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Kiosk – Platform for Diversity and Equal Opportunities

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Conference room

Project presentation and launch of the new study information platform "Kiosk – Platform for Diversity and Equal Opportunities".

You want to know more about studying at the Academy? What to study? How to apply? Where to begin? The new online-platform Kiosk tries to answer some of these most important questions regarding studying at the Academy.

The new platform for an inclusive, diverse and easier accessible study information will be presented in an interactive afternoon, inviting everyone to participate and to try out how to use it.

We cordially invite all employees and students of the Academy as well as all people interested to participate at the presentation and get a first insight to the new platform.

Moderated by: Alexandra Stanić

13 h
Open Space on questions of diversity, social and digital dimensions at art universities and in education.

14:30 h

15 h
Welcome with Vice-Rector Ingeborg Erhart and presentation of the online platform Kiosk, platform for diversity and equal opportunities

15:30 h
Panel discussion with Q&A with following guests:

  • Melisa Erkurt, journalist, author, former teacher
  • Natalia Gurova, student at the Academy
  • Antje Lehn, project team and teacher Academy
  • Michaela Schwarzbauer, teacher music education, Mozarteum

How can digital tools encourage diversity, break down barriers and reduce inequality in education? What does diversity mean for the academy as an institution? What challenges does the social and digital dimension bring to the art university? What is the added value for all stakeholders involved?

17 h
“What if...? A never-ending story…”

'What if...?' explores the myriad and diverse possibilities that lie within the enigmatic corridors of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. The questions are vast, some answered, some lingering in the shadows. Is there even an answer? Join us for an evening of laughter and contemplation as we draw a spotlight on the blind spots within the Academy humorously and critically.

In conjunction with the launch of the Website Kiosk at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, the curators Val Holfeld and Mirjana Mustra invited the artists Danilo Jovanovic, Sara Hawy and La Terre’, to question the given structures within the academy.

As part of the event, four workshops for pupils and young people on various artistic topics will take place in the morning. The workshops are designed and conducted by students of the Academy. The participating educational institutions are:

  • Mittelschule Bildungscampus Sonnwendviertel
  • Mittelschule Seltzergasse
  • AusbildungFit Jobtrain
  • Berufsschule für Handel und Reisen