Andrew Standen-Raz

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Following studies in Anthropology at UCL, Film at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and Law at Loyola, Andrew worked for Miramax Films, 20th Century Fox Studios, and won two awards as a public relations counsel at Ruder Finn. After seeing the US political system from the inside while working for the VOA at a Democratic & a Republican political convention, Andrew returned to Europe to make documentary films, including "Vinyl: Tales from the Vienna Underground", which premiered at Karlovy Vary. He is currently curating for a film festival, developing new film projects, and developing an organic food app

My Life as a Game Ⓜ️

In an increasingly gamified world, it matters who controls your character.

F for Film

The 56th Viennale promises a more international direction under its first female head In 1991, Philippe Petit, infamous for tightrope walking between Manhattan’s Twin Towers, crossed high in the ai...
Architecturzentrum

Revealing Spaces

At the Architekturzentrum Wien, the exhibits are just the tip of the iceberg. If you can’t make it to Kannikegården this month to see Lundgaard & Tranberg’s modern interpretation of a classic...

The Sociable City

Conversations with Viennese architects reveal the secrets to creating a liveable city. “Everything is Architecture,” wrote the Pritzker prize-winning architect Hans Hollein in 1968. Frustrated by the dreary functional blocks that filled Vienna’s craters left by WWII bombs, Hollein knew architecture had to be about much more than concrete walls. We may be drawn to […]
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The Future of Meat | Impossible Burgers, Bioreactors and the Real Cost of Cheap ...

To the late chef Anthony Bourdain, “Life without veal stock, pork fat, sausage, organ meat, demi-glace, or even stinky cheese is not a life worth living.” Vegetarians, he wrote in Kitchen Confidential, “are the enemy of everything good and decent in the human spirit, an affront to all I stand for – the pure enjoyment […]
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Fluchtspuren

What Do Refugees Take With Them? The Wien Museum’s Fluchtspuren Exhibit Ha...

The exhibition What Remains: Traces of Refugees (Fluchtspuren) leaves its mark with a few personal objects Size isn’t everything, especially when your survival literally depends on the coat on your back. What would you grab if you had just a few minutes to save your life? As revealed by the 15 objects collected for the […]
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Fear and Loathing at the Wiener Festwochen

This year’s Wiener Festwochen deliver soothing magic for a world on the edge of a nervous breakdown. What compels some of us to seek out provocative live entertainment, while others prefer a couch potato streaming binge? What do we gain from venturing out of our comfort zone to unravel mysterious dance performances or confront the […]
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robot art

What if the Artist is a Robot? When AI Enters the Studio

As robots and AI pervade our living rooms and workplaces, will they also hold the mirror up to our lives? Art is in the eye of the beholder, except in the art world, where value often has little to do with beauty, or even meaning. An artist’s story, their body of work, or a piece’s […]
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how to politics austria

How to Get Involved in Politics in Austria

How do you make your voice heard in a country that is not entirely your own? Politics often seems like a cross between a telenovela and a car crash – you’d like to ignore it, but can’t help tun...
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