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Main partner:


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.


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.


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 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 Vienna Business Agency is the first point of contact for national and international companies. It offers financial support, real estate and urban development incentives as well as free service and advice. With its creative center departure, it offers comprehensive services and networking assistance to Viennese companies in the creative industries, including art galleries. The gallery festival curated by_vienna has been funded and organised by the Vienna Business Agency since 2009 to emphasise Vienna’s significance as a gallery location.


HEY-U has been active in the world of TV & Film, Events, Music, PR- Marketing and sales (TV, DVD, CD) since 1990. Our years of international experience using our own Video, Sound and Graphic Studios as well as Sound, Light and Staging, allows us to work creatively on your projects.


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 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.


Aesop was established in Melbourne in 1987. Our objective has always been to formulate skin, hair and body care products of the finest quality. A sincere interest in intelligent and sustainable design extends to every aspect of Aesop’s workings. Alongside our primary activities, we explore and support the arts as an avenue through which to inspire, learn and communicate.

Larry's List

Larry’s List is the leading art collector editorial and knowledge platform providing data, research and access to contemporary art collectors. Larry’s List’s art collector database contains over 3,500 profiles of art collectors from more than 70 countries. In 2015, Larry’s List published the “Art Collector Report 2014“, and in 2016, the “Private Museum Report”.

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.

Partner Institutions:

Belvedere 21

Belvedere 21 – 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.

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

As Central Europe’s oldest art university founded in 1692, the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna today presents itself as a field for experiments in contemporary art and architecture, theory and practice, as well as science and research in art. It houses two of the most significant Austrian art collections, i.e. the “Gemäldegalerie” (Paintings Gallery) and the “Kupferstichkabinett” (The Graphic Collection).


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.

Kunst im öffentlichen Raum (KÖR) GmbH (public art Vienna)

It is the task of Kunst im öffentlichen Raum (KÖR) GmbH (public art Vienna) to enliven public space in the City of Vienna by implementing permanent and temporary artistic projects and bringing about a discourse and mental interchange with artistic projects in the urban area.

Kunstforum Wien

The Bank Austria Kunstforum is the top address for art lovers, especially for classical modern painting of the post-war years. Whether van Gogh or Miró, Kandinsky or Chagall, Warhol or Lichtenstein, the great names of art are united here. Since 2000, there have also been exhibitions devoted to contemporary artists.

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.


The museum and exhibition venue, founded by Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser and named KUNST HAUS WIEN, is one of the most important sights of the city. With its top international exhibitions of contemporary art with a focus on photography it has become an integral part of the Viennese culture scene.

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.


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.


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.


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.

frei_raum Q21

frei_raum Q21 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.


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.


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.