SUPEC, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, Schanghai, China, 9. 4. - 10. 5. 2015

Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary was commissioned by the Federal Chancellery of Austria (in 2014 the Arts Division and the Culture Division, which were originally part of the former Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture were integrated into the organisational structure of the Federal Chancellery). The exhibition presents the works of 25 artists which have been acquired in recent years by the federal state, complemented by art loans.

curator: Karin Zimmer

participating artists: Iris Andraschek, Catrin Bolt, Adriana
Czernin, Josef Dabernig, Judith Fegerl, Rainer Gamsjäger, Michael Goldgruber, Nilbar Güres, Maria
Hahnenkamp, Siggi Hofer, Michael Höpfner, Franz Kapfer, Leopold Kessler, Ulrike Königshofer, Hubert
Lobnig, Bele Marx & Gilles Mussard, Anna Mitterer, David Moises, Bernd Oppl, Margherita Spiluttini, Esther
Stocker, Hannes Zebedin


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Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary is presented in several states as of April 2012.
The first stops on its itinerary were

MOCAB Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, Serbia,
19. 4. - 20. 5. 2012

MUAC Contemporary Art University Museum Mexico City,
Mexico City, Mexico
30. 6. - 2. 9. 2012

FIC Cervantino International Festival in Guanajuato, Mexiko
4. - 21. 10. 2012

Centro Wilfredo Lam, Havanna, Kuba
3.11. - 2.12.2012

GAALS ISIC, Culiacán Sinaloa, Mexiko
27. 2. - 4. 4. 2013

MSU, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Croatia
7. 5. - 16. 6. 2013

Merano Arte und MUSEION, Meran/Bozen, Südtirol, Italy
22. 6. - 8.9. 2013

Chifte Haman, National Gallery of Macedonia,
Skopje, Mazedonia
10. 7. - 18. 8. 2013

Depo, Jewish Bakery and Austrian Cultural Forum,
Istanbul, Turkey
13. 9. - 10. 11. 2013

Art Gallery of Bonsia-Herzegovina,
Sarajevo, Bonsia-Herzegovina
10. 4. - 30. 4. 2014

NCCA, National Center for Contemporary Arts,
Nishny Novgorod, Russia
19. 7. - 28. 9. 2014

NCCA, National Center for Contemporary Arts, Moskau, Russia,
17. 10. - 30. 11. 2014

University Museum and Art Gallery, Hongkong, China,
18. 2. - 22. 3. 2015

SUPEC, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center,
Shanghai, China,
9. 4. - 10. 5. 2015

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locations of four exhibitions in Istanbul, Turkey:

1) AUSTRIAN CULTURAL FORUM:
4.10. - 10.11.2013, opening 3.10.2013
Avusturya Kültür Ofisi
Köybasi Cad. No. 44, 34464 Yeniköy-Istanbul

our work hangers are shown in this exhibition

2) DEPO: 13.9. 13.10.2013, opening 13.9. at 6:00 p.m.
Tütün Deposu Lüleci Hendek Caddesi No. 12, Tophane
http://www.depoistanbul.net/en/activites_detail.asp?ac=94

3) JEWISH BAKERY: 13.9. - 10.11.2013,
opening 13.9. at 8:00 p.m.

with Live-Performances and films of ours:
"Mona Lisa gone astray" u.a.
(see programm download PDF)
Hamursuz Firini, Sair Ziya Pasa Yokusu No. 13
Kuledibi Tünel Beyoglu

4) CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL
06.11.-10.11.13 Bodrum Contemporary Art Campus Göktepe
Cad. Sakli Vadi Evleri, Yahsi - Bodrum / Mugla, Istanbul
www.contemporaryistanbul.com

three works of ours will be shown

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have some more information:
Bundesministerium für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur
Sektion für internationale Angelegenheiten und Kultus
1014 Wien
www.bmukk.gv.at
2012-2015, Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary