Olaf Nicolai opened the "media loop" exhibition with a collection of media images. In "There Is No Place Before Arrival" these newspaper pictures were painted on the floor of the Kunsthalle Wien. museum in progress presented these painted photos in 18 newpsapers and magazines.
media loop is a long-term project by museum in progress, offering artists the possibility of addressing the mass media in their work. The results of these artistic investigations of print or digital media will be shown in a feedback loop in media environments.
Olaf Nicolai opens the media loop exhibition series with a collection of media images with aesthetic/poetic and (socio-)political connotations. In the exhibition There Is No Place Before Arrival (13 July – 7 October 2018) curated by Luca Lo Pinto these newspaper pictures were painted on the floor of the Kunsthalle Vienna by street and theatre artists to form a huge walk-on "pictorial carpet". As an extension of this exhibition, museum in progress is presenting the painted newspaper photos in cooperation with Kunsthalle Vienna in the media environment of the following eighteen media partners as half-page, full-page or double-page spreads:
profil: 06-08-2018, no. 32/18, p. 68 Kleine Zeitung: 11-08-2018, p. 25 St. Galler Tagblatt: 15-08-2018, p. 14 Falter: 16-08-2018, issue 33, Falter:Woche, p. 13 Neue Westfälische: 25-08-2018, p. BI6 DER STANDARD: 25-08-2018, p. 29 Die Furche: 30-08-2018, p. 12–13 brand eins: 31-08-2018, issue 09/2018, p. 69 ray Filmmagazin: 31-08-2018, issue 09/2018, p. 40–41 trend: 31-08-2018, no. 35/18, p. 101 vormagazin: 04-09-2018, issue 09/2018, p. 10–11 Wiener Zeitung: 08-09-2018, p. 28 wina: September issue, no. 9, vol. 7, p. 16 Augustin: 12-09-2018, no. 466, p. 20–21 architektur.aktuell: 13-09-2018, issue 09/2018, p. 60–61 wienlive: 14-09-2018, issue 05, p. 48–49 Kurier: 15-09-2018, p. 31 Die Furche: 27-09-2018, p. 12–13 wina: October issue, No. 10, p. 34 The Gap: 20-11-2018, no. 172, p. 25