Starting with the 2016 edition, Samuel Leuenberger will curate Art Basel‘s Parcours sector, succeeding Florence Derieux. Parcours engages with the city of Basel’s historical neighbourhood through site-specific sculptures, interventions, and performances by both renowned international artists and emerging talents. Independent curator Samuel Leuenberger, born in Basel, has been running the not-for-profit exhibition space SALTS in Birsfelden, Switzerland, since 2009, promoting young Swiss and international artists. Holding a Masters of Fine Arts degree from Sotheby’s Institute in London, Samuel Leuenberger’s experience includes time in the gallery world, with Stephen Friedman Gallery, and in the institutional world, at the Kunsthalle Zurich. In 2013 he was the co-curator for Pro

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