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Research Day 2022 of the Academy

The Research Day 2022 of the Academy presents the range of current research activities at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, gives insights into specific projects and their results, and encourages collegial discussions. The Research Day focuses on presentations of research projects in advanced stages.

We cordially invite you to this day of research at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna!

Language: English

Participation in the event is only possible after prior registration.
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Please note the general Covid19 protection measures in place on the day of the event.

Abstracts (PDF)


09.00 | Registration

09.30 | Opening
Johan F. Hartle, Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
Michaela Glanz, Art | Research | Support

Panel 1

Panel Chair | Ruby Sircar

09.45 | Two Ore Mountains
Karin Reisinger

10.30 | The Magic Closet and the Dream Machine. Post-Soviet Queerness, Archiving, and the Art of Resistance
Masha Godovannaya, Ruthia Jenrbekova, Katharina Wiedlack, Tania Zabolotnaya

11.15 | Memories and Imaginaries: Empowering Citizen Humanities through Arts-based Research Methods
Marina Grzinic, Jovita Pristovšek, Sophie Uitz

12.00 | Lunch Break

Panel 2

Panel Chair | Hannes Stiefel

12.35 | Materiality and Meaning
Elisabeth Sobieczky

13.20 | A Multi-Analytical Approach to Infer Mineral-Microbial Interactions Applied to Stone Cultural Heritage Sites in Israel and Austria
Laura Rabbachin, Katja Sterflinger, Guadalupe Piñar

14.05 | Break

Panel 3

Panel Chair | Axel Stockburger

14.15 | plant-space-being
Wolfgang Tschapeller, Christina Jauernik, Fabian Puttinger, Johann Lurf, Rüdiger Suppin, Christian Freude

15.00 | Overlapping Narratives, Power Relations in Dialog, the Question of Multidirectional Identification
Friedemann Derschmidt, Alaa Alkurdi, Anne Pritchard-Smith, Karin Schneider

15.45 | Closing Remarks
Johan F. Hartle