16.08 - 01.09.2024


13.09 - 03.11.2024

ProtoZone 16

15.11 - 12.01.2025

ProtoZone 17



In short

QUEER TRUST is an attitude that draws from and relies on the in-between. It has shaped the work at Shedhalle as a space for process-based art since 2020 and is also the basis of Protozone8. The exhibition shows artistic works and ways of working that trust in relationships and processes beyond fixed attributions. The participating artists share intimate, vulnerable, open, and courageous artwork. In doing so, they question (gender) identities as well as artistic, scientific, and social traditions and classifications.

Opening times:






open every Sat 14-20h & Sun 14-18h

29.10. 20h BEAST! Performance by Tarek Lakhrissi

04.-06.11. The Institute for embodied creative practices by Isabel Lewis

in collaboration with Josephine Baan, Nina Emge, Izidora l Lethe, Ceylan Öztrük, Tyra Wigg and international academies

Shedhalle – Protozone8 Queer Trust

Protozone8. Graphic Design: Studio Yukiko

Shedhalle – Protozone8 Queer Trust

Dana Michel. Photo: Clara Lacasse

Shedhalle – Protozone8 Queer Trust

Dorota Gawęda and Eglė Kulbokaitė, Leave No Trace (Milan), 2021. Photo: Fred Dott.

Shedhalle – Protozone8 Queer Trust

Isabel Lewis, The Institute for Embodied Creative Practices. Performance view, Welt ohne Aussen, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, 2018. Photo: Mathias Voelzke.

Shedhalle – Protozone8 Queer Trust

Natasha Tontey, Garden amidst the flame (still), 2022. Courtesy of the artist.

Shedhalle – Protozone8 Queer Trust

Sunny Pfalzer, Slim Soledad, Lau Lukkarila, I know what to do, 2022. Photo: Joseph Kadow.

Shedhalle – Protozone8 Queer Trust

Tarek Lakhrissi, Makeda Monnet, Victor da Silva, Beast!, 2022. Photo: Markus Goessi, Tinguely Museum.

Shedhalle – Protozone8 Queer Trust

Terre Thaemlitz, Interstices (still), 2001. Courtesy of the artist.