What kind of story or fiction is conveyed today by a photographic image?
Entitled BodyFiction(s), the seventh edition of the European Month of Photography festival in Luxembourg features works by some twenty emerging artists-photographers interested in new representations of the body and the human figure.
The artistic positionings of this new generation of photographers – most of them women – diverges from classical models by a approach and an often worried and even disturbing questioning of traditional models.
Fragmentation and dislocation of the body are the characteristics of this type of photography in a context of aesthetic changes marked by an interrogation on gender specifications and generally by a questioning of the roles and characteristics of the sexes.
Our association is actively preparing 2019, the seventh edition of the festival. The opening days will take place from May 15th to May 19th 2019. As in previous years, art institutions and private galleries will participate in this event, which has become a must in the Luxembourg cultural landscape. The opening and the award ceremony of the EMOP Arendt photo award will take place at the Arendt & Medernach premises in Luxembourg / Kirchberg.
Exhibitions in the capital, including the Mudam, Casino Forum for Contemporary Art, MnHA and Cercle-Cité, Villa Vauban and Neumunster Abbey are confirmed. We are awaiting the response from the National Library, the National Archives and the Carré-Rotonde art space or the Architects’ Foundation (LUCA). The expected participation of the cities of Dudelange, Ettelbruck and Clervaux is still pending.
KUNST HAUS WIEN was designed by Friedrich Hundertwasser and today houses the museum of this visionary artist; its temporary exhibitions are dedicated to photography of the 20th and 21st centuries.Starting spring 2019, the institution is managing the new edition of the photo festiva, Foto-Wien.
Based on Hundertwasser’s forward-looking ideas regarding ecology and society KUNST HAUS WIEN, Vienna’s first “green museum”, provides a new space for artists and creative minds who deal with topics such as sustainability, climate change, recycling, urbanistics, or cross-generational responsibility in a critical and visionary way from a contemporary point of view.