Zenita Komad, "Die Waffen nieder !“ (Lay down your arms !), 2023 © archive studio noever

“Friedensbausatz I & II”
by Zenita Komad

Thursday, June 20, 2024
S + O Zechmeister Klagenfurt / Carinthia

Opening with performance at “interim storage” of the two sculptures “Friedensbausatz I & II” by Zenita Komad.

On the occasion of the Heritage Day 2023, Zenita Komad's sculpture "Die Waffen nieder" at Peter Noever's land art project "The Pit / Die Grube" was inaugurated. This art project will remain until September 29, 2024 as a proclamation for peace, situated at the interface between two world cultures, at a geopolitical intersection, at the beginning of the eurasian steppe, in the quarry site of "The Pit".

Speakers:
Christine Wetzlinger-Grundnig (Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten/MMKK)
Johannes Rauchenberger (KULTUMuseum Graz)
Peter Noever „Die Grube" / „The Pit", Breitenbrunn am Neusiedlersee

Music:
Heidi Katz, Violine und Regina Wiesflecker, Klavier - „Duo Klassik"
Manfred Blach - „Neverending Solotour"

More Information: www.zenitakomad.com

„Die Waffen nieder!“ is a quote by the peace activist Bertha von Suttner, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905. This intervention is one of 3 public space installations on the same topic by the artist Zenita Komad: MMKK, Klagenfurt „Der Krieg ist aus!“ (feb 7 - may 19, 2024). KULTUM, Graz „Nie wieder Krieg!“ (feb 3 - may 24, 2024).

Zenita Komad - Die Waffen nieder! from Studio Zenita Komad

Zenita Komad, "Die Waffen nieder !“ (Lay down your arms !), 2023 © photo by peter noever / archive studio noever
Zenita Komad, "Die Waffen nieder !“ (Lay down your arms !), 2023 © photo by peter noever / archive studio noever
Zenita Komad, "Die Waffen nieder !“ (Lay down your arms !), 2023 © photo by peter noever / archive studio noever
Zenita Komad, "Die Waffen nieder !“ (Lay down your arms !), 2023 © photo by peter noever / archive studio noever