Until 2nd of September an exhibition in the Orangery of Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna will be dedicated to the work of famous composers – female composers.
The Road Trip Project is a European travel experience taking eight individuals on four routes across the continent between Spring and Summer 2018. Along the way, they meet locals and discover projects that change people’s lives for the better.
It was amazing.
The first “Stationentheater – it’s a women’s world in Neulengbach” (located in the Wienerwald region) has taken off brilliantly – citizen’s involvement, engagement and interest were unexpectedly high. The initiative had been launched by city councillor Maria Rigler, who wanted to make women more visible in history, achievements and societal changes of her hometown.
… can have thousands of origins. However, it is significant whom a city government wants to honour with a name.
How did women live 5.000 years ago – were there rich women, too?
A museum for prehistory in a village at the Traisen (a tributary of the river Danube in Lower Austria, an hour’s drive from Vienna) has taken up this question and built an interesting exhibition about women in the Bronze Age.
Barbara Velik-Frank has written a book with this interesting title about the position of women in the Catholic Church.
Empresses, women warriors and inventors – the well known French comic book designer Pénélope Bagieu has published a beautiful book full of reminders for forgotten women. Read more