PARKFAIR / ENTARTAINER

PARKFAIR provides diversity, more artistic perspectives during the main art fair in Vienna and
consolidates the Austrian art position in international context.

Parkdeck Ebene 3A / Level 3A
Stadion Center, Olympiaplatz 2 / 1020 Wien
Öffnungszeiten / Opening hours
12.-13. Mai 2011 / 13.00h – 22.00h

http://www.parkfair.at

Concept (german)

Find here some exhibition and opening pics (by esel.at)

and here (Facebook)

Artists: BRIGITTE KOWANZ, MARCUS SENDLINGER, CONSTANTIN LUSER, CHRISTIAN EISENBERGER, JULIUS DEUTSCHBAUER, DANIEL DOMIG, THOMAS DRASCHAN, FRANZ POMASSL, MARKO LULIC, CHRISTIAN FALSNAES, MANUEL GORKIEWICZ, JULIE MONACO, ROBERT SCHWARZ, THOMAS FEUERSTEIN, IV TOSHAIN, FRANZ GRAF, MARA MATTUSCHKA, ANNA CEEH, MAX FREY, RINI TANDON, MARKUS PROSCHEK, JUDITH FEGERL, MATTHIAS MEINHARTER, SABINE AICHHORN, MOUSSA KONE, NIKI PASSATH, DEJANA KABILJO, MARIO NEUGEBAUER, NIKOLAUS GANSTERER, MATTHIAS MAKOWSKY, DAVID MOISES, LORI HERSBERGER

PARKFAIR was located on a semiopen Parkdeck in Vienna. That was a great idea! I think, that Art in public places or  exhibitions in public places are one of the most difficult but also one of the most interesting kinds of presentation for contemporary art. For me, it was one of the more interesting shows in this week of Artfairs, openings, happenings, …….. in Vienna.
I visited this Exhibiton one day after a storm. As always, with exhibitions in public places – you can calculate with some troubles – but you can’t calculate with them all. And a heavy storm is bad luck 😦 . Some of the artworks were fallen down, some others were even broken. That’s not fine. But … A Parkdeck is not a gallery or a white box. It’s nearly open air. And in an exhibition like PARKFAIR there are some more rules to pay attention. For example: a minimum of fixation. I’ve seen artworks that wouldn’t even stand a breeze. So, please take care of site-specific  characteristics and opportunities! for the next projects.

Art lives!

Anyway. Great idea, good show (with some troubles)

See you next time.

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