• 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
  • Events, Social Development

    Social Enterprises Christmas Market at Erste Campus Grand Hall

    Did you know that there are more than twenty different Christmas Markets in Vienna alone? This year, there is a new market in town! Recycled, upcycled or reinvented and all produced with a social purpose – these are the products you will find at Erste Campus on Monday, 19 December and Tuesday, 20 December 2016 at the first Social Enterprises […]more
  • Europe, Events

    Debating Europe – The Age of Populism

    In 2017, “Debating Europe” is back at the Burgtheater with a burning topic:  On 2 April (new date) a diverse panel will discuss on “The Age of Populism” (Im Zeitalter des Populismus). Attention: Date of the Event rescheduled to 2 April! Unfortunately we have to inform you that the event “Debating Europe – The Age of Populism” scheduled for Sunday, 15 January […]more
  • Culture, ERSTE Foundation, Events

    Conference In Memoriam Piotr Piotrowski in Ljubljana on 8 & 9 December

    The international conference ‘What Art History?’ is dedicated to Piotr Piotrowski, winner of the Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory in 2010 and will be preceding the Igor Zabel Award 2016 ceremony. The conference is organised by the Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, in collaboration with the Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory and ERSTE Foundation. Conference venue […]more
  • Culture, Events

    Playing Ping-Pong with Július Koller, One Man Anti Show

    Július Koller (1939–2007) is one of the most important Eastern European artists working since the 1960s, whose art had and has considerable international significance. This is the most comprehensive exhibition of the Slovak artist’s work to date, documenting his independent contribution to the neo-avantgarde and based on painstaking research into his art and archives. The […]more
  • Culture, Events

    “Art and Engagement”, Talk at the Vienna Art Week 2016

    It is for the first time that ERSTE Foundation has the pleasure to host one of the multifold and diverse events at the Vienna Art Week. Around 200 exhibitions, performances, lectures and films with the theme “Seeking beauty” will take place between 14 and 20 November 2016. “Art and Engagement – Talk about the contemporary […]more
  • Events, Social Development

    Kinders – The Power of Music

    “What can we do to transform sadness into joy?“ is the question an off-voice in the trailer of “Kinders” (“Children”) asks. Indeed, the film touches upon quite a few of these essential questions that both children and adults have to solve. And music is definately part of the answer this documentary tries to give. Kinders by Riahi […]more
  • Culture, Events

    Exhibition in Zagreb: My Sweet Little Lamb (Everything we see could also be otherwise)

    A series of exhibitions based on the Kontakt Art Collection www.kontakt-collection.net 04/11/2016 – 08/05/2017 The first episode in this series includes works by Halil Altındere, Heimrad Bäcker, Mária Bartuszová, Geta Brătescu, Dimitrije Bašičević Mangelos, Stano Filko, Oliver Frljić, Ivan Ladislav Galeta, Marcus Geiger, Nina Gojić, Tomislav Gotovac, Ion Grigorescu, Sanja Iveković, Běla Kolářová, Július Koller, […]more