Barbara Kapusta

Opening, November 21, 2023, 7 pm
Exhibition, November 22, 2023 – January 12, 2024

“Above and below, left and right do not merely denote physical points of orientation,” writes philosopher Jule Govrin, “but also social relations and political conditions: Above and below signify power and powerlessness, domination and subjugation. The body itself becomes the template for the power relation.”* A multidimensional view of the social contexts of the twenty-first century, always guided by the...

Stephanie Misa

Opening, October 3, 2023, 7 pm
Exhibition, October 4 – November 10, 2023

“My artistic practice in general doesn’t shy away from the political,” stresses Stephanie Misa, as she ponders how different social realities and affiliations are interwoven and how the reciprocity of categories such as gender, class, ethnicity, or sexual orientation influence one’s personal opportunities in society: “In fact, I probably have quite a literal take on (the second-wave feminist slogan) ‘the...

Wörthersee, Wörtersee — Group exhibition, curated by Robin Waart

Opening, July 4, 2023, 7 pm
Exhibition, July 5 – September 22, 2023

Works by Patrícia Almeida, Maria Anwander, Daniela Comani, Josef Dabernig, Claire Fontaine, Hermann Gabler, Hermann Gabler, Dora García, Irena Haiduk, Iman Issa, Ana Jotta, Marijn van Kreij, John Morgan, Kay Rosen, Hans Schabus, Lena Sieder-Semlitsch, John Stezaker, Mitchell Thar

Statement #22 | Elke Auer & Daniel Hafner – Modern People

Performance, June 20, 2023, 7 pm

One can describe Elke Auer and Daniel Hafner’s performance Modern People as algorithmic improvisation: a form of improvisation in which body movements, glances and gestures, and the interaction with the material setting are performed in real time but, at the same time, governed by an algorithm—a system of rules and instructions—conceived by the artists. “The constant evaluation of the process...

Statement #21 | Sven Bergelt — @basjanader_#I’mtstty

Performance, June 13, 2023, 7 pm
Open Space from 5 pm

In @basjanader_#I‘mtstty, Sven Bergelt examines emotional, affirmative, and communicative moments of human existence, which are both induced by and flaunted in videos on YouTube—an ambivalent game. The source material for the lecture performance at Kunstraum Lakeside and for his artist archive of the same name are the 100-plus imitations of the film I’m Too Sad To Tell You (1971) by...

℅ Domplatz — Koroška/Kärnten gemeinsam erinnern/skupno ohranimo spomin

Opening | Otvoritev, February 23, 2023, 7 pm
Exhibition | Razstave, February 24 – March 2, 2023

With contributions by | Prispevali so Catrin Bolt, Friedemann Derschmidt, Melanie Hollaus/Christoph Lammerhuber/Elena Messner, Martin Krenn, Hubert Lobnig, Elena Messner/Jakob Holzer/Nicole Six & Paul Petritsch, Melitta Moschik, Malte Wandel, Johanes Zechner, Zweintopf

Statement #12 | Verlag für Handbücher — Safe Operations

Performative setting, July 1, 2021, 4–8 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 Schiefer, Björn Kühn, and Oliver Kraft in Stuttgart in 2014. Their stated aim is to “investigate mechanisms of change” through...