PARALLEL VIENNA 2015
SEPTEMBER 23 -27 2015
PARALLEL VIENNA / ALTE POST
Dienstag 22. September 2015 | 14 -16 Uhr
OPENING: Tuesday September 22 | 6 – 10 p.m.
OPENING PARTY / Alten Post 22 p.m
open to the public:
Wednesday September 23 | 12 – 7 p.m.
Thursday September 24 | 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday September 25 | 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday September 26 | 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
CLOSING PARTY Volksgarten Club
in cooperation with Vienna Contemporary
Volksgarten, Burgring, 1010 Vienna
Saturday September 26 2015
Sunday September 27 | 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Sonntag 27. September 2015 | 14 – 16 Uhr
SEPTEMBER 23 -27 2015
Alten Post, Dominikanerbastei 11
Parallel Vienna is taking place for the third time in Vienna and remains true to its principle of using abandoned
property in the city centre as a presentation platform for new and established art. Parallel Vienna 2015 is a fully
curated show titled “Another Destination”. The Parallel Vienna curator team chooses galleries, artists and cu
rators and additionally invites project spaces which fit into the overall concept. In cooperation with the Austrian
Federal Chancellery, a group of six independent curators will be chosen by the Parallel team to design their own
This year, galleries, artists, project spaces and curators will be exclusively invited and selected by Parallel Vien-
na. In 2015, Parallel Vienna is using the extensive premises of the Alte Post in the first district as a platform for
contemporary art, thereby creating a unique framework for innovative exhibits. Parallel Vienna pools the urban
forces of contemporary art production and offers an insight into different scenes, communities and areas of
Parallel Vienna presents young and aspiring as well as established artistic works and collects art initiatives of
every kind – art associations, galleries, project spaces, curated project spaces and artist spaces – all under one
Parallel Vienna therefore combines streams of Viennese artistic creation with international trends and contri-
butes to the active networking of young creative people by establishing a professional platform for them in the
extensive space of the Alte Post.
Parallel Vienna 2015 is an art show, exhibition, gallery and studio. As a meta-organisation whose do-it-yourself
(DIY) principle translates into the infrastructure of the artistic institution, the exhibition platform manages its-
elf: a trading centre for new ideas and a dedicated testing ground for self-professionalisation. This year, Parallel
Vienna presents an insight into and divergent works of new and established contemporary art for the third time
with more than 400 national and international artists, 20 galleries, 40 project spaces and 42 artist spaces, as
well as 15 independent curators.