Austrian Cultural Forum NYC - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Austrian Cultural Forum NYC. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Martin Roth “In May 2017 I cultivated a piece of land in Midtown Manhattan nurtured by tweets”

    Martin Roth “In May 2017 I cultivated a piece of land in Midtown Manhattan nurtured by tweets”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2017-05-03 - 2017-06-21

    The Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents a new installation by Austrian-born, New York-based artist Martin Roth, titled In May 2017 I cultivated a piece of land in Midtown Manhattan nurtured by tweets. In...More »

  • poster for “Constructing Paradise” Exhibition

    “Constructing Paradise” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2017-02-01 - 2017-04-24

    Curated by Dieter Buchhart Curatorial Advisor: Mathias Kessler The Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents Constructing Paradise, a group exhibition curated by Dieter Buchhart and Mathias Kessler...More »

  • poster for “10 Years of VIENNA DESIGN WEEK” Exhibition

    “10 Years of VIENNA DESIGN WEEK” Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2016-09-22 - 2017-01-16

    The Austrian Cultural Forum New York is pleased to announce a ten year retrospective of Vienna’s largest and most influential design event, VIENNA DESIGN WEEK. The multifaceted exhibition 10 Years of VIENNA...More »

  • poster for Ulrike Königshofer “Sense and Record”

    Ulrike Königshofer “Sense and Record”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-07-07 - 2016-07-28

    The Austrian Cultural Forum New York (ACFNY), in collaboration with studio das weisse haus and Erste Bank present the exhibition sense and record by Ulrike Königshofer—winner of the first Erste Bank MoreVALUE...More »

  • poster for “DIS-PLAY / RE-PLAY” Exhibition

    “DIS-PLAY / RE-PLAY” Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture - Installation
    • 2016-05-04 - 2016-09-05

    The Austrian Cultural Forum New York (ACFNY) presents DIS-PLAY / RE-PLAY. A group exhibition examining the roles of artistic and architectural display in the context of the ACFNY’s unusual exhibition space,...More »

  • poster for “Normalities” Exhibition

    “Normalities” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-01-20 - 2016-04-12

    The Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents Normalities, a show starring artists from the Western Balkan region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia), Croatia,...More »

  • poster for Erich Lessing and Andrew Mezvinsky “The Jewish Museum on 52nd Street”

    Erich Lessing and Andrew Mezvinsky “The Jewish Museum on 52nd Street”

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    • Media: Photography - Installation
    • 2015-09-30 - 2016-01-03

    The Austrian Cultural Forum New York announces two exhibitions touring from the Jewish Museum Vienna: LESSING PRESENTS LESSING, works by noted photographer Erich Lessing, curated by his daughter Hannah...More »

  • poster for “Display of the Centuries. Frederick Kiesler and Contemporary Art” Exhibition

    “Display of the Centuries. Frederick Kiesler and Contemporary Art” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-04-01 - 2015-07-27

    Display of the Centuries. Frederick Kiesler and Contemporary Art at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York is dedicated to the work and ideas of the Austrian-American architect, designer, artist, and theoretician...More »

  • poster for “Lenin: Icebreaker Revisited” EXhibition

    “Lenin: Icebreaker Revisited” EXhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2014-12-11 - 2015-03-09

    In 1957 the Soviet Union launched the icebreaker Lenin to international fanfare which included delegations from the United States and United Kingdom. As the world’s first nuclear-powered civilian vessel...More »

  • poster for Martin Karplus “Photographs 1953 – 2009”

    Martin Karplus “Photographs 1953 – 2009”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-09-25 - 2014-11-28

    Martin Karplus is a chemist, Professor emeritus at Harvard University, and Nobel laureate who has spent the past fifty years consumed by a passion for documenting humanity in thousands of photographs....More »

  • poster for “Self-Timer Stories” Exhibition

    “Self-Timer Stories” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-06-18 - 2014-09-08

    Curator: Felicitas THUN-HOHENSTEIN Exhibition Design: Dorit MARGREITER This group exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York, titled Self-Timer Stories, shows works from the Federal Austrian...More »

  • poster for “Vienna Complex” Exhibition

    “Vienna Complex” Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Furniture - Video installation
    • 2014-02-27 - 2014-05-26

    This new international group exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York, titled “Vienna Complex,” is being presented in conjunction with Carnegie Hall’s three week-long festival, Vienna: City of...More »

  • poster for “An I for an Eye: Counter-Representations of Geopolitical Conflict” Exhibition

