“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

VIENNA Talks: October 10
2013

VIENNA Talks: October 10

VIENNA Talks showcases a broad spectrum of presentations, discussions, and debates with important representatives of the contemporary art scene. This year’s Talks provides an exciting and multifaceted platform for art professionals from different Eastern focus regions – people who rarely have the chance to meet each other – to represent their countries to the fullest … Continue reading

Stories From Central Europe
Hungary / Places

Stories From Central Europe

Once, when I spoke with Francesca von Habsburg about the current Hungarian art scene, she highlighted Blood Mountain as one of the most exciting initiatives. I met Jade Niklai, founder and director of the Budapest-based independent, non-profit organization. She gave insights into Blood Mountain’s history, current activities, and future plans – which also involve Vienna. Continue reading

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

“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