“It is Very Interesting to Look at a Space Where Artists are Chosen by Artists” – Sylvie Liska
Art & People / Future / People

“It is Very Interesting to Look at a Space Where Artists are Chosen by Artists” – Sylvie Liska

Today, the Secession is one of the world’s oldest independent artist associations devoted entirely to exhibitions of contemporary art. I met Sylvie Liska, who is the president of the “Friends of the Secession” for 25 years to find out how the institution functions and asked her opinion on the contemporary art scene in Vienna, collecting … Continue reading

School Of Happiness Award Short List
School of Happiness / VIENNAFAIR Program

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

Analog Or Digital? Austrian Photography In 21er Haus
Events / _Video

Analog Or Digital? Austrian Photography In 21er Haus

The  exhibition “Photos” in the Viennese exhibition hall “21er Haus” with 83 artists is an overview of Austrian photography from the 1930s until today (runs till May 5, 2013). The New Contemporary visited the opening on January 29 and met a few interesting people: Agnes Husslein-Arco, director of the Belvedere in Vienna, Axel Köhne and Severin Dünser, … Continue reading