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Opening Weekend | 08.10.2021 - 10.10.2021
Venue | Academy of fine art Vienna, Schillerplatz 3, 1010 Wien

The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna will return to its historic building on Schillerplatz over the summer after extensive renovation and modernisation. Opening exhibitions in collaboration with the Indian curator trio Raqs Media Collective will mark the end of the move on 8 October 2021 and will be open to all visitors on 9 and 10 October with free admission.

 

Hungry for Time.
An invitation to epistemic disobedience with Raqs Media Collective, in the Art Collections of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

Duration: 9.10.2021– 30.1.2022

On 9 October 2021, the big opening exhibition Hungry for Time by the internationally active curators Raqs Media Collective will start in the rooms of the Gemäldegalerie in the newly renovated Akademie am Schillerplatz. Jeebesh Bagchi, Monica Narula and Shuddhabrata Sengupta were invited to interrogate the Academy's historical art collections from an external perspective and to accompany their thematic realignments through dialogue with contemporary art.

Thicket of Ideas - Thicket of Times
Students of the Academy in dialogue with the Raqs Media Collective

Opening Day | 08.10.2021

Duration | 09.10.2021 - 30.01.2022
Venue | Exhibition Space of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Schillerplatz 3, 1010 Vienna

The group exhibition Thicket of Ideas - Thicket of Times shows works by students from all institutes who approach works from the collections of the Gemäldegalerie, the Kupferstichkabinett and the Glyptothek from a decolonial perspective. More information

Bitter Paradise / Un Paradiso Amaro

Opening Day | 08.10.2021

Duration | 09.10.2021 - 15.11.2021
Venue | Exhibition Space of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Schillerplatz 3, 1010 Vienna

The exhibition Bitter Paradise / Un Paradiso Amaro, initiated by Valerie Habsburg and curated by Elke Krasny, is dedicated to remembering the forgetting of the Jewish sculptor Teresa Feodorowna Ries. More information

Letters, Envelopes, Pictures  © Valerie Habsburg 

The Poiesis of Composting

Opening Day | 08.10.2021

Duration | 09.10.2021 - 29.01.2022
Venue | Ausstellungsraum der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Eschenbachgasse 11, Ecke Getreidemarkt, 1010 Wien

In the context of the exhibition, curators Guilherme Maggessi and Rafal Morusiewicz explore gestures of composting and present artistic positions that rethink what already exists. More information

wooden table and seats with plants on it Tabea Marschall and Sophia Garner, This year’s garden, 2020 © Sophia Garner 


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