The Steirischer Herbst festival, an art event held annually in Austria, has named the participating artists for its 52nd edition, which will take place from September 19 through October 13 at various venues throughout the city of Graz. The festival, which is this year titled “Grand Hotel Abyss,” will feature the work of more than 40 artists, many of whom have been given commissions specifically for the event.
Ekaterina Degot serves as the festival’s director and chief curator; she is working with a curatorial team that includes Mirela Baciak, Henriette Gallus, Dominik Müller, Christoph Platz, and David Riff.
Among the artists and collectives participating are Oscar Murillo, Elmgreen & Dragset, Jeremy Deller, Michael Portnoy, Alexander Brener and Barbara Schurz, and Riccardo Giacconi. Local institutions set to exhibit at the festival include the Alte Galerie in Schloss Eggenberg, the Haus der Architektur, and the Kunsthaus Graz.
The full list of participating artists follows.
Ariel Efraim Ashbel and friends
Alexander Brener and Barbara Schurz
Cibelle Cavalli Bastos
Keti Chukhrov/Guram Matskhonashvili
Counterpositions (Eduard Freudmann, Thomas Geiger, Marlene Haring, Elizabeth Ward)
Bojan Djordjev/Goran Ferčec
Elmgreen & Dragset
Ian Hamilton Finlay
Giorgi Gago Gagoshidze
Jakob Lena Knebl and Markus Pires Mata
The Life and Adventures of GL
Daniel Mann and Eitan Efrat
Erna Ómarsdóttir & Valdimar Jóhannsson
Blanka Rádóczy/Vladimir Sorokin
Andrei Stadnikov with Vanya Bowden
Shifra Kazhdan and Dmitry Vlasik
Theater im Bahnhof