Focus Related Research

Further information on INTRA projects can be found here:
Angewandte Programme for Inter- and Transdisciplinary Projects in Art and Research (INTRA)

Digital and social Transformation
This projects take place within the framework of “Digitale und soziale Transformation“ as a selected digitization project at public universities.

Projects are added on an ongoing basis.

Danube Transformation Agency for Agency (DTAFA)

Investigation Office for Future Scenarios at the Danube

Contact: Bernd Kräftner 
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The Danube has always been a great inspiration for artists. But today, in times of global environmental devastation, it is important and inevitable to elevate artistic practices into tools for activism, empowerment and engagement. The Danube Transformation Agency for Agency (DTAFA) is formed in order to research and identify how the arts can address climate change and its effects on the river Danube. Working in close collaboration with scientists, civil society groups, conservationists, plants and animals, the research wishes to develop and map all the anticipated emergencies that the river Danube might have in the future, and try to produce a series of experimental - quasi productions, solutions. The research will turn to science, theory and technology, as well as to history and the role that the Danube had played for different cultures as a totemic, spiritual, military and ecological touchstone.

The Danube Transformation Agency for Agency (DTAFA) is a fictive, environmental and socio-artistic organization, which provides services and mediations between species, or more precisely new pathways for new imaginaries for the Danube ecosystem. It combines visual art, design, science and advocacy for Danube’s future.

The DTAFA are: Alexandra Fruhstorfer, Lena Violetta Leitner, Ege Kökel, Solmaz Farhang and Andrea Palašti.

Project leader and special advisor: Bernd Kräftner


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