No matter what it is, but it matters what it could be. 2014

“GHOST SKIN IN THE FUN HOUSE” Roland Reiter

Opening February 25th 2015, 7pm
26.2. – 1.4.2015

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SALoTTo

Seestadt Aspern

SALoTTo VIENNA is the new cultural format in Vienna, which was newly brought to life in cooperation with aspern Seestadt and ARTPORTAL. Already in summer 2014 and in cooperation with MAK and artprojects the Salon (ital. „Salotto“) took place in Triest/ Italy and attracted ten thousands of visitors with its diverse cultural program. The idea behind the cultural initiative was to take a closer look onto the common history between Austria and Italy.

Now the Salotto Vienna has moved to Seestadt Aspern with a weekly cultural program. It started on New Year’s Eve with contemporary Media Art installations: light projections by Julia Starsky, spreading over the urban landscape, an impressive laser show called „Laser City“ by NEON GOLDEN at midnight and a LED light installation by mediaOpera Vienna and the Media Architecture Insitute.

Art in its purest form is being presented every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6 pm on and free of charge. Artists introduce their works through talks and are thought to give insight to working and thinking processes connected to artistic practice. Performances, shows, concerts and media installations communicate various positions in a sensual and entertaining way. DJ Sets on the weekends turn Salotto Vienna into a club location in an unusual way and the Italian barista LUCA spreads mediterranean flair, an aspect Salotto will carry on according to its founding place Triest.

The specialties
Various arts meet at the salon as it is intended to bring artists and audience at one level together and present an agora­like podium for topics of our times. Borders between the arts are blurred, space for new ideas is given.