Kunsthaus Zürich Presents "Enter the Orbit" with New Works by Roman Ondak


ZURICH.- From 10 June to 28 August 2011 the Kunsthaus Zürich presents a solo show of works by Slovakian artist Roman Ondák – the first such exhibition at a museum in Switzerland. Ondák, one of the leading proponents of a new conceptual art, has been invited to contribute to both the 2011 Venice Biennale and documenta 2012. His two new works about the first satellite in orbit, Sputnik 1, were created especially for the Kunsthaus and are shown exclusively in Zurich. Born in Zilina in 1966 and living in Bratislava today, Ondák produces works that confound audiences’ expectations and playfully question the mechanisms of perception. He views solo exhibitions not simply as the presentation of individual works, but rather as conceptually coherent wholes in which everything relates to and complements everything else. His project for the Kunsthaus Zürich involves the creation of a universe that revolves arou