    “An I for an Eye: Counter-Representations of Geopolitical Conflict” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video installation
    • 2013-09-18 - 2014-01-06

    This international group exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York gathers together different artistic reactions to the ways in which media representations of violent conflict are increasingly...More »

  • poster for "The Vienna Model: Housing for the 21st Century City" Exhibition

    "The Vienna Model: Housing for the 21st Century City" Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture - Installation
    • 2013-04-17 - 2013-09-02

    This new exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents THE VIENNA MODEL, a survey of public housing design in the Austrian capital of Vienna curated by Wolfgang Förster and William Menking....More »

  • poster for "[UN]NATURAL LIMITS" Exhibition

    "[UN]NATURAL LIMITS" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video installation
    • 2013-01-23 - 2013-04-02

    This exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York gathers together different artistic reactions to the alienating effects of the unfettered global exploitation of resources, and offers insight into...More »

  • poster for "Against the Specialist: Contemporary References to Arnold Schoenberg in Image and Sound" Exhibition

    "Against the Specialist: Contemporary References to Arnold Schoenberg in Image and Sound" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Video installation
    • 2012-09-13 - 2013-01-06

    A modern day appraisal of Austrian composer Arnold Schoenberg and his legacy forms the point of departure for the Austrian Cultural Forum’s fall 2012 exhibition, titled "Against the Specialist." The show,...More »

  • poster for "IT CAME FROM chashama" Exhibition

    "IT CAME FROM chashama" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2012-07-10 - 2012-07-22

    WochenKlausur Features, New York (USA), a project by Vienna-based group WochenKlausur, who are part of the Austrian Cultural Forum's tenth anniversary exhibition, OUR HAUS, focuses on contemporary positions...More »

  • poster for "Our Haus" Exhibition

    "Our Haus" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2012-05-17 - 2012-08-26

    The Austrian Cultural Forum New York (ACFNY) presents Our Haus, an exhibition in celebration of its ten year anniversary. Curated by Amanda McDonald Crowley, Our Haus forgoes a typical survey, instead...More »

  • poster for Kathrin Rhomberg "Curator's Perspective: The Virtue of Unprofessionalism" Lecture

    Kathrin Rhomberg "Curator's Perspective: The Virtue of Unprofessionalism" Lecture

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2012-05-14 - 2012-05-14

    The Austrian Cultural Forum and Independent Curators International present a lecture by Vienna-based independent curator Kathrin Rhomberg, “The Virtue of Unprofessionalism,” for the third Curator’s Perspective...More »

  • poster for "The Locus of Control" Exhibition

    "The Locus of Control" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography
    • 2012-04-30 - 2012-05-06

    The exhibition was curated by Patrick Gibson, in association with On Stellar Rays, and will feature works by artists Zipora Fried, Christoph Schlingensief, and Hans Schabus. The show cites the social psychology...More »

  • poster for "It's the Political Economy, Stupid" Exhibition

    "It's the Political Economy, Stupid" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video installation
    • 2012-01-24 - 2012-04-22

    The Austrian Cultural Forum New York is pleased to present this international group exhibition, curated by the Austrian-American team of Oliver Ressler and Gregory Sholette. The title derives from the...More »

  • poster for "Beauty Contest" Exhibition

    "Beauty Contest" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-09-21 - 2012-01-03

    "Beauty Contest" deals with one of the most trivial everyday experiences: the daily encounter with human beauty and its social construction. A perennial anthropologic subject dating back to the writings...More »

  • poster for "Fünf Räume" Exhibition

    "Fünf Räume" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2011-05-23 - 2011-09-05

    The exhibition presents five emerging artists who have been given the opportunity to transform a distinct space within the gallery of the Austrian Cultural Forum by creating new, site-specific installations....More »

  • poster for "Alpine Desire" Exhibition

    "Alpine Desire" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2011-01-27 - 2011-05-08

    The exhibition dialectically examines the various desires associated with and the abysses hiding behind the cultural-historical subject of the Alps. It juxtaposes art-historical icons of 19th century Romanticism...More »

  • poster for "FAQ Serbia" Exhibition

    "FAQ Serbia" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2010-09-23 - 2010-10-10

    With the onset of war in former Yugoslavia, Serbia became perceived by some as a violent and xenophobic nation. International media coverage of the war helped establish stereotypes across the world and...More »

  • poster for "Serbia - Frequently Asked Question" Exhibition

    "Serbia - Frequently Asked Question" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Other - Video installation
    • 2010-09-23 - 2011-01-11

