For a full decade now, students of Heinz-Peter Linshalm and Petra Stump-Linshalm have been performing at various exhibitions of the modern and contemporary art museum mumok – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien as part of a cooperative arrangement between the museum and the mdw’s Joseph Haydn Department of Chamber Music and Contemporary Music.
In our series “What does art have to do with the Earth’s climate?” the “Green mdw” initiative invites concerned individuals to speak out on their personal approaches to this issue. These questions are answered here by the musician and composer Simon Zöchbauer.
Since this spring, the mdw has been cooperating actively with the Korean Cultural Center in Vienna’s 1st district. Sun Ok Lee—the Center’s artistic director and mdw alumna—speaks in the following about cultural similarities, the importance of self-management, and supporting young musicians.
What characterises good teaching at an arts university? What specific teaching_learning situations exist at a university of music and performing arts? And how to reflect upon one’s own teaching practice in a self-critical manner?
This year’s mdw gender-focused lecture series at the Department of Cultural Management and Gender Studies (IKM), organised by Evelyn Annuß, Silke Felber, and Julia Ostwald, dealt with the relationships between performative art forms and interdependent socio-political and ecological challenges.
Different ideas and their realisation were addressed at the international conference Turning Social – On the Social-Transformative Potential of Music Mediation, which took place at the mdw on 15 and 16 June.
With its 2023 theme of “We and Me”, the international exchange at this year’s isa will focus on the tension between the individual and the collective, between the personal and the communal. isa23 is taking a deeper look at music’s social components.