Events

During the 7 months period of exhibition, multiple events will punctuate Personal Structures: talks, performances, workshops and many other interactive propositions are going to take place in order to generate a conversation about the contemporary art’s developments, concepts and concerns.

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25.11

Opera Aperta: Openstage

The University of Applied Arts Vienna invites you to join a workshop in collaboration with the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and The Wiener Zeitung part of Opera Aperta, a collection of panel discussions, performances and workshops

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

25.11

Opera Aperta: Livestream

The University of Applied Arts Vienna presents the last session of Opera Aperta, a panel discussion in collaboration with the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and The Wiener Zeitung.

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

24.11

Turning The World Upside Down

The University of Applied Arts Vienna invites you to join an interactive workshop part of the series 'Opera Aperta' which will focus on the inclusion of people with disabilities.

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

24.11

Let's Talk About Death

The University of Applied Arts Vienna presents an interactive workshop part of the series 'Opera Aperta' which will focus on the delicate topic of death.

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

22.11

Today’s women and gender fluidity as represented by contemporary artists

A talk exploring gender fluidity and the issue of the representations of male and female in artworks nowadays

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-person

19.11

Blurring the Lines | Meaning in the Making

The 4th International Conference on Photography and Education is organised in collaboration with Blurring the Lines, Urbanautica, and Paris College of Art, and will focus on the theme "Meaning in the Making" with the aim to distinguish “meaning in a photograph” from “meaning through photographing”

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-Person & Online

27.10

Incontri Dance & Drawing with Gabriel Schmitz

One last session of dance and drawing with artist Gabriel Schmitz at Palazzo Mora together with dancer Elena Giannotti

Performance Palazzo Mora In-person

24.10

Incontri Dance & Drawing with Gabriel Schmitz

For this fourth part, artist Gabriel Schmitz will engage with three elements - sound, dance and drawing - in his new performance at Palazzo Mora

Performance Palazzo Mora In-person

18.10

OPENSTAGE Discussion on Art and Media Ethics | Visual Competences

Join an open stage workshop to discuss the topic “Art and Digital Humanism“ along experts from inter- and transdisciplinary fields in arts, science and exhibitions

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

18.10

Opera Aperta: Art and Media Ethics | Visual Competences

The University of Applied Arts of Vienna invites you to a new session of the Opera Aperta Streams, a panel-discussion dedicated to the multi-perspectivity of contemporary art and the constructivism of education as an attribute of democracy

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-person

17.10

Art & Media Ethics: A windrose for art and media

Drawing the line between ethics, media, philosophy and democracy during a workshop with Wolfgang Renner, MSc Head of the Wiener Zeitung Acadamy

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

17.10

Expeditions to Hidden Worlds

A great opportunity to learn and discover more about art and science visual thinking from the hand of the Science Visualization Lab at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna

Screening Palazzo Mora In-person

14.10

Os filmes sobre arte

Join us for a conversation with Brazilian director Andre Fratti Costa, followed by the screening of three of his films.

Screening Palazzo Michiel In-person

12.10

Venessia dai Veneziani

Join artist Daniel Ibbotson for a creative workshop on the experience of living in Venice

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

05.10

Art Reflection Talk with Verena Voigt M.A.

Artist Anka Landtau and the art association Weltkunst Angeln e.V. invite you to a public tour and reception in the Palazzo Bembo to reflect on her multimedia installation 'The happy ones are curious - Friedrich Nietzsche'

Conference Palazzo Bembo In-person

28.09

Artist's Book: Material for Poetry

Join artist Laurette Succar for a creative workshop at Palazzo Mora

Workshop Palazzo Mora In-person

23.09

The Co-creation of Knowledge and Imaginaries for Ocean Sustainability

Follow the conversation with Socio-Ecological Researchers and Artists of SECOS at Palazzo Michiel

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-Person & Online

22.09

Transitions and Transformations - A Conversation

A conversation among artists and researchers in relation to the exhibition titled Transition and Transformation, the Constant Flux of our Personal Structures, touching upon biology, the environment, society and politics.

