Vanessa Iula

After leaving her home city Calgary, Alberta, Vanessa headed to Vienna where she gained a scholarship for communication and international business studies. Vanessa has written and photographed for a multitude of publications, does freelance marketing and now, is happily a member of the Metropole team.

Protests in Belarus, Support in Vienna

Lies about COVID-19, unprovoked police violence and suspected fraud in the presidential election have brought 200,000 to the streets of Minsk demanding a new election. A Belarusian student at the Uni Wien stays involved from abroad.

Keeping It Simple – the Art of Minimalism in Vienna

Keeping things uncomplicated leaves room for things other than ‘things’ – an idea with a long history that we’ve seemingly forgotten about. There is no better time to re-explore this than the present.