“Every third person can do a super drawing or has some kind of a gift” – Bernhard Rappold
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“Every third person can do a super drawing or has some kind of a gift” – Bernhard Rappold

In the framework of Vienna Art Week, the Kunsthalle Exnergasse will present a performance in the exhibition “With Small Worlds”, curated by Bernhard Rappold. I met with Bernhard in his studio in Vienna to talk about his approach to painting, music, and the aesthetic of instruments. Watch the video and check out the rehearsal with the experimental band TRUMATIC, who will … Continue reading

“The Temperature Is Rising” – Jasper Sharp Reveals Details About Venice?
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“The Temperature Is Rising” – Jasper Sharp Reveals Details About Venice?

Why Mathias Poledna? “Because his work is boiling!” maintains this year’s commissioner of the Austrian pavilion Jasper Sharp. Shortly before the 55th Art Biennale opens its doors, Mathias Poledna’s work “A Village By The Sea” was shown in the Secession in Vienna… Watch the video to get in the right mood for Venice! Continue reading

“Best Festival In Austria” – Media Theorist Tsar Peter Weibel Rocks The Stage In Krems
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“Best Festival In Austria” – Media Theorist Tsar Peter Weibel Rocks The Stage In Krems

The Austrian media theorist Peter Weibel, director of the ZKM Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany, thinks the media, performance and music event donaufestival is the best in Austria (runs until this Sunday, May 4. Click here to check out the upcoming program!): “It’s cutting edge.” I met him in the picturesque city … Continue reading

“I Am A Relaxed And Happy Person” – Nicolaus Schafhausen, Director Of Kunsthalle Wien
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“I Am A Relaxed And Happy Person” – Nicolaus Schafhausen, Director Of Kunsthalle Wien

Who is this man with these expressive black eyebrows? A lot people might know who, as this German is a big name in the art world: Nicolaus Schafhausen, the new director of Kunsthalle Wien (*1965 in Düsseldorf) and curator of the 6th Bucharest Biennale 2014. The New Contemporary met him for a cup of coffee … Continue reading