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Tips and current contributions from the mumok team and friends of the house

mixed up with others before we even begin | Publication

January 29, 2023

The multi-part publication accompanying the exhibition mixed up with others before we even begin gives each of the participating artists their own editorial space in six booklets.


60 Years mumok | Part 3: The 1980ies

January 23, 2023

In six chapters, chief curator Rainer Fuchs illuminates each decade of mumok's eventful 60-year history.


The Animal Within | Publication

December 20, 2022

The publication accompanying the exhibition The Animal Within is not a traditional catalogue but rather a compendium of pictures and stories which points to shared ideas and structural questions.


mixed up with others | Nothing Nowhere Into Something Somewhere

December 18, 2022

Artists Anetta Mona Chişa and Lucia Tkáčová have designed the exhibition architecture for mixed up with others before we even begin. With an intervention on the mumok façade, they extend the exhibition into public space.


From Autonomy Toward Shared Situations | Interview with Karin Harrasser

December 14, 2022

Karin Harrasser, professor at the Kunstuniversität Linz, has curated the symposium The Virtues of Vulnerability together with mumok curator Franz Thalmair. In the interview, Harrasser talks about contamination, purity, and an "age of weakness."


We welcome our new neighbours: MusikTheater an der Wien at MuseumsQuartier

December 12, 2022

MusikTheater an der Wien opened its doors in the MuseumsQuartier at the beginning of October. Reason enough for us to celebrate the new neighborhood and our focus "Creative Learning" and to bring image and sound especially close together in transdisciplinary mediation projects.


Appliying Feminisms | Animal* Within*

December 9, 2022

On December 18, 2022, Mikki Muhr is inviting art historian Susanne Lummerding to the exhibition The Animal Within for a live conversation on differences, norms, and power relations. Read a small preview here.


60 Years mumok | Part 2: The 1970ies

November 30, 2022

In six chapters, chief curator Rainer Fuchs illuminates each decade of the mumok's eventful 60-year history. The second part deals with the nineteen-seventies and the direction of Alfred Schmeller.


Tierkreis für Kinder: Junge Musik in der mumok Matinee petite

November 11, 2022

Under the title mumok Matinees, we have been presenting music in the exhibition rooms on Sunday mornings. At Matinee petite on November 20, young musicians play the cycle Zodiac. Zwele Melodies of the Zodiac by Karlheinz Stockhausen in the exhibition The Animal Within


The Animal Within | On Wolpertingers in the Cemetery Fog: Animals in Fashion

November 1, 2022

Fashion journalist Daniel Kalt on animals in fashion, fur creations on All Soul's Day and the transfer function of animalistic clothing.


60 years mumok | Part 1: The 1960ies at Schweizergarten

October 30, 2022

In six chapters, chief curator Rainer Fuchs illuminates each decade of mumok's 60-year, eventful history. Find out about the opening of the Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts at Vienna's Schweizergarten in the first part of the series.


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