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TBA21–Academy unveils upcoming initiatives including expeditions, symposia, performances, and commissions dedicated to knowledge creation, ocean conservation, and advocacy

With a cross-disciplinary program that aims to instigate change by investigations through the lens of art

  • An interdisciplinary symposium and collaborative drafting of The Henningsvaer Charter to safeguard the oceanswith participants including artists Susanne Winterling and Lisa Rave, oceanographer Jeremy Jackson, and marine technologist Ingrid Schjølberg—culminating Norway’s contemporary art biennial, the Lofoten International Arts Festival

  • The launch of the second cycle of The Current, TBA21–Academy’s fellowship program that brings thought-leaders on interdisciplinary voyages throughout the Pacific, and the appointment of its next Expedition Leaders, curator Chus Martínez and artist collective SUPERFLEX

  • Purplethe new immersive six-channel video installation by John Akomfrah exploring climate change in the age of Anthropocene, co-commissioned with the Barbican and opening during Frieze Week in London

  • An interactive program of ocean-related talks, installations, and performances, including artist Trevor Paglen, marine biologist Tamatoa Bambridge, oceanographer Matthias Haeckel, and research professor in the law of the sea Davor Vidas at the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart in Berlin

  • A Convening marking the culminating Ute Meta Bauer’s tenure as an Expedition Leader of The Current, including public performances, discussions, screenings, and keynote lectures by Taholo Kami, Kristy KangArmin Linke, Guigone Camus, and Lisa Rave held during Singapore Art Week

  • The ongoing presentation of Tidalectics, the first exhibition organized by TBA21– Academy encompassing key works and commissions resulting from the foundation’s maiden voyage in the Pacific, at TBA21Augarten in Vienna

 
TBA21 Opens Major Traveling Exhibition in Lima Exploring Concepts of Placelessness and Heritage in Contemporary Practice
TIDALECTICS, die erste Ausstellung der TBA21–Academy, betrachtet die Welt aus der Perspektive der Meere und entwirft eine alternative Form der Auseinandersetzung mit ozeanischen Lebensräumen
Die Ausstellung Tidalectics im TBA21–Augarten in Wien präsentiert dreizehn internationale Künstler_innen, deren Arbeiten die Meere in ihrer kulturellen, politischen und biologischen Dimension untersuchen – sei es in der Auseinandersetzung mit vom Menschen verursachten Ereignissen wie dem Klimawandel und dem Anstieg der Meeresspiegel oder im Entwerfen menschlicher und „mehr-als-menschlicher“ Beziehungen. Die von Stefanie Hessler kuratierte Ausstellung zeigt neben herausragenden Arbeiten aus der TBA21 Sammlung neun neu kommissionierte Arbeiten, von denen viele im Rahmen von Expeditionen der TBA21–Academy im Pazifik entstanden sind.
Elf Abende mit Spoken-Word-Performances, evokativen Erforschungen ozeanischer Wissenschaften und aquatischen Sounds
NEW 28.04.2017 News

Tidalectics

June 2–November 19, 2017 | TBA21–Academy’s first exhibition, TIDALECTICS, explores a different way of engaging with the oceans and the world we inhabit
TBA21–Academy is the exploratory soul of Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna. Conceived by Markus Reymann in 2011 as an itinerant site of cultural production and interdisciplinary research to deepen our understanding of and relationship to the oceans, TBA21–Academy is delighted to announce the opening of its first exhibition, Tidalectics, on Friday, June 2 in Vienna. The exhibition is timed to coincide with the first-ever United Nations’ Ocean Conference, held in New York from June, 5–9.
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TBA21–Academy unveils upcoming initiatives including expeditions, symposia, performances, and commissions dedicated to knowledge creation, ocean conservation, and advocacy

With a cross-disciplinary program that aims to instigate change by investigations through the lens of art

  • An interdisciplinary symposium and collaborative drafting of The Henningsvaer Charter to safeguard the oceanswith participants including artists Susanne Winterling and Lisa Rave, oceanographer Jeremy Jackson, and marine technologist Ingrid Schjølberg—culminating Norway’s contemporary art biennial, the Lofoten International Arts Festival

  • The launch of the second cycle of The Current, TBA21–Academy’s fellowship program that brings thought-leaders on interdisciplinary voyages throughout the Pacific, and the appointment of its next Expedition Leaders, curator Chus Martínez and artist collective SUPERFLEX

  • Purplethe new immersive six-channel video installation by John Akomfrah exploring climate change in the age of Anthropocene, co-commissioned with the Barbican and opening during Frieze Week in London

  • An interactive program of ocean-related talks, installations, and performances, including artist Trevor Paglen, marine biologist Tamatoa Bambridge, oceanographer Matthias Haeckel, and research professor in the law of the sea Davor Vidas at the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart in Berlin

  • A Convening marking the culminating Ute Meta Bauer’s tenure as an Expedition Leader of The Current, including public performances, discussions, screenings, and keynote lectures by Taholo Kami, Kristy KangArmin Linke, Guigone Camus, and Lisa Rave held during Singapore Art Week

  • The ongoing presentation of Tidalectics, the first exhibition organized by TBA21– Academy encompassing key works and commissions resulting from the foundation’s maiden voyage in the Pacific, at TBA21Augarten in Vienna