Oh Lord, Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb on Me
04 | 03 – 10 | 04 | 2023
VALIE EXPORT is a pioneer of media art. The focus of her artistic exploration is social criticism and the female body. VALIE EXPORT is developing an installation with organ pipes from the pilgrimage church Pöstlingberg in Linz at KUB. The artist has selected an arrangement of Charles Mingus’s Oh Lord, Don’t Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb on Me to be played on the expansive instrument at Kunsthaus Bregenz. Mingus’s song, first recorded at the height of the Cold War, could not be more relevant today.
During this time, a varied supporting program with public discussions, concerts, performances and dialogues on current social and political issues will take place.
VALIE EXPORT (*1940, Linz) lives and works in Vienna. She has already been shown at KUB in her solo exhibition Archive, in 2011.