The Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents ‘Crafting Fashion for Possible Futures’

 

 

 

Credit: SUSANNE BISOVSKY © BERND PREIML

What can fashion design really do right now? is the intrinsic question that arises in a time of chronic political, environmental, health, and social struggles amidst lingering fears of an imminent crisis.

With the exhibition Crafting Fashion for Possible Futures, curated by Camille Boyer and Miriam Kathrein for the Austrian Fashion Association, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents for the first time a comprehensive overview of contemporary Austrian fashion design and shows that design holds the potential for change and possible, better futures. The exhibition will be on view June 24-September 8, 2022. The opening reception with curators and participating designers will take place on June 23, 6-9 PM. 

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The Camera is Cruel: Lisette Model, Diane Arbus, Nan Goldin at Austrian Cultural Forum New York

 

 

 

The Camera is Cruel. Image credit: © 2022 Estate of Lisette Model, courtesy Lebon, Paris/Keitelman, Brussels. Installation photos © David Plakke

The Austrian Cultural Forum New York will open its doors to ‘The Camera is Cruel: Lisette Model, Diane Arbus, Nan Goldin.’ Curated by Dr. Gerald Matt, the exhibition, previously shown at FLATZ Museum in Dornbim (2018) and the WestLicht Museum for Photography in Vienna (2019), brings together a selection of key works in an exclusive joint presentation of the work of three iconic photographers. The exhibition is on view April 8 ~ June 15, 2022, with Opening Reception on Thursday, April 7th.

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The Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents Alfred Preis. Displaced ~ Vienna in the Tropics

 

 

 

The Austrian Cultural Forum New York is pleased to present ALFRED PREIS. DISPLACED – Vienna in the Tropics, a cross section of the visionary work of the Austrian-born US architect Alfred Preis (1911-1994), the architect of the Pearl Harbor Memorial. The opening reception, which will include a panel talk with the curators, will take place on Tuesday, February 22, 6 – 9 PM.

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un/mute ~ Works by 28 Artists in 10 Countries on view at Austrian Cultural Forum New York + Undercurrent

 

 

 

un/mute Banner, Laura Zaveckaite

The Austrian Cultural Forum New York and Undercurrent are pleased to present un/mute, an international group exhibition of collaborative works by 28 artists across multiple disciplines. On view at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York and Undercurrent, the exhibition is the culmination of an 18-month-long project that was launched in 2020 providing European and NYC-based artists with an opportunity for critical exchange and collaboration during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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