Wanderings through Ukrainian Art is a collaborative project created in a partnership between BLOCKFREI and the online media platform Artslooker from Ukraine dedicated to the promotion of Ukrainian contemporary art and culture in the international context.   In the framework of this project, five international art critics, whose activities had been connected with the BLOCKFREI, have chosen five Ukrainian artists each to meet, talk, analyze their practices and present a result of the research in five articles, thus giving an outside perspective and contributing to efforts of putting the quality artists of the Ukrainian contemporary art scene

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Duration: February - November  2022 Location: Vienna, Austria   Curators' Agenda: Research Residency Vienna / C'A RR Vienna is a research residency program for up to 3 selected international curators whose current practice/research is dealing with a specific topic related to the city of Vienna.   The residency will take place between February - November  '22, offering a 3-month time slot for each participant. During their residency, the curators will engage in both theoretical and empirical research relevant to their own projects. By fostering an insight into the contemporary Viennese art community testifying to the rich

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Reshaping the Image of Democratic Revolutions 1989: European contemporary Perspectives and forgotten Lessons from the Past   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

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Studio das weisse haus in cooperation with BLOCKFREI has invite Malou Solfjeld (alumni curator of Curators' Agenda program) from February 03 until April 21, 2020 as Curator in Residence. The aim of the residency is to develop a group exhibition in das weisse haus from April 15 to June 06, 2020 with artists, who are currently / or have been included in the program of studio das weisse haus, based on the proposed concept. This first idea will be further developed and finalized during the residency. During her two-month residency, Malou Solfjeld dives

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Duration: 17 - 22 September 2019 Location: Kharkiv and Kyiv, Ukraine Partners: Second National Biennale for Young Art, IZOLYATSIA. Platform for Cultural Initiatives (Kyiv) and Flanders Arts Institute (Brussel)  Project: The New Scene of Ukraine   BLOCKFREI, IZOLYATSIA. Platform for Cultural Initiatives (Kyiv) and Flanders Arts Institute (Brussel) have the pleasure to present a tailor-made Visitor’s Programme for international art professionals, which will be organised as a part of the Second National Biennale for Young Art, taking place in the city of Kharkiv in the period 17th of September – 31st of October, 2019. The Visitor‘s

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Duration: 16 September – 15 December Locations: Vienna, Kharkiv, Kyiv Partners: Ukranian Institute, Second National Biennale for Young Art, IZOLYATSIA. Platform for Cultural Initiatives (Kyiv) and Flanders Arts Institute (Brussel) In the light of 2019 – the bilateral “Year of Culture” between Ukraine and Austria, BLOCKFREI has created a project “The New Scene of Ukraine” with the idea to present the potent emerging cultural institutions, initiatives and individuals from Ukraine, in order to connect them with their Austrian colleagues for the purpose of exchange of ideas and to lay a foundation for their potential collaboration in

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Duration: 10 —13 October 2019 Location: Belgrade, Serbia Implementation: Association Cultural Front (Belgrade) and BLOCKFREI   Art Weekend Belgrade (AWB) is an exciting new cultural event that is introducing current Serbian contemporary art scene to the international and local stakeholders and the public. During these four days, AWB offers a chance for experiencing art, meeting the artists, curators, art critics and collectors, as well as exploring the city and its emerging art scene while visiting numerous galleries and cultural venues across the city. Contemporary art in Serbia has for more than three decades

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"KID'S STUFF" 2 – 4 August 2019 Library "Ivan Vidali", Summer Cinema Island of Korčula, Croatia     ŠUŠUR! Festival of Words 2019 is dedicated to children's and youth literature, which is often out of focus, and which rarely gets a deserved place in a wider cultural-artistic sphere, even within literary-festivals. At the level of an individual child, literature is a medium within which it learns vocabulary, acquires indirect experiences, and has the opportunity to see different images of the world, helping it to build the idea of how the world works and where the child's interests

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Residency program for emerging international curators   Application deadline: 3 June, 2019 Duration: 16 September – 31 October 2019 Location: Vienna, Austria   The fifth edition of the program Curators’ Agenda: VIENNA 2019 (C’A) is taking place for six weeks in Vienna from mid-September till the end of October 2019. C’A is an annual, unique, know-how program for international, emerging curators who are interested in exploring Vienna’s contemporary art scene and deepening their practical and theoretical knowledge on production and realization of exhibitions. The participants are selected on the basis of an open call, published worldwide three months before the start of the program.

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  Symposium: Friday, 2. November, 2018, 4 - 8pm Satruday, 3. November, 2018, 4 - 8pm Venue: University of Applied Arts Vienna (Lichthof B) Oskar-Kokoschka-Platz 2 1010 Vienna The turbulent political and social situation of Europe today gives rise to the question on how do we assume the future of the European Union and its humanistic postulates. Some points in history had crucial importance in the development of our societies, but are those times just a forgotten dream of once  traversed  lands,  or  an  embedded  potential  inherited  by  each  succeeding  generation?  The year of 1968 truly rocked the planet,

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