By the year 2050 there will only be a few cars left on the streets of Graz, permanently transforming the cityscape. This historical city walk takes participants to the streets around the Volksgarten park and offers a glimpse of what life will be like when the city belongs to people again, and cars have left the city.
'Als die Autos die Stadt verlassen hatten’ (when the cars had left the city) / Graz – around the Volksgarten park / 2020–2050
Drawing: Christian Brix
Text and narrator: Leo Kühberger
‘Als die Autos die Stadt verließen’ was a (rejected) submission for Graz Kulturjahr 2020.
With thanks to Forum Stadtpark.
A+A = AaA, 2020
Eisenberger combines classical subjects of art history, ‘vanitas’ motifs that remind us of the ephemerality of existence, with elements from popular culture.
From the series Haus im Grünen, (house in green surroundings; Kunsthaus Graz, Albertina, Styria Media Center), 2017
The title Haus im Grünen – house in green surroundings – is a reference to property market advertisements.
BIO ZENTRUM (organic centre) Grottenhof, under construction
A new farm shop with a café at the central market place, a farm offering demonstrations and a fun experience, a research centre and an innovation centre for organic agriculture form the five cornerstones of the new centre together with the school.
Training Democracy, 2012
In Training Democracy, Werner Reiterer explores the social demands of various opinion leaders in his own subversive way. Quotes collected from the American and European pro- and anti-abortion movements from 1999 to 2007 include protest slogans such as ‘Keep abortion legal’ or ‘My body, my decision’.
KooWo – Kooperatives Wohnen, (cooperative living), Eggersdorf bei Graz, seit 2019
wohnlabor, Verein Kooperatives Wohnen Volkersdorf, Die WoGen – Wohnprojekte-Genossenschaft
Cooperative, shared and self-determined – can it work?
Cultural Transfers, 2012
The design of these signs is based on the system of isotypes (Interna-tional System of Typographic Picture Education). This was developed in 1925 by Otto Neurath who, as a Jew, fled from Vienna in 1934.
Open Modes and Trial Mode, 2014–2018
A project by: Akademie Graz / Camera Austria / esc medien kunst labor / FORUM STADTPARK / Grazer Kunstverein / IZK/TU Graz / < rotor > Centre for Contemporary Art / Künstlerhaus KM / Schaumbad – Freies Atelierhaus Graz
Offener Betrieb (Open Modes) – and before that Probebetrieb (Trial Mode) – took the idea of a collective, dehierarchised, collaborative and open educational situation as their starting point.