Lion Monument 21 is a project that everyone can take part in.
On the one hand it is an artistic interrogation of the monument, while on the other everyone interested is invited to engage with the Lion Monument.
Ideas, suggestions, thoughts of all kinds are welcome.
Those involved in the project are also excited about lively participation in the special events.
Here you will find what, when and where we’re inviting you to.

«That was 2020»

The project year 2020 in retrospect

Past projects

«Die dunkle Seite des Löwen - The dark side of the Lion»

Exhibition in the Kunsthalle Lucerne

October 16 – December 13, 2020, Kunsthalle Lucerne

«Die dunkle Seite des Löwen - The dark side of the Lion»

Framework Programm

October 15 – December 13, 2020, Kunsthalle Lucerne

«The dark Side - loop film»

Movie installation now as Videostream

from December 13, 2020, 2 p.m. ONLINE !

Retrospective of the exhibition tours and artist talks

Impressions of the exhibition tour and artists talk's

Lexy Ottwald – «Sold – What are you willing to do for money?»

Anniversary coin metal, silver-colored as a memento for everyone

October 15 - December 13, 2020, during the opening hours of the exhibition at the Kunsthalle Lucerne

«The Angels of Zurich» | «How do we want to deal with colonial monuments?»

Lecture performance, discussion ONLINE !

October 29, 2020, 6 - 6:30 p.m. - Lecture Performance, 7 p.m. - Discussion at Kunsthalle Lucerne

Monika Ernst «Lion fairy tale I + II»

Wood printing, reading and guided tour

October 25, 2020 + November 15, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Stadtbibliothek and Kunsthalle

«Revivre la révolution! – Augmented Revolution Experience»

Augmented Reality-App, Digital Revolution at the Lion Monument

October 31, 2020, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. presentation, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. guided tour at the Lion Monument in Lucerne

«The daily life of the lion»

Private film-making brought to light

November 8, 2020, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Kunsthalle Lucerne

Barbara Kiener "Lion Ride"

Performative Intervention

September 30 - October 1, 2020, 9 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the Lionmonument Lucerne

«Roar of lions» - Julie von Wegen, Severin Perrig and Deborah Luder

Reading of the winners of the Open Calls Lionmonument 21

August 29, 2020, Lionmonument Lucerne

Whitening Out

art installation

August 21 - September 20, 2020, Lionmonument Lucerne

Olga Georgieva – «Lost in a conversation»

Live painting Performance

June 3 + 4 2020, Lionmonument Lucerne

358° lion's processes

Cross-disciplinary Module Lucerne School of Art & Design

April 14 – Juni 2, 2020

The Lion's Lockdown

Digital Performance

April 22 – June 07, 2020

OPEN CALL Spoken Word 2020

Call for participation for Spoken Word event

We Are The Lion

Exhibition in the Kunsthalle Luzern

17 October – 22 December 2019

Lisa Bärtschi, «Ham let it be»

Scenic tour

Wed 4.9. / Sat 7.9. / Fri 13.9., 7.30 pm, Lion Monument

Lilian Frei, «In bocca al leone - ohne Frauen kein Krieg!» (in bocca al leone – without women no war!)

Staged Performance

14 September 2019

Brigitt Bürgi, «Löwinnen Manifest» (Lioness Manifesto)

Kunsthoch Luzern

31 August 2019, 1.00-6.00 pm, Lion Monument


Performance series in June 2019 at the Lion Monument

1/4/11/23/28 June 2019

Andreas Weber, «Löwendenkmal 2.0» (Lion Monument 2.0)

Sound installation at the Lion Monument and information evening by WWF Zentralschweiz

15 August 2019, Lion Monument/Glacier Garden Lucerne

Lion Safari

Exhibition in the Kunsthalle Luzern


L21 Lion Symposium

by Till Velten

6.5. / 27.5. / 10.6. 2018


A selection of submitted suggestions



Open tender for artists

June to September 2017

1792 / 2017

A staged guided tour

10.8.-1.10.2017, Bourbaki-Panorama / Löwenplatz Luzern

The unknown lion – farewell to a war memorial

Live Performance by MC Graeff

30.6.2017, 18h30, Lion Monument
Project structure