Inspiring Austrian Women: Gustav aka Eva Jantschitsch

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2016 we would like to introduce you to a few Austrian women that have impressed and inspired us. Today Stephanie Altmann writes about Gustav aka Eva Jantschitsch. Gustav! That’s what Austrian artist Eva Jantschitsch’s father called her for nothing less but the first three years of her life.… Read More Inspiring Austrian Women: Gustav aka Eva Jantschitsch

Inspiring Austrian Women: Ilse Aichinger

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the ACF London in partnership with Copy Press presents a special evening of literature and performance celebrating the recent re-publication of The Bound Man, and Other Stories, by Austrian writer Ilse Aichinger. Today, Heide Kunzelmann, who is featured at our event translation. friendship – A celebration of the writing… Read More Inspiring Austrian Women: Ilse Aichinger

Variations on a Theme: a chapter from Carolina Schutti’s novel ‘Owls Fly Silently’

This Wednesday 24th February (7pm) at the Austrian Cultural Forum London, Austrian author Carolina Schutti will read from her latest novel Eulen fliegen lautlos (‘Owls Fly Silently’) and discuss her poetic prose with British writer and founder of #ReadWomen Joanna Walsh. The event is the first of a new mini-series of author conversation events entitled… Read More Variations on a Theme: a chapter from Carolina Schutti’s novel ‘Owls Fly Silently’

The „Neue österreichische Welle“– What’s ‘new’ and what’s ‘Austrian’?

By Stephanie Altmann Wanda, Bilderbuch and Ja, Panik! are just some of the bands associated with the term “neue Österreichische Welle” (new Austrian wave – NÖW). But what distinguishes these new Austrian pop bands from their predecessors in the 1970s and why are they becoming increasingly popular outside Austria? Some may say that there is… Read More The „Neue österreichische Welle“– What’s ‘new’ and what’s ‘Austrian’?