Take 2

Huggy Bears at KOBO Art Space Zürich

The Huggy Bears were invited to perform at TAKE II Festival at KOBO Art Space in Zurich. On Saturday, 9.12 Gudrun Schmidinger, Jannis Neumann, Ariadne Randall and The Needles showed excerpts from ther recently premiered shows. This was a wonderful opportunity for the artists to transform and rework their individual performances into one fluid piece. […]

Huggy Bears go TAKE II at KOBO Art Space Zurich

The Huggy Bears were invited to perform at TAKE II Festival at KOBO Art Space in Zurich. On Saturday, 9.12 Gudrun Schmidinger, Jannis Neumann, Ariadne Randall and The Needles showed excerpts from ther recently premiered shows. This was a wonderful opportunity for the artists to transform and rework their individual performances into one fluid piece. […]

Huggy Bears Days 2023

Huggy Bears Days 2023

The Huggy Bears Days are coming up! From 26.11 to 28.11 at brut studio and from 29.11 to 30.11 at wuk.performing arts our mentoring program artists will celebrate their big opening nights. This year, we at Bears in the Park have had the pleasure of accompanying four very different, but all extremely exciting projects over […]

Close-Up Showing 8. November

On November 8th we are hosting two fantastic artists with work-in progress-showings. Imani Rameses and Lucia Rosenfeld are Vienna-based artists who are supported by our Close-Up Research Residency. They have been working in our studios on their current projects First Person Plural and because cracks tell stories. Now they are invitin the public ato their […]

Open Call 2024

OPEN CALL 2024: Huggy Bears Supporting Program

Bears in the Park is looking for innovative Vienna-based artists and collectives who want to join the next round of the “Huggy Bears Supporting Program”. The program is designed for upcoming artists who are either already working in the performance art scene and/or dance or are motivated to enlarge their previous practice with performance art. […]

Otto Wagner Wandering Wonders

Otto Wagner Wandering Wonders

We had a fantastic time at Otto Wagner’s Wandering Wonders on Sunday, 08. October. It was wonderful that so many people came around, although autumn came tumbling in with rain and wind. The curation and dramaturgy for this event was undertaken by Philippe Riéra from Bears in the Park. A big thank you goes out […]

Otto Wagner Wandering Wonders

8. October: Otto Wagner Wandering Wonders

Together with unique Viennese and international artists, the dramaturge and curator Philippe Riéra explores the multifaceted world of Otto Wagner. He created an outdoor parcours with different stations from dance, performance, music, concert, fashion and more and thus integrates the audience into a work of art in the Otto Wagner Areal. The event is produced […]

Workshop Day 15 September

Bears Workshop Day 15. September

It’s time for another Bears Workshop Day! We are opening our doors for people eager to learn, dance, perform and exchange. However, this time the occasion is a bit more special. Together with six other centers for art and culture, Bears in the Park is part of the Kulturelle Ankerzentren in Vienna. From the 11.09 […]

Kultursommer

Huggy Bears go Kultursommer

On July 15th Ariadne Randall, The Needles and Jannis Neumann  will perform “a bears summer night” for Kultursommer (program). The audience will get a unique preview of what will await us for the artists’ upcoming premieres in November. In one hour the audience will experience dance, participatory elements related to fashion, a human seal and […]

YouDance

YouDance – eine Fotoausstellung im Kempelenpark

Over the past few months, filmmaker and photographer Elena Tikhonova has repeatedly visited Kempelenpark in the 10th district to take some very special pictures. Because Kempelenpark is not only inhabited by the Bears. Every working day, hundreds of people, many of whom have only recently arrived in Austria, come and go in this large concrete […]