Pic.: Mounir Fatmi from the project „History is not mine“, 2014, photo: Mounir Fatmi.


Opening of the exhibition:
on Friday, 10 June 2016, 9:30 pm

The exhibition is open on this day from 6 pm until at least midnight.

Participating artists:
Max Aufischer, Nemanja Cvijanović, Mounir Fatmi,
Douglas Hoagg, Volodymyr Kuznetsov, Olson Lamaj,
Tatiana Lecomte, Lőrinc Borsos, Josef Schützenhöfer

Curated by:
Margarethe Makovec & Anton Lederer

Photos from the opening

Photos from the exhibition

Duration: 11.6.-30.7.2016 and 29.8.-10.9.2016

Opening Hours: MO–FR 10am–6pm, SA 12pm–4pm
Closed on Sundays and bank holidays

Dialogic tours through the exhibition for school classes and other groups by prior appointment:
rotor@mur.at, 0316/ 688306

Admission free!

This overview of nine artistic positions concludes a series of several exhibitions in which < rotor > has examined the construction of history, with special attention given to contemporary history. These are “Dark Chapters” that are thematized in the individual artworks, from the beginning of the First World War until the first time nuclear weapons were used. If one bears current political developments in mind, one might think that further dark chapters will be opened in the future. Then again, the fact that the artists participating in this exhibition defy the seemingly codified course of history in their projects might serve as a spark of hope.

Programme items in the frame of the
Austrian Conference on Contemporary History 2016 | Graz:

Thursday, June 9, 1:30 pm _ Opening: Meet the artists, authors and curators of the exhibited work
Location: University of Graz, Main Building, Universitätsplatz 3, 8010 Graz

Saturday, June 11, 2016, 3:15 pm _ Guided tour through the exhibition "Dark Chapters" with present artistsand curators
Location: < rotor >, Volksgartenstraße 6a, 8020 Graz

/ June 10, 2016
Collective openings:
18:00 Künstlerhaus "SELECTION" / "UNLIMITED HATE"
19:00 Grazer Kunstverein "EINE WANDERAUSSTELLUNG"
20:00 Camera Austria "ATELIER D´EXPRESSION"
21:30 < rotor > "DARK CHAPTERS"


Free Shuttle-Service on June 10, 2016:
Departure VIENNA: 3pm, opera bus stop, bus 59a /
Departure GRAZ: 11.30pm, < rotor >, Volksgarten

Supported by Kulturvermittlung Steiermark