VIENNA Duet: Georgia – “Our Caucasus”. Part II
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VIENNA Duet: Georgia – “Our Caucasus”. Part II

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary is grateful to the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia and the Embassy of Georgia in Vienna for their generous support of the special project VIENNA Duet: Georgia “Our Caucasus i. e. Chveni Kavkasioni” curated by Irena Popiashvili and the artistic directors of VIENNAFAIR Christina Steinbrecher–Pfandt and Vita Zaman.  Continue reading

School Of Happiness Award Short List
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School Of Happiness Award Short List

We are happy to announce the short list for The School of Happiness Award. The professional jury members – the director of LENIKUS COLLECTION Angela E. Akbari, the curator at Bank Austria Kunstforum Mag. Heike Eipeldauer and the curator for contemporary art at Belvedere/21er Haus Bettina Steinbrügge – each chose three videos from all the applications that participants from Eastern … Continue reading

VIENNA Duet: Georgia – “Our Caucasus”. Part I
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VIENNA Duet: Georgia – “Our Caucasus”. Part I

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary is grateful to the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia and the Embassy of Georgia in Vienna for their generous support of the special project VIENNA Duet: Georgia “Our Caucasus i. e. Chveni Kavkasioni” curated by Irena Popiashvili and the artistic directors of VIENNAFAIR Christina Steinbrecher – Pfandt and Vita Zaman. “The art … Continue reading

VIENNA Highlight
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VIENNA Highlight

Special project VIENNA Highlight is a presentation of the INNOVATION Prize, the All-Russian Competition in Contemporary Visual Art, and this year’s “Curatorial Project” prize-winner Iara Boubnova, curator of “The Eye Never Sees Itself” exhibition, the main project at the 2nd Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art. Founded in 2005, INNOVATION Prize is now one of … Continue reading

VIENNAFAIR: ZONE1. Part II
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VIENNAFAIR: ZONE1. Part II

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary is very grateful for the support for young Austrian artists from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Art and Culture (BM:UKK) (www.bmukk.gv.at) in facilitating ZONE1, a special project at the fair where Austrian galleries present solo exhibitions. This is the second part of the introduction to the artists and a peek at the works from the upcoming … Continue reading

VIENNAFAIR: ZONE 1
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VIENNAFAIR: ZONE 1

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary is very grateful for the support for the young Austrian artists from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Art and Culture (BM:UKK) (www.bmukk.gv.at) in facilitating ZONE1, a special project at the fair where Austrian galleries present solo exhibitions. This is the first introduction to the artists and a peek at the works from the upcoming … Continue reading

VIENNA Gold / School Of Happiness Lesson 18: “Being Happy Without Realizing It, Is The Purest Form Of Happiness”
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VIENNA Gold / School Of Happiness Lesson 18: “Being Happy Without Realizing It, Is The Purest Form Of Happiness”

The world happiness report, released on Monday by Columbia University’s Earth Institute, ranks Russia as the 68th happiest country in the world. Every Sunday at 12:00, Russian seniors gather together in a few of Moscow’s parks. Regardless of the weather, they meet each other and dance. Since I was a child I remember seeing them … Continue reading

VIENNA Duet: Poland – “Who Are You Or The Polish School Of Happiness”
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VIENNA Duet: Poland – “Who Are You Or The Polish School Of Happiness”

The special project VIENNA Duet will present two insightful exhibitions from Poland and Georgia at VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary from October 10 to 13.  With the invaluable support of The Polish Institute Vienna, you have the opportunity to see a selection of the most exciting young contemporary artists from Poland, curated by Klara Czerniewska and Vita Zaman. Continue reading