Stella Rollig has been CEO and Artistic Director of the Belvedere since January 2017. She studied German and Art History at the University of Vienna and later worked as an arts journalist (for ORF, Der Standard and others). From 1994 to 1996 Rollig was the Austrian Federal Curator for the Fine Arts; during this time, she also founded Depot, Kunst und Diskussion at MuseumsQuartier Wien. From 2004 to 2016 she was Artistic Director of the LENTOS art museum in Linz and from 2011 also Director of NORDICO Stadtmuseum Linz. In addition to her curatorial roles, Rollig has taught at numerous institutions.
Since the late nineties, Andrea B. Braidt has been teaching at Austrian universities, focusing on Gender/Queer Studies, film genres and narratology; She was Visiting Researcher in the USA and Canada, 2003 to 2004 Visiting Professor at the Gender Studies Department of the Central European University in Budapest, and from 2004 to 2011 Senior Scientist for Film Studies at the Department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies (TFM) of the University of Vienna. Since October 1, 2011, Andrea B. Braidt has been Vice-Rector for Art | Research at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. In June 2011 she was offered an Elise Richter position by the FWF (Austrian Science Fund) for her habilitation project Erregung erzählen. Film-Perspektivierung, Gender, Empathie ("Narrating Arousal. Film Perspectivation, Gender, Empathy"). From 2012 to 2016 she was chairwoman of the Gender Studies Association Austria: www.oeggf.at. Selected books include: Film-Genus. Gender und Genre in der Filmwahrnehmung. Marburg: Schüren 2008; Porno. Montage AV, 18./2, 2009 (Ed., together with Patrick Vonderau); John Cassavetes. Filmmaker. Maske und Kothurn, 55./4, 2009 (Ed., together with Elisabeth Büttner); Screenwise. Film Fernsehen Feminismus. Marburg: Schüren 2004 (Ed., together with Monika Bernold, Claudia Preschl)
Luisa Ziaja is an art historian, writer, and curator. She has been curator for contemporary art at the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere Vienna since 2013 and co-director of the postgraduate program in exhibition theory and practice ecm – educating/curating/managing at the University of Applied Arts Vienna since 2006. She was a lecturer at Zurich University of the Arts, Technical University Vienna, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and Vienna Artschool and is part of the board of the discursive platform schnittpunkt – exhibition theory & practice. In her curatorial and discursive practice, she deals with the relation between contemporary art, society, and politics (of history) as well as with the histories and theories of exhibiting. She is the author and co- editor of numerous exhibition catalogues as well as anthologies on contemporary art, curating, and art and exhibition theory, among others the publishing series curating. ausstellungstheorie & praxis at Edition Angewandte/de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston and Handbuch. Ausstellungstheorie und – praxis, Vienna/Cologne/Weimar: Böhlau/UTB, 2013.
Ashley Hans Scheirl
Dandy Dust, AT/UK 1998, 94 min., English OV with German subtitles
Followed by a conversation between Ashley Hans Scheirl and Claudia Slanar
Welcome and introduction
Stella Rollig (General Director of the Belvedere and Belvedere 21)
Andrea B. Braidt (Vice-Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna)
Movements in Feminism / Feminisms in Movement: Urgencies, Emergencies, Promises
Luisa Ziaja, Elke Krasny, Lara Perry and Dorothee Richter
Daniela Hammer-Tugendhat, Lucretia Revisited. On Rape
Moderated by Luisa Ziaja
Night School - Neda Hosseinyar, Marissa Lôbo, Stephanie Misa, Catrin Seefranz, Unruly Thinking: A Performance Lecture
Moderated by Elke Krasny
Magda Lipska, NIEPODLEGŁE: Women, Independence and National Discourse. Or how Women Are Depicted in National Narratives?
Elke Krasny, Feminist Transnationalism: The Activist as Curator
Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez, Intersectionality and Transnational Feminism in Françoise Dasques' Do- cumentary La Conférence des femmes—Nairobi (1985)
Moderated by Lara Perry
Françoise Vergès, The Black Woman’s Womb. Care, Capital, Race, Feminism
Moderated by Elke Krasny