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-Person & Online

18.09

Pino Gatto Kids Day

Artist Eddy De Bona and teacher Giorgia Gigui invite the younger minds to join a workshop that aims to bring children closer to art and environmental protection

Workshop Palazzo Mora In-person

15.09

UNITY Artist Talk with Gill Gatfield | Marinaressa Gardens

New Zealand sculptor Gill Gatfield presents two artist talks on UNITY, from ancient worlds to the metaverse, a philosophy and practice explored in two sculptures - the precious miniature Harmony at Palazzo Bembo, and the digital monument Native Tongue XR showcased at Marinaressa Gardens.

Presentation Marinaressa Gardens In-person

15.09

The Hunting Place

Come to the Marinaressa Gardens for a performance showing and presenting the aesthetics of exhaustion and surrealism in the sport movements by Lies Serdons

Performance Marinaressa Gardens In-person

14.09

UNITY Artist Talk with Gill Gatfield | Palazzo Bembo

New Zealand sculptor Gill Gatfield presents two artist talks on UNITY, from ancient worlds to the metaverse, a philosophy and practice explored in two sculptures - the precious miniature Harmony at Palazzo Bembo, and the digital monument Native Tongue XR showcased at Marinaressa Gardens.

Presentation Palazzo Bembo In-person

02.09

Opening Event | Dance of Light

Join the opening event of Kaz Shirane's artwork 'Dance of Light' at Marinaressa Gardens on the 2nd of September.

Opening Marinaressa Gardens In-person

30.08

Opera Aperta: Art & Digital Humanism

Curated by Ruth Mateus-Berr and Pia Scharler from the University of Applied Arts Vienna, 'Opera Aperta' is a collection of artist talks, performances and workshops in collaboration with Georg Russegger from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and streamed by the oldest daily newspaper in the world: The Wiener Zeitung.

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-Person & Online

29.08

Survive Workshop

An insightful and interactive workshop about the question of surviving in today's world and how to find a collective way of slowing down the pace in a highly dynamic world

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

29.08

Utopia/Dystopia of Digital Humanism

Thanks to a special composition of international people, this workshop will discuss what the greatest fears and challenges are of digitalization as well as the expectations we have of it

Workshop Palazzo Mora In-person

06.08

Sharing Culture

Join curator and gallerist Barbara Polla as she highlights how to bring a cultural association to life, which are the major difficulties, the rewards and the “Forever dreams” involved.

Conference Palazzo Mora In-person

28.07

Celestial Throne

Performance artist Rah Eleh will introduce her new work 'Celestial Throne' on show at Palazzo Mora as part of Personal Structures.

Presentation Palazzo Mora In-person

18.07

Incontri Dance & Drawing with Gabriel Schmitz

Live session of dancing & drawing by visual artist Gabriel Schmitz together with Catalan dancer and choreographer Cristina Martí

Performance Palazzo Mora In-person

07.07

Digital Futures

Moderated by artist Rah Eleh, the 'Digital Futures' online talk will highlight the intersections between digital and performance art.

Conference Other Online

30.06

Americans. Current Imaginaries

Dr. Milagros Bello will talk about the vision of the aesthetics characteristics and current topics and practices of emergent and established American artists focusing on the South part of the USA and Latin American countries.

Conference Palazzo Mora In-Person & Online

18.06

Art Night at the European Cultural Centre

The European Cultural Centre is pleased to take part in the 11th edition of Art Night Venezia, organised and promoted by Ca’ Foscari University in collaboration with the City of Venice, with the extended opening of the exhibition Personal Structures - Reflections. During the event, the public will have have the opportunity to attend the performance Tentacoli by artist Riccardo Antonio Leone in Palazzo Mora, the performance Got Umbrella organised by Professor Petra Kempf in Campo S.S. Giovanni e Paolo, and the screening of the film directed by Tatia Skhirtladze titled Glory to the Queen in Palazzo Michiel.

