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Press Releases

↘  steirischer herbst ’22 A War in the Distance Program, 13.9.22

↘  steirischer herbst ’22 A War in the Distance Concept Presentation, 30.6.22

↘  steirischer herbst ’22 A War in the Distance. Prologue, 17.5.22

↘  steirischer herbst director and chief curator: reappointment of Ekaterina Degot, 17.3.22

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steirischer herbst ’22
A War in the Distance

Opening steirischer herbst ’22 at Hauptplatz, Graz

  • Opening steirischer herbst ’22, Hauptplatz, Graz 22.9.22, Graz, Opening speech of Director and Chief Curator Ekaterina Degot, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Opening steirischer herbst ’22, Hauptplatz, Graz, Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Opening steirischer herbst ’22, Hauptplatz, Graz, Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Opening steirischer herbst ’22, Hauptplatz, Graz, Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Opening steirischer herbst ’22, Herrengasse, Graz, Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Opening steirischer herbst ’22, Eisernes Tor, Graz, Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Opening steirischer herbst ’22, Eisernes Tor, Graz, Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Opening steirischer herbst ’22, Neutorgasse, Graz, Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Opening steirischer herbst ’22, Neue Galerie, Graz, Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Mathias Völzke
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A War in the Distance: Exhibition

Press conference 13.9.22

  • Sujet: Grupa Ee
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  • Sujet: Grupa Ee
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  • Press conference, 13.9.22, Ekaterina Degot, photo: Clara Wildberger
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Exhibition views

  • A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Artists from the Collection of Neue Galerie Graz

  • Fritz Silberbauer, Styrian Autumn (1939), tempera on canvas, 301 × 150 cm, courtesy of Neue Galerie Graz
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  • József Borsos, After the Battle (1854), oil on canvas, 132.5 x 107.5 cm, courtesy of Neue Galerie Graz
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  • Karl Jirak, Landscape with Refugees (1945–50), oil on canvas, 62 × 88.5 cm, courtesy of Neue Galerie Graz
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  • Krzysztof Glass, Taming (1979), oil on canvas, 130 × 108 cm, courtesy of Neue Galerie Graz
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  • Franz Yang-Močnik, President of the Provincial Parliament Ökonomierat Josef Wallner​ (1978), oil on canvas, 90 × 75 cm, courtesy of Neue Galerie Graz
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  • Alois Krenn, Friedrich Strohmeier (1981), oil pastel on primed fiberboard, 140 × 110 cm, courtesy of Neue Galerie Graz
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  • Zea Fio, I, Trees, Earth (1983), oil on canvas, 162.5 × 207 cm, courtesy of Neue Galerie Graz
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  • Jan Weenix, Still Life with Exotic Plants, King Vulture, Parrot, and Ape (1714), oil on canvas, 326.3 × 202.5 cm, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen—Alte Pinakothek München, © Blauel Gnamm – ARTOTHEK
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  • Johann Gualbert Raffalt, Gipsy Girl Carrying an Earthen Jug (um 1855–61), oil on wood, 33.7 × 27 cm, courtesy of Neue Galerie Graz
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  • Sandro De Alexandris, Measurement of Space (1969), part of a triptych, dispersion on particleboard, each 168 × 160 cm, Neue Galerie Graz / Universalmuseum Joanneum
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  • Dušan Minovski, The Night Is in My Head, the Earth Is in My Lungs (1984), oil on canvas, 25 x 29 cm, Neue Galerie Graz / Universalmuseum Joanneum
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Gabriel Abrantes

  • Gabriel Abrantes, Ornithes (Birds, 2012), S16 mm film transferred to HD video, 18′, still, courtesy of Mutual Respect Productions and the artist
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  • Gabriel Abrantes, Ornithes (Birds, 2012), S16 mm film transferred to HD video, 18′, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Friederike Anders

  • Friederike Anders, Lost Memories of the Woman in White (1997), MII video, 14′35″, courtesy of the artist and Zentrum für Kunst und Medien Karlsruhe
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  • Friederike Anders, Lost Memories of the Woman in White (1997), MII video, 14′35″, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Keti Chukhrov

  • Keti Chukhrov, Undead (2022), HD video, stereo sound, 35′, still, courtesy of the artist
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Josef Dabernig

