Fredi Fischli and Niels Olsen are directors of exhibitions at the Institute of the History and Theory of Architecture (gta) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). Together they curated numerous international exhibitions on art and architecture including Readymades Belong to Everyone at the Swiss Institute in New York, Trix and Robert Haussmann at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin and Nottingham Contemporary or Inside Outside / Petra Blaisse. A Retrospective at La Triennale di Milano (all 2018).
They curate an ongoing series of exhibitions and events at schwarzescafé designed by Heimo Zobernig at Luma Westbau in Zurich including Victoria Colmegna, Sitara Abuzar Ghazwazi and Precious Okoyomon. Recent publications include Ser Serpas (Koenig Books), Richard Hamilton and Siegfried Giedion (jrp Ringier), schwarzescafé (Koenig Books), Arno Brandlhuber (Edition Patrick Frey) and Dan Graham (gta Verlag).