• ERSTE Foundation

    Happy Holidays!

    Dear partners and friends, ERSTE Foundation will be closed from 24 December 2012 until 6  January 2013. We are back in office on Monday, 7 January 2013 from 9:00 am. We wish you a bright and joyous holiday season and happiness in the year to come! With warm greetings from all of us at ERSTE […]more

  • Europe

    Debating Europe: What is Europe’s role in the world?

    The roles have been reversed in recent years: Suddenly, Europe is in the pillory at international meetings. The U.S. president is giving good advice on how to overcome the debt crisis. Regarding foreign policy, the European Union is  still not an important player as the Middle East conflict shows. While Europe is busy with the […]more
  • Culture

    Dear Art

    “Dear art,” Mladen Stilinović wrote in 1999, “I am writing you a love letter to cheer you up and encourage you to come and visit me some time.” Always acutely aware of his own complicity and involvement, in his address to art, Stilinović intimates a set of troubled, poetic, enigmatic and modest observations on the […]more
  • ERSTE Foundation Board Members

    ERSTE Foundation

    ERSTE Foundation has a new Managing Board

    The Supervisory Board of ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung, in short: ERSTE Foundation, appointed Doraja Eberle as the new chairwoman of the foundation’s Managing Board. At the preceding plenary meeting of the ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung association, Andreas Treichl resigned from his position as chairman of the board, after ten years of development work. Boris Marte […]more
  • Invitation

    Film Mutations: Festival of Invisible Cinema

    When did film catharsis collapse? – with this question Film Mutations: the Sixth Festival of Invisible Cinema opens the winter programme under the title THE CATHARSIS IMAGE, re-actualizing Godard’s question about time when the gaze collapsed. In the focus of our gaze are two specific cathartic modes: the cinematic close-up and cut-up in film and […]more
  • Europe

    Kakanien – New Homelands: Episode 3

      What comes after the silence when a person loses their mother tongue? Can they wrap themselves up in the language as if it were a warming and comforting garment? Does the language of the figures on the stage influence their own biographies? Is translation but a utopia? Is it easy to set the language […]more
  • Europe

    Milena Jesenská Fellowships – Open Call

    The Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, IWM) in Vienna announces a new call for applications for Milena Jesenská Fellowships, 2013-2014. The programme addresses experienced European journalists who deal with cultural topics, the term “cultural” being interpreted in a broad sense to encompass a wide variety of intellectual and artistic fields. However, […]more
  • CODE:RED Brasil, DASPU

    Culture, Invitation

    Tadej Pogačar: the P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Museum of Contemporary Art

    Slovenian artist Tadej Pogačar presents on 10 December ‘the P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Museum of Contemporary Art’ at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Program in Art, Culture and Technology, Boston. His lecture takes place in the framework of the ‘György Kepes Fellowship for Advanced Studies and Transdisciplinary Research in Art, Culture and Technology’ – a joint initiative […]more
  • Social Development

    Conference and discussion: “Strengthening Intangible Infrastructures”

      In the framework of the social festival „Tu was, dann tut sich was“, the second international conference on the topic of „Strengthening Intangible Infrastructures” is taking place in Salzburg.  On this occasion, we also invite you to “What holds the society together?” –  a panel discussion on the basics of cooperation, especially in different […]more
  • Culture

    tranzit.ro/ Bucureşti: ‘KM. 0. Representation and repetition of the University Square’

    tranzit.ro/ Bucureşti invites us on Friday, 30 November 2012 from 7pm, to the opening of the exhibition “Km. 0. Representation and repetition of the University Square”. The exhibition presents different reflections upon the University Square in Bucharest, seen as a “ground zero” of public space in Romania after 1989. While the unresolved conflicts of 1990, […]more