Franz Thalmair

Krüger&Pardeller

21er Haus

February 2015

On a communicative collision course, the duo of Krüger&Pardeller—artists Doris Krüger and Walter Pardeller—allow not only different artistic fields of action but also different times and biographies as well as formal and material … READ ON

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Art & Language

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)

January 2015

The exhibition “Uncompleted,” featuring the artist group Art & Language, is indescribable in the truest sense of the word: in part because the group’s members—ranging from Terry Atkinson to Michael Baldwin—have produced multifaceted… READ ON

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Oliver Ressler

Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz

December 2014

Resistance, civil disobedience, and protest are at the center of Oliver Ressler’s exhibition “The Plundering.” In his sober forty-minute 2013 film of the same title, it soon becomes clear that Ressler is not an outside observer but … READ ON

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“Sculpture Unchaperoned”

Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman | Vienna

August 2014

Sculpture for it’s own sake: That’s how the latest exhibition at Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman could be described. Titled “Sculpture Unchaperoned” and assembled by Austrian sculptor Michael Kienzer, the show includes works by … READ ON

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Nicole Six and Paul Petritsch

Landesgalerie Linz

August 2014

The principle of space runs like a thread through the solo exhibition of the artist duo Nicole Six and Paul Petritsch. Upon entering the gallery, visitors are greeted by the video installation Raum für 5 min. 16 sec. (Space for 5 min. 16 … READ ON

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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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