Austrian Cultural Forum London

Features & upcoming events

Kafka in Komiks

25 November – 19 December 2014 | Goethe Institute, London

The exhibition presents three Kafka graphic novels by American comic and audio book author David Zane Mairowitz. In 1992 he collaborated with American cult cartoonist Robert Crumb on the production of Introducing Kafka, which quickly became a classic. Together with ...


WOOD. A Themed Sculpture Exhibition

28 November – 31 January 2015 | rosenfeld porcini
rosenfeld porcini presents WOOD a themed sculpture exhibition including works by Roberto Almagno (Italy); Leonardo Drew (USA); Herbert Golser (Austria); and Sebastian Gordin (Argentina). The gallery will showcase new sculptures by each artist who all ...
Earth’s Golden Playground

Earth’s Golden Playground

15 January 2015, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Since the first Gold Rush in the late 1890s the Yukon and its legendary Klondike gold fields has been a remote land shrouded in mystery. In times of economic instability the high price of gold ...
Where I Live

Where I Live. Ilse Aichinger in Film

20 January 2015, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Stillness, observing and the absurd are the secrets behind Ilse Aichinger’s poetry, as brought to life in the film Where I Live. The film was shaped by the experience of seeing Vienna through Ilse ...
Kakania II

Kakania II

22 January 2015, 7.00pm | Freud Museum London
Kakania is a unique celebration of the explosive intellectual and artistic culture of Habsburg Austria 100 years ago through brand new contemporary commissions from leading lights in London’s poetry and art scene.
In this ...
Über-Ich und Du (Superegos)

Über-Ich und Du (Superegos)

28 January 2015, 7.30pm | Goethe Institute, London
When small-time crook Nick Gutlich needs a hide-out, a stroke of luck lands him the job of chaperoning Curt Ledig, a renowned elderly psychologist left alone in a remote villa by his holidaying family. Soon ...
Lisa Hinterreithner & Jack Hauser: The Call of Things

Lisa Hinterreithner & Jack Hauser: The Call of Things

4 February 2015, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London
Austrian performance artists Lisa Hinterreithner and Jack Hauser explore the performativity of things in this unique collaboration. The Call of Things is part of a series of performances created in different venues such as galleries ...


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

Call for Scores: Oboe

The Austrian Cultural Forum London is calling for new oboe pieces to be performed during an evening with renowned oboist Christopher Redgate. Click here to find out more.

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.