After an extensive restoration with the support of the lender and the Franz West Privatstiftung as well as the MAK ART SOCIETY (MARS), the 4 Larvae (Lemur Heads) (2001) by Franz West (1947–2012) return to the Stubenbrücke in Vienna today, 28 January 2016. On the occasion of the MAK retrospective Franz West: Merciless in 2001, […]
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The jury’s citation states that the 2014 International Ibsen Award is being awarded to Peter Handke for “a body of work that is unparalleled in its formal beauty and brilliant reflection”
“How can we pinpoint audiovisual art in all its facets? How do we define audiovisual formats? Where does it intersect with media art, film, and design, and how, in turn, does it distinguish itself? sound:frame sheds light on the processes that drive these considerations.”
National and international experts from audiovisual art and culture, design, the art market, and creative industries discuss the festival’s theme, «A MATTER OF…», in a sound:frame departure conference.
For the first time the Maindeck of the Ars Electronica Center becomes a performance location of Pflasterspektakel. The Australian artist Adam Read and his Roadside Company create a post-apocalyptic place by using lots of lights, sound, props and bizarre characters and transform the Maindeck in very special way into a “dangerous zone”. Adam Read was awarded with the Pflasterspektakel Production Scholarship 2013 for his concept which is based on the famous science fiction movie “Stalker” from Andrej Tarkowski.
“With the installation Faggot on Vienna’s Morzinplatz, the artist Jakob Lena Knebl presents a temporary memorial to the homosexuals, lesbians, and trans-gender persons persecuted and murdered under the Nazi regime. He/she deliberately relies on discriminating terms such as “schwule Sau” (faggot) or “Mannweib” (bulldagger) used disparagingly and deprecatorily in everyday language. He/She employs these terms […]
We are looking for a curator with expertise and wide-reaching creativity. You must have a higher education in the art field or a similar disciplinary background, a minimum of three years’ experience within the field of contemporary art and a broad international network.
“20 seconds for art” is a design competition of KÖR in cooperation with INFOSCREEN for an artistic spot on the subject of art in Vienna’s public space, to be shown on all INFOSCREEN displays within the city’s network in July and August 2013.
Cultural Activities Will Be Concentrated at the Main Building, Georg Coch Platz 2, Vienna 1