Tal Adler
Friedemann Derschmidt
Attila Kosa
Elisabeth Samsonow
Karin Schneider
Anna Szöke
Niko Wahl

Taken To Court: Eight Photographs Examined, Cases ReopenedVor Gericht – Cases Reopened: acht Fälle, acht Fotos

Taken To Court: Eight Photographs Examined, Cases Reopened

    Tal Adler in collaboration with Karin Schneider and Friedrich Forsthuber at the Criminal Court of Vienna   Download Program as a PDF (1,6 MB) Attention please: for all events: • Meeting point for all events: Landesgerichtsstrasse 11, outside the main entrance to the Court. Audience will be picked up...
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Made in China Czech Style

Made in China Czech Style

Wallpaper #17 , Sept 19th – Nov 14th 2013   about strange and surreal phenomenons that occur while searching for identity   Friedemann Derschmidt featuring Alaa Alkurdi, Abbé Libansky, Osama Zatar a collage about selfexotisising – 5 stories between Fez and Lederhose   Die Wandzeitung ist ein gemeinsames Projekt von Christoph Steinbrener, Rainer Dempf mit Bernhard...
Doing Memory – Art, Research and the Politics of Memory and History

Doing Memory – Art, Research and the Politics of Memory and History

Date: 13/06/2013 – 15/06/2013 Venue: Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien), Schillerplatz 3, 1010 Vienna The art-research conference “Doing Memory” examines artistic practices in the context of the politics of memory and visual research, primarily in Austria and Israel. Artists and researchers present case studies in order to observe together the way...
Laboratory Austria

Laboratory Austria

Duration of the exhibition | 22.03.2013 – 28.04.2013 Venue | xhibit at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Schillerplatz 3, 1010 Vienna An exhibition as part of MemScreen, a research project funded by the Austrian Science Fund (PEEK call 2010–2012). Opening hours: Tue–Sun, 10.00 a.m.–6.00 p.m., free admission Special opening day: 01.04.2013, 10.00 a.m.–6.00 p.m....
The Skull Collection at the Natural History Museum, Vienna

The Skull Collection at the Natural History Museum, Vienna

The Anthropological department at the Natural History Museum in Vienna stores a collection of approximately 40,000 human skulls behind glass vitrines. Since the founding of the Department in 1876, various specimens were collected to provide research material for the developing field. A current research on the origins and purpose of the skull collection, lead by...
Reichel komplex

Reichel komplex

“Reichel komplex” is a Comunity Web 2.0 Plattform created by Friedemann Derschmidt as a closed weblog for the members of his greater family. On the one hand the purpose of the project is to collect family myths and narratives while on the other  it aims to support the collective as itconfronts itself with the sensitive...
Dispersed Fragments

Dispersed Fragments

  A visual-textual tour through Vienna’s “places of memory” by Tal Adler and Karin Schneider We investigate Vienna’s “places of memory”, where history is displayed and taught: Small district museums (Bezirksmuseen), that are not prestigious, hardly included in official guides but rather in elementary schools’ field trips; memorials like “The Exhibition in Vienna’s Otto Wagner...
The Phantom of the Memory

The Phantom of the Memory

  Israeli poet Ilana Shmueli is researching memory.  She is investigating her own memory of a story that happened, as she puts it, “at the margins of the Holocaust”; and she has some astonishing findings. Liane Schindler (Ilana Shmueli) was born in 1924 in Czernowitz (then in Romania).  In October 1941 all Jews were required...
Leveled Landscapes

Leveled Landscapes

  The project researches the way Austria was (and still is) dealing with its history by looking at policies and practices regarding landscape and memory. The project is based on a series of landscape photographs from all over Austria, shot through a spirit level (bubble level). The selection of the landscapes in this series is...
8 x Roubiček

8 x Roubiček

  Marcel Roubicek is a blind old man living in an old-age home in Prague. In 8 x Roubicek he tells his life’s story in eight interviews.  The interviews are conducted by alternating male and female interviewers in Czech, German, Hebrew and Arabic: the languages though which he lived his unlikely tale.  The final result...
Voluntary Participation

Voluntary Participation

A project about civil society in Austria by Tal Adler The project “Voluntary Participation” creates a conceptual bridge between groups of Austrian Civil Society in the past, and the same groups of contemporary Austria, 2012. Within our understanding of Civil Society are: clubs; cooperatives; religious organizations; academia; professional associations; labor unions; NGOs; social movements; youth...
MemeArchive_floating grounds

MemeArchive_floating grounds

MemeArchive as subproject extends the MemScreen research framework with perspectives driven by information sciences and media pedagogic dealing with phenomena of so called “commemoration” contextualized in interdisziplinary holocaust research. In the first stage of MemeArchive development, until the end of 2011 some exceptionaly memorial excursions in Israel, Germany, Eastern Europe and Austria are scheduled. They...
MemeArchive

MemeArchive

Pilot study of the media archaeology of cultural transference techniques (Attila Kosa, Mode2Research – NPO/Austria)   To support the whole MemScreen project in all archive dimensions like process documentation, content archiving and content representation, we will apply and evaluate an innovative e-learning environment which was developed at the Institute for Communication Engineering, Johannes Kepler University...