    The Austrian Cultural Forum New York and the Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade presents an exhibition of works by 18 contemporary artists entitled Serbia - Frequently Asked Questions. The artists, many...More »

  • poster for "NineteenEightyFour" Exhibition

    "NineteenEightyFour" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Video installation
    • 2010-05-27 - 2010-09-05

    This exhibition examines the evolution of imagery and language in what has been described as our panoptic era. While its roots are grounded in the concepts that arose from the 1948 novel by George Orwell,...More »

  • poster for "Solace" Exhibition

    "Solace" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Performance Art
    • 2010-02-04 - 2010-05-15

    This exhibition understands art in a very mundane sense as a source of solace. It is committed to the mildly intoxicating character of beauty and the inebriating quality of alcohol and embraces the baser...More »

  • poster for "Videorama: Subversion, Absurdity, and Form in Austrian Video Art" Exhibition

    "Videorama: Subversion, Absurdity, and Form in Austrian Video Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Video installation
    • 2009-12-01 - 2010-01-23

    The Ursula Blickle Videoarchiv of the Kunsthalle Wien consists of several thousand videos focusing on video art from Austria. Three jurors: Massimiliano Gioni, Sabine Himmelsbach, and Ian White selected...More »

  • poster for "1989: The End of History or the Beginning of the Future? Video Art Comments on a Time Shift" Exhibition

    "1989: The End of History or the Beginning of the Future? Video Art Comments on a Time Shift" Exhibition

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    • Media: Video installation
    • 2009-11-02 - 2009-11-24

    As its fall focus, the Austrian Cultural Forum presents the video-based exhibition "1989: The End of History or the Beginning of the Future?" which features 15 films from international artists, and will...More »

  • poster for "sound:frame festival" Exhibition

    "sound:frame festival" Exhibition

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    • Media: Other - Video installation
    • 2009-09-13 - 2009-10-31

    The Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents the best work from the sound:frame festival, the worldwide leading VJ/DJ event from Vienna. The exhibit sound:frame:remix will show seven videos and installations...More »

  • poster for "Critical Strategies in Art and Media: Perspectives of New Cultural Practices" Conference & Symposium

    "Critical Strategies in Art and Media: Perspectives of New Cultural Practices" Conference & Symposium

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-09-10 - 2009-09-10

    A roundtable conference of digital theorists and practitioners on the future of cultural intelligence and freedoms. This roundtable will address questions such as "Beyond the obsolete models of artist...More »

  • poster for "The Seen and the Hidden: (Dis)covering the Veil" Exhibition

    "The Seen and the Hidden: (Dis)covering the Veil" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Installation - Video installation
    • 2009-05-22 - 2009-08-29

    The woman's veil is one of the most symbolically charged pieces of clothing in contemporary dress; it is provocative even when it is not revealing. With roots in the three Abrahamic religions, it has become...More »

  • poster for "Open Space Uncurated: Creative Migration" Exhibition

    "Open Space Uncurated: Creative Migration" Exhibition

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    • Media: Other - Other
    • 2009-04-14 - 2009-05-14

    This spring, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York is launching its new project, OPEN SPACE UNCURATED, as an annual event. For one month, young Austrian artists living in the USA and working in a variety...More »

  • "The Artist As Troublemaker" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Performance Art
    • 2008-12-10 - 2009-04-03

    Art often has the potential to "make trouble", with artists serving as the "troublemakers" who want to rethink and reinvent the existing social order and its institutions. Museums are the focal point and...More »

  • poster for "Cutting Realities: Gender Strategies in Art" Exhibition

    "Cutting Realities: Gender Strategies in Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Performance Art
    • 2008-09-23 - 2008-11-29

    "Cutting Realities" is an exhibition that links the historically important decade of the 1960s with contemporary approaches to issues of gender, demonstrating how artists articulate their concerns on a...More »

  • poster for "Bread and Soccer" Exhibition

    "Bread and Soccer" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video installation
    • 2008-05-28 - 2008-09-13

    In June 2008, Austria and Switzerland play host to the European championship soccer tournament UEFA Euro 2008. Spectators and players alike will celebrate a game that has been a cultural phenomenon long...More »

  • "Under Pain of Death" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography
    • 2008-01-22 - 2008-05-10

    In 2006, 1,591 people were executed around the world. They were hanged, shot, beheaded, poisoned, or tortured to death. In China, the country where most executions were carried out, the bodies of delinquents...More »

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