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Talk: Climate Crisis ­­– What Does Art Do?

04.09.2023 to 04.09.2023 - MQ Main Courtyard

Talk: Climate Crisis ­­– What Does Art Do?

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mo, 04.09.2023
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Talk: Climate Crisis ­– What Does Art Do?

Art fair maker Renger van den Heuvel in conversation with MQ Director Bettina Leidl.
Mo 04.09., 19h l MQ Summer Stage, Main Courtyard l free admission

In order to achieve the climate-neutral, circular and sustainable world, all areas of life and the economy must change successively. The art world is no exception. With "MQ goes Green," the MuseumsQuartier has developed a roadmap to achieve these goals in museum operations. But the art market with its international fairs, where artworks and collectors fly halfway around the globe and a lot of packaging waste is produced in addition to CO2 consumption, must also make a contribution here. The international NGO "Gallery Climate Coalition" gives galleries and fair organizers instructions on how they can also transform the art market. MQ Director Bettina Leidl talks about this transformation of the art business with fair organizer Renger Van Den Heuvel, who organizes the new art fair STAGE Bregenz according to this scheme. The talk will be moderated by Eva Komarek.

Renger van den Heuvel (Apeldoorn, NL) is a cultural manager specializing in the development of art fair formats. From 2012 to 2019 he was managing director of VIENNAFAIR and viennacontemporary. In 2021, he launched SPARK Art Fair Vienna, a format with purely individual presentations and a unified booth architecture. He is currently working on the launch of STAGE Bregenz, a new concept that will take place February 22-25. In addition to his work as a cultural manager, van den Heuvel works as an independent filmmaker and graduated from the Friedl Kubelka School for Independent Film in Vienna.

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