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AUSTRIA conTEMPORARY
Intervention in public space, Vienna 09

The many posters advertising the exhibition „AUSTRIA conTEMPORARY“, in which I participated, inspired me to intervene according to the situation. The intervening action picks as a central theme the fact that art institutions often have at their disposal large budgets while the young exhibiting artists don’t have an income and only in rare cases do succeed to negotiate with the respective patron the purchase of their works…
(The meaning of the German word “arm” is “poor”)

Video 06:10 min.

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AUSTRIA conTEMPORARY
Wien 09

Video- und Fotodokumentation

Konzept/Aktion: Michail Michailov
Kamera: Hannes Anderle

Die zahlreichen Werbeplakate und Ausstellungskataloge der Ausstellung „AUSTRIA conTEMPORARY“, bei der ich teilgenommen habe inspirieren mich zu einer situationsgerechten Intervention.
Thematisiert wird, dass Kunsthäuser oft ein großes Budget für Ausstellungen ausgeben, für den jungen ausstellenden Künstler jedoch weder ein Einkommen, noch ein Ankauf veranschlagt wird…

Video 06:10 min.