Opera Aperta | Transforming the City – AccessAbility
Wiener Zeitung in collaboration with the University of Applied Arts Vienna and the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna invite you to join the panel discussion Opera Aperta
Accessibility is one of the key challenges in contemporary digital-media and internet driven discourses. For the Opera Aperta opening event „AccessAbility” is discussed from the perspective of transforming cities with architects and artists. Artistic and creative processes in relation to architecture and design aspects within cities of the future will be addressed. Transforming cities need a strong agency of change dealing with multi-disciplinary know-how and practices to create sustainable environments of inclusive and social culture.
Initiator: Ruth Mateus-Berr, University of Applied Arts Vienna
Moderator: Georg Russegger, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
Facilitator: Wolfgang Renner, Wiener Zeitung
Ruth Mateus-Berr, University of Applied Arts Vienna; Director of the Center for Art Didactics and Interdisciplinary Education. She is an artist, scientist, social designer, full professor at the University of Applied Arts Vienna; head of the Center for Didactics of Art and Interdisciplinary Education. She focuses on artistic research, design research, interdisciplinary art & design education, humanity, climate change, well-being in the field of health.
Nilufar W. Royce, Austrian architect, guest lecturer at the Technical University of Vienna. She is an Austrian architect. She manages Royce Architects, an architectural practice with competence and expertise in design, renovation and construction. Her company’s ethos is to strive for cutting edge design and attention to detail whilst observing a conscientious adherence to environmental protection. Nilufar is also a guest lecturer at the University for Applied Arts Vienna and the Technical University in Vienna.
Eva Sommeregger, Architect and Researcher, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and LMDA Art Academy Latvia. She is an architect and researcher focusing on bodies and digital spaces. She works as a Senior Scientist at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and as a Senior Researcher at the LMDA Research Institute of the Art Academy of Latvia. Eva is also co-founder of the architecture studio “eyetry” and “Magazin”, an exhibition space for contemporary architecture in Vienna.
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Participation is free of charge. Due to the limited number of spots it is necessary to RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. The panel discussions will be also live streamed at www.wienerzeitung.at/operaaperta.