15. Jänner 2021, 17.00 Uhr ONLINE via Zoom
Die Abteilung Kunstgeschichte und Kunsttheorie lädt zum Online-Talk
Meeting ID: 974 2271 7438
Robert Punkenhofer is artistic director of Vienna Art Week, founder of ART&IDEA and CEO of Carl Suchy & Söhne. In his work he crosses the limits of art, architecture, design and international business.
He is responsible for more than 100 exhibitions and special projects on 3 continents, amongst others the visionary Mur Island with Vito Acconci for Graz - European Capital of Culture, the yearly festival Vienna Art Week, Austria´s participation at the past World Fairs in Aichi, Japan, Zaragossa, Spain and Shanghai, China as well as Flow - Festival of Conversation for Science and Culture in Novi Sad.
He served as Director of the Austrian Design Foundation, was a member of the international advisory council at Princeton University/ Plas and published numerous books such as "A way beyond creative industry".
In his lecture he analyses the state of the creative industry, the challenge of cultural entrepreneurship and the importance of cultural diplomacy. Other topics include curatorship and exhibition making in times of Corona, mentoring in the arts and the dynamics of the global art market.