Barbara Steiner

Barbara Steiner studied Art History and Political Science at the University of Vienna. Her interest focuses on politics of representation; institutional critique/criticality, architecture and display; and economic critique/criticality in the field of art. Currently she is working on a collaborative art project about Europe, which takes place in 10 cities in and outside the European Union.

Europe: Individually Together

Oct 24, 2012

The Europe (to the power of) n project is a transnational collaborative art project founded to explore the possibilities of community in Europe today without transforming “us” into a substantial and exclusive identity.

No Velvet Glove Criticism: Towards a Political Effectiveness of Art

Jul 08, 2012

The curators of the Berlin Biennale dream of an art that has a direct impact on social life, one that transforms and designs it. Current developments in art, looked at critically, are blemished for feeding capitalist needs or illustrating social or political problems from a safe distance.

Europe: Of Whose Culture Do We Speak?

Mar 21, 2012

The Europe (to the power of) n project is an international collaborative art project founded to explore the possibilities of a European identity without transforming it into a substantial and exclusive one.