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MQ Freiraum + Salon

Exhibitions of contemporary art are presented in the two exhibition spaces of the MuseumsQuartier Wien, the MQ Freiraum and the MQ Salon, in the baroque Fischer-von-Erlach-wing. The focus is on video works, installations and art that deals with socio-political issues. 

Admission is free.
Opening hours: Tue – Sun 10 – 18h


With kind support of the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs.

Upcoming exhibitions:
MQ Freiraum
LandRush
Frauke Huber and Uwe H. Martin
Opening: 22.02.2023, 18 Uhr
Exhibition: 23.02. – 07.05.2023
In “LandRush,” Frauke Huber and Uwe H. Martin document the social and ecological consequences of global agriculture. Working with farmers, fishers, scientists, indigenous farmers, and activists, they explore worldwide themes such as seed, water and land rights, environmental justice, climate change, and the future of agriculture, highlighting global relationships and individual approaches alike. Frauke Huber and Uwe H. Martin use artistic, journalistic, and scientific strategies to make different lived realities tangible on an intellectual and emotional level. Their many years of research and documentation have resulted in publications and interactive apps, as well as the multi-channel spatial installations—works of remarkable atmosphere and content—that are presented in the MQ Freiraum. 
Curated by Verena Kaspar-Eisert, Chief Curator MQ Wien

MQ Salon
Oasis
Karina Mendreczky and Katalin Kortmann Járay 
Opening: 22.02.2023, 6 pm
Exhibition: 23.02. – 07.05.2023
Karina Mendreczky and Katalin Kortmann Járay are two artists who have been collaborating on a regular basis for the past couple of years, creating remarkable and unusual works together. “Oasis” is a subtly composed, expansive installation featuring numerous different sculptures, photographs, printed textiles, drawings, and sound elements. Taken as a whole, the objects form a mystical, fairytale-like constellation, a sort of Cabinet of Curiosities, one that resounds with ideas and concepts of life and death, and which addresses individual and collective attachments to nature.
Curated by Verena Kaspar-Eisert, Chief Curator MQ Wien

Archive

No Dancing Allowed

No Dancing Allowed

Exhibition curated by Bogomir Doringer

date: 21.06.2022 to 20.11.2022

Overground Resistance

Overground Resistance

Exhibition curated by Oliver Ressler

date: 25.08.2021 to 21.11.2021

frei_raum Q21 exhibition space

Contact:
Elisabeth Hajek
43/1/523 5881-1717
ehajek@mqw.at

Tours through the current exhibition:
Q21tours@mqw.at

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