Janima Nam

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Janima Nam is a freelance journalist, translator, and editor living in Vienna. She has a BFA in film from New York University and a Masters degree (MA) from the London Consortium in Interdisciplinary Studies.

Culture Books | November

To Vienna, with Love In Kevin Wignall’s new thriller, Vienna takes the spotlight and steals the show With a name like To Die in Vienna, Kevin Wignall’s new novel might give the impression of b...

Profile | Hannes Duscher & Roland Gratzer

“Wiener Schmäh is saying Schlagerl (mini-stroke) instead of Schlaganfall (stroke). It’s a way of being obsessed with death without ever talking about it.” Hannes Duscher and Roland Gratzer host an ...

Profiles | Gebrüder Moped

“Wiener Schmäh is maudlin, weepy, self-pitying, but also nostalgic, wistful, gemütlich and comforting.” If you really want to know what Wiener Schmäh is, ask a German. So say the Viennese cabaret d...

Profiles | Karin Fleck

Founder, Vienna Textile Lab “If synthetic dyes originate from crude oil, does it make sense to be using them for a 5-euro T-shirt you throw out after six months? It just doesn’t compute.” Karin ...

Profiles | Toni Steinmetz

Regional Secretary, PRO-GE Vienna “Some say, ‘Live and let live.’ I can only live well if I can allow others to live well and be able to look after their needs.” On Toni Steinmetz’s desk stands ...

Profiles | Helene Wagner

Deputy Head of Special Exhibitions, Vienna Technical Museum “Our goal isn’t to say to our visitors, ‘OK, here’s the future, take it or leave it.’ We want to offer them the chance to gain some insig...

Profiles | Thomas Gratzer

Executive Director, Production & Technology for Manner Schnitten “Vertical production is an essential component of urban production. Our factory will always remain in Vienna.” The more things...

My Home Is My Grätzl | Altlerchenfeld

If Goldilocks had to choose a neighborhood in Vienna, it might be Altlerchenfeld. Laidback yet central, this neighborhood strikes the perfect balance – not too trendy, but exciting enough; not to...

How the Hundertwasser House Was Built – An Interview with Artist & Re...

“He put so much love and dedication into this project. It’s no longer comprehensible what he accomplished here.” Whether it’s looking over the green roof gardens, peering up through winding stairca...
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