Every day, new TV series pop up and disappear – most we will never remember. Every once in a while, though, a show like Game of Thrones (GoT) comes around and mesmerizes the population. With breath-taking scenery, gore, heroism, and the death on every side, the show fueled social media arguments. Sure, it was dark and gloomy, […]
Artists Andreas Kattner shares his top 10 moments from the Venice Art Biennale. The Venice Art Biennale, an international celebrations of human culture so renowned it hardly needs introducing, opened its gates to curious minds on May 10. There is a lot to experience and everyone will have their own, perhaps very different, personal highlights. […]
Mark Rothko makes his first appearance in Austria, with a comprehensive retrospective spanning his entire career. Unconstrained by the boundaries of expressionism, born from the absurdity of surrealism and defined by the experimental color palettes of his multiforms, Mark Rothko established a name for himself that lives on to this very day throughout the world […]
Featuring comedy, mystery and mistaken identity, Corpse! at Vienna’s English Theatre draws on tried and tested tricks for an entertaining show The madcap mystery thriller has long been a bastion of English theater, with plays like Sleuth, The Real Inspector Hound or Deathtrap delighting audiences for decades. Likewise, the classic plot device of the twin […]
The return of the Thursday demonstrations to Vienna’s streets last October heralded a reawakening of Austrian protest culture. Between climate change strikes and marches against racism, the capital has been very lively of late. And on stage, a new wave of starkly political theater is trying to make sense of the current age of far-right populism. […]
The Kunstforum brings the women of Art Brut to the forefront With the current Zeitgeist’s fondness for inclusivity, it is perhaps unsurprising that Art Brut has made a comeback. Originating in the psychiatric institutions of the early 20th century, it showcases the raw creativity of society’s outcasts, shunning all pretensions in favor of a primal, […]
James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk takes flight under director Barry Jenkins At its best, fiction can portray reality in a way that non-fiction can’t. It should come as no surprise then, that in our era of Black Lives Matter and taking a k...