  • Josef Dabernig, Pastry Friday (2022), HD video, stereo sound, 11′48″, still, courtesy of the artist
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  • Josef Dabernig, Pastry Friday (2022), HD-Video, Stereo sound, 11′48″, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Josef Dabernig, Pastry Friday (2022), HD-Video, Stereo sound, 11′48″, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Jannik Franzen

  • Jannik Franzen, Casting Bodies (2018), HD video, sound, 9′30″, still, courtesy of the artist
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  • Jannik Franzen, Casting Bodies (2018), HD video, sound, 9′30″, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Jannik Franzen, Casting Bodies (2018), HD video, sound, 9′30″, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Aslan Goisum

  • Aslan Goisum, Volga (2015), HD video, 4′11″, still, courtesy of the artist
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Assaf Gruber

  • Assaf Gruber, Never Come Back (2022), HD video, stereo sound, 16′54″, in loop, courtesy of the artist
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  • Assaf Gruber, Never Come Back (2022), HD video, stereo sound, 16′54″, in loop, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Assaf Gruber, Never Come Back (2022), HD video, stereo sound, 16′54″, in loop, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Emil Gruber

  • How to Spot a Communist (USA, 1950s), leaflet from the collection of Emil Gruber
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Flaka Haliti

  • Flaka Haliti, Whose Bones? (2022), plastic, foam, steel, aluminum, installation view, steirischer herbst ’22—A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, photo: steirischer herbst / Mathias Völzke
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  • Flaka Haliti, Whose Bones? (2022), plastic, foam, steel, aluminum, installation view, steirischer herbst ’22—A War in the Distance, Neue Galerie Graz, photo: steirischer herbst / Mathias Völzke
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Yuriy Illienko

  • Yuriy Illienko, Swan Lake: The Zone​ (1990), 35 mm film, 96′, still, © Ukrainian Rights Management Group
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Iman Issa

  • Iman Issa, Masks for a Multiple-Role Actor (2020), 3D prints, wood, steel, thread, metal wire, acrylic, epoxy, paint, text panel, dimensions variable, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Iman Issa, Masks for a Multiple-Role Actor (2020), 3D prints, wood, steel, thread, metal wire, acrylic, epoxy, paint, text panel, dimensions variable, installation view, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Zhanna Kadyrova

  • Zhanna Kadyrova, Harmless War (2022), photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek
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  • Zhanna Kadyrova, Harmless War (2022), photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Zhanna Kadyrova, Harmless War (2022), photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Zhanna Kadyrova, Harmless War (2022), photo: Mathias Völzke
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Rajkamal Kahlon

  • Rajkamal Kahlon, Unstable Vision (2012), mixed-media installation, dimensions variable, courtesy of the artist
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Iosif Király

  • Iosif Kiraly, Reconstructions: Mogosoaia, Lenin and Petru Groza – 4 (2007-2009), photograph, courtesy of the artist
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KwieKulik

  • KwieKulik, Open Form—Game on an Actress’s Face (1971), 35 mm film, 2′29″, still, © KwieKulik Archive
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  • KwieKulik, Open Form—Game on an Actress’s Face (1971), 35 mm film, 2′29″, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • KwieKulik, Open Form—Game on an Actress’s Face (1971), 35 mm film, 2′29″, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Kateryna Lysovenko

  • Kateryna Lysovenko, Untitled (2022), acrylic on canvas, 220 × 160 cm, courtesy of the artist
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Ekaterina Muromtseva

  • Ekaterina Muromtseva, A Tough Male Portrait (2019), HD video, stereo sound, 14′43″, still, courtesy of the artist
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  • Ekaterina Muromtseva, A Tough Male Portrait (2019), HD video, stereo sound, 14′43″, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Henrike Naumann

  • Henrike Naumann, Tag X (Day X, 2019), mixed-media installation, dimensions variable, installation view, Mathias Völzke
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  • Henrike Naumann, Tag X (Day X, 2019), mixed-media installation, dimensions variable, installation view, Mathias Völzke
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Igor Friedrich Petković

  • Igor Friedrich Petković, Gavrilo’s Principle (2011), SD video, stereo sound, 7′13″, still, courtesy of the artist
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Nihad Nino Pušija

  • Nihad Nino Pušija, Building of the Oslobođenje Newspaper in Sarajevo, Destroyed during the Bosnian War (2003), photograph, courtesy of the artist
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Mykola Ridnyi

