ZONE1, the format for solo presentations of young Austrian art, once again promises a program full of surprises. Realized with the kind support of the Austrian Federal Chancellery, these are the up-and-coming Austrian artists presented at viennacontemporary.
On the occasion of upcoming panel discussion “Is There a Future for Museums?”, September 20 at MQ, Vienna, museum expert Paul Alezraa from Avesta Group talks about how to stay relevant for digital natives, embracing new technologies and forgetting about visitor numbers.
The Art Newspaper and The Art Newspaper Russia will host a media forum on the opening day of viennacontemporary, 21 September. The Art Newspaper publisher Inna Bazhenovas talks about why “Content vs. Medium” is what discussions on new media should be centered around.
With just 9 days to go to viennacontemporary this week in Vienna will be quiet. Here are some art events to warm up before the big viennacontemporary week sprint.
viennacontemporary strives to provide straightforward and enjoyable access points to contemporary art, paying special attention to the variety and diversity of visitor groups.
Curated by Abaseh Mirvali, Solo Expanded is a new section of viennacontemporary, showcasing solo- and dual-artist exhibitions that focus on contemporary languages, from current classics to new and recent productions.
written by Bharti Lalwani
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.
Cinema presents films and videos by Austrian and international artists, submitted by galleries participating in viennacontemporary. Developed and curated by Olaf Stüber, the format will this year explore artistic self-representation in film and video.
Discover rising art stars from China, video art from Taiwan and hidden gems from Dubai! These far-travelled galleries, are conquering Europe through Vienna, from September 22-25 at viennacontemporary, Marx Halle Vienna.
Summer is over, that means we have a very busy week ahead of us with opening night of curated_by, new exhibitions at Secession and much more.
Exhibitors from across Europe and the US mix and mingle with the Austrian and CEE art scenes at viennacontemporary. Check out the galleries from Paris, London, New York, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Porto, Barcelona, Zurich, Geneva, Trento and Mallorca!
viennacontemporary is the largest art fair in the region, offering the highest concentration of Eastern European galleries worldwide. Exhibitors from the Baltics to the Balkan will showcase their local talents as well as internationally renowned artist.
by Kate Sutton I first met Amy Bryzgel more than ten years ago, in the St Petersburg studio of Sergey Bugaev-Afrika, when Amy was researching for her dissertation at Rutger’s, home of the Norton Dodge Collection. Since that time, Amy has parlayed her studies into a full-blown database on the art from the former communist …
Germany’s art scene travels to Vienna, and viennacontemporary, in the last week of September. These galleries from Berlin and Munich, Düsseldorf and Dresden, as well as other cities in between, will be present at vc16.