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Kunsthalle Exnergasse, © Wolfgang Thaler
Kunsthalle Exnergasse

Open Call

for Proposals

Kunsthalle Exnergasse invites you to submit exhibition proposals for 2025.

Corresponding exhibition programme is decided upon in a 2-step application and review process by an advisory board.
Current board members: Anne Faucheret, Julia Haugeneder, Georgia Holz, Dejan Kaludjerović, Klaus Schafler

Submissions for solo exhibitions and exhibitions with students only will not be reviewed.

We only accept applications via the online application form. This will be accessible between 19.2. and 5.3.2024.
Deadline: 5.3.2024, 23:59 (CET, UTC+1)

MEMBERS:

Anne Faucheret

Anne Faucheret is a contemporary art historian, curator, and university lecturer. She was curator at Kunsthalle Wien from 2014 until 2022, where she organised numerous exhibitions and public programs, amongst others : Handspells (2022), Ana Hoffner ex-Prvulovic* & Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński (2021–22), Ho Rui An. The Ends of a Long Boom (2021), or Hysterical Mining (2019, together with Vanessa J. Müller). Her research revolves around the relation between art, bodies, and technologies, their entangled imaginaries and politics. More generally, she is interested in alternative methods of knowledge(s) production and in new ways of experiencing togetherness, challenging the Western anthropocentric tradition, and embracing feminist practices.

2023 - 2025

Julia Haugeneder

Julia Haugeneder(*1987 in Vienna) studied graphics and printmaking at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and at Central Saint Martins in London as well as art history, philosophy, and theatre, film, and media sciences at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her practice is centred around everyday objects, cinema history, and contemporary philosophy. She is active in the fields of sculpture and object art as well as printmaking. Haugeneder’s work was most recently shown at Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman in Vienna (2023), Neue Galerie Graz (2023), the State Gallery of Lower Austria (2022), Museum der Moderne Salzburg (2022), and Galerie Sophia Vonier, Salzburg. 2022 awarded a residency in Chicago and winner of the Art Prize of the State of Lower Austria.

www.juliahaugeneder.com

2022 - 2024

 

Georgia Holz

Georgia Holzis a trained art historian and works as independent curator, author, and editor based in Vienna. As a Senior Scientist she is part of the Team at the Department for Site-Specific Art at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. From 2006–15 she was assistant curator at the Generali Foundation in Vienna, and from 2003-05 curatorial assistant at Kunsthalle Wien.

Her interest focuses on artistic approaches and curatorial gestures that attempt to question and deconstruct hegemonic narratives with the means of “parafictional” and speculative strategies. Her main curatorial aspiration is making visible the unknown and unseen such as feminist art history.

Curatorial projects include Collections and Archives – How to Deal with Things. (BIG ART/University of Applied Arts Vienna, 2021), How we want to ork – Collective Practices and Complicities of Women Artsits (das weisse haus Wien, 2019, with S. Genzmer), Verbinden/Vertreten/Verteilen/Vermitteln/Verhandeln. 70 Years Tiroler Künstler*schaft (Innsbruck 2016, with B. Mahlknecht), Speech Acts. On Speaking as Political Action (Steirischer Herbst, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, 2015; mumok Cinema, Vienna 2016), and together with Claudia Slanar I Am Another World. Artistic Authorship between Desubjectivization and Recanonization (xhibit, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, 2013) as well as With a name like yours you might be any shape (University of California Irvine, 2012 and Tiroler Künstler*schaft, Innsbruck 2013).

She co-edited Philipp Fleischmann. Main Hall (2017), Christoph Weber. Uncast (2015), Textiles: Open Letter (with R. Frank, G. Watson, S. Folie, and S. Titz, 2015), A Book about Collecting and Exhibiting Conceptual Art After Conceptual Art (with S. Folie and I. Lafer, 2013).

2023 - 2025

Dejan Kaludjerović

Dejan Kaludjerović is an artist born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, who currently lives and works in Vienna. He studied at the School of Visual Arts New York City, the University of Applied Arts Vienna, and completed his master degree in visual arts at the Academy of Arts in Belgrade in 2004. For his achievements in the arts, Kaludjerović was granted an honourable Austrian citizenship. In 2017, Kaludjerović co-founded the Viennese organisation Verein K – Kunst, Kultur, Kommunikation.
Since finishing his studies, he has been exploring the connections between consumerism and childhood memories and analysing identity formation and the stability of representational forms. Kaludjerović’s work was most recently shown at Whitechapel gallery in London and Cultural Center of Belgrade (2023), BUCHAREST BIENNALE 10, Bucharest and SINOPALE 8 - Sinop Biennale Turkey (2022) and Steirischer Herbst 21 in Graz, Austria  (2021).
 

dejankaludjerovic.net

2023 - 2025

Klaus Schafler

Artist and project maker Klaus Schafler was appointed the new director of Kunsthalle Exnergasse in autumn 2022, where he aims to advance its programmes and discourses with a new team. Following studies in art at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and economics at the University of Graz and the Facolta di Scienze Politiche Messina, Schafler was a fellow at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, a visiting critic at ART OMI, and co-initiated the collaborative project Grammar of Urgencies, which currently conducts research on “Fleeting Territories”.

In his performative installations and staged lectures, he addresses the fragile balance between micro-aspects and the “world” as relational concepts, which are often projected onto a future that is already taking shape. His work has been shown at Kunsthaus Graz, nGbK, Berlin, JAUS Gallery, Los Angeles, K.U.L.M., Maldives Pavilion – 55th Venice Biennale, and Regionale12, Murau.

www.schafler.net

www.grammarofurgnecies.net

seit 2022