In her series The End, which she began in 1991, Gangl draws on the closing images of film, ‘The End / Ende / Fine / Fin’, and transforms them into the medium of drawing. Through the process of drawing, the artist repeats a transformational principle that is also inherent in every final image of a film in the sense of its transitional position between the narrative of the film and our emergence back into real life. Gangl does not reveal her sources in the captions. The works are simply numbered consecutively using an austere binary system of ones and zeros. In the exhibition, Captured on paper_The End _1100111 forms a start of SHOWING STYRIA and so again marks a transitional position – this time into the exhibition’s narrative about a plurality of futures. The end opens up a beginning.
Shaping Stanz together, from 2016
Municipality of Stanz im Mürztal, SCAN – Agency for Market and Social Analysis, Nussmüller Architects
Stanz is not like any other place. It is situated in the heart of the Mürztal valley, which is experiencing structural change and emigration – and yet this community of 1,848 inhabitants grows by a few inhabitants every year. Together with 21 other European towns, it presents its recipe for success to the EU Commission.
Zeitlinie Graz (Timeline Graz),, from 2018
Patrick Clipot and Daniel Pinnitsch
The web application Zeitlinie Graz presents the development of the tram and suburban railway network in Graz from its beginnings in 1878 to the present day.
Rurasmus, from 2021
Elisabeth Leitner, Roland Gruber
Rurasmus is an initiative for a European ‘countryside semester’ as an addition to the established Erasmus programme, allowing young people to develop a new perspective on rural Europe.
Nina Vobruba, Arnold Reichel
This 10-part series was selected and compiled by the artists Arnold Reichel and Nina Vobruba from the chat room ‘Kaserne Willfriede’ of the residential community CAMBIUM - Leben in Gemeinschaft.
Schule im Aufbruch (School on the Move), from 2012
Schule im Aufbruch is an international initiative in German-speaking countries that advocates holistic and transformative education. It was founded to promote ‘education as the development of potential’.
Space Transformer / METAMORPHOSIS, from 2019
FGM-AMOR Austrian Mobility Research
A Space Transformer is an adapted cargo bike that easily and legally transforms a car parking space into public space to be used by everyone.
tim. täglich. intelligent. mobil (tim. daily. intelligent. mobile.), from 2016
Graz and central region of Styria, from 2016 Holding Graz
tim is ‘your ideal companion through everyday mobility’, promises the service, which has been appearing in and around Graz in the form of mobility hubs since 2016.