Art Basel Tea Garden

In collaboration with publishing house Edition Taube we invited a small number of guests to join us in our Tea Garden during Art Basel. In the midst of the annual art fair madness we met in a private garden to sit in a minimalistic surrounding featuring furniture and objects designed by Friederike Daumiller.

Furniture from the series "Pets" by Friederike Daumiller. Objects and ceramics collection Granser/Theil

The Tea Garden is a concept of tranquility in a week of overflowing impressions. It has no art, no performance, no agenda and no theoretical framework. Over the course of two days we served intimate tea receptions consisting of several sessions. For these hour-long tea ceremonies we carefully selected small groups to share a moment of connectivity with one another whilst experiencing the exclusive yet discreet setting.

The artists Peter Granser and Thomas Jeppe each host a number of these tea sessions as starting points for contemplation and conversation.

Furniture from the series "Pets" by Friederike Daumiller. Objects and ceramics collection Granser/Theil
The Tea Garden Invitation Card, Design: Edition Taube
Tea Garden ceremony hosted by Peter Granser
Tea Garden ceremony hosted by Peter Granser
Furniture from the series "Pets" by Friederike Daumiller. Objects and ceramics collection Granser/Theil
Tea Garden ceremony hosted by Peter Granser

In collaboration with
Edition Taube

Taiwanese Oolong Tea Ceremony
Thomas Jeppe

Japanese Gyokuro Tea Ceremony
Peter Granser

Furniture and object design
Friederike Daumiller

Special thanks to
Thomas Pilscheur