Curator and artist Walter Seidl reports from documenta 14 and writes about Eastern European artists presented at the quinquennial exhibition in Kassel.
In Saint Petersburg, preparations continue apace for Manifesta, the magnificent Biennial of contemporary art. Maria Semendyaeva spoke with the people making it happen and ascertained the chances of Manifesta being canceled.
Ana Prvacki will take part in VIENNA Live at VIENNAFAIR in October 2013. Her work deals with re-imagining and re-staging social situations.
Once, when I spoke with Francesca von Habsburg about the current Hungarian art scene, she highlighted Blood Mountain as one of the most exciting initiatives. I met Jade Niklai, founder and director of the Budapest-based independent, non-profit organization. She gave insights into Blood Mountain’s history, current activities, and future plans – which also involve Vienna.