Katharina Balgavy









Publications + Program activities [selection]



Artist Talk, Alteronce Gumby
Le Mile Magazine, Fall/Winter Issue 2021 


Cross Colours, Alteronce Gumby
Bode Projects, 2021

Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary: The Commissions Book
Sternberg Press, 2020

blank, Issue No.02, crisis, 2020

Crisis as Form, University of Applied Arts Vienna with Helmut Draxler, Kerstin Stakemeier
Conference in cooperation with Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg, Germany, 2017

Goldene Zeiten, Dagmar Koller
VfmK Verlag für moderne Kunst, Vienna, 2017

Allan Sekula – Okeanos
February 21 — May 14, TBA21–Augarten, Vienna, 2017

Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design, Screening
February 19 — February 21, The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, 2016

Mario García Torres – An Arrival Tale
June 17 — November 20, TBA21–Augarten, Vienna, 2016

Ragnar Kjartansson – The Palace of the Summerland
April 3 — June 8, TBA21–Augarten, Vienna, 2014

Salon der Angst, Fragility with Marina Faust 
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, 2014

Amar Kanwar – The Sovereign Forest
November 23, 2013 — March 23, 2014 TBA21–Augarten, Vienna, 2013

Cerith Wyn Evans – The What If?... Scenario (after LG)
July 5 — November 3, TBA21–Augarten, Vienna, 2013

Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol
November 23, 2012 — February 24, TBA21–Augarten, Vienna, 2013

South x North:local innovation, global conversation
September 26 — October 5, MAK Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, 2013 

Autobiography, Chronicles of our times
With David Goldblatt, Roger Ballen et al.
The South African Centre for Photography, Cape Town, 2012

Vice The Photo Issue, Issue 09/2011

Der Greif, Issue 02/2009



Exhibitions [selection]




2021
Cross Colours, Alteronce Gumby
Bode Projects, Berlin (DE)
September 15 - October 23, 2021

Witness or pretend: Decoding materiality in Southern art
Bode Projects, Berlin (DE)
May 15 – June 19, 2021


2020
If Yesterday Was Tomorrow What Is Today
Bode Projects, Berlin (DE)

November 26, 2020 – February 20, 2021

2019
Parallel Vienna contemporary
Vienna (AT)
September 23 — September 29

2017
On the invasion of plants
ESA Réunion Supérieure des Arts
Le Port, La Réunion (FRA)
May 16 — May 26

The collection of stateless things
Musée Apatride Partagé
With Kantuta Quiros and Aliocha Imhoff
Cité des Artes, La Réunion (FRA)
May 11 — May 15


2016
The Plastic Index
Park macht Platz × The Index
Wienzeile, Vienna (AT)
September 1 — September 24


Dialogue between photography and the fine arts
Academy of Fine Arts, Prospekthof, Vienna (AT)
October 26 — October 30


Take Festival AFA
Alte Post, Dominikanerbastei, Vienna (AT)
April 21 — April 24 


Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design
The Guggenheim Museum, Special Project 
Bilbao, Spain (ES)
February 19 — February 21


2015
Roland Barthes, 100
EIKON Schaufenster
Quartier21 Museumsquartier, Vienna (AT)
November 11 — Februar 14


Potentiale
Montforthaus Feldkirch (AT)
October 30 — November 19


Parallel Vienna contemporary
Vienna (AT)
September 22 — September 27 


Bokeh Mercedes Benz | Film Festival
Cape Town (ZA)
March 26 — March 28


The Grid: Nothing is golden
Castle of good hope, Cape Town (ZA)
March 15 — April 14


2014
Photo Vienna
MAK Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna (AT)
November 27 — November 30


Building Blocks from Life
Semperdepot, Vienna (AT)
October 31 — November 7


Fearless Renewal
MC Theater, Westergasfabriek
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (NL)
October 8 — October 11


Design Indaba
CTICC Cape Town
Cape Town (ZA)
February 27 — March 2


What we see is what we see
Semperdepot, Vienna (AT)
January 23 — January 26


2013
South x North:
local innovation, global conversation
MAK Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna (AT)
September 26 — October 5


2012
Keep It Secret
Edition Photo, Vienna (AT) 
October 23 — October 30


In the Way of Dance
US Gallery, Stellenbosch (ZA) 
October 5 — October 31


Raw Series x Landscape and Cityscape
Iziko Museum, Cape Town (ZA)
September 28 — November 15


2011
Salon / Locale
Longstreet Baths, Cape Town (ZA)
February 19 — May 26


Paris Noire
Photo Leutner, Vienna (AT)
March 14 – November 23

2010
The goal is to replace an empty mind with an open mind
Project space Exnergasse, Vienna (AT)
October 18 — October 25



2.1 ragnar kjartansson






AT/2014
 
Ragnar Kjartansson and Friends The Palace of the Summerland is a multi-layered work created by Kjartansson in collaboration with over twenty artists, musicians, family members and friends while residing in TBA21's Augarten exhibition space for a durational performance throughout the month of April 2014. A Multimedia Installation consisting of various film sets, props, paintings and dailies commissioned by Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary.

Ragnar Kjartansson – The Palace of the Summerland
April 3—June 8, 2014 | TBA21–Augarten, Vienna


2.2  oscar niemayer












BRA/2010

Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói, Rio de Janeiro [BRA]


2.3  mario garcia torres









AT/2016

Mario García Torres – An Arrival Tale
June 17—November 20, 2016 | TBA21–Augarten
commissioned by Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary


2.4  gmp architects











ZAR/2012

FIFA Worldcup Stadium commissioned by gmp Architects
South Africa, Cape Town [ZAR]
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