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    Come inside Europe – it’s Conference Time!

    What does autumn bring except the first signs of winter? Well, we know at least three interesting events all-over Europe in the next two months we would like to present to you in short. Let’s start in Czechia: The yearly Forum2000 conference will take place in Prague. This year’s topic of the 20th forum is ‘The Courage to Take Responsibility’. The life and […]more

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    Grenzgänger/Grenzdenker: “The New Patriots”

    Martin Pollack in conversation with Olga Tokarczuk and Kateryna Mishchenko On 9 November the regular series of debates “Grenzgänger/Grenzdenker” curated by the renowned Austrian historian, translator and author Martin Pollack continues. The November-debate with the title “The New Patriots” will take place at 8.00 pm at the Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz in Vienna. Grenzgänger/Grenzdenker (cross-border travellers/thinkers) examines […]more
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    Artist in Residence, October 2016: Lucia Gregorová

    This month’s Artist in Residence at Q21/Museumsquartier is Lucia Gregorová. The young Slovak curator is specifically interested in Central European Art, Pop Art tendencies, gender issues and Conceptual Art of the 1960s and 1970s. Lucia Gergorová studied at the University in Trnava, the Charles University in Prague and at the Academy of Fine Art and Design in Bratislava where […]more
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    ERSTE Foundation with new management team

    The Supervisory Board of “ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung”, or ERSTE Foundation for short, appointed Bernhard Spalt as the new chairman of the foundation’s Managing Board. A board member since 2012, Spalt succeeds Franz Karl Prüller, who will take charge of the foundation’s social banking activities as the board’s senior advisor. In this role, he will […]more
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    THE VIENNA HUMANITIES FESTIVAL 2016 – Event with Mind-Broadening Side Effects

    Keeping away from tiresome and uninspiring talks and presentations – that is one of the goals the organisers of the Vienna Humanities Festival had in mind when they assembled their programme. And indeed, it is a lot that the IWM together with the Wien Museum and in cooperation with TTT (Time To Talk) have planned […]more
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    ERSTE Foundation and FUNDACIÓ BANCARIA LA CAIXA Promoting Contemporary Art

    As the newest initiative in their cooperation, ERSTE Foundation and FUNDACIÓ BANCARIA LA CAIXA have launched a pilot in the framework of Comisart: Six travel grants are offered to curators in the field of contemporary art for 2017. They will have the opportunity to get to know the cultural context of Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, Budapest, […]more
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    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
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    26 July: Lecture by Herta Müller in Vienna

    Within the frame of the XXI. World Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA) Nobel Prize laureate Herta Müller will held a lecture. “The many languages of comparative literature” is the theme of this year’s congress which starts from today until 27 July 2016 at the University of Vienna. Around 1500 speakers – including […]more
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    Mladen Stilinović 1974 – 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
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    ERSTE Foundation, Europe, Events

    2016 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence Kicks off in Vienna

    We are happy to host the kick-off seminar of our Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence, taking place from 20 to 23 April 2016. This year’s selected fellows are: Masenjka Bacici (Croatia), Bojan Blazhevski (Macedonia), Aleksandrina Ginkova (Bulgaria), Serbeze Haxhiaj (Kosovo), Marija Jankovic (Serbia), Adrian Lungu (Romania), Diana Mesesan (Romania), Maria Milkova (Bulgaria), Elvis Nabolli (Abania), Dimitra […]more