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The Graz-based art association Kunstverein Medienturm analyses the impacts of media- and video art on contemporary art and thus reacts upon today’s mediatized society. This interdisciplinary approach is basis for a preferred development of cross-media projects, which advance current questions in the field of art production and theoretical reflection. Media art is not understood as a niche sector but as a current, formal and reflexive input via elements such as video, film, photo, the Internet, sound, light etc, thus triggering an engagement with fine arts: relevant contemporary artistic positions are presented and possible future forms of art are conceived; material- and context references from “new media” are facing the “old media” in a productive way.

Current exhibition

Supported by: Federal Ministry of Education, Art and Culture, Styrian Government, City of Graz

Exhibition openings in the frame of CMRK (Camera Austria, Kunstverein Medienturm, < rotor >, Grazer Kunstverein)

CMRK is a network of four independent Graz-based non-profit institutions, whose common interest is the communication of contemporary art within an international context.

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Claire Fontaine, Situations, 2011. Videostill, Single channel video, color, sound 35 min. dimensions variable, Edition of 6 (MP# V). Courtesy Metro Pictures, New York