Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien

Konrad Kager

16 - 20 Sep 2015

© Konrad Kager
installation view, Courtesy the artist
The Power of Surprise
16 - 20 September 2015

The exhibition platform, “Starting from Hystyria” in Raum D downstairs at the Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, has been showing different and diverse positions of contemporary art from the expanded Styrian region since late 2013. Each show in the series is accompanied by a fanzine. Now, the series continues in 2105 with “THE POWER OF SURPRISE”, a presentation of the artist Konrad Kager.
"The practice of the artist Konrad Kager appears to be characterised by productive impetuosity and great scepticism. This indeed brings it much closer to a tenet held by the US artist Paul Thek, namely that it is the very duty of an artist to constantly dismiss art, rather than playing into the hands of the “to-do-list terrorism” of a global creative-entertainment bureaucracy that is increasingly perceived as dominant." Christian Egger
Exhibitions / Projects (selected)
"вторник вечер", Baba Vasas Cellar, Aktion, Shabla (2015)
"Hotel Charleroi - LA FORCE DE CHANGEMENT", Performance, Charleroi (2014)
"ON BEHALF IN THE MIDST OF THE GROUP“, Performance, Kunstraum SUPER, Wien (2014)
"give if you can - take if you want“, Aktion, Hemliga Trädgården, Stockholm (2011)
"Stalag Riddim Prozession“, Performance mit Baptiste Elbaz, Donaufestival Krems, Krems (2011)
"Scandy Mountain - The Peak“, Performance, mit Michael Bäckström, Lina Persdotter Carlsson und Marianne Vlaschits, TEGEN2, Stockholm (2011)
"In den Strassen...“, Performance, Ve.Sch, Wien (2010)
"society's mood", Objekt, flat1, Wien (2010)

Tags: Paul Thek