next – Verein fuer zeitgenoessische Kunst conceptualises and organises international artists in residence since 1995. In temporary studios artists from interdisciplinary fields are invited to work on specific topics. Since the very beginning of next - Verein fuer zeitgenoessische Kunst there is a focus on collaboration with emerging and experienced artists as well as researchers. Further more next is always open for collaboration with artists from Eastern European countries. next – Verein fuer zeitgenoessische Kunst was involved in several European projects like
- „A.S.T.I.D.E – Art for Social Transformation and Intercultural Dialogue in Europe“, main organizer: Fondazione Pistoletto – Cittadellarte, Biella, and
- „citybooks and cityoneminutes“ – A portrait of Graz in the European framework – main organiser: DeBuren, Brussels.
In 2014 next - Verein für zeitgenössische Kunst realised the film „Beautiful Days 1914/2014“ in the commemoration Year WWI with eight video artists.