ZIP is a spatially defined format of 4 × 4 × 3.5 m for contemporary art in Basel. The room is characterized by a large window to the street, which offers the passers-by at any time free insight. ZIP allows both the presentation of finished works and the follow-up of the process of creating a work. ZIP offers a platform for mutual exchange with artists from Switzerland and Germany. The room is curated by Jeannice Keller.