viennacontemporary

Partners


Become a partner:

viennacontemporary provides a platform for brands with a clientele who want to build lasting relationships with an affluent audience through arts and culture.

If you want to learn more about the possibilities of becoming a partner, please complete our contact form and we will come back to you personally.


Main partner:

ERSTE Group

Founded in 1819 as the first Austrian savings bank, Erste Group went public in 1997 with a strategy to expand its retail business into Central and Eastern Europe. Since then Erste Group has grown through numerous acquisitions and organically to become one of the largest financial services providers in the Eastern part of the EU in terms of clients and total assets.


Partners:

JP Real Estate Group

Art and real estate share a tight affinity. Great art usually needs the right space in order to develop its full potential. Quality and emotion are a crucial element in both cases. Although JP Immobilien’s business focus lies in Vienna, we also consider it our responsibility to support intercultural dialogue from a real estate and societal perspective.

RDI. Creative

RDI.Creative is the art-oriented platform of the RDI.Group, which aims to improve and enhance collective urban spaces through cultural programming, contemporary art, and educational initiatives. RDI.Creative develops a dialogue between business and culture, employing cross-generation and cross-disciplinary entities.

STEININGER DESIGNERS

The manufacturer “Steininger”, based in St. Martin, Upper Austria, and now in its third generation, has been fusing traditional craftsmanship and innovative manufacturing techniques with cosmopolitan design since 1933. The mastermind behind it is designer and Managing Director Martin Steininger.

Aksenov Family Foundation 

Aksenov Family Foundation is a dynamic platform which fosters cultural and social innovation. We believe in cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary dialog, and support initiatives aimed to improve and elevate the collective urban condition through cultural and artistic initiatives.

Romanian Cultural Institute

The aim of the Romanian Cultural Institute (RCI), founded in 2003, is to promote Romanian cultural assets abroad and stimulate the exchange between Romanian creatives and the international cultural milieus. RCI’s main objective is to enhance the visibility of Romanian culture worldwide.

BDO

BDO is an international network of public accounting, tax and advisory firms which perform professional services under the name of BDO. These firms have representation in 154 territories, with 64,300 people working out of over 1,400 offices worldwide.

AON Fine Art

As part of the AON Group, AON Fine Art is the leading international provider for fine art insurance services. AON Fine Art caters for the highly individual and diverse insurance needs of the entities associated with the art market, including artists, exhibitions, galleries, fine art dealers, institutional and private collectors, jewellers, museums, restorers, shippers & packers, storage facilities.

The Vienna Tourist Board

The Vienna Tourist Board is the official destination marketing agency for the tourism sector of the city. It provides many service offers, tips and much information for Viennese tourist businesses.

vienna business agency

The creative center of the Vienna Business Agency offers comprehensive services and networking assistance to Viennese companies in the creative industries – from architecture through to multimedia. To this end, departure has developed formats such as curated by_vienna, the Content Award as well as ideas competitions.

illy

The story begins in Trieste, Italy, the Adriatic port town where coffee first entered Europe, and where in 1933 company founder Francesco Illy developed the modern espresso machine. illy is where experience, taste, scientific curiosity, art and culture come together to create a multidimensional and multisensory pleasure in the cup.

Vöslauer

Vöslauer is Austria’s favorite mineral water. Why? Because our natural mineral water is known for its purity and its particularly balanced blend of minerals. We are proud to deliver up to 2 million liters of Vöslauer Mineral Water on a peak day.


Event partner:

InterContinental Vienna

Opened in 1964 as the first international hotel, the InterContinental Vienna brought new standards and glamour to the Austrian metropolis. With a total of 459 rooms and 1,200 m² conference space, the InterContinental Vienna is one of the city’s premier meeting hotels in central location. The hotel’s Intermezzo Bar with its opulent chandelier dating back to the early 60ies is one of the most popular bars in Vienna.


ZONE1 is supported by:

Austrian Federal Chancellery

As in recent years, the Austrian Federal Chancellery is supporting the participation of young artists from Austria in ZONE1.


Focus is supported by:

Focus: Hungary
Rethinking the Hungarian neo-avant-garde: the rediscovery of artistic positions from the 1960s and 1970s

The special presentation is conceived by three Budapest galleries, acb Gallery, Kisterem, and Vintage Gallery. Kindly supported by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs.


