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Presence and Appearance


Curated by: Diana Brus

Design: Werner Schrempf


Opening: 21.04.2018, 11 am
Duration: 22.04.–04.11.2018


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Info press: +43-316/8017-9213 und DW -9211

About the exhibition

In the exhibition Presence and Appearance, four artists from the Ennstal region once again get involved in the special exhibition at Schloss Trautenfels with their works. After a successful collaboration in 2014, contemporary works by Andreas Müller, Roland Reiter, Patrick Topitschnig and Elisabeth Wildling are once again on show in the Marble Hall, pieces that engage with themes from the current special exhibition titled God and the World. What do we actually believe in? Questions of spirituality and the associated meta-levels of faith and thought that take shape in this process are dealt with in an open and connective way, in line with artistic positions. The sculptural focus of the works presented thus reflects the exhibition title in the sense of being visual evidence of what otherwise seems only visible to the inner eye.


Parallel to Presence and Appearance, the exhibition God and the World is on show until 31.10.2018. To mark two anniversaries – 500 years of the Lutheran Theses (2017) and 800 Years of the Graz-Seckau Diocese (2017) – the special exhibition in Schloss Trautenfels is dedicated to the broader theme of ‘Faith and Believing’.


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