Opening Date | 06.04.2013, 4.00 p.m.
Place | xhibit at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Schillerplatz 3, 1010 Vienna

The “Laboratory Austria” research team supports groups, associations, experts, and family members to discuss and develop research approaches and results.

Dates:
Sat, April 6, 2013, 4 p.m.
Sun, April 7, 2013, 3 p.m.
Wed, April 17, 2013, 2 p.m.
Fri, April 26, 2013, 6 p.m.


Laboratory Austria: Research & Development Shimon Lev, Objects of Memory, My Father’s Entry, Archives of the Israelitische
Kultusgemeinde Wien (Jewish Community Vienna), 2012

Laboratory on demand
Groups, clubs, and associations that have not been invited so far, yet would like to participate in the research into Austria’s civil society and present their concept of dealing with their legacy may book a workshop with the research team at the working space of “Laboratory Austria.” Additonal external experts and researchers may be invited. Please contact Karin Schneider and Tal Adler under:
mailgruppenportrait@gmail.com <gruppenportrait@gmail.com>

Adler_DF_BezMus_21.jpgTal Adler, from the series “Dispersed Fragments”
District Museum Floridsdorf/Vienna, 2012

Public laboratory
Public lectures and panel discussions will examine exemplary politics of history case studies (in German).

Sat, April 6, 2013, 4 p.m.
Politics of history case study: “The Swarovski family and its politics of history”
Open lecture by Horst Schreiber, historian
 
Sun, April 7, 2013, 3 p.m.
“How the history of politics shapes the politics of history in small community museums” – presentation of curatorial concepts and discussion with directors of local museums and museologists

Wed, April 17, 2013, 2 p.m.
“It is exactly what you cannot speak about you have to speak about.” Pierre Passett
Open lecture by Karl Fallend, psychoanalysist

Fri, April 26, 2013, 6 p.m.
Politics of history case study: “The Burschenschaften [Austrian student fraternities] and their pivotal role between right-wings and neo-Nazism”
Open lecture by Heribert Schiedel, Documentation Center of the Austrian Resistance

Adler_LL_Fleury.jpgTal Adler, from the series “Leveled Landscapes”
Sylvie Fleury: Yes To All, Swarovski Crystal Worlds, Wattens, 2012

Laboratory Austria
An exhibition as part of MemScreen, a research project funded by the Austrian Science Fund (PEEK call 2010–2012).
Exhibition dates  | 22.03.2013 - 28.04.2013