viennacontemporary Special Areas & Programming
The well-established ZONE1 promises a unique element of surprise with solo presentations by young Austrian artists. Supported by the Austrian Federal Chancellory.
With the new format Solo Expanded viennacontemporary responds to the wish of international galleries to introduce contemporary positions of international artists more prominently at the art fair in Vienna.
Northern European art makes an appearance at this year’s edition with Nordic Highlights: Select galleries from Finland, Denmark, and Sweden present the similarities and differences in the national art scenes against the backdrop of the entire northern region.
An interesting aspect of European art history will be addressed this year in the special presentation Focus: Ex-Yugoslavia and Albania, which features a representative cross-section of contemporary art from the Yugoslavian successor states and Albania.
With this year’s special presentations, the highly promising accompanying events – film and video art in the framework of Cinema as well as the presentations and panel discussions at Keys to Contemporary Art and the Collectors Forum – and an educational program for all age groups, Family, Studio and Gold guided tours, offering a straightforward and enjoyable access point to contemporary art in cooperation with Viennese art institutions, viennacontemporary takes the next step forward in its success story