1989: the end of history or the beginning of the future?


1989: The End of History or the Beginning of the Future?
Video Art Comments on a Time Shift
November 2 – 24, 2009
ACFNY

ARTISTS
Marina ABRAMOVIC, Josef DABERNIG, Thomas DRASCHAN, Harun FAROCKI with Andrej UJICA, Anna JERMOLAEWA, Johanna KANDL, Jonas MEKAS, Csaba NEMES, Jakub NEPRAS, Marcel ODENBACH, Marek PIWOWSKI, PUSHWAGNER, Joanna RAJKOWSKA, Isa ROSENBERGER, Miha ŠTRUKELJ, Magda TOTHOVA.

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Press Release in English:

> 1989: The End of History or the Beginning of the Future?

 

Press Release in German:

> 1989: Das Ende der Geschichte oder der Anfang der Zukunft?

 

Wall Texts in English:

> 1989: Wall Texts

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Marina ABRAMOVIC
Count on Us: Only Chorus | 2004   
Video, Color, Sound
Single projection, 5 min
Courtesy of the Artist and Sean Kelly Gallery

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Josef DABERNIG
Rosa coeli | 2003
Video, Black and White, Sound, 24 min
Courtesy of Andreas Huber Gallery

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Thomas DRASCHAN
Icon Delirium | 2009
Video, Color, 1 min 5 sec
Courtesy of the Artist

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Harun FAROCKI & Andrej UJICA
Videograms of a Revolution | 1992
Video, Color, Sound, 106 min
Courtesy of the Generali Foundation

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Anna JERMOLAEWA
Aleksandra Wysokinska/20 Years later | 2009
Video, Color, Sound, 47 min, loop
Courtesy of the Artist

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Johanna KANDL
No Title | 2003
Egg tempera on wood, 115 x 150 cm
Courtesy of the Austrian Cultural Forum

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Jonas MEKAS
Lithuania and the collapse of the USSR | 2008
Video, Color, Sound, 286 min
Courtesy of the Artist

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Csaba NEMES
Remake I-X | 2007
Video Animation, Color, Sound, 81 min
Courtesy of the Artist

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Jakub NEPRAS
Generator p-730 | 2005
Video Animation, Color, Sound, 134 min
Courtesy of the Artist

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Marcel ODENBACH
Niemand ist mehr dort, wo er anfing | 1989/90
Video, Color, Sound, 5 min 52 sec
Courtesy of the Artist and Gallery Crone

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Marek PIWOWSKI
Rejs | 1970
Video, Color, Sound, 68 min
Courtesy of the Artist

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Hariton PUSHWAGNER
Soft City | 2006-2008
Video Animation, Sound, 8 min
Courtesy of the Artist and Stephan Stray

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Joanna RAJKOWSKA
Let Me Wash Your Hands | 1994
Video, Color, 5 min
Courtesy of the Artist

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Isa ROSENBERGER
Novy Most | 2008
Video, Color, Sound, 17 min 45 sec
Courtesy of the Artist

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Exhibition Design at the ACFNY by Miha ŠTRUKELJ

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Magda TOTHOVA
Lenin and the Maiden | 2003
Video Animation, Color, Sound, 134 min
Courtesy of the Artist

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credits

The Austrian Cultural Forum New York and Kunsthalle Wien in cooperation with the Czech Center, the Hungarian Cultural Center and the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Curators: Gerald Matt (Vienna) and Andreas Stadler (New York)
Exhibition Coordination: Elisabeth Haider
Exhibition Assistance: Natascha Boojar, Anne Marie Butler, Fiona Eltz, Judith Gruber, Anna Gruessinger, Alexandra Humer, Lisa-Maria Matzinger, Maria Simma

With generous support from Austrian Airlines and Botstiber Foundation.

Supporting institutions of the Austrian Cultural Forum New York: AKG Acoustics GmbH, Austrian Airlines, Botstiber Foundation, RZB Finance, The Austrian Wines, Zumtobel Staff.

Special thanks to International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP).