Magazine

Release on 20. 6. 2017

138 | 2017

In recent years, Camera Austria has worked with many artists whose works deal quite directly with archive-related issues. The artists Özlem Altin, Sven Augustijnen, Eric Baudelaire, Martin Beck, Peggy Buth, Peter Friedl, Maryam Jafri, Tatiana Lecomte, Uriel Orlow, Ines Schaber, and Ala Younis, among others, construct in their artwork a kind of archive—temporary, provisional—and compile […]

Events

22.6.2017, 6 pm

Exhibition Preview and Lecture on the Archive of Camera Austria

In previewing our upcoming exhibition “Un-Curating the Archive”, Christiane Kuhlmann (curator at Museum der Moderne Salzburg) will be giving an introductory lecture. She will discuss the general conditions prevailing in Austria at the time of Camera Austria’s founding, the genesis of the image, text, and network archive as it is currently being updated and presented, […]

Exhibitions

UPCOMING 24.6.–13.8.2017

Un-Curating the Archive

In recent years, a series of artistic positions were present—both in the exhibitions of Camera Austria and in the magazine Camera Austria International—which deal with questions related to the archive. So on the one hand, the point is to imagine archives that do not exist but would be necessary, and on the other, to add […]

Events

10.6.-11.6.2017

5th ViennaPhotoBookFestival

We are very pleased to present—as part of the 5th ViennaPhotoBookFestival—the comprehensive artists’ book project “Triester” with two new releases, volumes 11 and 12, on Saturday; and then an excerpt from the Edition Camera Austria on Sunday. Since 2003 Martin Behr and Martin Osterrider have been embarking on photographic forays into the Triester settlement, where they were raised, in the Graz […]

Events

13.7.–17.6.2017

LISTE – Art Fair Basel 2017

Camera Austria International 137 at LISTE Basel: Since its inception in 1996, LISTE has developed into one of the most important fairs for mostly new, but also to some extent a middle generation of galleries. LISTE focuses on introducing young galleries with primarily emerging, as yet little known artists. Each year, approximately 80 galleries from over […]

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Books

published on 03. May 2017

Tatiana Lecomte: Meine erste Löwin

The photographic source material, which Tatiana Lecomte liberally appropriates, which she “borrows”, to use the artist’s own words for her approach, is to be seen not only in a general historical context but most especially as being anchored in the history of photography. Images that document African safaris and stylize the slaying of animals as […]

Events

7.5.2017, 3pm

Artist’s talk with Hans Hansen

Hans Hansen is widely considered to be one of the most important creators of product and still-life photography. His pictorial language evolved through a quest for simplification and by toying with form and alienation, usually based on his experiments with light. By using reduction and liberating objects from their contexts of origin, Hansen has succeeded […]

Events

4. - 7. 5. 2017

Frieze New York 2017

Camera Austria International 137 at Frieze New York: Taking place on Randall’s Island Park May 5 – 7, the sixth edition of Frieze New York brings together more than 200 leading galleries from 31 countries, showcasing ambitious presentations and new commissions by significant international artists from emerging talents to seminal and rediscovered 20th century masters. […]

Events

4. 5. 2017

On Publishing (Photography), LE BAL, Paris

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the magazine EIKON, LE BAL, in cooperation with the Forum Culturel Autrichien (Paris), invites editors, graphic designers, photographers, and historians to discuss the future of print publications dedicated to photography. This event, as proposed by Abigail Solomon-Godeau, author and professor emeritus at the University of California, Santa […]

Exhibitions

18.3. – 4.6.2017

Hans Hansen: Atelier

Hans Hansen is widely considered to be one of the most important creators of product and still-life photography. His pictorial language evolved through a quest for simplification and by toying with form and alienation, usually based on his experiments with light. By using reduction and liberating objects from their contexts of origin, Hansen has succeeded […]

Magazine

Release on 22. 3. 2017

137 | 2017

During a period of difficult and confusing societal and cultural transformation, where the question of differentiation between the truth and the real appears to be made ever more impossible, it may well be important to move the gaze from the centre towards the peripheries—as we already did in the previous issues. We must depart from […]

Events

21. - 23. 4. 2017

Art Brussels 2017

Camera Austria International 137 at Art Brussels 2017: Though it retains its youthful profile as a discovery fair, Art Brussels is one of Europe’s original and most established fairs, celebrating this year its 35th edition. Since its inception, Art Brussels has evolved into a must-see international contemporary art fair, and one of Europe’s top art […]

Events

31 March 2017

Books Launch: New publications by School for Contemporary Arts / Vancouver

The release of four new publications by Simon Fraser University, School for Contemporary Arts will be celebrated on March 31, 2017. Among them the following two books by Urban Subjects (Sabine Bitter, Jeff Derksen, Helmut Weber): The Militant Image Reader (Edition Camera Austria, 2015) and Front, Field, Line, Plane: Researching the Militant Image (adocs, 2016). The first brings […]

Books

published on 07. March 2017

Martin Behr, Martin Osterider: Triester 12

Since 2003 the artists Martin Behr und Martin Osterider, both born 1964 in Graz, have been embarking on photographic forays into the Triester settlement in the Graz district of Gries, where they both grew up—independently of one another and on a regular basis. They always take the same two paths, ones they had both often […]

Events

10.3.2017, 8 pm

Martin Behr, Martin Osterider: Triester

A crow, mistletoe in wintery trees, an abandoned petrol station, ACAB, “Magreth’s Café”, the café “Bombon”, the café/lounge/dance bar “Monte Cito”, graffiti with the trickled words “Liebe! Liebe!” (Love! Love!), industrial buildings, a riverbank, an SK Sturm scarf on the rear shelf of a blue Peugeot 106 XR, torn posters, streets and sidewalks and pathways […]

Events

17 February – 2 April 2017

Videonale.16

Festival for Video and Time-Based Arts, Kunsmuseum Bonn, 17.02. – 02.04.2017 Camera Austria International 135 and Camera Austria International 136 with a focus on video art is presented in the reading area and available at the Walther König bookstore in the Kunstmusem Bonn. The 16th Videonale – Festival for Video and Time-Based Arts, under the […]

Magazine

Release on 12. 12. 2016

136 | 2016

When society experiences its typical character along its margins, a concept that we explored in the last issue, this applies all the more to the photographic images themselves. In this issue, we are focusing on transitions from the photographic to the performative, on passages in photography leading to the dispositifs of cinema and video, both […]