Contemporary Art Galleries in Moscow
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Contemporary Art Galleries in Moscow

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary co-hosted “Preview Night” at WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art, where the most important Moscow galleries for contemporary art presented new exhibitions. Among the permanent projects located at the Winzavod, visitors also had the opportunity to visit pop-up exhibitions of MSK Gallery, Open Gallery, and Gallery Triumph as well as a chance … Continue reading

Body as Interface: An Interview with Sonia Cillari
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Body as Interface: An Interview with Sonia Cillari

Sonia Cillari, Italian media artist, winner of VIDA 13.0: Art & Artificial Life International Competition (Madrid, 2010) and honorary mentioned artist (Interactive Art) by Prix Ars Electronica in Linz (2011), just left Moscow. She ran the EMOTIONAL SKIN workshop there as a part of the “Polytech.Science.Art” program of the Polytechnic Museum. The entire title of … Continue reading

Christine König and Gabriele Senn on the Vienna Gallery Weekend
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Christine König and Gabriele Senn on the Vienna Gallery Weekend

Vienna Gallery Weekend was held on May 16 to 18, 2014 for the sixth time. This year 22 galleries presented contemporary art by Ai Weiwei, Olafur Eliasson, VALIE EXPORT, Deborah Sengl, Ursula Mayer, Tomasz Kowalski, Johannes Domenig, Secundio Hernández, and many more. Meet gallerists Christine König and Gabriele Senn, the driving force behind the Gallery Weekend, Continue reading

The Critical Engineer: An Interview with Danja Vasiliev
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The Critical Engineer: An Interview with Danja Vasiliev

Not so long ago, the Polytechnic Museum in Moscow announced the launch of the ‘Polytech.Science.Art’ program, which is dedicated to one of the most significant phenomena of contemporary culture – interdisciplinary collaborations between artists, scientists, and technology specialists. The program starts in 2014 with a series of workshops and lectures by international and Russian experts, … Continue reading

“It is Very Interesting to Look at a Space Where Artists are Chosen by Artists” – Sylvie Liska
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“It is Very Interesting to Look at a Space Where Artists are Chosen by Artists” – Sylvie Liska

Today, the Secession is one of the world’s oldest independent artist associations devoted entirely to exhibitions of contemporary art. I met Sylvie Liska, who is the president of the “Friends of the Secession” for 25 years to find out how the institution functions and asked her opinion on the contemporary art scene in Vienna, collecting … Continue reading