18–25 NOVEMBER 2022
Wiedner Hauptstraße 140
1050 Wien

For the 18th consecutive yr, VIENNA ART WEEK will flip all spotlights on Vienna as a metropolis of artwork. This yr’s theme CHALLENGING ORDERS invitations artists to query current norms and orders of their creative follow in quite a lot of methods: for instance, by difficult and changing current canons, by criticizing establishments, or by rethinking the social and political established order. VIENNA ART WEEK sees itself as a joint platform of the Viennese artwork group and is predicated on a cooperation of Viennese artwork establishments, artwork universities, galleries, and unbiased artwork areas that’s distinctive worldwide.


Over time, VIENNA ART WEEK has developed into some of the necessary artwork occasions within the Danube area. With its 23 Artwork Cluster members, round 70 program companions, 35,000 guests yearly and 140 occasions which can be open to the general public freed from cost, it makes Vienna’s artwork world seen each nationally and internationally yearly within the third week of November.

The wide selection of occasions through the week – from guided excursions to skilled talks, performances, workshops, exhibition openings and visits to artists’ studios – showcases the town’s high-profile artwork scene and is exclusive in its kind.

© Rainer Fehringer
© Rainer Fehringer


Exhibition within the Home of CHALLENGING ORDERS (19–25 NOV, 1–7 pm) Wiedner Haupstraße 140, 1050 Vienna

A condemned workplace constructing turns into the exhibition venue for the VIENNA ART WEEK and thus a novel artistic experimental area. On three flooring and a complete of 1,000m2, round 40 nationwide and worldwide artists and performers query current orders, canons and programs and invite us to problem our personal preconceived opinions and ideas. It should embody works by the Guerrilla Women, Christa Joo Hyun D’Angelo, Coco Fusco, Regina José Galindo, Pipilotti Rist, Roberta Lima, Manu Luksch, The Sure Males, Oliver Ressler, Jenny Marketou and Lisl Ponger, amongst others. Curated by Robert Punkenhofer and Julia Hartmann.

Open Studio Days (19+20 NOV, 1–6 pm)

This yr’s skilled jury – Robert Punkenhofer (Inventive Director VIENNA ART WEEK), Angela Stief (director Albertina fashionable), Klaus Speidel (thinker, artwork critic and curator), Rita Vitorelli (artist and writer Spike Artwork Journal) and Julia Hartmann (Affiliate Curator VIENNA ART WEEK) – has chosen 50 artists out of 160 submissions that can open their studios all through Vienna to guests on two afternoons. Six guided excursions take guests to most of the studios.

CHALLENGING ORDERS Exhibition Parcours (19+20 NOV, completely different time slots)

The parcours results in seven chosen studios that characteristic works associated to the theme of VIENNA ART WEEK. Curator talks will present insights into the work of the artists. A shuttle bus will take guests from one discuss to the subsequent.

Artists & curators:

Eva Beresin & Angela Stief • Rah Eleh & Klaus Speidel •
Soli Kiani & Julia Hartmann • Lars* Kollros & Julia Hartmann •
Guido Kucsko & Angela Stief • Barbis Ruder & Aline Lara Retzende •
Borjana Ventzislavova & Klaus Speidel

CHALLENGING ORDERS Line-up (25 NOV, 4–8 pm) Wiedner Haupstraße 140, 1050 Vienna

The yearly altering theme is a stimulus for this system companions and a suggestion for the content material of the artwork week’s program. Within the Line-up, discursive codecs, movie screenings and performances line up for an intensive afternoon at a speedy, various tempo. Among the many top-class company are Aindrea Emelife (curator, London), Jenny Marketou (artist, Athens/New York), Natascha Strobl (political scientist, Vienna), Manu Luksch (artist, London), Katharina Taylor (curator, Kiev) and Brigitte Buchhammer (thinker, Vienna).

Christa Joo Hyun D'Angelo
Christa Joo Hyun D’Angelo. Bieber – Portrait
© Christa Joo Hyun D’Angelo

VIENNA ART WEEK Artist Residency powered by Superbude Vienna

In cooperation with the lodge companion Superbude Vienna, VIENNA ART WEEK affords a 2-week artist residency. The US artist Christa Joo Hyun D’Angelo, who lives and works in Berlin, has been chosen. The residency studio can be a part of the Open Studio Days program. As well as, the artist will take part within the exhibition on the Home of CHALLENGING ORDERS.

Christa Joo Hyun D'Angelo. Appetite for Destruction, 2022 © Christa
Joo Hyun D'Angelo
Christa Joo Hyun D’Angelo. Urge for food for Destruction, 2022
© Christa Joo Hyun D’Angelo

Galleries: intensive outreach program (18+19 NOV)

Quite a few guided excursions will provide new insights to guests. For instance, three Gallery Excursions with artwork mediator Lisa Moravec take contributors to eleven chosen high Viennese galleries:

Galerie Crone Wien
Galerie Elisabeth und Klaus Thoman
Galerie Ernst Hilger
Galerie Krinzinger
Galerie Layr
Galerie nächst St. Stephan – Rosemarie Schwarzwälder

König Wien
Lukas Feichtner Galerie
Projektraum Viktor Bucher
Rauminhalt Harald Bichler

A complete of 140 occasions by 70 program companions (18–25 NOV)

Round 140 occasions in establishments, unbiased areas, exhibition areas and
galleries guarantee a various and thrilling program all through the week. Artwork
training is a precedence, with quite a few guided excursions bringing guests nearer to
up to date artwork. The next Artwork Cluster members have their exhibition opening through the VIENNA ART WEEK:

Jean-Frédéric Schnyder |
The Otolith Group |
Patricia L. Boyd

blended up with others
earlier than we even start

©2022 Vienna Artwork Week, Rainer Fehringer, Christa Joo Hyun D’Angelo

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