Author Archives: Moira Hille

Masha Godovannaya

Balancing on the Edges: Screened Forms of [M]otherhood, Queer Kinship and Artivist Feminist Resistance In the wake of “classical” texts, including Esther Newton’s “Mother Camp” (1972) and Kath Weston’s “Families We Choose” (1991), studies of non-heterosexual kinship have entered gender … Continue reading

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Nicole Alecu de Flers

Un/learning writing, reading, publishing A critical dissection of the art and politics of knowledge production in, through and beyond written texts (Written) text has a powerful influence on frames of public reception and debate. Especially printed and published texts are … Continue reading

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Marwa Arsanios

WHO IS AFRAID OF IDEOLOGY? The general frame of my work questions the relationship between culture, cultural production and violence. This has materialized itself mostly in the study of specific material objects such as architectural buildings, books, texts, bodies and … Continue reading

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Ola Hassanain

Back and Forth: Space, Policies, and Women Ola Hassanain’s work examines  the dynamics by which  state policies regulate perceptions of  gender experience in public space. The  project  Back and Forth: Space, Policies, and Women  will attempt to develop phases to in … Continue reading

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Mihret Kebede

‘Conversing with Silence’ When, how and why do we become silent in the presence of the things happening around us in our day to day individual and collective experiences? What is the agency of silence and its importance or impacts … Continue reading

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Luis Ortiz

Desde las montañas de Colombia (From the Mountains of Colombia) Colombia’s “mountains” have a long history of independence and statelessness. They represent more than just the mountains; in fact they represent the entire “periphery” in Colombia’s society. Many indigenous peoples, … Continue reading

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Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński

Located at the intersection of theory and art practice, this research project aims to take the performative effects of enslavement, colonialism and National Socialism in Austria, the general invisibility of Blackness, and the acting out of white innocence as starting … Continue reading

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Aline Benecke

Aesthetics of Wit(h)nessing: Conversing through Performing Photography This Ph.D. project explores the possibility of witnessing trauma through photography, its different modalities, potentialities, and limitations. Following postmemory theorists such as Marianna Hirsch and Ulrich Baer, the underlying hypothesis of this project … Continue reading

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Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński

Located at the intersection of theory and art practice, this research project aims to take the performative effects of enslavement, colonialism and National Socialism in Austria, the general invisibility of Blackness, and the acting out of white innocence as starting … Continue reading

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Katalin Erdödi

”Something Always Blooms”* Curatorial strategies and knowledge production in and about post-socialist rural space In my research project I investigate curatorial strategies and knowledge production in post-socialist rural space, from an artistic, as well as a political perspective. At the … Continue reading

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