Austrian Cultural Forum London

Features & upcoming events

Herbert Golser

26 February – 2 April 2015 | Austrian Cultural Forum London

Reducing his chosen material to a maximum level of fragility and malleability, Austrian artist Herbert Golser transposes wood into extraordinary organic sculptures, which appear both completely new yet recognisable from an ancient past. The ACF London, in cooperation with the ...

Britta Burger. Fashion and Photography

Britta Burger. Fashion and Photography

10 February – 2 April 2015 | Austrian Cultural Forum London
The exhibition continues until 2 April 2015. As a photographer and journalist on the interface of art, subculture, social criticism and style, Britta Burger approaches fashion photography as a balancing act between journalism and commerce ...
Spectrum of Sound

Spectrum of Sound. featuring Georg Friedrich Haas

27 February – 28 March 2015 | Southbank Centre
The London Sinfonietta presents a two-part series entitled Spectrum of Sound which explores the extraordinary advances in sonic manipulation over recent years, from the maverick pioneers of the second half of the 20th century to ...
Shirley - Visions of Reality by Gustav Deutsch

Shirley - Visions of Reality by Gustav Deutsch

5 March 2015, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
This is a cinematic treat for film and art fans alike. Austrian filmmaker and experimental artist Gustav Deutsch brings thirteen of Edward Hopper’s most famous paintings to life by film. He connects the paintings ...
Bilston’s Happy Housing

Bilston’s Happy Housing. Otto Neurath’s vision for post-war modern living

7 March – 2 May 2015
In the mid-1940s eminent Viennese sociologist and urban planner Otto Neurath set out an ambitious plan for creating happiness in Bilston. His vision was to create modern homes based on state-of-the-art social housing of 1920s ...
An Evening with Alma Mahler

An Evening with Alma Mahler

10 March 2015, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Patrick Bade is an art historian, lecturer and writer and a passionate collector of historic recordings. He will give an illustrated talk on Alma Mahler’s life and loves and the consequences of her nine ...
A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933–50

A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933–50 . Book launch

17 March 2015, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
This is an unusual book, telling a story which has hitherto remained hidden from history: the surveillance by the British security service MI5 of anti-Nazi refugees who came to Britain fleeing political persecution in Germany ...


Call for Scores

The Austrian Cultural Forum London is calling for new pieces for Kingma System flutes and electronics to be performed during an evening with Rarescale (Carla Rees and Michael Oliva). MORE INFO

Call for the "Writer of the City of Graz"

The scholarship includes the provision of an apartment for free in the Cerrini-Schloessl on the Schlossberg, from September 2015 until August 2016, and a monthly stipend of EURO 1.100. Deadline is 31 March 2015. Find out more here.

Victor Wang at the ACF London

The ACF London is delighted to announce that our Spring/Summer 2015 exhibition, in partnership with the Royal College of Art, will be curated by Victor Wang. Victor is a MA student at the RCA's Curatorial programme. Victor has organized exhibitions, projects and events with such institutions as the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, the The Museum of Contemporary Art (M HKA), Antwerp, The Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Acme Studios, London, and will be assistant curator at this year's Havana Biennial.

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Call to Tender

The National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism has published a call to tender for the design and realisation of the new Austrian National Exhibition in the former extermination camp and present-day State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau. More Info

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.

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.

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

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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.