Opera publica, 2016

Group exhibition at the Künstlerhaus Vienna

An exhibition by the Offene Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst [Open Society for Fine Art] co-initiated by the Oberösterreichischer Kunstverein
Project concept and curator: Margit Nobis (Offene Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst)
Project partner: Clemens Mock (Offene Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst)

Artists:
Valentin Aigner, Oswald Auer, Gábor Bachman, Simon Bauer, Kerstin Bennier, Monique Berger, Ivica Capan, Anna Margit Erber, Christof Gaggl, Bernhard Garnicnig, Mario Grubisic, Harald GrünauerErik Hable, Christina Hartl-Prager, Jeanette Hayes, Judith Huemer, Klara Kohler, Anna Königshofer und Lisa Stuckey, Hannes Langeder and IFEK, Ernst Logar, Marko Markovic, Anna Mitterer and Matthias Buch, Clemens Mock, Peter Moosgaard, Martin Music, Margit Nobis, Daniela Pesendorfer, Alexandra Reill, Fiona Rukschcio, Patrick Schabus, Paul Maria Schneggenburger, Elio Seidl, Herbert Christian Stöger, Veronika Schubert, Salvatore Viviano, Matthias Zangerl

Exhibition view with installation ‘2012: Remains of Space’ by Anna Mitterer and Matthias Buch (construction of frames). Background from left: Simon Bauer, ‘untitled’, Gábor Bachman, ‘ZIPPTUBE’, Paul Maria Schneggenburger, ‘Way of Passion’, Daniela Pesendorfer ‘Image #3’ (form the series ‘Spiegelbilder’), Paul Maria Schneggenburger, ‘Liebelei’ (from the series ‘Audience’)
Opening of the exhibition ‘Opera publica’ at the Künstlerhaus Vienna, March 2016
Exhibition view room Octagon, from left: Valentin Aigner, ‘Fluke’. Paul Maria Schneggenburger, ‘Liebelei’ (background). Bernhard Garnicnig, ‘The Museum of Internet at the Palais des Beaux Arts Wien, pizza.jpeg object’. Harald Grünauer, ‘From the series: Mutanten’. Margit Nobis, ‘Sphinx’. Ernst Logar, ‘Europe’. Herbert Christian Stöger, ‘Prolog 1-3’ (background). Ivica Capan, ‘A’. Ivica Capan, “Irrungen der zeitgenössischen Kunst’. Daniela Pesendorfer, ‘Venedig’
Exhibition view, visible artworks from left: Klara Kohler, ‘Augenblick ist Ewigkeit ?’ (video). Veronika Schubert, ‘Archiv-Nr. 0526’ (text-installation). Christina Hartl-Prager, ‘variables of decision (12 houses and 4 entropic things)’ (projection). Anna Mitterer and Matthias Buch, ‘2013: Remains of Space’ (video)
Exhibition opening. From left: Alexandra Reill [Hg.], ‘Umkreisungen. Anrisse zu Relevanzen künstlerischer Arbeit in zeitgenössischen Gesellschaften’, Salvatore Viviano, ‘PAPARAZZI’ (selection), poster Opera publica (K. Matthiesen and M. Nobis)
Photos © Christof Gaggl (1-4), © Joanna Pianka (5)

 

Project credits: An exhibition by the Offene Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst: Margit Nobis (project conception and curator) with Clemens Mock (project partner). Co-initiated by the Oberösterreichischer Kunstverein. Exhibition duration: 18th of March – 17th of April 2016. Build-up coordination: Kerstin Bennier, Loans: Elisabeth Lukas, Multimedia compilation and adaption: Andreas Prinz, PR: Patrick Schabus. Graphic design: Kai Damian Matthiesen und Margit Nobis, Invitation lyrics: amoascolto/Andreas Mohrhagen. Exhibition’s opening speakers: Lucas Gehrmann, Olivia Kaiser, Christiane Steinlechner-Marschner, Kurt Brazda and Margit Nobis. Opening aria/performance: Crazy Bitch in a Cave. Photographic installation ‘Ghostcam’: Paul Maria Schneggenburger

Thanks to: the Oberösterreichischer Kunstverein, Ingrid Hahn, Christiane Steinlechner-Marschner. The Künstlerhaus, Peter Zawrel, Peter Gmachl, Nadine Wille and Team. Andreas Prinz, Elfriede and Wolfram Nobis, Oswald Auer, Ruth Weismann, Alexandra Reill, Joanna Pianka, Gerhard Peischl, Paul Schneggenburger, Christof Gaggl, Nicolai Rigler, Harald Grünauer, Pipina Schickaneder, Rosemarie Povse, David Weber, the whole team and all artists.

Supported by: Bundeskanzleramt Österreich, Land Oberösterreich, Land Salzburg, Brau Union Österreich