Leaving Behind – Letting Go

Sensuousness in a Tiled Washroom

Exhibition at Werkstadt Zurich Altstetten over three weekends in March 2023


Currently: Examination of all project ideas

The submission phase of the projects ended at the beginning of 2023 – thank you for all the nearly 100 ideas submitted!

Our team is now reviewing all submitted projects and will contact all artists in January.

Further Details


  • The space can be visited Saturday, December 10th, 2022, at 2 p.m. Address: Hohlstrasse 418, 8048, Zürich
  • Friday, December 23rd, 2022. Deadline for uploading project ideas. Phase ended.
  • January 2023: announcement of successful applicants
  • The exhibition will take place over 3 weekends: 17th – 19th March, 24th – 26 March and 31st March – 2nd April 2023
  • Vernissage: Friday, March 17th, 2023, and Finissage: Sunday, April 2nd, 2023

Additional Information

  • The space is a historically listed building. Therefore, no holes may be drilled into the tiles or permanent fixtures attached. This does not apply to the walls and the ceilings
  • Further information pertaining to the space ie floor plan, dimensions and photos can be downloaded here
  • The successful candidates will be required to pay a one-off fee of CHF30 to cover the costs of exhibition printing, flyers, and posters
  • The insurance of artworks is the sole responsibility of the individual artists


  • Can I still submit my project idea?

    The project submission phase has been closed. No more new projects can be submitted.

  • What do I need to submit if I want to participate?

    • A short text about the project idea, including text, sketches/images, and information about the space required (max. 1 A4 page)
    • three additional sketches/images/photos about illustrating the proposed idea
    • A short artist biography
    • Optional: links to other examples of artists’ work, website and/or Instagram links (if available).This information will be published in an artist directory on the website during the exhibition.
  • Where can I find information about the space and the area?

    Under Washroom you will find further information and photos about the space and the Werkstadt Zurich area.

  • Who is organizing the exhibition?

    We are an independent group of artists and art enthusiasts who have fallen in love with the Washroom space: Nadine Jaeger, Michelle Leuzinger, Alicia Olmos Ochoa, Andrea Ramseyer and Pia Simmendinger.

  • Who can I contact with my questions?

    Please contact us via the contact form or by email to info@wash-raum.ch.