Performance Palazzo Michiel Palazzo Mora Other In-person

14.06

Opera Aperta: Art & Social Impact

Curated by Ruth Mateus-Berr and Pia Scharler from the University of Applied Arts Vienna, 'Opera Aperta' is a collection of artist talks, performances and workshops in collaboration with Georg Russegger from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and streamed by the oldest daily newspaper in the world: The Wiener Zeitung.

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-Person & Online

13.06

Art & Inclusion – Turning The World Upside Down

First workshop of the series 'Opera Aperta' by the Center for Didactics of Art and Interdisciplinary Education, University of Applied Arts Vienna (Austria) together with the art association GRIESSNER STADL, LEBENSHILFE Murau and the theater director FRANZ-XAVER MAYR.

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

13.06

Empathy: Being touched

Second workshop by the University of Applied Arts Vienna focusing on the interaction of visual objects with sounds, melodies and rhythms.

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

13.06

Navigate cancer through artistic roadmaps

A beautiful and enlightening third workshop that navigates through the complexities of science and emotions stemming from cancer by means of art and sounds

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

13.06

New Incentives for Patient Empowerment

A final workshop by the Center for Didactics of Art and Interdisciplinary Education, University of Applied Arts in Vienna, together with INTERACCT on new ideas to improve communication and motivation of children and adolescents facing with cancer

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

12.06

The touch of a heartbeat

Visit Palazzo Mora to hear the beautiful melodies from musicians from the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

Concert Palazzo Mora In-person

11.06

insitu ani·motion

Ivan Pantelić & Bernd Rohrauer from the Center for Didactics of Art and Interdisciplinary Education, University of Applied Arts Vienna, present various performative participatory stop motion-based spatial interventions at Palazzo Bembo and Palazzo Mora.

Performance Palazzo Mora Palazzo Bembo In-person

01.06

Dance & Drawing with Maiko Nishino

Join artist Gabriel Schmitz and dancer Maiko Nishino for a double session of dance and live drawing at Palazzo Mora

Performance Palazzo Mora In-person

30.05

Artist Book - From Concept to Completion with Laurette Succar

Join artist Laurette Succar for a creative workshop at Marinaressa Gardens

Workshop Marinaressa Gardens In-person

18.05

Book presentation of QUARANTENA by Donatella Tenderini

The European Cultural Centre is pleased to host the presentation of Donatella Tenderini's latest book titled "QUARANTINE." The event will take place at the Giardini della Marinaressa - Levante and will be open to all citizens.

Presentation Marinaressa Gardens In-person

30.04

Gardening in Small Spaces. Workshop by Karen McCoy

In the occasion of "Floating Garden for Venice V2: But Will the Worms Live?", Karen McCoy is organising a third workshop with the purpose to share the content of the sculpture into the community.

Workshop Marinaressa Gardens In-person

29.04

Vivianne Duchini in Venice: A journey through lost wax

A conversation with artist Vivianne Duchini on her piece 'Tocante' which was made using the traditional lost-wax casting technique

Conference Marinaressa Gardens

28.04

Composting in Your Kitchen. Workshop by Karen McCoy

Join the second sustainability workshop by artist Karen McCoy in parallel to her sculpture exhibited at the exhibition Personal Structures.

Workshop Marinaressa Gardens In-person

27.04

Making Baskets from Plant Leaves. Workshop by Karen McCoy

Accompanying the sculpture "Giardino Galleggiante per Venezia V2: Ma I Vermi Vivranno?" (Floating Garden for Venice V2: But Will the Worms Live?), are three workshops intended to extend its content into the community.

Workshop Marinaressa Gardens In-person

27.04

Metamorphosis: Performance by Julia Fromm

‘Metamorphosis’ by Julia Fromm and Maurício Ianês investigates the relationship between culture, nature, language, and ideological appropriation. The transformation through perception and spatial alienation is chronic-led in the artwork.

Performance Palazzo Mora In-person

26.04

Opera Aperta: Art, Education and Democracy

Curated by Ruth Mateus-Berr and Pia Scharler from the University of Applied Arts Vienna, 'Opera Aperta' is a collection of artist talks, performances and workshops in collaboration with Georg Russegger from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and streamed by the oldest daily newspaper in the world: The Wiener Zeitung.

