Kvarner newsletter / no 22

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka
Exhibition Grenzenlos / Without Borders

In November, Rijeka's Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art hosts a great international exhibition entitled Grenzenlos/Without Borders, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and also the 20th anniversary of Vienna's KulturKontakt cultural movement, attended by many Croatian scholarship students.

This November, Rijeka's Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art hosts the exhibition entitled "Grenzenlos/Without Borders" to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall – the symbol of the old regime, and the 20th anniversary of the Austrian artistic movement KulturKontakt.

The exhibition is not only dedicated to the fall of the Berlin Wall, but is also a retrospective of the works of numerous Croatian artists who obtained the KulturKontakt scholarship in the period from 1992 to 2008. KulturKontakt is an independent, non-profit Austrian organisation dedicated to cultural and artistic exchange and education between Austria and the countries from the Central and East Europe.

This exhibition was organised by KulturKontakt's leading people and was realised in cooperation with the Austrian Cultural Forum and Rijeka's Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art as their partner in this part of the region.

The exhibition, which will remain open from the 4th until the 28th of November, features the works of Croatian artists who live and work in Croatia and abroad. It is a continuation of a very fruitful Austrian-Croatian cooperation and a kind of a response to the great exhibition entitled "Contemporary Croatian Sculpture" that was hosted in Vienna this May.