Opening: July 3, 7.00 pm
The exhibition will be presented by Hemma Schmutz

Tiefe Langeweile
Performance by Peter Fritzenwallner
7.30 pm

picture credits: Werner Berg, Maske Christine Lavant, 1951
© Künstlerischer Nachlass Werner Berg

(Kopie 1)

July 4 to August 14

So wilde Freiheit war noch nie. Für Christine Lavant


The year 2015 marks what would have been Christine Lavant’s 100th birthday. After experiencing many setbacks in her life, Lavant was the first female artist from Carinthia to achieve broad international recognition following the publication of several volumes of her poetry. In a self-written profile, she describes her path toward becoming an artist by telling of an image she observed in the mirror of the one-room home where she grew up:
“Until I started school, my life played out almost exclusively in this room, and in the second enchanted room I could see in the mirror when lying on my mother’s bed. This doubling and enchantment of my poor but fervent reality is
perhaps to blame for me becoming a poet.” …>>