Institut für Kunst im öffentlichen Raum Steiermark
Artists at viennacontemporary 2016
Universalmuseum Joanneum and Universaleum Museum (Graz, Austria) and For the joint booth of the "Life Line" Fund (Moscow) propose the Russian-Austrian project "Observation Journal" which is created by Sergey Kishchenko (artist, Moscow) and RESANITA (Anita Fuchs and Resa Pernthaller, artists from Graz, Austria). During the viennacontemporary will be shown – works from the series “Observation Journal” (diptychs), the windows with “Herbariums” of 2015 and 2016, documentation and video works.
"Observation Journal" is based on the research of the seed collection of Nikolai I.Vavilov and the experts of the All-Union Plant Research Institute (USSR). The seeds, which were captured by the Nazis in the occupied Eastern territories, served as the founding collection for the sowings of the SS-Institute of Plant Genetics situated in Schloss Lannach by Graz in Austria at that time.