  • Mykola Ridnyi, Seacoast (2008), SD video, stereo sound, 1′, in loop, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Mykola Ridnyi, Seacoast (2008), SD video, stereo sound, 1′, in loop, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Willem de Rooij

  • Willem de Rooij, King Vulture, 2022, 4 paintings by Yaohui Zhu and team for Yunxi Art Studio, Dafen, oil on canvas, Foto: Mathias Völzke
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  • Willem de Rooij Documentation of Jan Weenix’ Exotic Birds in a Park (1702) from the collection of the Szépművészeti Múzeum/ Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest by anonymous photographer, painted by Yaohui Zhu and team for Yunxi Art Studio, Dafen, 2022, Oil on canvas, photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Willem de Rooij, Documentation of Jan Weenix’ A Japanese Crane and King Vulture (ca. 1702) from the collection of the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin by Michael Olohon, sourced from the publication Dutch Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Paintings in the National Gallery of Ireland, Homan Potterton, 1986, painted by Yaohui Zhu and team for Yunxi Art Studio, Dafen, 2022, Oil on canvas, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Harun Farocki against War
Exhibition

  • Harun Farocki, Two Paths (1966), 16 mm transferred to video, 3′, still, courtesy of Harun Farocki GbR
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  • Harun Farocki against War, Exhibition, Forum Stadtpark, photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Harun Farocki against War, Exhibition, Forum Stadtpark, photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Harun Farocki against War, Exhibition, Forum Stadtpark, photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Harun Farocki against War, Exhibition, Forum Stadtpark, photo: Silvia Hödl
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  • Harun Farocki against War, Exhibition, Forum Stadtpark, photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Harun Farocki against War, Exhibition, Forum Stadtpark, photo: Clara Wildberger
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A War in the Distance: Performances and Events

Boris Charmatz

  • Boris Charmatz [terrain], ​Noli me tangere: A Happening for Herz-Jesu (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Johanna Lamprecht
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  • Boris Charmatz [terrain], ​Noli me tangere: A Happening for Herz-Jesu (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Johanna Lamprecht
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  • Boris Charmatz [terrain], ​Noli me tangere: A Happening for Herz-Jesu (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Johanna Lamprecht
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  • Boris Charmatz [terrain], ​Noli me tangere: A Happening for Herz-Jesu (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Johanna Lamprecht
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  • Boris Charmatz [terrain], ​Noli me tangere: A Happening for Herz-Jesu (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Johanna Lamprecht
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  • Boris Charmatz [terrain], ​Noli me tangere: A Happening for Herz-Jesu (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Johanna Lamprecht
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Navaridas & Deutinger

Boris Nikitin

  • Courtesy of the artist
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Augustas Serapinas

  • Courtesy of the artist
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  • Augustas Serapinas, Margit, Maya, and Vanessa (2022), Performance (rehearsal), photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Augustas Serapinas, Margit, Maya, and Vanessa (2022), Performance (rehearsal), photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Augustas Serapinas, Margit, Maya, and Vanessa (2022), Performance (rehearsal), photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Augustas Serapinas, Margit, Maya, and Vanessa (2022), Performance (rehearsal), photo: Mathias Völzke
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  • Augustas Serapinas, Margit, Maya, and Vanessa (2022), Performance, photo: Clara Wildberger
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Theater im Bahnhof

  • Photo: Jacob Banigan
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  • Theater im Bahnhof, Schloßberg Palace: Subterranean Dreams Come True—in Graz!!! (2022), performance, photo: Johannes Gellner
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  • Theater im Bahnhof, Schloßberg Palace: Subterranean Dreams Come True—in Graz!!! (2022), performance, photo: Johannes Gellner
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  • Theater im Bahnhof, Schloßberg Palace: Subterranean Dreams Come True—in Graz!!! (2022), performance, photo: Johannes Gellner
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Giacomo Veronesi

  • © Seppe Vancraywinkel
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Ming Wong

