8th March, Villach
On International Women´s Day eight historical female personalities, as well as eight women, who live in Villach today, will tell their stories:
Biographical fempath I represents women from the past, who are brought to life by artists as Living Sculptures.
Biographical fempath II represents recent biographies. Women guide to places in the city, which are relevant for their lives´stories.
Biographical fempath I: 10:00 - 13:00 (Rathausplatz, Hauptplatz)
As a performance in the public sphere
Biographical fempath II: 17:00, 17:30, 18:00, 18:30, 19:00, 19:30, 20:00 und 20:30 (meeting point Kaiser Josef Platz)
As a guided tour of about 60 minutes. Groups of 10 people max. For reservations: 0650 2608195
Involved artists: Amalia Contarini, Barbara Ambrusch-Rapp, Maria Leeb, Amrei Baumgartl, Barbara Kapelj, Katrin Ackerl Konstantin and others, as well as women, who live in Villach and tell about "their" city.
Supported by: Soroptimistclub Villach, Federal Chancellery, Federal state of Carinthia - art, City of Villach - culture, City of Villach - women
Show.rooms_local, biographical artpath 1, 2 and 3 are being turned into a book at the moment, which represents alternative stories about and hikes around the city of Villach. This book combines the written stories of the guides of 2015, 2016 and 2018 and photographical material.
The title of the book will be "Performative Tale(s) of the city" and it will be published by Založba|Verlag Mohorjewa|Hermagoras. It will be presented in Villach in May 2019. There will be workshops and lectures about commemorative work and storytelling, held in the Otelo and the Carinthian International Club. You will soon find more specific information concerning the publication here.