Events during Vienna Fashion Week 2011
Premiere of a new fashion collection for a vodka bottle, snowboard movie by Absinthe Films, public intervention 'Dead Drops' - an anonymous peer to peer file-sharing network during BLK River Festival in Vienna...
fig.: Marcos Valenzuela, designer of the fashion label Tiberius, working at the desk on the Absolut bottle accessory for the 'Absolut Mode Edition' (limited to 100.000 bottles) which will premiere at the MQ Vienna Fashion Week (14 - 18 September 2011). Photo: (C) Absolut Vodka.
On 16 September, Tiberius will present the 'Origins' collection during the Vienna Fashion Week at the MuseumsQuartier.
fig.: Bench Sport by Patrick Armbruster.
UK label Bench announces the screening of the snowboard movie 'twel2ve' by Absinthe Films with Gigi Rüf (AT), Dan Brisse (US), Annie Boulanger (CA)... to name a few, and Afterparty on 16 September at the Gartenbau Cinema. The Swiss film makers Absinthe Films are on 'twel2ve'-tour:
14 Sept Innsbruck (AT),
15 Sept Munich (DE), followed by Vienna, Prague, London, Antwerp... Details on absinthe-films.com.
fig.: The picture shows the wall painting by BLU on occasion of the BLK River Festival 2010. From 15 to 27 September 2011, the street art project will be continued on another corn silo at the Alberner Hafen in Vienna.
On 15 September, the BLK River Festival opens with the Viennese premiere of the movie 'Women Are Heroes' at the Gartenbau Cinema. The documentary is directed by French photographer, film maker, street artist JR who was awarded last year with the TED prize.
BLK stands for 'black river' and references the source (Scharzwald - Black Forest, in Germany) and the ending of the Danube river in the Black Sea. Along the Danube, several events will happen such as an Urban Art Bike Tour on 17 September or the public intervention 'Dead Drops' by Aram Bartholl on 22 September.
"'Dead Drops' is an anonymous, offline, peer to peer file-sharing network in public space. USB flash drives are embedded into walls, buildings and curbs accessable to anybody in public space." blkriver.at