Werkraum Warteck pp

Due to the pandemic and in order to implement appropriate health and safety protocols, in 2021, for the first time in its history, Liste Art Fair Basel will not take place in the Werkraum Warteck pp but rather in a hall of the Messe Basel fairgrounds. More information about the location for 2021 can be found here.

Liste’s history, however, cannot be told without Werkraum Warteck pp. The former Warteck brewery, which was transformed into Werkraum Warteck pp in the 1990s, gathers all types of cultural projects, businesses and people – ranging from craftsmen, artists, architects and designers to restaurants, dance studios and creative offices – under one roof. From 1996 through 2019, the tenants of Warteck vacated their spaces for the week of the fair, leaving them to the galleries and Liste Art Fair Basel. The “pp”, short for “permanently provisional”, stands for change and development. An openness to innovation and growth is as much part of this building as it is part of Liste, making it the ideal venue for the fair.

Werkraum Warteck pp; Photograph by Martin Zeller
Werkraum Warteck pp; Photograph by Martin Zeller