Dr. Alfred


Alfred Weidinger * 1961 studied art history and classical archaeology at the University of Salzburg. Since April 2020 he has been Managing Director of OÖ Landes-Kultur GmbH in Linz/Austria. Previously, as director of the Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, he focused his research and exhibitions on East German art, in particular on non-conformist art from the GDR era and was committed to the young international art scene. In 2007 he joined the Belvedere in Vienna as chief curator and vice-director, having previously worked as vice-director for the Albertina. His research focuses on classical modernism and contemporary photography as well as media art. In Linz, he adapted the Francisco Carolinum into a house for photography and media art and is committed to almost all forms of contemporary digital art.