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Prize of the Province of Styria for the Promotion of Contemporary Visual Art 2021

10.12.2021-06.06.2022 19:00


Neue Galerie Graz, Joanneumsviertel, 8010 Graz

 

Curated by Lina Albrikiene (Radvila Palace Museum of Art, Vilnius)
Press tour: 09.12.2021, 11 am
Soft Opening: 09.12.2021, 5-9 pm
Duration: 10.12.2021–06.06.2022

 

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About the exhibition

For the Promotion Prize of the Province of Styria for Contemporary Fine Arts 2021 competition, 12 artists have been selected for the group exhibition in which they present diverse media art works including (sound-)installations, video, sculptures, posters, paintings, objects and ceramic works.

 

The title of the exhibition, A Playground Guide to Getting Lost, suggests three possible clues to explain the show. The playground signifies childhood and its memories, as well as the experience coming from that past that leads us to emotions, feelings, primary knowledge; guide alludes to possible paths, destinations, as well as the uncertainty and assistance needed, inevitable elements of life, especially nowadays; getting lost, a term which is not yet explicit, and which depends on how the two previously suggested concepts are interpreted in each person’s mind. It may be that a constructive guide will hint at certain reminiscences and will evoke such diverse emotions as fun or sadness, humour or seriousness. Other visitors might well get lost in the field of their insight—or find the key to as yet unanswered misery. Ultimately, a sense of absurdity will likely be awakened.

 

Artists: Alfredo Barsuglia, Kamilla Bischof, Beate Gatschelhofer, Georg Haberler, Daniel Hafner, Veronika Hauer, Ernst Koslitsch, Alfred Lenz, Ute Müller, Armin A. Pichler, René Stiegler, zweintopf

Images

Publication is permitted exclusively in the context of announcements and reviews related to the exhibition. Please avoid any cropping of the images. Thank you for crediting the photographs according to the enclosed indications.

 

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Material


Sujet "Förderungspreis 2021",
Sujet "Förderungspreis 2021",

Grafik: UMJ


Sujet-Foerderungspreis-2021.jpg (0.32 MB)

Alfredo Barsuglia “The big promise”, 2021
Alfredo Barsuglia “The big promise”, 2021

Wood, plastic, water, plants and other materials, 150 × 200 × 200 cm, Courtesy Nicole Gnesa Gallery, Munich © Bildrecht, Vienna 2021


barsuglia das-grosse-versprechen 2021 foto-alfredo-barsuglia.jpg (0.75 MB)

Alfredo Barsuglia “The big promise”, 2021,
Alfredo Barsuglia “The big promise”, 2021,

Wood, plastic, water, plants and other materials, 150 × 200 × 200 cm, Courtesy Nicole Gnesa Gallery, Munich © Bildrecht, Vienna 2021


barsuglia gluecksbrunnen.jpg (20.83 MB)

Kamilla Bischof “Aloe Vera”, 2019
Kamilla Bischof “Aloe Vera”, 2019

Oil on canvas, 150 × 180 cm, Photo: Ingo Kniest


bischof aloe-vera 2019 foto-ingo-kniest.jpg (2.53 MB)

Kamilla Bischof “Elephant”, 2020,
Kamilla Bischof “Elephant”, 2020,

Oil and acrylic paint on plastic, 58 × 30 × 48 cm, Photo: Kati Göttfried


bischof elefant 20020 foto-kati-goettfried.jpg (1.26 MB)

Beate Gatschelhofer “it used to be more fun”, 2019–2021,
Beate Gatschelhofer “it used to be more fun”, 2019–2021,

3-part series of objects, poem, stoneware, porcelain, tricycle, metal object, wood, faux leather, rope, 79 × 39 × 54 cm, 53 × 40 × 47 cm, 45 × 31 × 70 cm, Photo: Beate Gatschelhofer


gatschelhofer frueherwardasaberlustiger 2019-2021 foto-beate-gatschelhofer.jpg (0.85 MB)

Beate Gatschelhofer “The Arrangement of Chance”, 2019,
Beate Gatschelhofer “The Arrangement of Chance”, 2019,

