Interview Fabian Schmid - SOON Galerie
At the beginning of STROKE Art Fair we had the opportunity to talk to SOON Galerie founder Fabian Schmid. For us to interview Schmid was particularly interesting because he could tell us about his vantage point from the small alp republic we call our home. Switzerland is not known to be pioneering force in urban art, but we have an insatiable fascination for this art form. Individuals like Fabian Schmid are examples for the Swiss actual pursue of the urban art fascination.
About Fabian Schmid and SOON Galerie
In 2008 Fabian Schmid and Andrej Malogajski founded the SOON Galerie. The gallery dedicates its efforts to the presentation of the various expressions forms of contemporary art, with their main focus on urban art. Their deep-rooted involvement in the young Swiss art scene since the early 2000’s connects the founders to artists and collectors alike. Schmid and Malogajski have a trained eye when it comes to discovering and presenting national and international creative talent. The showcasing of national talent takes place at two gallery locations in Bern and Zürich, large group exhibitions and international art fairs. The other way around international up-comers are invited and presented to a Swiss audience. From Switzerland, for Switzerland.