in conversation with Lea Kukovičič, the artist who auctioned a theatre performance

BE THERE AT THE DAWN OF NEW ECONOMY.  OWN WHAT HAS NEVER BEEN OWNED BEFORE.  TEACH NEOLIBERALISM A LESSON.  INVENT THE FUTURE OF EPHEMERAL ECONOMY.  INVEST IN A NEW LEGACY.  BUY THEATER NOW!!!  This was written on billboards in the city of Ljubljana as an advertisement for the project FORSALE, a performance auction house, established … in conversation with Lea Kukovičič, the artist who auctioned a theatre performance weiterlesen

The Legacy of ST. WILGEFORTIS photographed – in Conversation with SAM RICHARDSON

Sam Richardson is one of four researchers/artists taking part in this year’s Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen Fellowship-Program. Her project After Kümmernis is currently exhibited at Neue Galerie Innsbruck (also part of the exhibition are projects by Olga Ştefan, Rosalyn D’Mello & Suzana Milevska – find all interviews in our blog). The exhibition titled CORPOREALITY REPAIR CONCILIATION – Investigating Ways Into a Better Coexistence is open for visitors until July … The Legacy of ST. WILGEFORTIS photographed – in Conversation with SAM RICHARDSON weiterlesen

On „Apologoscapes“ and Curatorial Research – in Conversation with SUZANA MILEVSKA

Suzana Milevska is one of four researchers/artists taking part in this year's Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen Fellowship-Program. She works as a curator and theorist of art and visual culture, based in Skopje, North Macedonia. In this article we want to focus on her cross-disciplinary project "Apologoscapes - not yet an exhibition" which is, nevertheless, at the moment … On „Apologoscapes“ and Curatorial Research – in Conversation with SUZANA MILEVSKA weiterlesen

Sauerkraut & Feminism – in Conversation with ROSALYN D’MELLO

In 2003, the Fellowship Program for Art and Theory was established at Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen with the aim to create a place for discussion and artistic expression. Artists, writers, and scholars are encouraged to reflect on international art and societal discourses in relation to regional topics.  This year's Büchsenhausen Fellows examine the process of coming to terms with the past … Sauerkraut & Feminism – in Conversation with ROSALYN D’MELLO weiterlesen

Black Metal in the Alps: mit LOVEGOAT und WIEGEDOOD in der p.m.k

Seit ungefähr 16 Jahren organisiert das Kollektiv rund um den Verein LOVEGOAT nun schon Konzerte in der p.m.k. Der Sound ist meist rau, von Genres lassen sie sich nicht eingrenzen. Kürzlich haben sie die belgische Black Metal Band Wiegedood nach Innsbruck geholt – was wir zum Anlass nahmen, um Band und Verein ein paar Fragen zu stellen.  [Interview with … Black Metal in the Alps: mit LOVEGOAT und WIEGEDOOD in der p.m.k weiterlesen

Vom Erinnern und Vergessen: „The Concentration Camp Exhibition” – in Conversation with OLGA ŞTEFAN

Seit 2003 gibt es das "Fellowship-Programm für Kunst und Theorie" im Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen. Jedes Jahr werden von einer Jury neue Künstler:innen und Theoretiker:innen ausgewählt, um im künstlerischen Experimentierlabor mit ihren Werken einen Produktions- und Diskussionskontext zu generieren, in dem überregionale Kunst- und Gesellschaftsdiskurse mit lokalen Themen in Zusammenhang gebracht und reflektiert werden. Die diesjährigen Büchsenhausen-Fellows … Vom Erinnern und Vergessen: „The Concentration Camp Exhibition” – in Conversation with OLGA ŞTEFAN weiterlesen

“Dark Blossom” – with FRIGGE FRI about the beauty behind filmmaking

“If you don't have a community in which to mirror yourself, then who are you?” – quoting the documentary film DARK BLOSSOM (2021) by danish film- and music video-director Frigge Fri. Tomorrow her film will be screened at DIAMETRALE – Filmfestival in Innsbruck. DARK BLOSSOM follows the story of a vulnerable teenage friendship, which leaves … “Dark Blossom” – with FRIGGE FRI about the beauty behind filmmaking weiterlesen

They call her „Tito“ – In conversation with artist Selma Selman

"The most dangerous woman in the world" was in our city a couple days ago for the opening of her exhibition at Kunstraum Innsbruck: Selma Selman. We were there and we were impressed, not only by the exceptional and touching art works – most of them created on found metal objects –, but also by … They call her „Tito“ – In conversation with artist Selma Selman weiterlesen

“we are not separated by the sea, we are connected by it” – thoughts on decolonialization with SHIRAZ BAYJOO

When visiting a historical museum, an archive or an art collection, did you ever question the power structures behind the exhibited objects? – Who is collecting and what is made visible? What kind of history is narrated? Which parts might be missing? Currently, the contemporary art exhibition Archives of Resistance and Repair is on view at Neue Galerie … “we are not separated by the sea, we are connected by it” – thoughts on decolonialization with SHIRAZ BAYJOO weiterlesen

Descend to Tallinn (or: visiting MIGUEL LIANSÓ, getting to know DOUGLAS CANDANO)

In July 2020 I met Miguel Llansó. His film Jesus Shows you The Way to the Highway was one of the highlights at last year's DIAMETRALE - Filmfestival für Experimentelles und Komisches in Innsbruck. I had the pleasure of doing an interview with him (see HERE). Following that delightful virtual conversation, we kept in touch. Somewhere along the line, … Descend to Tallinn (or: visiting MIGUEL LIANSÓ, getting to know DOUGLAS CANDANO) weiterlesen