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Up into the Unknown

Peter Cook, Colin Fournier and the Kunsthaus Graz


Production Kunsthaus Graz  

In cooperation with the steirischer herbst festival

In collaboration with the Künstlerhaus – Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, Neue Galerie Graz, HDA and Technical University Graz.


Curated by: Barbara Steiner with Katia Huemer

Press tour: 22.09.2017, 10:30 am

Opening: 23.09.2017, 2 pm

Duration: 24.09.2017-25.03.2018


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Info press: +43-316/8017-9213 or DDI -9211


About the exhibition

The exhibition Up into the Unknown traces the creation of the Kunsthaus Graz, exploring thereby the relationship between visionary ideas and their realisation. A preset time frame, technical limitations, tight budgets, functional demands, and also elements of chance all changed the conception. Nevertheless, the building still speaks of utopian-visionary moments, which even today can enable the imagination to take flight. As commissioned works, contemporary artists tackle issues of change: what has become of certain ideas and the attitudes connected with them? How have social demands shifted? What has remained?


With works by Archigram, Bollinger + Grohmann, Peter Cook, Colin Fournier, Jessica Hausner, Niels Jonkhans, Mischa Kuball, Vera Lutter, Anna Meyer, realities:united, Isa Rosenberger, Gernot Stangl und Arthur Zalewski.


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