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Monday, January 22, 2018
Whether it’s the official “I do”, or playing games with gender and sexuality, her life’s work celebrates love, sexuality and femininityIngrid Mack, Founder and Owner of Liebenswert  Just like eating and drinking, love and sex are basic human needs – without them, we would die. Ingrid Mack likes to deal with her...
We’ve all had the nightmare: You’re on stage in a dark theater in front of a packed house; the lights go up and suddenly you realize, you have no idea what you’re supposed to say... For Jim Libby, this is not a nightmare, it’s reality: For the last 20 years,...
Picture: ©Christopher KlettermayerPart IIt started with a post on Facebook, Martina Barwitzki told me. It was her friend Julian: Some refugees were coming to the Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) and there was no one around. “I'm here with some friends,” he told her. “I think they could need some help.”The Viennese...
Austria has a new chancellor and with him comes a new minister. Thomas Drozda is in charge of Arts and Culture, and while he is new to the job, we asked him about the international outlook.Where does he see the role of artists and performers in Austrian culture?Dear Readers!Of...
Nychos is a rising star of the Viennese and international graffiti scene. He gave us a look into his life as a street artist from a beach in Maui, because even outlaws need a vacationWho are you? I am Nychos, a graffiti artist and illustrator from Austria.You created a platform...
Julian Wiehl is the mind behind Vienna’s “progressive men’s magazine”, Vangardist, showcasing the savoir vivre of the gay communityIn 2015, Vangardist Magazine and the advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi paired up to break new ground in publishing: An issue themed HIV+, printed in HIV positive blood. Vangardist became the first...
It’s no secret that Austria values its privacy.  We spoke to several people for whom the defense of privacy has become a way of life. And luckily for us, they were willing to talk about it – through their examples, illustrating the various ways in which this city’s culture...
Whether she's playing games with gender and sexuality, or just celebrating love, music, fashion, this drag queen is an expert on being fabulousTamara Mascara, Drag Queen  I’m a Wiener – I love saying that. In Austria we have one Wurst, but I’m a Wiener! When Tamara Mascara came to meet us at a little...
Making the Most of the Life and Lessons of a TCKKilian Kröll remembers the day he first heard the term Third Culture Kid (TCK). “It changed my life, just learning the term,” he says.The son of an American mother and German father, Kröll was 12 years old when he...
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