Porcelain on paper, 13-piece series, framed, each 50 × 40 cm, Photo: Beate Gatschelhofer


gatschelhofer ordnungdeszufalls 209 foto-beate-gatschelhofer.jpg (1.34 MB)

Georg Haberler “Crocodile Dundee”, 2021,
Georg Haberler “Crocodile Dundee”, 2021,

Colour, wood and rope, 70 × 405 × 26 cm, Photo: Kunstdokumentation.com


haberler crocodile-dundee 2021 foto-Kunstdokumentation-com.jpg (1.21 MB)

“Seaspiracy”, 2021,
“Seaspiracy”, 2021,

Acrylic Ink, sewing thread and textiles on canvas, 120 × 100 cm, Photo: Georg Haberler


haberler seaspiracy 2021 foto-georg-haberler.jpg (1.7 MB)

Daniel Hafner “Mosquito Drawings (Observed and simultaneously sketched flight movements of single mosquitos)”, London, Vienna, Trieste, 2015–2021,
Daniel Hafner “Mosquito Drawings (Observed and simultaneously sketched flight movements of single mosquitos)”, London, Vienna, Trieste, 2015–2021,

Pencil on paper, each 30 × 42 cm, Photo: Daniel Hafner © Bildrecht, Vienna 2021


hafner mosquito-drawings 2015-2021 foto-daniel-hafner.jpg (1.86 MB)

Daniel Hafner “Three Vacuum Cleaners And Oversize Hoses”, 2015/2021,
Daniel Hafner “Three Vacuum Cleaners And Oversize Hoses”, 2015/2021,

Vacuum cleaners, plastic, hoses, dry leaves, cables, lighting control desk, spacefilling Photo: Daniel Hafner (Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, 2015) © Bildrecht, Vienna 2021


hafner three vacuum cleaners foto-daniel-hafner.jpg (1.45 MB)

Veronika Hauer “I”, 2021,
Veronika Hauer “I”, 2021,

Plaster cast, acrylic paint, 32 × 10 × 5 cm, Photo: Lena Prehal


hauer I 2021 c Lena Prehal.jpg (2.25 MB)

Veronika Hauer The Animated Alphabet (H, O, L, I, E, R), 2017–2021,
Veronika Hauer The Animated Alphabet (H, O, L, I, E, R), 2017–2021,

Series of pigment prints, each 100 × 70 cm, graphic: Veronika Hauer


hauer the animated alphabet h 2021.jpg (2.2 MB)

Armin A. Pichler “Inbetween”, 2021,
Armin A. Pichler “Inbetween”, 2021,

Stainless steel, wood (oak), 3 × 2.5 m, chain 5 m, Photo: Armin A. Pichler


Inbetween Ausstellungsansicht ArminPichler 2021-1.jpg (3.73 MB)

Ernst Koslitsch “Hashtag forever”, 2021,
Ernst Koslitsch “Hashtag forever”, 2021,

Found wood, paint, screws, 152 × 160 × 8 cm, Photo: Ernst Koslitsch © Bildrecht, Vienna 2021


koslitsch hashtag forever 2021 c ernst-koslitsch.jpg (2.37 MB)

Ernst Koslitsch „The incompetent Dragon“, 2021,
Ernst Koslitsch „The incompetent Dragon“, 2021,

Acryl, Pastellkreide und Wandfarbe auf Karton, MDF-Rahmen, 110 × 100 × 5 cm, Foto: Ernst Koslitsch © Bildrecht, Wien 2021


koslitsch te incompetent dragon 2021 foto ernst-koslitsch.jpg (3.67 MB)

Alfred Lenz Fake Clouds, 2021,
Alfred Lenz Fake Clouds, 2021,

Wall paint, cotton wool, wooden construction, wire rope, pulleys, motors, electronic, cable, approx. 10 × 6.75 × 3 m, Photo: Alfred Lenz © Bildrecht, Vienna 2021


lenz fake-clouds 2021 foto-alfred-lenz.jpg (12.67 MB)

Alfred Lenz Fake Clouds, 2021,
Alfred Lenz Fake Clouds, 2021,

Wall paint, cotton wool, wooden construction, wire rope, pulleys, motors, electronic, cable, approx, 10 × 6.75 × 3 m, Photo: Alfred Lenz © Bildrecht, Vienna 2021


lenz fake-clouds 2021 foto-anfred-lenz.jpg (1 MB)

