Selma Asotić: Madwomen and Their Mothers
Lecture by Writer-in-Residence at Raum D / Q21
Venue: Raum D / Q21
A famous black-and-white photograph taken in London in 1960 serves as a starting point for investigating the long-standing myth that writing and creative genius are masculine prerogatives.
The main purpose of the lecture is to explore how literary history and literary canons erase the lives and voices of women, suppress the creation of an artistic matrlineage and systematically divest women of agency and creative power.
The session will focus on women’s attempts to subvert the existing power dynamics, recover their lost female ancestors and reclaim their anger. Although it uses examples from different literary traditions, the lecture will specifically focus on modern-day Balkans and the establishment of new feminist platforms in the region - such as the magazine for feminist theory and art BONA - that hope to become sites of a new kind of literary community, one that is based on solidarity instead of oppression.
Selma Asotić lives in Sarajevo, where she’s trying to write poetry. In between writing poems, she works as a freelance translator and an EFL teacher. Her poems, essays, and translations have appeared in local and international literary journals. She is the co-founder and co-editor of the magazine for feminist theory and art BONA - currently the only feminist magazine in BiH. She is a member of Sarajevo Writers’ Workshop.
Selma Asotić was invited by BMEIA as Q21 Writer-in-Residence in January 2018.
www.q21.at/artists-in-residence/artists/artistinfo/selma-asotic/Mon, Jan 22, 2018, 19:00
PBOWERBIRD – Animal Art
Installation by Gruppe Or-Om at Raum D
Venue: Raum D / Q21
PBOWERBIRD on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/groups/pbowerbird/
WIKI: https://marjorie-wiki.de/wiki/Gruppe_Or-OmSep 01, 2017 to Jan 31, 2018, daily 10-18:00
Elisabeth Czihak. Being in Limbo
Exhibition in the EIKON Schaufenster
Opening and Presentation of EIKON #99: Tue, Sep 05, 19:00
Venue: EIKON Schaufenster
No English description available
Image: © Elisabeth Czihak
www.eikon.atSep 06, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018, daily 10-22:00
Paulus Dreibholz designs a text by Alois Hotschnig
Exhibition in the Typopassage Wien
Opening: Wed, Oct 04, 19:00
Venue: Typopassage Wien
Curated by Toledo i Dertschei
www.typopassage.atOct 05, 2017 to Jan 28, 2018, daily 00-24:00
Nina Dietrich and Sibylle Vogel: UNIVERSE
Exhibition and zine in the KABINETT comic passage
Opening: Thu, Oct 19, 18:30
Venue: KABINETT comic passage, zwischen MQ Hof 2+3
Admission free, zine: EUR 2,-
Nina Dietrich and Sibylle Vogel meet on the Einstein-Rosen-Bridge to discuss the world. At the interface between Pizza and Existentialism they will find adventurous answers to some of the most important philosophical questions. Funny for nerds and beyond.
Nina Dietrich und Sibylle Vogel, illustrators with a sense for whimsical worlds, are living and working in Vienna.
www.kabinett.atOct 20, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018, daily 00-24h