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Phantom Ghost

Cosima von Bonin sees sound and music as key components of her works. Among Cosima von Bonin’s longstanding partners are the German band Tocotronic and the duo Phantom Ghost. This is why concerts are included in the mumok retrospective show of this German artist’s work. Within the Vienna Art Week, the duo Phantom Ghost will play in the museum’s stairwell

Jenni Tischer

For Pin, her first solo exhibition in a museum in Austria, Jenni Tischer (born 1979) has developed an exhibition route in which the formal idioms of minimalist sculpture come up against the history and practice of work with textile


In the fall of 2014 mumok will present the largest exhibition of works by Cosima von Bonin to date in Austria. Opening on October 4, 2014, this exhibition, HIPPIES USE SIDE DOOR. THE YEAR 2014 HAS LOST THE PLOT., will include more than 100 works by von Bonin, who was born in 1962 in Mombasa, Kenya, ranging from her earliest to completely new works

The Ypsilon Five & Die 3 Ypsilons

The American-German-Canadian performance group Da Group will come together in Vienna under a new name at the opening of the exhibition COSIMA VON BONIN. HIPPIES USE SIDE DOOR. THE YEAR 2014 HAS LOST THE PLOT. With an extended crew, they will open this retrospective of von Bonin’s work on October 3 with a flamboyant...


On October 4, 2014, at 8.30 pm, the four musicians that make up Tocotronic will be giving their only concert in Austria in 2014, in Vienna.

Josef Dabernig

A love of order and minimalism, rationalistic obsession, and a drive toward planned structures all seem to determine the scenery chosen by artist and filmmaker Josef Dabernig (born 1956 in Kötschach-Mauthen) for his first comprehensive retrospective exhibition in a museum. The ostentatious tidiness of this show is, however, again and...

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Space & Reality

With her inaugural exhibition back in 2012, Museum of Desires, mumok director Karola Kraus made it clear that focusing on the defining elements of the mumok’s own collection would be an important feature of her tenure.

Continuing in the spirit of framing the museum’s own collecting policy, in the summer months of 2014...

Flaka Haliti

Flaka Haliti, winner of the Henkel Art.Award. 2013, takes an analytical approach to society and media in her work, and refers in particular to her own experiences as an interloper between different countries and cultures

Poland’s most important hip-hop group will play in the museum’s stairwell

Kaliber 44 - Vertical Concert

On the occasion of the opening of the exhibition Josef Dabernig. Rock the Void, the artist has invited Polish hip-hop band Kaliber 44 to give a vertical concert at mumok. On June 5, 2013, at 10.30 pm, the hard Kaliber 44 sound, which goes by the name of psychorap, will fill out the 35-meter high space. The audience will stand and sit on the steps that connect the museum’s exhibition levels

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Annick and Anton Herbert Collection is one of the most significant private collections of contemporary art in Europe. Augmented by major works from the mumok collection, which Annick and Anton Herbert have carefully selected, this will be the most comprehensive presentation of the Herbert’s collection to date

Moyra Davey

With Burn the Diaries, mumok is presenting the first solo exhibition by Moyra Davey in Austria. Davey has combined a number of new works for this show, comprising a 30-minute film, an artist’s book, and an installation of her photographs. Together these works address the ways in which we deal with memory and history. A point of reference here is the work of the French author Jean Genet

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The Present of Modernism

Is the grand utopian project of modernism still relevant today? What potential does it hold for later generations and contemporary artists? These are the questions raised by mumok’s new presentation of our collection, The Present of Modernism.