My name is Negin (she/her). As a refugee artist, who lived as a non citizen for more than 6 years in Austria, I also were not allowed to work or study here till last August; lived as a deformed object with identity crises and experiencing everyday fear of deportation and feeling rejected by the system … Read moreWhat was it like, being part of the WIENWOCHE
Who shot the princess?
by Gerardo Montes de Oca Valadez Cantina Corazón was one of the two first open working groups that curators Nataša Mackuljak and Ivana Marjanović created for WIENWOCHE 2016 “Forever Together”. The 2016 edition of the festival aimed to work on the politics of connection, love, and friendship that together with their complexities, ambivalence, and conflicts, … Read more‘Open working group Cantina Corazon 2016 from today’s perspective’
How do we appropriate the right to feel pleasure?
There are many artists and activists living in Vienna, some old residents, and many newcomers. All of them deserve to have the same chance. WIENWOCHE sees itself as a platform for their talents, to meet locals, and to get together – to enhance their chance for participation. But WIENWOCHE is not only what happens during … Read moreWe want to provide you with some insights.
Art and activism, queer feminism, migration, non-Eurocentric knowledge, accessibility, decentralization of spaces, collective and individual processes, these could be just words, but they express some of the curatorial principles that WIENWOCHE has embraced since its beginning. Over those ten years, the festival has rooted its critical voice in Viennese cultural society and, while it is … Read moreWIENWOCHE is 10!