thomas hirschhorn in 'salon of fear' at kunsthalle wien, vienna

6 September 2013
Thomas Hirschhorn features in the group exhibition 'Salon of Fear' at Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna.

This exhibition is inspired by the vague sense of insecurity and threat and shows the cultural influence of individual and collective anxiety towards experiences and events. 'Salon of Fear' explores the artistic exploration of the anxieties of our time and how dealing with anxiety in art proves to be more precise look at this familiar yet elusive human emotion.

Participating artists include: Nel Aerts, Özlem Altin, Kader Attia, Gerard Byrne, Los Carpinteros, James Ensor, Ieva Epnere, Harun Farocki, Marina Faust, Didier Faustino, Peter Fischli / David Weiss, Rainer Ganahl, Agnès Geoffray, Thomas Hirschhorn, Iraqi Children's Art Exchange, Cameron Jamie, Jesse Jones, Ferdinand van Kessel, Bouchra Khalili, Eva Kotátková, Nicolas Kozakis / Raoul Vaneigem, Alfred Kubin, Erik van Lieshout, Jen Liu, Marko Lulic, Fabian Marti, Florin Mitroi, Marcel Odenbach, Jane Ostermann-Petersen, Francis Picabia, Willem de Rooij, Allan Sekula, Zin Taylor, Noam Toran, Kerry Tribe, Peter Wachtler, Jeff Wall, Mark Wallinger, Gillian Wearing, Tobias Zielony.

The exhibition is curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen and Catherine Hug and runs from 6 September 2013 to 12 January 2014.

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