• 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
  • Social Development

    ERSTE Foundation Roma Partnership Summer Academies 2016

    This summer three of our partners offered diverse and interesting opportunities for young and talented people in Hungary and Romania. Have a closer look at the summer activities which were realised in the framework of ERSTE Foundation Roma Partnership! Multimedia Summer Camp in Roadeș 27 June – 8 July 2016 Community Aid Network (CAN) in […]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
  • Culture

    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
  • Open Calls, Social Development

    “Ideegration” Awards Successful Solutions for Integration

    Ideegration is an online idea-management platform where Austrian organisations working in the field of integration for people on the move or with a migration background can contribute their ideas. The best projects will be awarded in autumn. Organisations of the civil society have developed and implemented many effective solutions for integration already. Now these successful projects need […]more
  • ERSTE Foundation

    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
  • 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
  • Europe

    Milena Jesenská fellows selected for 2016/2017

    The Milena Jesenská Fellowship Program offers European journalists time off from their professional duties in order to pursue in-depth research on a topic of their choice. The call is directed towards cultural journalists, with the term “cultural” being interpreted in a broad sense to encompass a wide variety of intellectual and artistic fields. However, applicants’ […]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