August 2018

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna Thesis Exhibition 17|18

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

Alaa Al Kurdi. “Reverse Privilege,” 2018. Video.

Sasha Auerbakh. “Inevitable Leap,” 2018. Sculpture.

Johannes Daniel Bode. “The No-show,” 2015–17. Video installation and performance. Photo: Johannes Bode, Christian Pfabigan, and Marina Kellner.

Daniela Bogenreiter. “Clothing for free,” 2018. Public wardrobe installed at Yppenplatz, Vienna.

Aleksandar Bubalo. “Species,” 2018. Film.

Ting-Jung Chen. “Side Walk,” 2018. Sculpture. Photo: Leonhard Hilzensauer.

Yasmine-Stephanie Eid-Sabbagh. “Frictional Conversations | Re-Negotiating Subjectivities, Endurance and Photography in the Palestinian Refugee Camp of Burj al-Shamali,” 2017. Installation in Abwein, Palestine. Photo by Andrea Thal.

Eszter Katalin. “Mary in Red,” 2018. Video.

Dmytro Fedorenko. “Subspace Disciplines,” 2018. Installation.

Susanna Flock. “Forming Storming Norming Performing,” 2017. Video installation.

Annika Friedrich. “In the grass,” 2018. Colored pencil on cardboard.

Ipek Hamzaoglu. “Corridor,” 2017. Video.

Valentina Hirsch. “In der Fremde [Abroad],” 2018. Book.

Lisa Käppler. “Terra Incognita,” 2018. Stage design.

Magdalena Kauer. “Soundselfies | Analysis, appropriation and ambivalences of electronic sound production in the context of techno culture,” 2018. Book and sound projection.

Anna Khodorkovskaya. “I see,” 2018. Mosaic.

Liesa Kovacs, “CONTINUITIES 1–4,” 2018. Four-channel video installation.

Benjamin Kuran. “Mare nostrum,” 2018. Eight-channel video installation.

Marlene Charlotte Lübke-Ahrens. “The elastic space,” 2018. Architectural project.

Geraldine Massing. “103.26,5 alltägliche Schwimmbewegungen [Everyday Natatory Movements],” 2018. Stage design.

Andrea Maurer. “Du bist nicht gerade in Anordnung plötzlich da [You are not just suddenly here in arrangement],” 2018. Billboard installation.

Paul Richard Mittler. “Die Cityboys,” 2017–18. Oil on canvas.

Kasper Møller Christiansen. “Kitchen Tears,” 2018. Spray paint and stencil on canvas.

Wolfgang Novotny. “The Architecture of a Burrow | A spatial translation of Franz Kafka's narration ‘Der Bau,’” 2017–18. Architectural project.

Flavio Palasciano. “Klubscham,” 2018. Sculpture.

Denise Palmieri Henrique Oliveira. “Cut into the chase,” 2018. Performance.

Agnes Peschta. “The disciplinary proceeding of Gerda Matejka-Felden, 1949–1951 | Gaps in the estate and archives: investigation, discourse analysis and walk to impart history,” 2017. Photo by Tiana Katinka.

Elisabeth Pfalzer. “Las Trenzas,” 2017–18. Performance, video, and installation.

Lucia Elena Prusa. “Body City,” 2018. Sculpture. Photo: Raphael Reichl.

Rudi Rapf. “Men of Good Will,” 2018. Photographs.

Josef Matthias Rath. “Investigation, conservation/restoration and reconstruction of the earliest known Viennese double-bass of Nikolaus Leidolff (1693),” 2018. Conservation project.

Dominic Schwab. “The Shape of Time—Towards a Crypto-Architecture,” 2018. Animation.

Artemiy Sergeevic Shokin. “According to Given Circumstances,” 2018. Stage design.

Sebastiano Sing. “G P C R,” 2018. Performance.

Sara My Ingegerd Sjöberg. “And the earth trembled,” 2018. Video.

Rumena Trendafilova. “Post-historical dreaming,” 2018. Film.

Anna Jeanny Sanny Valentiny. “Hortus Alienum—Scenographies Of Nobody's Voyage,” 2018. Architectural project.

Denis Yashin, “Yashin Express,” 2017. Press image.

Yulia Zastava. “Silence but hunger,” 2018. Installation.

Kateryna Zavoloka. “Fire From Within,” 2018. Audiovisual performance.

Every year, a growing number of highly-qualified graduates of all the study programs offered at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna leave school ready to embark on their new career paths and lives. This year’s Thesis Exhibition 17|18 offered a representative overview of the artwork of students at the Academy and shows how these works have significantly contributed to the development of arts-based research. In 2018, there have been 139 graduations in the following study programs:

Architecture: Bachelor/Master

Fine Arts: Studios: Abstract Painting | Expanded Pictorial Space | Figurative Painting | Graphic Arts and Printmaking Techniques | Contextual Painting | Conceptual Art | Art in Public Space | Expanded Pictorial Space-Action /Sculpture/Installation | Art and Digital Media | Art and Film | Art and Research | Art and Photography | Object Sculpture | Performative Art | Performative Art – Sculpture | Textual Sculpture | Video and Video Installation

Fine Arts: Study Program Art and Cultural Studies

Conservation-Restoration: Study Focuses: Paintings / Sculptures | Objects | Paper / Photographs / Books / Archive Material | Mural Paintings / Architectural Surfaces| Modern and Contemporary Art


Education in the Arts Programs: Art and Education | Design and Context | Fashions and Styles

Master in Critical Studies

Doctoral Studies: Philosophy, Technical Sciences, PhD in Practice

The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is one of the oldest but, at the same time, one of the most innovative art universities in Europe. With more than 1,400 students from over fifty countries and approximately 300 internationally successful lecturers, the Academy is one of the largest among those universities whose research and teaching mainly focus on fine art.

Participating Artists

Alaa Al Kurdi
Sasha Auerbakh
Johannes Daniel Bode
Daniela Bogenreiter
Aleksandar Bubalo
Ting-Jung Chen
Yasmine-Stephanie Eid-Sabbagh
Eszter Katalin
Dmytro Fedorenko
Susanna Flock
Annika Friedrich
Ipek Hamzaoglu
Valentina Hirsch
Lisa Käppler
Magdalena Kauer
Anna Khodorkovskaya
Liesa Kovacs
Benjamin Kuran
Marlene Charlotte Lübke-Ahrens
Geraldine Massing
Andrea Maurer
Paul Richard Mittler
Kasper Møller Christiansen
Wolfgang Novotny
Flavio Palasciano
Denise Palmieri Henrique Oliveira
Agnes Peschta
Elisabeth Pfalzer
Lucia Elena Prusa
Rudi Rapf
Josef Matthias Rath
Dominic Schwab
Artemiy Sergeevic Shokin
Sebastiano Sing
Sara My Ingegerd Sjöberg
Rumena Trendafilova
Anna Jeanny Sanny Valentiny
Denis Yashin
Yulia Zastava
Kateryna Zavoloka

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