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Vienna
Saturday, January 20, 2018
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...
Whether they’re uncovering drug cartels, teaching how to protect secrets, improving the image of the police department or fighting corruption, skepticism is their specialityPress Representative, Vienna Police Department In 2007, UN staffer Aeryn Gillern disappeared on foot from an exclusive gay sauna and apparently fell into the Danube Canal. The story...
The importance of art depends on what society makes of it. Four pillars of Vienna’s art scene told us how they – a museum director, a curator, a gallerist and an art collector – want to affect and promote artists and their work.  Hans-Peter Wipplinger Director of the Leopold Museum“A museum...
Whether they’re uncovering drug cartels, teaching how to protect secrets, improving the image of the police department or fighting corruption, skepticism is their specialityDrug Research Expert, UN Office on Drugs and Crime When it comes to fighting the good global fight against drugs, Thomas Pietschmann, 55, is guided by one simple...
Managing directors, Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)Dr. Klaus Pseiner and Dr. Henrietta Egerth are joint heads of the FFG (Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft), where, since its founding in 2004, they have helped public research and development (R&D) funding find its way into the right hands. Careful selection of projects is a...
The general manager of the Vienna Tourist Board, Norbert Kettner, shared his plans for “reputation management” and coined our new favorite phrase: Lifestyle Spießer  As we joined him on a cold November afternoon, our conversation with Norbert Kettner turned easily to luxury – a topic Vienna’s tourism sector is certainly...
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