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  • Stories From Central Europe An interview with Jade Niklai by The new contemporary

    Once, when I spoke with Francesca von Habsburg about the current Hungarian art scene, she highlighted Blood Mountain as one of the most exciting initiatives. I met Jade Niklai, founder and director of the Budapest-based independent, non-profit organization. She gave insights into Blood Mountain’s history, current activities, and future plans – which also involve Vienna.…

  • Konversationsstücke A lonelyfingers Finds collection

    By: Daniel Barroca / Jay Batlle / Jarosław Fliciński / Jessica Gispert / Manuel Graf / Owen Gump / Diango Hernández / Rita McBride / Anne Pöhlmann / Glen Rubsamen / Tom Sloan / Monika Stricker We can certainly live without objects, but it is unclear if we would be able to remember without having…

  • Tom Sloan and Jade Niklai lonelyfingers Sunday conversations programme at Museum Abteiberg

    The conversation focuses on the role of found objects in Tom Sloan’s practice. Its theme and structure are based on a selection of Finds presented in the exhibition lonelyfingers. Konversationsstucke. These Finds belong to an ongoing research and production project entitled ‘Stories from Central Europe’, which Tom Sloan began in 2011 as Blood Mountain Foundation’s…

  • photo: Anne Pöhlmann

    Milk Can Escape A lonelyfingers Finds collection

    In 1901, Harry Houdini introduced his own trademark, the Milk Can Escape. In this act, Houdini was handcuffed and sealed inside an over-sized milk can filled with water and make his escape behind a curtain. To represent the heightened drama, Houdini invited members of the audience to hold their breath for the duration of the…