited by Municipality of Oberägeri CH

Award Winner — Competition Court Building, Payerne CH 
Art and Architecture | Invited by the Canton of Waadt CH

ParkZeit 14 — Park Langrueti Huenberg See CH | Biennale Outdoor Exhibition | Realised by Lustenberger & Dürst 

Light Installation — Bahnhofstrasse Götte Zürich CH | Art and Architecture | Commissioned by Götte Zurich, collaboration with Claudio Holdener Architect, Zug CH

2013

Substance — Gallery Carla Renggli Zug CH | Solo Exhibition

Open Studio — Atelier Wauwil CH | Solo Exhibition

Art Fair — Kunst Zürich, Zurich CH | represented by Gallery Carla Renggli Zug CH

2012

EGC 2012 — Kunstmuseum Bornholn, Bornhom DK  | Biennale Contemporary Glass | curated by Susanne Joker Jhonson 

Lacunas — Palazzo Loredan dell'Ambasciatore, Venice I  | 13th Architecture Biennale Venice | curated by Berührungspunkte D

Lecture — Palazzo Loredan dell'Ambasciatore, Venice I  | 13th Architecture Biennale Venice | curated by Berührungspunkte D in collaboration with Marcel Bächtiger Zürich CH  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leonardos Rast — La Rösa, Engadin CH | Art and Architecture

Art Fair — Kunst Zürich, Zurich CH
represented by Gallery Peter Tellini, Zürich CH 

2011

Pictura Linearis — Church Sonnenbühl, Schwäbisch Alb D | Art and Architecture | Commissioned by Nak Stuttgart in collaboration with Thomas Bamberg Architects, Reutlingen D

Timeline [Wilder Walk] — Regent Streets Quadrant 3, London UK
Public Art Installation | Commissioned by the Crown Estate, collaboration with DixonJones Archtiects, curated by Modus Operandi London UK 

Glasklar? — Gewerbemuseum Winterthur CH  | Group Show 
Curated by Markus Rigert and Claudia Cattagna Winterthur CH

2010

Lichtungen I — Park Bad Schönbrunn, Edlibach CH 
Solo Exhibition 

Lichtungen II — Gallery Vorstadt14, Zug CH | Solo Exhibition 

Award Winner —  Regent Streets Quadrant 3, London UK 
Public Art Installation | Invited by the Crown Estate curated by Modus Operandi London UK 

Naturalia — Galerie Vorstadt14, Zug CH 
Curator of the Group Exhibition 

2009

Costruzioni Formali — Corte Barozzi, San Marco Venice I 
Solo Exhibition — Installation 

2008

The Silent Art od Secrecy — Riflemaker Gallery London UK 
Solo Exhibition 

 

Concrete & Glass — A Fondation, Rochelle School London UK 
Collective Show curated by Tot Taylor London UK 

Lecture — Spazio Mondadori, San Marco Venice I  

Art Fair — Zoo at The Royal Academy London UK 

Riflemaker Gallery London UK

Art Fair — Volta Basel CH | Riflemaker Gallery London UK  

2006

Transform — Galerie Gersag [AKKU] Lucerne CH | Solo Exhibition 

Museum Veste Coburg — Coburg D | Collective Exhibition 

Proposal Altar — Chapel Trevisodue Treviso I 
Invited by Mario Botta Architect Lugano CH

The Lightbox — Artherstrasse Zug CH | Art and Architecture
Collaboration with Walter Mair Architect, Zürich CH

2005

1+1 — Centro Culturale Svizzero di Roma ISR, Venice I 
Solo Exhibition

Skulpturenweg — Schüpfen Bern CH  
Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

2004

Vetri. Nel mondo Oggi — Palazzo Franchetti Venice I 
Group Show curated by Pier Luigi Pizzi Venice 

2002

Mutevoli Transparenze — Spazio Pedrocchi Padova I 
Group Show curated by Gabriella Villani I 

1998

Aperto Vetro — Museo Palazzo Fortuny, Venice I  

 

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