Starting January 2024, we will operate as the BLOCKFREI Collective and assume leadership positions at DAS WEISSE HAUS. A heartfelt thank you goes out to Alexandra Grausam, its founder and visionary leader, the esteemed jury, and the entire DAS WEISSE HAUS team for acknowledging our creative vision, which we are excited to implement in the years ahead. See you all soon at DAS WEISSE HAUS!     Our statement:   ''Over the past 15 years, under Alexandra Grausam’s progressive leadership, DAS WEISSE HAUS has held a pioneering position among the art organizations in Vienna. This exceptional autonomous

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Monday, 22. 05. 2023 12 – 1.30pm Cultural Center Spittelberg im Amerlinghaus Stiftgasse 8 1070 Vienna   In the framework of the ongoing project “My City Through Time”, part of the ERASMUS + program of the European Union, BLOCKFREI is organizing a presentation / workshop intended for youth workers (teachers, lecturers, art educators, etc.) on Monday, the 22nd of May, in the premises of the Cultural Center Spittelberg im Amerlinghaus, (Stiftgasse 8, 1070 Vienna), in a period from 12 to 1.30pm. Through the project we will create knowledge, methods and recommendations with which we want to develop the awareness

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BLOCKFREI is one of seven partners developing a two-year project “My City Through Time. Exploring our cities through historic and civic education (MCT)” realized in the framework of ERASMUS + program of the European Union. The project aims to contribute to the recognition and improvement of youth work and its practices and to strengthen the link between youth work and civic and historic education. It wants to provide the partner and other organizations working with youth with new skills, competencies, working methods, and materials related to youth work and historic and civic education.

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NEW DATE: Thursday, 22. December 2022 6 pm –  Guided tour Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier Museumsplatz 1 1070 Vienna     A guided tour by Hana Ostan Ožbolt through Sanja Iveković: Works of Heart (1974–2022) exhibition will focus on the »performative body« and the question of representation while »performing for the camera«, particularly in the works where the artist's own body is used as a medium to challenge traditional conceptions of gender and sexuality, self-imaging, and the narrative of women's ongoing struggle for social justice. Growing up in Ljubljana (close to Zagreb) Ostan Ožbolt is well familiar with

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We are proudly presenting our curator-in-residence, Nastia Khlestova, who was selected via open call in December 2021 in the framework of the program Curators’ Agenda: Research Residency, Vienna 2022. She has started her residency on the 15th of September that will last until the 15th of December 2022. As part of her Curators' Agenda Research Residency, Nastia will visit the self-organized exhibition spaces to highlight the functions that they perform and trace their history. In her research she will draw parallels with the Ukrainian context and understand how and what are the differences

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The project “Reshaping the image of democratic revolutions 1989: European contemporary perspectives and forgotten lessons from the past” seeks to remind European citizens about the democratic revolutions 1989-1990 as a period of arduous struggles for pluralistic democracy and peaceful coexistence in Europe with the aim to strengthen the contemporary commitment of the European citizens to the preservation of democratic pluralism and democratic institutions. While fostering the transnational dialogue of European citizens about 1989 and its consequences, the project increases knowledge and awareness among the citizens about the similarities of European

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We are proudly presenting our curator-in-residence, Hana Ostan Ožbolt, who was selected via open call in December 2021 in the framework of the program Curators’ Agenda: Research Residency, Vienna 2022. She has started her residency on the 1st of February that will last until the end of April. As part of her Curators' Agenda Research Residency, Ostan Ožbolt is working on a group exhibition, which will present artists from Slovenia in dialogue with the local Viennese context.     Hana Ostan Ožbolt (1991, Ljubljana, Slovenia) is an art historian working as an independent curator, writer and

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Opening: Wednesday, October 14, 7pm Fluc Marina (Kaiserwiese) Praterstern 5 1020 Vienna Curatorial tour 8pm at Fluc  Artistic texts and poetry reading 9.15 pm at fluc_wanne w/   The exhibition is realized as an edition in the framework of Fluc's contemporary art program IN DER KUBATUR DES KABINETTS  curated by Maria Ursula Probst and in cooperation with BLOCKFREI's Curators' Agenda alumni program.   Artists: Pille-Riin Jaik Ana Likar Nazanin Mehraein Borjana Ventzislavova Curator: Liudmila Kirsanova (Curators' Agenda 2016 alumni)   The concept of the unhomely was introduced by the critical theorist and postcolonial scholar Homi Bhabha. It describes the in-between temporality of living, in between

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Opening: October 28, 2020, 4-9pm das weisse haus Hegelgasse 14 1010 Wien On view: Closed until February 23, 2021, due to COVID-19 regulations   The exhibition is realized in the framework of Studio das weisse haus and BLOCKFREI curator-in-residence 2020 cooperation program. Its curator Malou Solfjeld, alumni of Curators' Agenda 2017, was proposed by BLOCKFREI, and finally selected by das weisse haus to be their curator-in-residence in a period from 3 February - 21 April 2020.   Artists: Mohamed Allam, Will Benedict, Daniel Mølholt Bülow, Gillian Brett, Rah Eleh, Rachel Fäth, Line Finderup Jensen mit Adnan Popovič, Juri Schaden & Parastu Gharabaghi, Lola

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Exhibition Opening Đejmi Hadrović: "Unveiling the Silence / Razkrivanje tančice tišine" and Festival Opening 21st Red Dawns / 21. Rdeče zore   Thursday, March 5th, 6:00 pm Galerija Alkatraz Masarykova 24 1000 Ljubljana     BLOCKFREI is glad to contribute to the promotion of the solo exhibition by Đejmi Hardović: Unveiling the Silence / Razkrivanje tančice tišine that is happening within this year's Red Dawns - the 21st International Feminist and Queer Festival. If you happen to be in Ljubljana between 5th and 8th March, do not miss the festival which focuses on anti-capitalist DIY approaches to giving space

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