Out of the Box

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Visual Arts

Out of the Box – Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the ACF London

  • 17 Jun 2016 — 15 Sep 2016
Imported 2360
Imported 2360

Austrian Cultural Forum London

28 Rutland GateLondon SW7 1PQ

UK

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Vienna-based art consultancy section.a have been invited to curate an exhibition to celebrate the ACF’s 60th anniversary. They will also present a special edition of their Parabol Art Magazine entitled The Out of the Box Issue at the opening.

The exhibition responds to the site, history and current programme of the ACF through a number of specially commissioned artworks and installations. The diversity and complexity of the works devised for this occasion create a kaleidoscopic portrait of the institution, without being bound to traditional and conventional approaches and narratives. This chiefly involves a different – part critical, part ironic – view beyond representation; margins and everyday occurrences, tracing details, the visualisation and associative extension of found material. Interacting with an unconventional portrait of employees and an acoustic-literary insight into the musical legends of the Cultural Forum, they create the excitement of the exhibition and the magazine.

The exhibition will be on view at the ACF London until 15 September 2016.

Participating artists:
Hubert Blanz AT, Marlene Haring AT | UK, Vesta Kroese UK, Lena Lapschina AT, Manuela Mark AT, oellinger / rainer AT, Edith Payer AT, Kris Hofmann AT | UK and Maruša Sagadin SL | AT

Accompanying Events

Artist Talk
Saturday 18 June, 6pm, ACF London
Exhibition artists will be joined by the curators Katharina Boesch and Andreas Krištof (section.a, Vienna) to discuss their practice and artistic approaches to the 60th anniversary of the ACF London.

Exhibition Tour & Artist Talk
Sunday 19 June, 2pm, ACF London
Curators Katharina Boesch and Andreas Krištof (section.a, Vienna) and the participating artists will lead visitors on a tour of the exhibition, examining the curatorial concept as well as the different artistic approaches.