The director of the KM–, Sandro Droschl, gives an introduction on the current exhibition “Deuscthland#ASNCHLUSS#Östereich“ by Jan Böhmermann and bildundtonfabrik. Next to issues surrounding the freedom of speech, the press and art, the role of the institution towards an empowerment of civil society and public discourse will be taken into account. The visitors are presented with an exhibition parcours of satirical-humoristic mind games, which demands a lot of participation from them. The exhibition primarily wants to encourage responsible thinking and points to the political responsibility of each and every person.
Sandro Droschl (*1970 Graz, lives in Graz) is founding director and chief-curator of the new established institution Künstlerhaus – Halle für Kunst & Medien (KM– Graz), since 2012. From 2000 to 2003 he was curator and since 2004 director of Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz. As a guest curator he also worked with other institutions of contemporary art. Droschl has curated numerous exhibitions and published more than 30 catalogues at Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Sternberg Press, Verlag für moderne Kunst or Verlag Folio. He took part at several juries and worked with art magazines like Camera Austria. He studied Body. Media. Art. including fine art at the class of Isabelle Graw and Freie Klasse / Free Class. Furthermore Droschl took classes in philosophy, publications and medicine at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Vienna University and London Guildhall University.