Events

5.7.2022, 18:00

Film Screening and Artist Talk with Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński

Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński, recipient of the Camera Austria Award for Contemporary Photography by the City of Graz 2021, will present two of her films and talk with Christina Töpfer about her artistic practice on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 6 p.m., at the ParisBerlin>fotogroup’s Fotohaus Arles. After the presentation we will be happy to invite you for […]

Magazine

published on 15.6.2022

158 | 2022

Many of the contributions in this issue examine the question of how artists position themselves in the field of tension between creative and wage work, how it might be possible to revolutionize post-industrial forms of work from within, to design them in a socially compatible way, and to create an awareness of work that takes […]

Exhibitions

CURRENT 11.6.–14.8.2022

Laura Mulvey & Peter Wollen –
Intersections in Theory, Film, and Art

Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen are best known as film theorists and filmmakers. As writers, they made highly influential interventions in film theory such as Mulvey’s Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema and Wollen’s The Two Avant-Gardes (both 1975). Between 1974 and 1983, the duo made six films together, seeking cinematic forms that investigated and countered […]

Events

11.6.2022, 1 pm

Artist’s talk
Laura Mulvey

In the scope of the exhibition Laura Mulvey & Peter Wollen – Intersections in Theory, Film, and Art, the world-famous film theorist and artist Laura Mulvey will come to Graz and give an artist’s talk, followed by a converation with the curators of the show Oliver Fuke & Nicolas Helm-Grovas. Laura Mulvey is Professor of […]

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published on 14.6.2022

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Events

25.5.2022

Symposium
Curating the Archive? Strategies on the Intersection of Remembrance and Critical Engagement

The symposium “Curating the Archive? Strategies on the Intersection of Remembrance and Critical Engagement” is organized by the Centre for Cultural Studies at the Karl-Franzens University Graz, in collaboration with Camera Austria. In 1992 the artist Fred Wilson asked “What is a museum anyway? Or a curator for that matter? And what is an ‘audience’? […]

Books

published on 28. April 2022

Martin Behr, Martin Osterider: Triester 16

The artists Martin Behr and Martin Osterider, both born 1964 in Graz, have been embarking since 2003 on photographic forays into the Triester district of Graz, where they grew up. They take paths familiar to both from the frequent family strolls of their childhood. The book series Triester has been published since 2013 in the […]

Exhibitions

19.3.– 22.5.2022

Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel
On the Margins

The films by Vienna’s director duo Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel count among the most fascinating and sensuous works of recent Austrian film history. They are shown at international film festivals and have received numerous awards. At once social realistic and poetic, the films are compelling not least due to their tender treatment of and […]

Blog

published on 07. March 2022

#StandWithUkraine

Camera Austria supports the petition shared by L’Internationale and shares their open letter against the war in Ukraine. Please make sure to sign the petition here: https://www.change.org/p/art-world-art-world-oppose-russia-s-invasion-of-ukraine — To the art community, As an international community engaged in contemporary art—museum professionals, artists, educators, curators, writers—L’Internationale urges everyone to immediately oppose the Russian army’s invasion of Ukraine. […]

Magazine

Out on 9.3.2022

157 | 2022

The artists featured in this issue are interested in exploring the heterogeneous ways in which the visual worlds of artistic works, advertising and media images, strategies of product display, and the ephemera and spatial manifestations of (late) capitalism shape our everyday lives. These artists examine the related issue of which stories/histories, desires and chasms, and […]

Events

25. – 27.3.2022

Camera Austria at the Photobook Market of FOTO WIEN

Within the scope of the FOTO WIEN festival, which is taking place for the second time and realizes more than 140 exhibitions and around 300 events together with numerous program partners, the Photobook Market organized by FOTOHOF edition will take place from March 25 to 27, 2022. For this event, selected publishers and photo bookstores have […]

Events

19.3.2022, 12:00 – 21:00

It’s a Book 2022 / Leipzig

Auch im Jahr 2022 findet die Kunstbuchmesse it’s a book an dem für die Leipziger Buchmesse vorgesehenen Wochenende in der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig statt. Wir präsentieren dort unsere Märzausgabe, Camera Austria International Nr. 157, mit Arbeiten von Pierre Leguillon, Marge Monko, Pacifico Silano, Michele Abeles und Lucie Stahl sowie zuletzt in der […]

Events

8.3.2022, 7 pm

Artist’s Talk
Eva Maria Ocherbauer: Olorisa

The publication Olorisa investigates the complex relations of art and spirituality in terms of cross-cultural contexts by revisiting the revitalization of the sacred grove of the Yoruba Orisa (deity) Osun, located in Osogbo, Western Nigeria. The four contemporary artists involved—Rahima Gambo, Eva Maria Ocherbauer (initiator of the project), Adeola Olagunju, and Roberta Stein—revisit the Osun […]

Exhibitions

12.12.2021–27.2.2022

Sandra Schäfer
Contaminated Landscapes

Kontaminierte Landschaften (Contaminated Landscapes) deals with the region where Sandra Schäfer grew up: the Westerwald, a rural area located roughly one hour away from Cologne. Three camera-related perspectives on the agricultural landscape and the day-to-day life of its residents are the subject of the work: that of the Cologne-based photographer August Sander starting in circa […]

Magazine

published on 29.11.2021

156 | 2021

In a time of environmental degradation, wasted resources, and political inaction, thinking about a “good life” seems nearly impossible. Camera Austria nevertheless responded to the call for tenders by the City of Graz within the framework of Graz Kulturjahr 2020 with the project The City & The Good Life, which was conceived by the entire […]

Exhibitions

published on 27. November 2021

Exhibition program 2022

When the typical impressions of societies are most evident at their peripheries, then what is awaiting photography itself along its edges, granted they are even still discernible? In 2022, in any case, Camera Austria’s exhibition program is moving in the direction of contemporary cinema, experimental film of the 1970s and 1980s, present-day colonial manifestations, and […]

Exhibitions

17.12.2021 – 16.1.2022

Ulrike Königshofer
The Faulty Image

This exhibition is the final one in a series of three presentations in addition to the regular 2021 exhibition program. “Wahrnehmung,” the German term for perception, still goes back to the idea that people could regard something communicated by the senses as “wahr” (true): I know that it’s true because I saw it with my […]