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Exhibition view: installation with a large brown pendulum clock on a blue pedestal and large peacock feathers fanning out around the clock
Ausstellungsansicht Volkmar Klien. Anschwellen - Abschwellen © Foto: Johannes Stoll / Belvedere, Wien
Exhibition view: installation with a large brown pendulum clock on a blue pedestal and large peacock feathers fanning out around the clock

Volkmar Klien. Anschwellen - Abschwellen

Slowly and insistently the ticking of the pendulum clock grows louder until the sound fills the space, accompanied by the steady unfurling of a peacock fan. Volkmar Klien’s performance apparatus strives for beauty, for magnitude, for volume, and for dominance. It is to be presented in the Carlone Contemporary exhibition series at the Upper Belvedere.

Anschwellen – Abschwellen
In Volkmar Klien’s performance apparatus Anschwellen – Abschwellen, the ticking of a pendulum clock slowly but surely swells to produce an all-pervading sound that, at its height, fills the Baroque Carlone Hall, all the while accompanied by the gradual unfurling of a peacock fan. It represents a striving for beauty, a crescendo to unimaginable magnitude, volume, and dominance. Then the peacock feathers subside and the sound ebbs away, back to the beginning and the constant ticking, an order imposed by humanity on the unfathomable flow of time.

Venue

Upper Belvedere (Oberes Belvedere)

Prinz-Eugen-Straße 27
1030 Wien

Tickets & Info

Current Dates

  • Sat. 04 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 05 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 07 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 08 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 09 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 10 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 11 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 12 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 14 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 15 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
All dates

All Dates

December

  • Thu. 16 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 17 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 18 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 19 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 21 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 22 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 23 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 24 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Sat. 25 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 26 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 28 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 29 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 30 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 31 Dec 2021, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

January 2022

  • Sat. 01 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 02 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 04 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 05 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 06 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 07 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 08 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 09 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 11 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 12 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 13 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 14 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 15 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 16 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 18 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 19 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 20 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 21 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 22 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 23 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 25 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 26 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 27 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 28 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 29 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 30 Jan 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

February 2022

  • Tue. 01 Feb 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 02 Feb 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 03 Feb 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 04 Feb 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 05 Feb 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 06 Feb 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.