Climbing Camp (2021)

Climbing Camp
20-25. 7. 2021

With the participation and contributions of :
Vincent Barras; Donatella Bernardi; Hrefna Hörn Leifsdóttir; Stan Iordanov; Nina Kennel; Vera König;
Sarah Makina; Philip Poppek; Leifur Orn Svavarsson; Hayahisa Tomiyasu; Martina-Sofie Wildberger.
Organised by Fabrice Scheider and la Dépendance.

Base Camp at la Dépendance

Arrival and presentation of the project

Handout of the climbing guide

Two-day excursion to the Sommêtres crags


Presentation of the reader compiled by Donatella Bernardi & Fabrice Schneider


Staying overnight at the Refuge des Sommêtres

Spontaneous Shibari / Kinbaku interpretation by Sarah Makina

Detour at the étang de la Gruère

El Capitan; (Fred Padula, 1978; 54min, 16mm) with an introduction by Nina Kennel
La vie au bout des doigts (Patrick Edlinger 1982; Video)
Ballade à Devil’s Tower (Catherine Destivelle 1992; Video)

Presentation by Vincent Barras on his current research on the french notion of “montée”,
the history of sanatorium culture and physiological research at high altitude.

Presentation by Martina Sofie Wildberger on her ongoing project Feminist Alpine Club (FAC).

Route setting workshop in the barn with Vera König

Visit to the group exhibition Indice Ultraviolet: Décalage vers le rouge at CAN Neuchâtel. Reading of The Hawhum Panel; introductory text to Jan van Oordts environment Tinges; concerning an imaginatory perspective on the renovation of La Dépendance.