The Art of a Culture of Hope

the vacuum cleaner  

It is difficult to look into the future without fear. 

The artist J&J (Jessica Huber and James Leadbitter aka the vacuum cleaner) refuse to be governed by the politics of fear. Therefore, in 2016, they launched a long-term investigation of our system of values. They initiated a dialogue about fear, hope and the future, asking “Where is the hope?” and “Where in our society is there ‘space for potential’?” 

Through this dialogue they created three forms: a performance evening ‘Tender Provocation of Hope and Fear’, a series of workshops ‘Space for Hope’ and an ‘Archive of Hope and Fear’. 

For more information on this project, please contact Gill Lloyd at



The Art of a Culture of Hope 2017-06-02 00:00:00 2017-06-02 00:00:00 Roxy Theater, Basel Switzerland The Art of a Culture of Hope 2017-06-15 00:00:00 2017-06-17 00:00:00 B-Sides Festival, Lucerne Switzerland The Art of a Culture of Hope 2017-08-10 00:00:00 2017-08-14 00:00:00 Far Festival, Nyon Switzerland


ZURICH Switzerland
Photo by the artist

Photo by the artist

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