Franz Thalmair

Karin Sander

Galerie Nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder

June 2014

For Karin Sander’s series “Call Shots,” 2013–14, the artist had the software of her cell phone programmed so that every time she took a call, the phone’s camera would be triggered, creating the images that are displayed here in her… READ ON

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Ursula Mayer

Krobath | Wien

May 2014

With “Robotic Cells,” the London and Vienna–based artist Ursula Mayer demonstrates that binary categories such as fluid/fixed, haptic/ephemeral, and feminine/masculine need not necessarily stand in opposition. The artist, who works … READ ON

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Mona Vătămanu and Florin Tudor

Galerie Andreas Huber

April 2014

The Romanian duo Mona Vătămanu and Florin Tudor have been making work about the transitions of Communist to post-Communist societies since 2000. The title of their exhibition in Vienna, “46º19'41“N23º12'44”E Geamăna,” refers to… READ ON

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“S/he Is the One”

Kunstraum Niederoesterreich

December 2013

The joining of opposites not only characterizes the title of the exhibition “S/he Is the One,” but it also speaks to the reality-forging dimension of performative art in feminist and queer contexts presented at the center of this show. … READ ON

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UBERMORGEN

Carroll / Fletcher

November 2013

Roland Barthes once famously proclaimed that as individuals we must become active within a system in order to demonstrate our agency and, as circumstances require, offer resistance, which means (in terms of semiotics) to distort the codes … READ ON

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Nikolaus Gansterer

Kunstraum Niederoesterreich

July 2013

Art and science generally complement each other, like two sides of a coin: When one moves into the foreground of thought, the other continues to operate in the background, and vice versa. With his current exhibition, Nikolaus Gansterer succeeds… READ ON

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Sofie Thorsen

Bank Austria Kunstforum

June 2013

The light and playful way children experience the world is especially in evidence when they interact with the objects in their immediate environment—experimenting with forms and materials, continually shaping them into new creations and … READ ON

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Esther Stocker

Krobath | Wien

May 2013

Artist Esther Stocker either chases images into the space of the viewer or drives them back into the shallow depth of the wall. At the center of her artistic practice exists the grid—the foundational organizing principle and paradigm of … READ ON

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Daniel Egg

Projektraum Viktor Bucher

March 2013

Since at least the 1960s, the visual dimension of language and the linguistic dimension of the image have evolved into phenomena on equal footing, exerting a broad influence on art production to this day. Daniel Egg takes this as a point of… READ ON

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“Cinematic Scope”

Georg Kargl Fine Arts

February 2013

Mixing black and white yields a spectrum of colors that fall under the shade of gray, of course, and this group exhibition likewise pursues a blend between the black box of the movie theater and the white cube of the gallery, a long-standing… READ ON

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