Sharing Transformation

29.09.2012-20.01.2013 10:00-17:00

Curated by: Katrin Bucher Trantow, Juan Estaban Sandova
Co-Curator: Katia Huemer, Paolo Naldini

A co-production with the Cittadellarte, in cooperation with the steirischen herbst.

Inspired by the works of Michelangelo Pistoletto, to whom the Neue Galerie Graz was devoting a solo exhibition showing a large portion of his work, the exhibition at the Kunsthaus Graz will follow the ideals of dialogue and participation as the starting point for an investigation into the conditions and aspirations of a model of participatory civil society.


Throughout his career, Pistoletto placed the notion of participation at the heart of his work, considering it as the starting point for all artistic creation. Michelangelo Pistoletto initiated the Cittadellarte conceived as an open network, which while acknowledging the distinctions between work, education, communication, art, food, politics, spirituality and the economy, at the same time emphasizes the common inspiration in each open microcosm, positing a comprehensive notion of production in the foreground of an art system that functions largely according to economic considerations. The exhibition at the Kunsthaus Graz addresses this ideal of participatory work with art understood as an intervention, showing various projects by artists and artist collectives in their desire to create subversive, open and sustainable world models through culture.


With: Claudia Bosse, Leopold Calice, Chimurenga, Cittadellarte, constructLab, el Puente_lab, Evento, Gudran, Love Difference/Michelangelo Pistoletto, ParaArtFormation (PUF), Dan Peterman, Visible, Vitamin Creative Space


Kunsthaus Graz

Lendkai 1
8020 Graz, Österreich
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23. October 2020 to 09. April 2021 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 6pm
10. April 2021 to 31. October 2021 Mon-Sun, public holidays 10am - 6pm
01. November 2021 to 31. December 2021 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 6pm

Architecture tours
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24th/25th December 2020
1st January 2021 10am - 1pm
1st January 2021 5pm - 6pm
16th February 2021
24th/25th December 2021

Cittadellarte Fondazione Pistoletto

steirischer herbst

Publikation zur Ausstellung "Book of Transformation"


Tuesday, 15.01.2013/07:00 PM , Space01

Publishing and Self-Publishing in Contemporary Art, Scope and potential of publishing


Friday, 21.12.2012/10:00 AM , Space01

Rebirth-day, party of democratic sharing in the city of art Cittadellarte


Tuesday, 16.10.2012/06:00 PM , Space01

Where the soil is., Permaconversation


Saturday, 29.09.2012/01:00 PM , Space01

Cittadellarte, Sharing Transformation


Saturday, 29.09.2012/04:30 PM, Space01

Participation, Intervention and "Patho-Politics", When Art Gets Involved