Adolf Feller: Über-Connector, Postcard Collector
Sep01

Adolf Feller: Über-Connector, Postcard Collector

“Sometimes we humans are compelled to create a context for ourselves so our passions can thrive, and one wonders if Feller’s business endeavours—exploring the relatively new world of lighting and electrical solutions—were his way of doing just that.” Adolf Feller: a man whose propensity for connectivity led him to build one of the world’s largest collection of postcards.

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Gallery: Letters
Sep01

Gallery: Letters

Take a stroll through the annals of Switzerland’s history: a selection of Adolf Feller’s postcards from the 54,000-strong collection that is now housed in the ETH online archive.

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Making Tracks
Jun09

Making Tracks

Liam Klenk compiles a calendar of literary goings-on in Zürich and beyond this Summer.

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Making Tracks
Mar02

Making Tracks

Liam Klenk compiles a calendar of literary goings-on in Zürich and beyond this Spring.

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Notes from the Unexpected: A call to art at Cabaret Voltaire
Nov28

Notes from the Unexpected: A call to art at Cabaret Voltaire

D.B. Miller on what a new century means for Cabaret Voltaire—and the rest of us—in the latest chapter of Notes from the Unexpected.

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Gallery: Beginnings
Nov28

Gallery: Beginnings

Murielle Doré is our featured artist: calligrapher, knitter, teacher of the art.

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On Virginia Woolf, Orell Füssli’s The Bookshop, and beginnings
Nov28

On Virginia Woolf, Orell Füssli’s The Bookshop, and beginnings

“There’s something interesting about a story that circles—however tightly, however loosely. This is the story that (like most others) is anchored from the start of its telling in a place and an action. It’s an action that is borne of friction: in the world, between characters, or internally.” Libby O’Loghlin on diving deep, and surfacing at the beginning.

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Making Tracks
Nov28

Making Tracks

Liam Klenk compiles a calendar of literary goings-on in Zürich and beyond this Winter.

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Making Tracks
Jun03

Making Tracks

All the usual literary goings-on in Zürich and beyond this Summer.

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The Voyage Out: Mr. Pinocchio
Jun02

The Voyage Out: Mr. Pinocchio

In the first instalment of The Voyage Out, Susan Platt ventures into the magical realm of Mr. Pinocchio: a children’s toyshop born from the mind of a multilingual story-lover.

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