Goodbye Franz-Josefs-Kai 3!

After seven years at Franz-Josefs-Kai 3, AIL moves to the former Postsparkasse. We take the chance to say goodbye and look back.

An Interview with Alexandra Graupner, head of AIL since 2014, about false alarms, favorite corners and future plans.


The AIL has moved to and landed in the Postal Savings Building by Otto Wagner

Our new home – One of Viennas iconic buildings by Otto Wagner

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#Closed but active! We are currently preparing our summer program and organizing our new office –– ready for new beginnings starting with May 2021.

Covid-19 regulations
exhibition 27 May 2021, 21:00

Ecologies and Politics of the Living

Vienna Biennale for Change 2021
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We link art, science and artistic research as these are the driving forces for innovation.

We see it as our responsibility to further push this change.

About AIL


AIL.alternate – A Year in Online Mode

sound performance 27 May 2020, 20:00

HALL presents soft fizz

AlumNIGHT: Launch of the video work by Benjamin Tomasi and Samuel Schaab aka HALL
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panel discussion 17 Jun 2020, 20:00

Salon Souterrain: Art & Science

Science to the rescue of art? An online panel discussion by Salon Souterrain, a platform of debate created by Elisabeth Bakambamba Tambwe and guests.
talk 13 May 2020, 19:00

AIL-Talk –– Markus Hanakam & Roswitha Schuller im Gespräch mit Markus Krajewski

Live Online Talk
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talk 24 Jun 2020, 11:00

AILien Talk zwischen Wissenschaft und Kunst: Von träumenden Fischen im Reagenzglas...

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talk 26 Jun 2020, 11:00

AILien Talk zwischen Wissenschaft und Kunst: Serbische Affen und Japanische Knöteriche – hier spricht man Deutsch!

Breakfast Talks im Spannungsfeld zwischen Butter und Marmelade – In Englisch

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talk 25 Jun 2020, 11:00

AILien Talk zwischen Wissenschaft und Kunst: Von Frauchen zu Herrchen – wer ist hier das Haustier?

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performance 20 May 2020, 21:00

Neuromatic Game Art: Critical play with neurointerfaces

Kickoff of the artistic research project

Including a demonstration of the #NEUROMATIC BRAINWAVE BROADCAST series and the pre-launch of the activist brainwave inversion game#01 NeuroFLOWer

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exhibition 22 Jun 2020, 11:00

May I introduce: Alien!

Depressed monkeys and sensitive dodos

An Online Exhibition Whether Bacteria, plants, humans or other animals – aliens welcome! Open to all species.

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Behind the Scenes – Eric Gyamfi

Studio Visit, Accra, Ghana
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AIL-Talk – Janina Loh: Trans- und Posthumanismus. Feministischer Blick im Digitalen.

Talk in German

Where do patriarchal inscriptions, gender identities or stereotyping hide in the field of artificial intelligence and future technologies?


Happy to be part of the Vienna Biennale for Change 2021

28 May–3 Oct 2021

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Get inspired !

Which tools can artistic practices develop to cope with the challenges our society faces today? Find articles, podcasts, videos and new inspiration for the future!


exhibition 28 May 2021, 14:00

Collective Action Viewer

Interactive media sculpture by Verena Tscherner and Joerg Auzinger in public space.

Presented in the framework of Vienna Biennale for Change 2021

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Call to Action

Artists, scientists, artistic researchers and all creatives »sitting on the fence«—you are invited to participate.


AIL-Talk – Renée Schroeder: Was ist Leben?



AIL in Conversation — Exhibition Alumni in Residence

Elisabeth Falkensteiner in conversation with Anna Lerchbaumer and Kilian Jörg about their Toxic Temple – sensuality, religion, dystopia

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Meet the Team

Ready for new adventures!

We are currently preparing our summer program and will be ready for new beginnings starting May 2021.

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