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SPARK Is the Newest Vienna Art Fair We Can’t Wait to Explore This June
Who don’t miss going to art fair?
Around the Globe 07 Jun 2021

Who doesn’t miss going to art fair? With strong regional roots, the premiere of this new international fair for contemporary art in Vienna will feature 59 galleries from Austria and its neighbouring countries. Between 24th and 27th June, around 71 solo presentations will be exhibited in Vienna’s Marx Halle, 34 of them in the three curated sections “Utopia: Post-War” by Sabine Breitwieser, “Perspectives” by Tevž Logar and “Interface – Contemporary New Media and Digital Art” by Marlies Wirth. Among the exciting line-up of solo presentations are some up-and-coming talents, such as Birke Gorm, Tilman Hornig, Jonas Lund, Nschotschi Haslinger, Irina Lotarevich and Niko Abramidis &NE. As a new production platform, SPARK will, as early as 2021, present numerous previously unseen works as well as works created especially for the fair. Together with galleries, we aim to develop the market locally and thereby help to generate a global fascination with new art”, explains Managing Director, Renger van den Heuvel.

We asked Renger a few questions to find out more about the fair and why we book our tickets right now.

SPARK Managing Director, Renger van den Heuvel

Why name the fair as SPARK?
Liked the sound of it and when checking with native speakers found out the connotation is positive, related to new things, I thought: this is it.

Describe the new art fair in one sentence?
The fair is celebrating artist production and the role of the gallery at the same time.

Vienna’s art scene is…?
International, diverse, hybrid

What are your insider tips when in Vienna: Eat at…
Skopik & Lohn and Victus & Milli

Visit
Try to sneak into one of the many inner courts in Vienna when the doors close slowly

Sleep at…
Hotel Altstadt

In the evening go to…?
Celeste or Blue Tomato (both jazz), or Austrian Fillmmuseum that has great programming

If you were a brand, which one would this be?
MG B – a sports car from the sixties

Why should we book our tickets straight away?
After a long period of abstinence for everyone, SPARK is with its solo presentations the opportunity to experience art for real with others

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