  • Courtesy of the artist
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  • Ming Wong, Rhapsody in Yellow: A Lecture-Performance with Two Pianos (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Sebastian Reiser
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  • Ming Wong, Rhapsody in Yellow: A Lecture-Performance with Two Pianos (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Sebastian Reiser
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  • Ming Wong, Rhapsody in Yellow: A Lecture-Performance with Two Pianos (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Sebastian Reiser
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  • Ming Wong, Rhapsody in Yellow: A Lecture-Performance with Two Pianos (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Sebastian Reiser
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  • Ming Wong, Rhapsody in Yellow: A Lecture-Performance with Two Pianos (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Sebastian Reiser
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  • Ming Wong, Rhapsody in Yellow: A Lecture-Performance with Two Pianos (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Sebastian Reiser
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  • Ming Wong, Rhapsody in Yellow: A Lecture-Performance with Two Pianos (2022), performance (rehearsal), photo: Sebastian Reiser
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  • Ming Wong, Rhapsody in Yellow: A Lecture-Performance with Two Pianos (2022), performance, photo: Mathias Völzke
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Raed Yassin

  • Courtesy of the artist
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  • Courtesy of the artist
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  • Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Raed Yassin, The Theatricality of a Postponed Death (2022), performance, photo: Clara Wildberger
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Special exhibition as prologue to steirischer herbst ’22 at Neue Galerie
A War in the Distance. Prologue
An Embattled Ukraine in Video Art and Film

  • A War in the Distance. Prologue. An Embattled Ukraine in Video Art and Film, Neue Galerie Graz, photo: Johanna Lamprecht
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  • A War in the Distance. Prologue. An Embattled Ukraine in Video Art and Film, installation view of Mykola Ridnyi, Temerari (2021), Neue Galerie Graz, photo: Johanna Lamprecht
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  • A War in the Distance. Prologue. An Embattled Ukraine in Video Art and Film, installation view of Pavel Brăila, Vera Means Belief (2022), Neue Galerie Graz, photo: Johanna Lamprecht
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  • A War in the Distance. Prologue. An Embattled Ukraine in Video Art and Film, installation view of Pavel Brăila, Vera Means Belief (2022), Neue Galerie Graz, photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/J.J. Kucek
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  • A War in the Distance. Prologue. An Embattled Ukraine in Video Art and Film, installation view of Oleksandr Dovzhenko, Arsenal (1929), Neue Galerie Graz, photo: Johanna Lamprecht
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  • Oleksandr Dovzhenko, Arsenal (1929), film still, Courtesy of the Dovzhenko Centre
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  • Dana Kavelina, Letter to a Turtledove (2020), film still, Courtesy of the artist
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  • Dana Kavelina, Letter to a Turtledove (2020), film still, Courtesy of the artist
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  • Philip Sotnychenko, Happy New Year (2018), film still, Courtesy of the artist
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  • Mykola Ridnyi, Temerari (2021), film still, Courtesy of the artist
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  • Source: Proof of War
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  • Kateryna Lysovenko, What Does My Dead Nine-Month-Old Uncle Think About His Debt to the Empire (2022), Courtesy of the artist
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  • Pavel Brăila, Vera Means Belief (2022), film still, Courtesy of the artist
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  • Zoya Laktionova, Territory of Empty Windows (2020), film still, Courtesy of the artist
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  • Zoya Laktionova, Territory of Empty Windows (2020), film still, courtesy of the artist
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  • M. Baciak, D. Riff (Curators), P. Peer (Head of the Department Neue Galerie), E. Degot (Director steirischer herbst), Ch. Drexler (Minister for Culture and Europe), Z. Laktionova (Artist), W. Muchitsch (Director of Science UMJ), K. Lysovenko (Artist), photo: UMJ /J.J. Kucek
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steirischer herbst ’21
The Way Out Catalogue and Reader

  • Ekaterina Degot and David Riff (eds.). The Way Out. Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2022. ISBN 978-3-7757-5365-4. 210 × 270 mm. 208 pp. 80 ill. Hardcover. Photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Ekaterina Degot and David Riff (eds.). The Way Out. Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2022. ISBN 978-3-7757-5365-4. 210 × 270 mm. 208 pp. 80 ill. Hardcover. Photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Ekaterina Degot and David Riff (eds.). The Way Out of …. Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2022. ISBN 978-3-7757-5366-1. 11.80 × 21.90 cm. 208 pp. ca. 180 ill. Softcover. Photo: Clara Wildberger
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  • Ekaterina Degot and David Riff (eds.). The Way Out of …. Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2022. ISBN 978-3-7757-5366-1. 11.80 × 21.90 cm. 208 pp. ca. 180 ill. Softcover. Photo: Clara Wildberger
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