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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Andrew Standen-Raz

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

Revealing Spaces

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

Cover Story | 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...

The Future of Meat: Impossible Burgers, Bioreactors and the Real Cost of Cheap Protein

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...

What Do Refugees Take With Them? The Wien Museum’s Fluchtspuren Exhibit Has Answers

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...

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...
robot art

Technology | 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...
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...
heimat:machen volkskundemuseum

In Heimat:Machen, the Volkskundemuseum Confronts its own Role in Shaping National Identity

The past is only foreign if you deny its powerful impact on the present Thanks to fresh research by curators Birgit Johler und Magdalena Puchberger, the exhibition Heimat:Machen (Creating:Homeland) at the Volkskundemuseum (The Austrian Museum...
future ai

Opinion | Will you be Replaced by a Robot Soon?

Can we control the spread of AI and robots into every aspect of our lives? Sophia has been granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia; she has been a star guest on the “Tonight Show” and her...