Austrian Cultural Forum London

Features & upcoming events

Sissi Antidote: Death Watch

16 April 2014, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London

Following the ‘Sissi’ screenings the ACF presents two films which went on to define the stars of the trilogy. Death Watch, staring Romy Schneider, is set in a future where death from illness has become extremely unusual. When Schneider’s ...

Reassembling Past Futures

Reassembling Past Futures

19 March – 27 June 2014 | Austrian Cultural Forum London
The exhibition features seven artists whose practices respond to key social and political moments from the last century. The works draw together narrations that represent the shifting territories and lost ideals that have occupied European ...
Robert Muntean

Robert Muntean. Solo Exhibibition - The hardcore of beauty

4 April – 31 May 2014 | rosenfeld porcini
This exhibition will present works on canvas and works on paper by Austrian artist Robert Muntean. It follows on from a 2013 group exhibition entitled ‘the birth of cinema…and beyond’, at rosenfeld porcini, London ...
Viennese Season: Feminism

Viennese Season: Feminism

10 April – 16 May 2014 | Richard Saltoun Gallery
Continuing with their Viennese Season, Richard Saltoun gallery presents an exhibition dedicated to Austrian feminism. Seminal works to be included are VALIE EXPORT’s self-portrait Smart / Export II (1968/70) and Friedl Kubelka-Bondy’s series ...
Field Studies 2014 Spring Workshop

Field Studies 2014 Spring Workshop. Cours de poetique

14 – 17 April 2014
Field Studies is a four-day masterclass led by acclaimed international artists and composers, complemented by a programme of workshops, evening lectures, screenings and performances. First taught in 2010 and originally conceived as a field-recording course ...
Manu Delago Collaborations Festival

Manu Delago Collaborations Festival

16 April 2014, 7.30pm | Brunel Museum
Manu Delago has collaborated with diverse artists such as Björk, Shpongle, Bugge Wesseltoft and Anoushka Shankar. In April 2013 the Austrian musician founded the Collaborations Festival and its debut at Kings Place in London ...
Sissi Antidote: Peeping Tom

Sissi Antidote: Peeping Tom

23 April 2014, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
In the second ‘Sissi Antitdote’ we screen a 1960 British thriller directed by Michael Powell and written by the WWII cryptographer and polymath Leo Marks. ‘Sissi’ star Karlheinz Böhm plays a serial killer who ...


Anglo-Austrian Society Award for Doctoral Study

The award is for doctoral research on a topic related to Austria and available to an Austrian or UK citizen. The grant provides up to £10,000 and may be used towards tuition fees or maintenance. Click here for further details.

Intercultural Achievement Award

The Austrian government is looking to award Nonprofit organisations in the fields of Education, Participation & Business for innovative and solution-oriented projects that operate under the umbrella of intercultural dialogue. For further information click here.

Call for Scores: Violin

The ACF London is calling for scores for solo violin to be performed during a special concert with renowned violinist David Alberman on 21 May. Click here to find out more.

Scholarships 2014 / 2015

The BMUKK, Graz-City Writer and other Austrian scholarship bodies have announced their 2014/15 scholarships. Click here to find out more.

Destination UK on Woman's Hour

Listen to the curator of our upcoming exhibition Destination UK discuss female post-war migration on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.

Resources for 75 Years November Pogrom

The ACF London has compiled a set of links and resources on the 75th anniversary of the November pogroms. Click here to find out more.

Scholarships 2014/15

The Austrian Ministry for Siceince and Research has just announced scholarships in these fields for 2014/15. Find out more information by visiting

London: Soul of the Streets interview

Listen to an interview with writer Iain Sinclair about the soul of London's streets on Shoreditch Radio in response to Hubert Blanz's photography exhibition Homeseekers. The interview was conducted at the ACF London.

Call for applications

The city of Graz is calling for applications for their "Writer of the City of Graz" scholarship which includes the provision of an apartment and a monthly allowance from September until the following August.  For further details and information please contact

An excellent resource for foreign students coming to or already in the UK.  The website includes a directory of scholarships & a useful guide to the NHS. Find out more at

Austrian government awards, grants and subsidies for translation

With a view to promoting (Austrian or foreign) translators or the translation of Austrian contemporary literature, subsidies, grants and awards are available from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture.  Click here for more information.