Sexploitation Made by Women – an Interview with Director ROBERTA FINDLAY

This year's 4th edition of Diametrale Nachtvisionen was dedicated to sexploitation, a genre that celebrated its peak in the 70s. These cheaply produced films used explicit sexscenes as a crowd puller and they served one purpose above all: to make a quick buck. Most of these raunchy productions were directed by men. The organizers of Diametrale, however, have tracked them down for us – the sexploitation films made by women. Alongside … Sexploitation Made by Women – an Interview with Director ROBERTA FINDLAY weiterlesen

The Art of Contact Improvisation – in conversation with TAMARA MAKSYMENKO

– stay in contact from the distance – how close can you be without touch? – is it more difficult to be the leader or to be the follower? – this is a space where you get instructions, but at the same time the allowance, not to follow the rules – what is a mistake? … The Art of Contact Improvisation – in conversation with TAMARA MAKSYMENKO weiterlesen

komPASS | “No impact without contacts”. An invitation to Ljubljana – MLADI LEVI PERFORMANCE ART FESTIVAL

Sunday morning. Sitting at Kavarna Sem, the closest coffee place to Stara Elektrana[1], where I spent a couple of hours each day since I came to Ljubljana. It’s 7:35am, and it’s the first day after Mladi Levi Performance Art Festival. I got up too early in the morning, skipping the festival’s afterparty, due to my lack of … komPASS | “No impact without contacts”. An invitation to Ljubljana – MLADI LEVI PERFORMANCE ART FESTIVAL weiterlesen

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