VOLTA 12 Reveals Ambitious List of Exhibitors This Year

There will be lots of new talent to discover.

Booth of V1 Galley (Copenhagen) at Volta 11. Photo: Courtesy Nicholas Winter Photography.

VOLTA, the Art Basel satellite fair which was founded in Switzerland as an alternative platform for emerging galleries in 2005, has revealed its 2016 exhibitor list.

Co-founded by gallerists Kavi Gupta, Friedrich Loock, Uli Voges, and art critic Amanda Coulson, the fair has successfully positioned itself as the young, hip cousin of the long-established behemoth Art Basel.

For the 12th edition of the event, which takes place during Art Basel week from June 13—18, the fair returns with 68 galleries from 20 counties and 33 different cities. A total of eight new galleries will be making the trip to Basel to participate at the fair this year.

The fair takes place in Basel's magnificent domed Markthalle. Courtesy Nicholas Winter Photography.

The fair takes place in Basel’s magnificent domed Markthalle.
Courtesy Nicholas Winter Photography.


Galleries from cities as diverse as Osaka, Ljubljana, and Istanbul will congregate at Basel’s magnificent domed Markthalle to show their wares.

Among the first-time exhibitors are Causey Contemporary from New York, showing works by Kevin Bourgeois, Galerie l’Inlassable, Paris, showing works by Caroline Corbasson, as well as Project ArtBeat from Tbilisi, Georgia, and Anca Poterasu Gallery in Bucharest.

Keeping in line with VOLTA’s signature approach to emphasizing the often-neglected curatorial aspect of presentation at art fairs, the 12th edition returns with 17 curated solo-booths.

Collectors and visitors can look forward to a series of festivities and special events, including a Galleries and Collectors party at the Basel microbrewery Volta Bräu on Tuesday June 14, and “Basel Nacht” an event at Markthalle honoring the city and people of Basel, which have hosted the fair since 2005.

Here is the list of exhibitors: (Italics denote first-time participants)

ADN Galería (Barcelona)

AKINCI (Amsterdam)


ARTCOURT Gallery (Osaka)

Martin Asbæk Gallery (Copenhagen)


Ángeles Baños (Badajoz)

Beers London (London)

beta pictoris gallery (Birmingham AL)

Brunnhofer Galerie (Linz)

Laura Bulian Gallery (Milan)

Causey Contemporary (New York)


Ethan Cohen New York (New York)

CONRADS (Düsseldorf)

Ed Cross Fine Art (London)

Tamar Dresdner Art Projects (Tel Aviv)

Galerie Dukan (Paris/Leipzig)

Espacio Valverde (Madrid)


The Flat – Massimo Carasi (Milan)

Fresh Window (Brooklyn)

frosch&portmann (New York)

Green On Red Gallery (Dublin)

Gallery H.A.N. (Seoul)

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art (London)

Richard Heller Gallery (Los Angeles)

Galerie Jochen Hempel (Berlin/Leipzig)

HilgerBROTKunsthalle (Vienna)

Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery (London)

Gerhard Hofland amsterdam leipzig (Amsterdam/Leipzig)

The Hole (New York)

Jarmuschek+Partner (Berlin)

Kevin Kavanagh (Dublin)

Galerie Kleindienst (Leipzig)

Knight Webb Gallery (London)

knoerle & baettig contemporary fine art (Winterthur)


Galerie Kornfeld (Berlin)

krupic kersting galerie || KUK (Cologne)

Galerie Martin Kudlek (Cologne)

Gallery l’Inlassable (Paris)

LARMgalleri (Copenhagen)

MA2Gallery (Tokyo)

PATRICK MIKHAIL (Montréal/Ottawa)

New Art Projects (London)

P74 Gallery (Ljubljana)

Pablo’s Birthday (New York)


Anca Poterasu Gallery (Bucharest)

Project ArtBeat (Tbilisi)

Studio Sandra Recio (Geneva)

Galerie Richard (Paris/New York)

robert henry contemporary (Brooklyn)


Tyler Rollins Fine Art (New York)


Slag Gallery (Brooklyn)

Galerie Heike Strelow (Frankfurt am Main)


taubert contemporary (Berlin)

Ten Haaf Projects (Amsterdam)

Tezukayama Gallery (Osaka)

Thierry Goldberg Gallery (New York)

V1 Gallery (Copenhagen)

Y Gallery (New York)

YOD Gallery (Osaka)


Zorzini Gallery (Bucharest)

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