The Belgian media & technology art duo talks about new ways to shape art experiences, their residency at Vienna’s Q21 and whether the city is as picture-perfectly kitschy as expected.
The Viennese dance festivals’ artistic director explains how the world of Contemporary Dance is different from the visual arts but similar to the world of Frisbee, what to see at this year’s Impulstanz and how Vienna finally became cool.
Learn what artist Rudi Stanzel snuck into Belvedere, why you should always look up in Vienna and why Mozartkugeln are still a good souvenir.
For the tenth year VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary (organized by VF Betriebsgesellschaft mbH) will take place at Messe Wien, located next to the Prater – one of the biggest parks in Vienna. I met Michael Todt, the director of a Motel One, which recently opened in the area, to find out about the best spots around.
I met a true Viennese Alexander Ehrmann at the St. Charles pharmacy, which he opened in 2006 – a beautiful place with a very special atmosphere.
I met collector Gheri Sackler, who is also an ambassador of VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary, at the legendary restaurant Zum Schwarzen Kameel to find out why she is in love with Vienna. Why Vienna? Gheri Sackler: I have been looking for a capital city that is convenient and interesting to live in. I cannot be here …
Dentist, art lover, and a great host – Roberto Lhotka is an extraordinary Austro-Italian, who lives and works in Vienna. I met him at his gorgeous apartment to talk about Vienna, art and one of the biggest AIDS charity events in the world, the Life Ball which he is co-organizing (on 25th of May, save the date!).
Find out why Anna cannot eat “Frittatensuppe” anymore, why she loves to meditate in the Viennese park Prater and to run away from the security…
“In Love With Vienna” – the new rubric on The New Contemporary! Artists, gallerists, curators, and many other personalities from the Austrian art scene will let us know what they love about Vienna. For the first post I met the Italian artist Salvatore Viviano in the legendary Café Korb.