Katrin Hornek

Opening, September 30, 2021, 7 pm Exhibition, October 1 – November 5, 2021 Katrin Hornek’s work is embedded in the manifold entanglements that govern life in the Anthropocene. Departing from concrete places and substances, she combines their stories with found material and immaterial forms. The inextricable ties between culture and nature, human and non-human actors,…

Statement #12 | Verlag für Handbücher — Safe Operations

Pop-up exhibition and performance, December 15, 2020, 12–8 pm (Performance at 6 pm) Be it operating instructions or user manuals, technical documentation or service instructions, package leaflets or total solutions … these and other pragmatic, efficiency-oriented printed matter comprise the collections of the Verlag für Handbücher [Publishing House for Handbooks], founded by Anna Romanenko, Björn…

Anetta Mona Chişa & Lucia Tkáčová

Opening, May 18, 2021, 7 pm Exhibition, May 19 – June 25, 2021 “How does time flow? Is the past pushing the future or is the future dragging the past?” Anetta Mona Chişa and Lucia Tkáčová answer their own question with a neither-nor. “Forgotten memories become visions of the future”, say the artists, “while future…

Statement #11 | Ernst Logar — Crude Oil Experiments

Presentation and performance, December 10, 2020, 12–8 pm (Performance at 6 pm) Oil drastically changed the world in the twentieth century. This transformation affected all areas of life, from mass mobility and food production to the application of polymers and plastics in consumer articles such as cosmetics and clothes. However, the omnipresence of oil in…

Format — Annual publication 2020

Verlag für moderne Kunst, Vienna, 2021 Paperback, 22 × 16 cm, 112 pages, numerous ills. in color ISBN 978-3-903796-66-9 Download Editor: Franz Thalmair Texts: Lea Lugarič, Gudrun Ratzinger, Simon Sheikh, Franz Thalmair Artistic contributions: Peter Downsbrough, Ruben Aubrecht, Maria Anwander, Lone Haugaard Madsen Poster insert: Josef Dabernig Graphic design: Studio Kehrer | www.studiokehrer.at   Read…

Image-Object Lessons in Power — The Gallery as Apparatus, the Exhibition as Format

Simon Sheikh The term “apparatus” designates that in which, and through which, one realizes a pure activity of governance devoid of any foundation in being. This is the reason why apparatuses must always imply a process of subjectification, that is to say, they must produce their subject.1 – Giorgio Agamben Formats are dynamic mechanisms for…

Nature meets itself in the stomach of the predators — Alice Creischer & Andreas Siekmann

Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, 2014 Paperback, 45.5 × 30 cm, 48 pages, numerous ills. in color Artistic research: Alice Creischer & Andreas Siekmann Editor: Kunstraum Lakeside Graphic design: Andreas Fogarasi For the opening of Kunstraum Lakeside in 2005, Alice Creischer and Andreas Siekmann collaborated with students of the University in Klagenfurt to bring up to date…

This Really Happened Here

Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, 2012 Self-published newspaper 42 × 29.7 cm, folded to 21 × 29.7 cm, 3 × 24 pages (72 in total), numerous ills. in b/w Editor: Kunstraum Lakeside Concept: Eva Dertschei, Christian Kravagna, Hubert Lobnig, Hedwig Saxenhuber, Carlos Toledo Texts: Christian Kravagna & Hedwig Saxenhuber, Hubert Lobnig & Matthias Wieser, Monika Skazedonig, Andreas…

Monopolistic Productions — Alice Creischer & Andreas Siekmann

Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, 2005 Paperback, 45.5 × 30 cm, 32 pages, numerous ills. in color Artistic research: Alice Creischer & Andreas Siekmann Editor: Kunstraum Lakeside Graphic design: Andreas Fogarasi For Alice Creischer and Andreas Siekmann, critical engagement with political, social and economic issues is always tied up with the question of how to represent complex…