Manifesta purposely strives to keep its distance from what are often seen as the dominant centres of artistic production, instead seeking fresh and fertile terrain for the mapping of a new cultural topography.

Josef Dabernig, AT

Josef Dabernig studied at the Vienna Academy of Art (1975–1981) and began making film works in 1994. The title of his first monograph is a testament to the breadth of media that his work has acquired: Dabernig Josef: Film, Foto, Text, Objekt, Bau (2005).