steirischer herbst 2017 takes place from 22/09 to 15/10.

Thank you all, who made a wonderful herbst 2016 possible!

Kiluanji Kia Henda's "This is my Blood" in Leibnitz Seggauberg will be on display until spring!

steirischer herbst celebrates an anniversary in 2017! The festival takes place for the 50th time.

Final numbers

steirischer herbst 2016 with its leitmotif Wir schaffen das. [We can do this.] – On the Shifting of Cultural Cartographies ended on October 16.

There were 130 projects and 526 events on 24 days. The number of visitors was 61,669 and it is also gratifying to note once again the very high percentage of tickets sold for stage productions and concerts: 94,49 %.

We would like to thank all participants – more than 900 artists, theorists and other participants from a total of 56 nations were involved.

 

Kiluanji Kia Henda (AO)

This is my Blood

Commissioned by steirischer herbst 2016 Angolan artist Kiluanji Kia Henda has developed one of his largest installations in a public space so far. "This is my Blood" is still on show in Seggauberg near Leibnitz.

Die Kinder der Toten

Elfriede Jelinek has released her novel “Die Kinder der Toten [The Children of the Dead]” for use in a film/performance production by the American performance collective Nature Theater of Oklahoma. For the 50th edition of steirischer herbst, the production will be realized at original locations from the book in Upper Styria around Neuberg and Mariazell.

Call for Festival Director

As of 1 January 2018, the General Assembly of steirischer herbst festival gmbh is hiring a Festival Director for the duration of five years.

Deadline for applications is 10 March 2017.

Final numbers

steirischer herbst 2016 with its leitmotif Wir schaffen das. [We can do this.] – On the Shifting of Cultural Cartographies ended on October 16.

There were 130 projects and 526 events on 24 days. The number of visitors was 61,669 and it is also gratifying to note once again the very high percentage of tickets sold for stage productions and concerts: 94,49 %.

We would like to thank all participants – more than 900 artists, theorists and other participants from a total of 56 nations were involved.

Kiluanji Kia Henda (AO)

This is my Blood

Commissioned by steirischer herbst 2016 Angolan artist Kiluanji Kia Henda has developed one of his largest installations in a public space so far. "This is my Blood" is still on show in Seggauberg near Leibnitz.

Die Kinder der Toten

Elfriede Jelinek has released her novel “Die Kinder der Toten [The Children of the Dead]” for use in a film/performance production by the American performance collective Nature Theater of Oklahoma. For the 50th edition of steirischer herbst, the production will be realized at original locations from the book in Upper Styria around Neuberg and Mariazell.

Call for Festival Director

As of 1 January 2018, the General Assembly of steirischer herbst festival gmbh is hiring a Festival Director for the duration of five years.

Deadline for applications is 10 March 2017.