• Europe, Events

    Vienna Humanities Festival: Revolution!

    For the second time, the Vienna Humanities Festival brings together personalities from the fields of scholarship, art, and culture for a sustained and inspiring exchange of ideas. Around 40 conversations and discussions will transform the Karlsplatz into an urban salon. This year’s theme is “Revolution!”. Topics range from Russia 1917 to the events of 1968 to […]more
  • Events, Social Development

    KomenskýFond Impact Analysis

    ERSTE Foundation, Caritas and the NPO & SE Competence Centre at WU will present the “KomenskýFond Impact Analysis for selected CEE projects 2008 – 2015” study on 14 September 2017 at 4 p.m. KomenskýFond is a collaborative project of ERSTE Foundation and Caritas. Since 2006 its aim has been to foster the future prospects of […]more
  • Culture, ERSTE Foundation, Social Development

    Jasmila Žbanić at Grantmakers East Forum

    We would like to invite you to this very special evening: Jasmila Žbanić, award-winning filmmaker, producer and artist from Sarajevo, will come to Vienna and will try to answer the question: “What role does contemporary art play in today’s society?” She will hold her keynote speech in framework of the public programme of the 22nd Grantmakers East […]more
  • ERSTE Foundation, Europe

    Debating Europe: What about responsibility in a digital global world?

    “Here I stand. I can do no other.” (Martin Luther) Personal responsibility and individualism: These were two important attributes of the Protestant Reformation – both from a theological and a sociological point of view. What are today’s attitudes towards taking a stand? What do religious people take a stand on? Is there still any call […]more
  • Culture, Events

    On Power in Architecture

    At the international symposium On Power in Architecture renowned philosophers and architectural theoreticians Mladen Dolar, Hilde Heynen, Teresa Stoppani, and Sven-Olov Wallenstein will examine the topic of power at the intersection of philosophy and architecture. Architecture has served throughout history as one of the most prominent tools of power, functioning as both its representation and […]more
  • Culture

    Andi Schmied is Artist-in-Residence in September 2017

    Andi Schmied (1986) from Budapest, Hungary is this month’s Artist-in-Residence at the Q21 / MuseumsQuartier Vienna. With her installations, actions and photographs she meticulously explores architectural anomalies; places that for one reason or another do not follow conventional urban logic. Yet they are part of our cityscapes: these various urban areas that went far from […]more
  • Culture

    Stopover – Ways of Temporary Exchange

    Almost 30 years after the fall of the “Iron Curtain”, Vienna is still problematically described as a gateway between “East” and “West”. This controversy has to do with Austria’s history as a former empire. Vienna was indeed a melting pot of different peoples at the turn of the century in 1899 and 1900. Austria’s role […]more
  • Culture

    Artist-in-Residence @ MQ Vienna, August 2017: Zsófia Szemző

    The hungarian artist Zsófia Szemző is this month’s Artist-in-Residence at Q21 / MuseumsQuartier. Zsófia Szemző is living and working in Budapest and lived in Paris 2008-2012. She is investigating ways of storytelling and is researching different ways of narration in human interaction. She develops her projects mostly with drawings. In her PhD she is researching […]more
  • Culture

    Reka Katona is Curator-in-Residence in July @ MQ Vienna

    This month’s Curator-in-Residence at the Q21 / MuseumsQuartier Vienna is Reka Katona from Hungary. Reka Katona graduated as an art historian and literature scholar (Budapest ELTE). Afterwards she begun her PhD in Theory of Education. She started to employ Theatre of the Oppressed methodology in 2011, which in 2014-2015 she thoroughly studied in Barcelona (La Xixa Theatre, […]more
  • Culture

    Extending the Dialogue: Book Presentation in Berlin

    Together with Archive Books and the Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory we cordially invite you to the presentation of Extending the Dialogue book with Ekaterina Degot, Antonia Majaća, Urška Jurman, and Christiane Erharter. On 24 June 2017 at 7 pm, Archive Kabinett Müllerstraße 133 (inner courtyard), 13349 Berlin The book includes essays by Igor Zabel Award Laureates, […]more