PAST


FIGURES OF IMAGINATION
TRANS...


Group show at GEORG KARGL PERMANENT
curated by SHE SAID

Vernissage: November 11, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Opening times: November 12 – 27, 2022
Schleifmühlgasse 17, 1040 Vienna

The Vienna November fog is inert, opaque and blurs contrasts and contours. Among the different sensory impressions of a situation, the brain can filter the ones it considers most important at that moment.  These impressions become the foreground, the "figure", and can thus be made visible. Figure means at the same time structure, gestalt, appearance or condition and can also be described by the fact that it becomes visible or tangible or differentiated from something else.

The question of which emotions, thoughts and work processes are given form and how the inner experience of this can be made visible and shaped is a unifying moment of the works in "Figures of Imagination. TRANS...".


Find more information on the official website of Georg Kargl Fine Arts →




WISHLIST


Group show hosted by Okay Works
curated by Sophie Halder

Opening times: August 4 – August 20, 2022
Zirkusgasse 38, 1020 Vienna

Wishlists are intimate and personal collections of thoughts and desires. If shared, one reveals him- or herself but by doing so allows for the wishes to come true.The works shown may or may not depict the artists desires as much as it may be merely an observation by the viewer. The lines between fact and fiction blur. Personal story and emotional state turn observations into wishes and vice versa, revealing most secret desires.





SOFT MACHINE


Supporting program accompanying the Austrian participation at the Biennale Arte
Phileas Project Space
curated by Jakob Lena Knebl and Ashley Hans Scheirl

Vernissage: June 8, 8:00 PM
Opening times: June 9 – July 1, 2022


In this one-of-a-kind collaboration of the Austrian Pavilion and Phileas – A Fund for Contemporary Art, Jakob Lena Knebl and Ashley Hans Scheirl continue their endeavours to use their work to offer a space of resonance to as wide an audience as possible. In their works the artists consciously explore educational methods that are intended to enable a low-threshold entry point.The exhibition showcases the works of Jakob Lena Knebl and Ashley Hans Scheirl in conjunction with those of their students at the University of Applied Arts and the Academy of Fine Arts.

Find more information on the official website of the Austrian Pavilion at Biennale Arte 2022  → Website of Phileas -> 




ANTI–ANTI–ANTI: de-visibility, unbiased biases and friends


Group show at Angewandte Festival, Vienna
curated by Mauricio Ianes de Moraes

Opening hours: June 28 – July 1, 2022
Every day from 11:00 am till 9:00 pm

The large-scale, biased manipulation of public opinion by the media and social networks has reached a new level of international visibility. Yet awareness of this manipulation has not diminished its success. It has fed on widespread dissatisfaction and on a loop of biased oppositional attitudes. Fragmentation, agitation against exploited and oppressed groups, conspiracy theories, and lies have become part of our everyday lives. Inversely, these oppressed groups have implemented cultural strategies of darkness and opaqueness as a tool to counter hegemonic propaganda and populism.

Find out more at www.angewandtefestival.at →




GET IT WHILE YOU CAN!


Group show at NeverAtHome, Vienna
curated by Maria Belova, Ganaël Dumreicher, Isolar Mesec, Felix Schellhorn, Marlene Stahl, Iris Writze

Vernissage: April 1, 6:00 PM
Opening hours: April 2-4, 12:00 – 6:00 PM


‘Get It While You Can!’ features collaborative works by students of Transmedia Art department of the University of Applied Arts, Vienna. Focusing on current, personal and global crisis, they were invited to question this underlying sense of urgency as a form of psychological, market-related and interpersonal interaction with reality.

Find out more in Kuba Paris online magazine Les Nouveaux Riches magazine →





ИЩИ СВОИХ (SEARCH FOR YOUR PEOPLE)


Performartive action with Mariya Vasilyeva
University of Applied Arts, Vienna


4 March 2022
From 11:00 am till 4:00 pm


“Search for Your People” (“Ищи Своих”) is a name of a Telegram channel containing photos of killed and captured Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine. The image of a torn apart soldier was found in that Telegram group and was then transformed into a massive puzzle with the dimensions of 15 m x 18 m. During a 5 hour performance, the puzzle was put together by the artists and passers-by, and then swept back together and burnt outside.


See more photos of the performative action at Les Nouveaux Riches magazine → Kuba Paris online magazine 





A SHOP IS A SHOP IS A SHOPbeta. Conceptual store


Group show at Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
curated by Klaus Speidel

1 – 13 February 2022

For ten days in February, Kunsthalle Wien’s entrance hall, which is now an exhibition space, will once again become a shop where young, well-trained vendors will help you find what you hadn’t been looking for. Rediscover the pleasure of shopping, style and lifestyle, upcycling, value creation in the experience economy and negotiations around enriched goods. As “retail stores are once again becoming a central place for community”, the encounters you make will be as important as the things you (do not) buy.


More information on the webpage of Kunsthalle Vienna






UNSPOKEN


Solo exhibition at Konzilgedächtniskirche (Church Lainz Speising), Vienna
curated by Gustav Schörghofer SJ

5  – 26 November 2021
Every day from 4:00 pm till 6:00 pm.

After being featured at the 8th Catholic Arts Biennial (Verostko Center, USA), Maria Belova’s sound installation UNSPOKEN is now shown for the first time in Vienna in Konzilsgedächtniskirche (Parish Church Lainz Speising).


Watch the preview of the exhibition
More information on esel.at
Official website of JESUITEN:KUNST