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02.10.2020 Final goodbye: The funeral

Update from October 29th: In accordance with yesterday's new regulations from the Swiss government, the new coronavirus protection measures will be in place at the event. Due to this, the audience will be limited to 50 people. Please reserve a place by Friday, October 30th 4 PM, by telephone or SMS to +41 (0)79 552 82 68.

In October 2013, David relocated to Brazil for just over nine months. During this time, he created his greatest work to date: The eight metres wide sculpture "The Seeds of Victory", which was signed in July 2014 in Rio de Janeiro by all players of the football world cup finalists of that year, Germany and Argentina.

In July 2020, the sculpture was completely destroyed by a fire in the industrial estate where David's studio is situated. Now, David has decided to recreate the sculpture over the coming nine months.

Before the arrival of a new beginning, there must be closure of that which has passed. On October 31st, the remains of the sculpture – which took on the shape of a small child when viewed from one particular angle and was therefore often lovingly referred to as "the baby" – will be buried during a special ceremony. This performance is meant to be a symbolic coming to terms with the tragedy, also for all others who have been affected by it. It will take place under the open sky, in the ruins where great buildings once stood, their remains arranged into a garden of sculptures – works created by the fire.

All members of the public are invited to witness this unusual funeral, and to be part of this final goodbye.

Live performance: "The Funeral" by David Pflugi
Live music: Ida-Lin Hübscher

Saturday, October 31st 2020, 3 PM
Wahlenstr. 81, 4242 Laufen, Switzerland
(Studio open to the public from 11 AM)

Free entry.

02.09.2020 Impressions of the events on August 29th + 30th

The exhibition with selected works by David Pflugi, Christian Borer, Claudio Viscardi, Martin Staub and Stefan Schnell will remain open for the next three Saturdays (entry is free):

Sa, September 5th 2020, 11 AM - 4 PM
Sa, September 12th 2020, 11 AM - 4 PM
Sa, September 19th 2020, 11 AM - 4 PM

13.08.2020 David Pflugi presents: a fusion journey

Exhibition and events with music and performance on August 29th and 30th - for further information, see "Events"

10.07.2020 Fire on the premises, July 10th

Parts of the studio have been damaged during a recent the fire on the premises.

The concept for the upcoming event on August 29th is currently being adjusted to meet these circumstances. Further information will follow shortly...

25.06.2020 Impressions of the event on June 20th 2020

A few impressions of the event on June 20th 2020
Photos by Christoph Gerber

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