Crip Convention Vienna

Crip Convention Vienna
„Protest im Rollstuhl: Gelähmte wollen auch ins Theater“, Kurier, März 1974, Fotograf: Gerhard Zugmann, Quelle: Volker Schönwiese, Archiv: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek Wien

A project by:

Eva ­Egermann & Cordula Thym 

In collaboration with:

Türkis Rosa Lila Villa, DiStA 
(Disability Studies ­Austria), Mad and Dis_Ability Pride ­Vienna

Thu, 19.9., 19:00–23:00

Exhibition, readings & performances, DJ-lineup

Türkis Rosa Lila Villa, Linke Wienzeile 102, 1060 Wien

Fri, 20.9., 14:00–18:00

Midissage, Crip Networking Workshop,Cosy Conclusion

Villa Vida, Türkis Rosa Lila Villa, Linke Wienzeile 102, 1060 Wien



 “Crip is anti-assimilationist and proud of it” (Caitlin Wood, Criptiques).

The Crip Convention Vienna will gather artists, authors, scientists, and cultural producers whose work deals with norm-critical issues. In addition to public readings and performances on the first evening of the convention, the workshop on the following day will explore ways to continue running the Crip Magazine together as a collective artistic platform. Crip Magazine is a self-organized magazine project. It identifies as an art project and collection of materials on crip topics, art, and cultural production. The project draws from the history of the disability rights movement and creates a visual culture of crip subjects. 80% of the contributions come from artists with disabilities. It opens up a self-determined and transformative perspective on body issues and social relationships. During ­WIENWOCHE, an exhibition will display a selection of art works as well as previous editions of the Crip Magazine project. The redesigned barrier-free rooms of the queer community café “Villa Vida” of the Türkis Rosa Lila Villa will be the meeting place for various groups and initiatives such as Mad and Dis_Ability Pride Vienna or the DISTA (­Disability Studies Austria) network. The goal of the Crip Convention Vienna is to advance the networking of queer and disability/crip art and cultural scene in Vienna. 

Free entry!
All event spaces have barrier-free accessibility.
Event language is German. The programme on Thursday Sept 19th will be translated to Sign Language.
On request, there will be child care during the event on Friday Sept 20th. Please let us know if you want to make use of our available child care services via until Sept. 17th 2019 and please state the child(ren)'s age.