• Culture, ERSTE Foundation

    Artist in Residence, September 2016: Katharina Schmitt

    New playwright in town: Katharina Schmitt is this month’s Artist in Residence from the Czech Republic at the Q21 / Museumsquartier. Born in Bremen, Germany in 1979, Katharina Schmitt studied theatre Directing at the Academy pf Performing Arts (DAMU) in Prague between 2001 and 2006. She is currently an associate director of the Studio Hrdinu theatre in Prague. […]more
  • Culture

    Judgment in Hungary – Film Screening and Artist Talk at European Forum Alpbach

    In 2008 and 2009, a group of Hungarian right-wing extremists committed a series of attacks on random members of the Roma community. Six people were killed and another  five were injured. The trial of the four suspects lasted two-and-a-half years. The 167 days of interrogations were documented by Eszter Hajdú as the only film maker […]more
  • Culture, Europe

    Paul Celan Fellowship 2016/2017: Six Translators selected

    The jury of the Paul Celan Fellowships selected six translation projects for the term of the fellowship 2016-2017: Hana Fořtová Benjamin Constant: Principes de politique applicables à tous les gouvernements (1806) French into Czech Natalia Jakubova Grzegorz Niziolek: Polski teatr Zagłady (2013) Polish into Russian Alexandru Polgar Martha Rosler: Culture Class (2013) English into Romanian […]more
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    Artist in Residence, August 2016: Roman Štětina

    From Prague to Vienna: Roman Štětina from Czechia is this month’s Artist in Residence at the Q21 / Museumsquartier. After spending two years on the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main Roman graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. He also lives currently in Czechia’s capital. Currently his works can be seen at Manifesta […]more
  • Culture, ERSTE Foundation

    Mladen Stilinović 1947 – 2016

    We mourn the loss for one of Croatia’s most prominent contemporary artists, Mladen Stilinović. He passed away in Pula Monday night. The artistic practice of Mladen Stilinović, one of the founders and the liveliest protagonists of conceptual art in Croatia and the region, may be presented by using the key words, i.e. words that introduce […]more
  • Culture

    Exhibition in Bucharest: Space Is Not the Final Frontier

    The exhibition “Space is not the final frontier” marks the fifth anniversary of the exhibition arising from the Open Call that Salonul de proiecte launched in 2011. Salonul de projecte‘s commitment to support contemporary art by young artists has hitherto materialized in seven exhibitions presenting dozens of new projects. This is the eighth exhibition, with […]more
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    Artist in Residence, July 2016: Ondřej Buddeus

    Welcome to Vienna! Ondřej Buddeus from Czech Republic is artist in residence at the Q21 / MuseumsQuartier in July. Buddeus is an author, translator from German and Norwegian, poet, artist, organizer and literary activist, editor and essayist. He works at the Alfred ve dvoře Theatre, is editor in the Psí víno Journal for contemporary poetry […]more
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    Exhibition in Budapest: Our Heart Is a Foreign Country

    tranzit.hu’s international group exhibition “Our Heart Is a Foreign Country” presents the intimate field of play that unfolds in friendships; a place where can depart from the expectations, ideals and norms of society, and can really be ourselves. Exhibition and events: Our Heart Is a Foreign Country Friendship as an alternative in a normal world […]more
  • Culture

    Creativity Exercises: Spaces of Emancipatory Pedagogies

    How to break down the routine of the education system in which frontal teaching and data-learning are still the generic formats of gaining knowledge? Referring to the examples from the visual arts and architecture, the exhibition “Creativity Exercises” demonstrates how open and participatory forms of learning such as different techniques of montage, movement exercises, utopian […]more