Vienna’s art scene is about more than just ornate museums filled with art-historical treasures. A new generation is bursting onto the city’s art scene, carrying the torch of Viennese art with young, innovative energy.
On Thursday 27th September we had an incredible night at MQ featuring the DJs Alex Barck, Mia Legenstein, Tonica Hunter and Wandl. Thank you to the support of AON, MuseumsQuartier and Galerie Krinzinger!
Introducing Encounters, a sound installation at viennacontemporary by Mia Legenstein featuring poets of Vienna poetry school. Acoustic poetry installation featuring poets of Vienna poetry school | by Mia Legenstein | 26– 30 September | Entrance hall Marx Halle Vienna
Along with our usual galleries at viennacontemporary, artist and curator Alexander Petrelli from Overcoat Gallery presented his collection of artworks by the Vienna-based art collective Gelatin. Each piece was for sale at our opening for 2000 euros. To get to know more about this mobile gallery, we interviewed Petrelli on how he got started.
viennacontemporary 2018 officially opened yesterday with a spectacular event attended by more than 8000 art lovers from all over the world. Here are some photos from last night !
We are happy to announce the prize winners of 2018 !
Nadikhuno muzeumos / Invisible Museum is a project organised by tranzit.sk, and in collaboration with ERSTE Foundation for the occasion of viennacontemporary 2018. Read our interview with the curator Judit Angel, artists Oto Hudec, and Emília Rigová on their visions for Invisible Museum and their reflections on Roma history, cultural representation, and problematic established stereotypes.
This year’s special program Living Image ventures into the worlds of music and augmented reality: artists who write and produce music or play in bands and at concerts present their musical performances in the form of short video clips. The program was organised in cooperation with the current mumok exhibition Doppelleben. Bildende Künstler_innen machen Musik [Double Lives. …