viennacontemporary ART FAIR
© viennacontemporary, DRDOVA GALLERY Aleksander Murashkin
From 24 to 27 September 2015, collectors, artists, curators, gallery owners, art professionals and art lovers from all over the world will once again gather in Vienna for the 1st edition of viennacontemporary.
The viennacontemporary team, with its artistic director Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt and managing director Renger van den Heuvel, guarantees an excellent quality of the fair program.
viennacontemporary presents a selection of contemporary art in Central and Eastern Europe, galleries from Austria and beyond, showing upcoming local and international artists from East and West. Complemented by other exhibitions and events at renowned contemporary art institutions in the city, such as curated by, the international art fair presents the best of Vienna´s flourishing art scene.
With its presentation format REFLECTIONS, viennacontemporary underlines the curatorial aspect of gallery work and offers participating galleries a particular presentation platform for exhibitions that have been specifically conceived for the fair.
ZONE1: An established format for solo presentations of young art positions, which up to now has been restricted to Austrian galleries, will also be open to international artists this year.
FOCUS BULGARIA viennacontemporary is taking a look at Bulgaria in 2015 with "Focus Bulgaria", which will present a representative selection of contemporary Bulgarian art from private collections and major Bulgarian galleries.
"Keys to Contemporary Art" − co-curated by Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt, artistic director viennacontemporary, and Nicolaus Schafhausen, director of Kunsthalle Wien − will take place during four days at Marx Halle. Discussion topics will cover: discovery of avant-garde movements in Eastern Europe, the influence of contemporary socio-critical art and the performative strategies of current art production, to the concepts of interpretation of contemporary art at museums and art spaces.
After the discussions, interested visitors can join special guided fair tours with concrete examples of contemporary art production, related to the various topics addressed.
￼In the context of “20four7”, taking place at 2:00 pm each day, international collectors from East and West offer insights into their strategies towards buying art and presenting their collections.
Project curated by_vienna, this year's motto is "Tomorrow Today", and will open at participating galleries on 10 September.
The "Gold"-guided tours stand for a cross-generational dialog on contemporary art. Besides the solo presentations on display at ZONE1, people of all ages - young Austrian artists and senior citizens - will meet to exchange their thoughts and views on contemporary art.
12,50 euros Day ticket for adults
9,00 euros Day ticket / Advance and online booking
9,00 euros Senior ticket upon presentation of a valid ID
5,00 euros After-Work-Ticket (Thursday/Friday starting at 4:00 pm)