Prizes 2017:

viennacontemporary Cinema Prize in cooperation with mumok

viennacontemporary is honored to announce the viennacontemporary Cinema Prize in cooperation with mumok – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien for the very first time. The awarded work will be shown at mumok cinema during viennacontemporary.

Artproof production grant for photography

Artproof, an international printing and framing company with locations in Tallinn, Stockholm and Berlin, will, for the second time, award a production grant for photography at viennacontemporary.


Logistic Partner:

KUNSTTRANS

Kunsttrans was founded in 1974 as the first art forwarding company in Austria. Kunsttrans is among the leading and most modern equipped single-source suppliers of fine art and exhibition logistics, provider of storage for top quality artwork and planning and/or organisation of exhibitions.

vie art port

At vie:artport your artworks are safe. In the beginning of 2015, Austria’s biggest art-depot opened it’s doors, offering 8000m2 of storage space. Being one of Europe’s most modern and safe facilities, vie:artport sets new standards for storing art.


Official Airline:

Austrian Airlines

Book your flights to viennacontemporary 2017 online at www.austrian.com and save 15% on all applicable fares. To do so, simply enter the following code in the eVoucher field on the Austrian homepage booking engine: VC17.

Conditions:
Booking period: now until 24 September 2017.
Valid for OS operated flights to Vienna and return as of 13 September 2017 until 1 October 2017 (final date for return flight).


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Partner Institutions:

21er Haus – Museum of Contemporary Art

The 21er Haus – Museum of Contemporary Art is a place of artistic production, reception, and reflection. Interdisciplinary and analytical, its exhibitions focus on Austrian art from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, placed in an international context.

ALBERTINA

Albertina Collections Online enables you to do research in our collections, find relevant literature, and obtain profound information on photography in Austria. The databases represent a dynamically growing system whose online holdings are continuously expanded and updated.

Jewish Museum Vienna

The Jewish Museum of the City of Vienna is a place of encounter, confrontation, and understanding, which seeks to raise awareness of Jewish history, religion, and culture.

Kunsthalle Wien

Kunsthalle Wien is a space which comprises the broad diversity of international contemporary art and its related contemporary discourses. To this effect, Kunsthalle Wien has been developing innovative exhibition and communication formats.

Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

The Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna boasts exhibits spanning five millennia – from Ancient Egypt to Greek Antiquity to the late 18th century. The Picture Gallery features unique major works by Dürer, Raphael, Rembrandt, Rubens, Titian, Velázquez and Vermeer as well as the world’s largest collection of Bruegel paintings.

LEOPOLD MUSEUM

The Leopold Museum is a unique and active museum in the heart of Vienna and the biggest cultural magnet in the MuseumsQuartier. Besides exciting special exhibitions, it not only houses the most substantial and most important collection of Egon Schiele worldwide but also masterpieces by Gustav Klimt.

MAK

The MAK stands for the fruitful combination of the past with the future, of the applied arts with design, architecture, and contemporary art, something which can be clearly sensed and experienced when visiting its extensive collection, themed special exhibitions and discourse-centered program of events.

mumok

The mumok is the largest museum in Central Europe for art since modernism. From Pablo Picasso to Andy Warhol and Franz West, the collection and special exhibitions represent a blend of tradition and experiment, past and present.

Neuer Kunstverein Wien

Neuer Kunstverein Wien, founded in Vienna in 2011, is a platform for contemporary art. It is located in “Hochhaus”, a celebrated building built in the 1930s and a landmark of Viennese modern architecture. The interdisciplinary focus is on art, dance, performance, and music.

freiraum Q21 exhibition space

The freiraum Q21 exhibition space hosts a program of group exhibitions curated by international curators, with a focus, since 2012, on socio-political themes and social criticism. Admission is free.

Secession

In keeping with the motto that adorns its facade – “To every time its art. To art its freedom.” – the Secession hosts an international program that explores current forms of artistic expression. It is a sounding board for the aesthetic and critical discourses on art, culture, and society that define our era and keenly aware of their political significance.

TBA21–Augarten

Founded in 2002 by Francesca von Habsburg, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) is dedicated primarily to the commissioning and dissemination of ambitious, experimental, and unconventional projects that defy traditional categorizations.


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