The Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory 2014: Conference & Celebration
It is our great pleasure to announce the fourth edition of the Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory!
The Conference and Celebration are taking place on Thursday, 6 November 2014, in cooperation with the ERSTE Foundation, mumok and SECESSION in Vienna and we cordially invite you to join us.
The biennial Award honours exceptional cultural achievements by curators, art historians and theorists whose work refers to Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe. With a total prize money of EUR 76.000 it is one of the highest and most prestigious prizes for cultural activities related to this part of Europe.
The winners will be announced on 6 November 2014. The winners are appointed by an international jury. In 2014, members of the jury are: Keti Chukhrov (art theorist and philosopher, Moscow), Rainer Fuchs (art historian and curator, head of exhibitions and deputy director mumok, Vienna), Apolonija Šušteršič (artist and architect, Ljubljana and Oslo).
Programme, Thursday, 6 November 2014
CONFERENCE | CONTINUING DIALOGUES | 3 - 6 p.m. | mumok
Address: Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna; language: English
3 p.m. Welcome and introduction
3.30 p.m. Dialogue 1 “Figures and Prefigurations”
Karel Císař (art theorist and curator, Prague) and Rainer Fuchs (art historian and curator, head of exhibitions and deputy director mumok, Vienna)
4 p.m. Dialogue 2 “Der Zeit ihre Kunst. Der Kunst ihre Freiheit.”
Miklavž Komelj (art historian, poet and translator, Ljubljana) and Apolonija Šušteršič (artist and architect, Ljubljana and Oslo)
5 p.m. Conversation “Neo-Patriotism and the Options of Dissidentship”
Keti Chukhrov (art theorist and philosopher, Moscow), Ekaterina Degot (art historian, curator and writer, Cologne and Moscow) and Kirill Medvedev/Free Marxist Press (activist and publisher, Moscow)
CELEBRATION OF THE WINNERS
Thursday, 6 November 2014 | 10 p.m. | SECESSION
Address: Friedrichstraße 12, 1010 Vienna
Setting by Josef Dabernig
Music by Lüften (Rainer Binder-Krieglstein and Andreas Fränzl)