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-Person & Online

25.04

Performance by Helen Kirwan - Part 2

During this second performance, Helen Kirwan will offer ribbons to three men in black at the grand entrance to Palazzo Bembo in line with ancient practices of giving ribbons (‘tainia’) and cloth as popular grave offerings.

Performance Palazzo Bembo In-person

25.04

Digital Renaissance: From Creation to Collection by Sam Light, Carrie Able, Darragh Dandurand and Julian Johnson with the European Cultural Academy

Panel discussion on the link of immersive, XR (extended reality), and Web3 technologies with Carrie Able's artistic practice.

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-Person & Online

25.04

Performance by Gabriel Schmitz

Join Gabriel Schmitz for a first live session of Dance and Drawing on the 25th of April together with dancer Elena Giannotti, inaugurating his participation at the exhibition Personal Structures 2022.

Performance Palazzo Mora In-person

25.04

How Design-Thinking can educate a democratic mindset

The innovative method of teaching and learning known as "Design-Thinking" will be applied with workshop participants to have a hands-on experience how artistic thinking and action can shape and expand the democracy of the 21st century.

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

25.04

The LESS PREMIUM WORK/SHOP

This workshop is based on a co-operative inquiry on the ‘ (a lovely Venetian term for trash) taking its starting point at the specific environment of Palazzo Mora, a quasi-sophisticated site in the historic centre of Venice.

Workshop Palazzo Michiel In-person

24.04

Fiebre Photobook Fest. 10 editions contributing to the promotion of photobooks

Fiebre Photobook, the first and only festival in Spain specializing in photobooks, celebrates its 10th edition contributing to the dissemination and enhancement of photobooks.

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-Person & Online

24.04

The Speculative Future of Blackness

Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on the speculative future of Black humanity. The attending artists draw inspiration from Afrofuturism, Black existentialism, spirituality, and futurist thought to construct a Black universe of tomorrow.

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-Person & Online

24.04

Performance by Helen Kirwan - Part 1

During her live performance 'Rending the cloth', Kirwan will propose to simply ‘endlessly’ tear cloth with her hands in reference to ancient practices that involved tearing cloth and garments as tangible expressions of grief in the face of death.

Performance Palazzo Bembo In-person

23.04

The Migration Blanket - Film Screening and Q&A

Screening of the Film 'The Migration Blanket - Climate Solidarity' and Q&A with the Award winning Artist Salma Zulfiqar and film project participants in conversation with HRH Princess Esmeralda of Belgium.

Screening Palazzo Bembo In-Person & Online

23.04

Performance by Marcello Martinez-Vega

Artist Marcello Martínez-Vega will perform 'Sabor a Piel y Chocolate', a live performance about the sensual, spiritual and erotic description of the taste of chocolate on the skin and soul.

Performance Palazzo Mora In-person

22.04

Performance by Carrie Able

Performance Music Dance by American artist Carrie Able. The 30-minute show will include original music and arrangements by Able and original choreography by Pink Supakarn. Together with Able and Supakarn, dancer Kate Griffler will perform a version of what appears as a hologram within the exhibition.

Performance Palazzo Bembo In-person

22.04

Presentation by Salma Zulfiqar with the European Cultural Academy

A Q&A with Salma Zulfiqar, an award winning Artist and Activist currently exhibiting the Migration Blanket at ECC Venice.

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-person

22.04

Long Art by Romolo Del Deo with the European Cultural Academy

As part of the opening ceremonies for Venice Art Biennial 22, Romolo Del Deo will speak on "Long Art: Creating The Tree of Life Which is Ours".

Conference Palazzo Michiel In-Person & Online

21.04

Personal Structures Opening Events

To commemorate the launch of the sixth edition of the biennial contemporary art exhibition Personal Structures, the European Cultural Centre will organise a set of opening events together with the participants, professionals and organising staff involved in the preparation of this year's edition.

Palazzo Mora Palazzo Bembo Marinaressa Gardens In-person

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