The artistic research Project Mapping the Unseen, which is based on show.Rooms, is coming to Klagenfurt from 14th to 21st of February 2020. It presents events about the topic LGBTIQ, which are scientifically investigated and at the same time are open to the public. The workshops, performances, installations and shows are shown in vacant spaces. For example, Luka Prelas and Tihomir Babić will present their music performance Made by our Bodies, there will be filmscreenings of queer Croatian and Austrian short films, as well as a networking session with uniqueer, Die Grünen Andersrum and the organisational team of the Pride in Klagenfurt.
For more information about the program see www.mappingtheunseen.com. The admission to all events ist free and the team of show.Rooms will be happy to welcome many participants!
The project is funded by FWF, KWF, the State of Carinthia and hosted by the University of Klagenfurt.
show.rooms is preparing a new show.rooms_regional edition, including artists and scientists from the region who work on the topic immigration and emmigration.It will be realized End of June- Begin of July 2020 in Spittal an der Drau and Ferlach/Borovlje, questioning reasons for coming and leaving the region.
The topic is determined as a focus topic by the identification of an existing current social void that the team of show.Rooms furthermore perceives to be a social taboo topic. Afterwards, the team searches for regional vacancies, which suit the content but also the spatial requirements. The audience of the show.Rooms_regional moves, accompanied by so-called guides, who are representatives of the respective show.Rooms_regional theme, through the vacant rooms, where they are exposed to installations, lectures and performances that revolve around a specific topic. The biographies and personal experiences of the guides become a common thread by which to lead through the individual rooms. Within these spaces, the focus topic will be brought together through contributions from the field of science, current performances by artist groups, as well as civil society-organized associations and institutions that work on content-related topics. All is made accessible to the public in their familiar environment. During the preparation phase, biography workshops for the guides are offered by show.Rooms. Each workshop focuses on biography and remembrance work.
The aim is to address different regions through the participatory and interdisciplinary format.
It is funded by the Otelos in both cities, Carinthija 2020, Nockregion/ Region Carnica and the Ministery of Art and Culture Austria.
More informations are coming soon.