curated by_vienna 2016 |”Meine Herkunft habe ich mir selbst ausgedacht”
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curated by_vienna 2016 |”Meine Herkunft habe ich mir selbst ausgedacht”

Vienna’s leading contemporary art galleries will be presenting specially curated exhibitions on the topic “Meine Herkunft habe ich mir selbst ausgedacht” [My Origins? I made them up]. The festival, coordinated and supported by the Vienna Business Agency and their creative centre departure, is on display from September 9 to October 15. 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

“A Triennial In Vienna Makes Sense” – MAK Director Thun-Hohenstein
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“A Triennial In Vienna Makes Sense” – MAK Director Thun-Hohenstein

Christoph Thun-Hohenstein is without question a big player in the Austrian art scene. From 1999 to 2007 he was well known as director of the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York. Later he came back to Austria to push the local creative industry as director of departure – the creative agency of Vienna. Since 2011 … Continue reading