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20 Propositions

20 July–23 September 2018 / 8–11 pm CEST

Same Time. Different Time, 2017
Ulrike Königshofer, Same Time. Different Time, 2017
Photo: Courtesy Ulrike Königshofer

An exhibition project by the Salzburger Kunstverein

Held throughout the galleries and spaces of the Salzburger Kunstverein, 20 Propositions is a series of exhibitions, performances and screenings strung together as a collective whole. Notions of the temporary and the ephemeral are prioritised in this collaborative project. Produced in homage to the 1998 exhibition 40 Days 20 Exhibitions by Hildegund Amanshauser, this new version takes a different format but arises out a similar spirit of flux and engagement. 20 Propositions also includes five artists teaching at the 2018 International Summer Academy: Emeka Okereke, Jakob Kolding and Mark Van Yetter will have solo exhibitions, and Ei Arakawa with Christian Naujoks and their class will present a collective performance.

Curated by Séamus Kealy

Each project phase has its own opening event. The Sunset Kino, Austria’s only outdoor avant-garde cinema, includes seven of the propositions in the form of screenings of contemporary video and film.

Grand opening Friday 20 July 2018 at 8 pm
Artists: Jakob Kolding (DK), Christiane Peschek (AT), Emeka Okereke (NG), Sam Keogh (IE), Maria Legat (AT), Nikola Röthemeyer & Annika Sailer (DE)
Exhibition runs until 29 July 2018

Second opening Wednesday 1 August 2018 at 8 pm
Artists: Carl Johan Högberg (SE/NL), Ei Arakawa with Christian Naujoks and students of their International Summer Academy class (JP/US/D etc.), Ulrike Königshofer (AT), Iva Lulashi (AL/IT)
Exhibition runs until 12 August 2018

Talk with Hildegund Amanshauser & Séamus Kealy
Wednesday 8 August 2018 at 8 pm

Final opening Wednesday 15 August 2018 at 8 pm
Artists: Mark Van Yetter (US), Mehraneh Atashi (IR/NL), Markus Wilfling (AT)