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Bad Seeds /Painted Contacts – Midissage

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Congress Centrum Alpbach
Culture / Exhibition Walk
in englischer Sprache

Elfie Semotan‘s series “Bad Seeds” shows the young model Natalia Vodianova at various stages of anger. The portraits are juxtaposed to a scenic photoseries showing the peak of the outburst. At the time, Semotan gave “Painted Contacts” its colourful markings and borders to make it stand out from the crowd. Today, these charming interventions fulfil quite another purpose.

This exhibition runs from August 14 to 30 2019 (ART NON STOP).

Photographer, Vienna

Elfie SEMOTAN

Photographer, Vienna

 Elfie Semotan graduated from Austrian Fashion School Of Design in 1960, then discovered photography in Paris, where she was modelling. Back to Vienna in 1969, she began working as a professional photographer, doing fashion, advertising and portraits, becoming Austria’s most famous photographer. She then worked on an international level for magazines such as Vogue, Elle, Esquire, Interview, ID, Harper’s Bazaar, Allure, Marie Claire, The New Yorker and many more. She moved to NYC in 1994, where she pursued her career, as well as developing personal exhibitions projects. Elfie Semotan has been married to artists Kurt Kocherscheidt and Martin Kippenberger, with whom she collaborated, as well as with longtime friend Helmut Lang. She has two sons, and now lives and works in New York, Vienna, and Jennersdorf (Austria).

Arts and Culture

show timetable
Kategorie: all Culture

16.08.2019

19:00 - 21:00Dark Codecs – OpeningCulture

17.08.2019

12:00 - 18:00Of All The People In All The World – OpeningCulture
14:00 - 14:30Under Construction: Conditio Humana – Exhibition WalkCulture
19:00 - 21:00Alpine Music: Resounding Through DecadesCulture

19.08.2019

18:30 - 19:30Dark Codecs – Exhibition WalkCulture
19:00 - 20:00It Does Matter WhereCulture

20.08.2019

18:00 - 18:15europamemoria – MidissageCulture
18:15 - 18:30Bad Seeds /Painted Contacts – MidissageCulture

22.08.2019

12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 1Culture

22.08.-23.08.2019

Twenty-Four Hours of FreedomCulture

23.08.2019

12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 2Culture

24.08.2019

12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 3Culture
21:00 - 23:305K HD: And To In A – Concert and DJCulture

25.08.2019

12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 4Culture

26.08.2019

12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 5Culture
19:00 - 20:00Die Wandervögel: An der Rax – ConcertCulture

27.08.2019

12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 6Culture
19:30 - 22:00But Beautiful – Film Screening and DiscussionCulture
20:00 - 21:00DeSacre!Culture

28.08.2019

12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 7Culture
20:30 - 21:45Alpbach Special: Schrödinger’s Duck in Schrödinger’s HallCulture

29.08.2019

12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 8Culture
19:30 - 20:30COURAGE!Culture