• 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, 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, Events

    The Second Explosion – Slovene Art of the 1990s @ ERSTE Foundation

    We continue with the Public Programme at ERSTE Foundation with the book launch and presentation of the research and exhibition project “The Second Explosion: the 1990s” about art production in Slovenia in the 1990s. Presentations will be held by the initiator of the project; artist and curator; director of the P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Institute in Ljubljana Tadej Pogačar and the […]more
  • Culture, ERSTE Foundation, Events

    Inside Out @ ERSTE Foundation

    Presentation of the reader “Inside Out: Critical Artistic Discourses Concerning Institutions” and presentation of the research and exhibition project “Inside Out” about the impact of transformation on contemporary visual art institutions in Eastern Europe. Thursday, 4 May, 6 pm Am Belvedere 1, 1100 Vienna We are located at Erste Campus on the ground floor of section […]more
  • Culture, ERSTE Foundation, Events

    EUROPOLY Zagreb – conference, exhibition and film screenings

    The series of regional conferences EUROPOLY is a multidisciplinary project realised in collaboration with four independent organisations – Bijeli val (Croatia), Krokodil (Serbia), Crvena (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and BLOCKFREI (Austria). It deals with the topics of migration, primarily from the area of Southeastern Europe to the countries of Central and Western Europe. Its Intention is to […]more
  • Culture, Events

    Resistance and a Multitude of Opportunities

    As a collaboration of the Kontakt Art Collection and WHW, the experimental exhibition “My sweet little lamb (Everything we see could also be otherwise)” in Zagreb opened new avenues for displaying and communicating art. The 6th and last episode starts on 11 April 2017. “Everything we see could also be otherwise,” claimed the Zagreb based […]more
  • Culture, Events

    Book launch “Extending the Dialogue”

    A Compendium of Eastern European art history with Maja and Reuben Fowkes, Jelena Petrović, and Urška Jurman. Trees are sprouting, flowers are blossoming, and bees are buzzing. It is Spring, again! We use the start of the outdoor and gardening season to present the research on art and ecology in socialist Eastern Europe by Maja […]more
  • Europe, Events

    Debating Europe: Do We Live in Revolutionary Times?

    Are we facing a turning point? The period, which began with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain more than a quarter of a century ago, is coming to an end. Many people believed that 1989 was a revolution without counter-revolution. Is this now the backlash: Brexit, Donald Trump in the US and […]more
  • Europe, Events

    Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence – 2016 winners chosen!

    Serbeze Haxhiaj was awarded first prize for the 2016 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence programme at a closing ceremony in Pristina on Friday. Serbeze won the prize of EUR 4,000 for her story about the challenge facing a new court in protecting witnesses to crimes allegedly committed by former guerrilla fighters often regarded as heroes […]more