VIENNACONTEMPORARY 2023 at Kursalon Vienna

Curated by Francesca Gavin: Assunta Abdel Azim Mohamed, Anthony Akinbola, Brishty Alam, Irina Lotarevich, Elisabeth Molin, Matthias Noggler, Christiane Peschek, Laura Põld, Katharina Schilling, Julia Znoj

7 – 10 September

Kursalon Vienna 
Johannesgasse 33 
1010 Vienna, Austria

A popular program point since 2015, ZONE1 consistently captivates art connoisseurs
and enthusiasts alike, presenting artists under the age of 40 who have lived, worked, or
studied in Austria. This year, ZONE1 is curated by Francesca Gavin.
Based between London and Vienna, Francesca Gavin is widely regarded as one of the
most trusted voices in the contemporary art scene. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the
biannual publication EPOCH, which looks at the intersection of history and contemporary
culture. She co-curated the Manifesta11 biennial, as well as exhibitions at the Palais de
Tokyo, Somerset House, and Fondacao Serralves. She is also a contributing editor at
Financial Times HTSI Magazine, Kaleidoscope, Twin, and Beauty Papers, has written ten
books on visual culture, and has a monthly show on art and music on NTS Radio. She
was the founding curator of the Soho House collection, creating a collection of over
3,000 works