Ute Müller “Untitled”, 2020,
Ute Müller “Untitled”, 2020,

Egg tempera on cotton, 200 × 150 cm, Photo: Ute Müller © Bildrecht, Vienna 2021


mueller oT 2020 foto-ute-mueller.jpg (1.8 MB)

Armin A. Pichler “Inbetween”, 2021,
Armin A. Pichler “Inbetween”, 2021,

Stainless steel, wood (oak), 3 × 2.5 m, chain 5 m, Photo: Armin A. Pichler


mueller oT 2021 foot-ute-mueller.JPG (1.64 MB)

René Stiegler “Scaffolds”, 2019,
René Stiegler “Scaffolds”, 2019,

T-shirt (printed), vacuum cleaner, aluminium ventilator, electric motor, speed controller, cable, 80 × 35 × 35 cm, Photo: René Stiegler


stiegler scaffolds 2019 foto-rene-stiegler 01.jpg (1.73 MB)

René Stiegler “Scaffolds”, 2019,
René Stiegler “Scaffolds”, 2019,

T-shirt (printed), vacuum cleaner, aluminium ventilator, electric motor, speed controller, cable, 80 × 35 × 35 cm, Photo: René Stiegler


stiegler scaffolds 2019 foto-rene-stiegler 02.jpg (2.23 MB)

zweintopf “Mama & Papa”, 2020,
zweintopf “Mama & Papa”, 2020,

Installation with two wooden boxes, painted, with built-in TV simulators, yellow cables, play carpet, concrete lion paw, washed concrete slab, photo of Charles Duke and his family, Houston/Texas, left behind on the moon, Apollo 16, April 16–27, 1972, Photo: zweintopf © Bildrecht, Vienna 2021


zweintopf mamapapa 01.jpg (1.38 MB)

zweintopf “Tam Tam”, 2013/2018/2021,
zweintopf “Tam Tam”, 2013/2018/2021,

8 party tents without skins, 460 × 460 × 300 cm, Photo: zweintopf © Bildrecht, Vienna 2021


zweintopf TamTam02.jpg (3.43 MB)

Armin A. Pichler “Inbetween 2021 – Installation View, 2021 (videostill)”,
Armin A. Pichler “Inbetween 2021 – Installation View, 2021 (videostill)”,

Video, full HD, colour, no sound, 6:37 min


armin pichler videostill.jpg (1.51 MB)

Installation views for download Expand Box

Material


Group photo,
Group photo,

Head of Neue Galerie Graz Peter Peer, curator Lina Albrikiene and Kulturlandesrat Christopher Drexler, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Peer-Albrikiene-Drexler-Neue-Galerie-Graz.jpg (2.2 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-01.jpg (2.03 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-02.jpg (1.98 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-03.jpg (2.13 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-04.jpg (2.08 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-05.jpg (2.17 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-06.jpg (1.99 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-07.jpg (2.4 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-08.jpg (2.25 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-09.jpg (2.32 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-10.jpg (2.02 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-11.jpg (3.08 MB)

Installation view, „A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, „A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/N. Lackner


Ausstellungsansicht-Foerderungspreis-Neue Galerie-03-N. Lackner.jpg (0.92 MB)


Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-12.jpg (2.71 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Graz-13.jpg (2.84 MB)

Installation view, „A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, „A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

eue Galerie Graz, photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/N. Lackner


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-01-N.Lackner.jpg (0.96 MB)

Installation view, „A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, „A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Neue Galerie Graz, photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/N. Lackner


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-02-N. Lackner.jpg (0.95 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Alfred Lenz, "Fake Clouds", Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Alfred-Lenz-Graz-14.jpg (1.79 MB)

Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,
Installation view, “A Playground Guide to Getting Lost”, 2021,

Alfred Lenz, "Fake Clouds", Neue Galerie Graz, Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek


Ansicht-Foerderungspreis-2021-Neue-Galerie-Alfred-Lenz-Graz-15.jpg (1.86 MB)

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