• Culture, ERSTE Foundation

    From Pouring Concrete to Art: Opening of the New Synagogue in Žilina

    The reconstruction of the New Synagogue in Žilina, one of the most important items of cultural heritage related to modern architecture in Slovakia, designed by the German architect Peter Behrens, lasted for six years. The opening ceremony will take place on 12 May 2017 at 6 pm, and will feature a live concert where more […]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
  • Social Development

    Erste SEEDS Program to support nearly 70 social businesses

    Pocket-sized online maths teacher, cool fashion collection sporting Roma designs, unique gift artefacts created by persons living in deep poverty, a guest house and café employing persons with disabilities— all these social business ideas were selected to the Erste SEEDS program with the aim of supporting and scaling up social organisations in Hungary. Out of […]more
  • ERSTE Foundation

    In The Spotlight: What’s the Point? – Impact Analysis of ERSTE Foundation

    What do ERSTE Foundation’s projects and activities achieve? Who benefits from them? What are the specific impacts? Where is ERSTE Foundation particularly effective? A project team in 2016 had these questions in mind as they examined the impact of ERSTE Foundation’s key projects in detail. It was a joint project with the NPO & SE […]more
  • Culture

    Non-Aligned Modernisms @ ERSTE Foundation

    We continue with our public programme at our new premises at Erste Campus with the presentation of the research and publication project “Non-Aligned Modernisms” about the relevance and role of art and culture within the Non-Aligned Movement. Thursday, 27 April, 6-8 pm Am Belvedere 1, 1100 Vienna We are located at Erste Campus on the […]more
  • ERSTE Foundation, Europe

    Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence: fellows for 2017 selected!

    The 10 participants for this year’s Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence have been chosen. The programme received 130 applications, many of a very high standard, making the final choice extremely tough. A selection committee comprising seven senior media figures from the Balkans and around Europe evaluated the proposals based on relevance, feasibility and originality, as […]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

    Artist-in-Residence @MQ Vienna, April 2017: Daniela&Linda Dostálkovi

    Daniela&Linda Dostálkovi from Czech Republic are Artists-in-Residence at the quartier21 / Museumsquartier Vienna. Institutional Homeopathy© The Hybrid Social Art Agency is an independent service and consulting para-agency, which aim to promote an exchange between institutions that opens to a mutual understanding. The proposition is commenting on a kind of generalized aesthetic practice that thrives on […]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