Rose, oh reiner Widerspruch, Lust, Niemandes Schlaf zu sein unter soviel Lidern. Rose, oh pure contradiction, desire, To be no one’s sleep under so many Lids. (Rainer Maria Rilke wrote his own epitaph sometime before October 27, 1925. He requested that it be inscribed on his gravestone. This was fifteen months before his death. (Translation: John …
I met Todd McCarthy* in sunny Los Angeles and asked him to tell me about his top ten favorite “happy” movies.
Recently I have visited the West Coast and was reminded what a magic and different attitude Los Angelenos radiate unlike the rest of us. I was puzzled why this optimism is only possible in the city of the illusions of the pink sky (caused by the pollution), and the lost angels of Hollywood dreams. In one …
The world happiness report, released on Monday by Columbia University’s Earth Institute, ranks Russia as the 68th happiest country in the world. Every Sunday at 12:00, Russian seniors gather together in a few of Moscow’s parks. Regardless of the weather, they meet each other and dance. Since I was a child I remember seeing them …
Photos by my friend Markus Kloiber: Photos by my friend Anastasia Rogers:
Austria’s young bright burning star extraordinaire, Les Tardes Goldscheyder, the autodidact, street artist, visionary, poet, painter and curator (www.durchhaus.org) narrates the mystic spaces between the hell and heaven.
Watch how Vienna is chillin’.
A conversation with artistic directors of VIENNAFAIR at the Cemetery of the Nameless in Vienna explaining their fascination with the theme of happiness and the importance of learning to be happy.
Follow Anne-Lise Coste, who is participating in VIENNAFAIR 2013 in Vienna Love programme, during her perfect summer day in Hamptons preparing for the show Haiku at the HALSEY MCKAY GALLERY. Don’t miss it – don’t be alone!
Ana Prvacki will take part in VIENNA Live at VIENNAFAIR in October 2013. Her work deals with re-imagining and re-staging social situations.
How Art Works? – a serious movie about problems and solutions by Tymek Borowski & Pawel Sysiak ( Billy Gallery) http://billygallery.com/
Miltos Manetas, “Painting Rain”, Video in Blackberry, signed, Unique, 3 min in loop, mute, 2011
“I layer one image on another,” says Przemek Matecki – and that’s precisely what he does. The adoption of the simplest of methods to juxtapose two seemingly incongruous languages, meanings, histories, or images leads to an astonishing and compelling conclusion.Can two opposing things be reconciled into a whole to create a new meaning?
The project Public Face I (Stimmungsgasometer) by Julius von Bismarck, Benjamin Maus & Richard Wilhelmer is about a smiley on a huge screen from which one can read the average mood of the Berlin citizens.