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List of Projects 2003 - 2010




PEACE ACTION WORKSHOP at Diversity Day
Creative peace action workshop for children and youth
Part of the European Initiative www.diversityday.eu, Town Hall Vienna
December 3, 2009

FRESH PEACES FOTO SAFARI – FRECHE FRIEDEN FOTOSAFARI
Creative peace education rally in cooperation with the Youth Forums Cologne, Germany
Material (project overview, instruction, playing cards etc.) is available online
2008

ACADEMIC ACTION DAYS - “Introduction to Peace Studies and Conflict Work”
University course for social workers
University of Applied Studies, Koblenz, Germany
Winter Semester 2007/2008

INTERNATIONAL PEACE EDUCATORS MEETING
PIA! participated in this event
Centre of Peace Research and Peace Education, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
October 15–16, 2007

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE 2007 - Action in Vienna
A colorful group hit the streets of Vienna leaving thoughts and sayings about peace
PIA! Jokers were invited to introduce PIA! to an interested audience
Universal Peace Federation, Vienna, Austria
September 21, 2007

SCHOOL ACTION DAY - “Peace-Heroines & Peace-Heroes in Action“
Creative workshop for high school students
Ingeborg Bachmann Gymnasium, Klagenfurt, Austria
June 20, 2007

NGO COMMITTEE ON PEACE VIENNA – Peace Education 2006
Presentation of PIAs work within the UN-Decade for a Culture of Peace
Vienna International Center
September 27, 2006

PEACE TREASURY - “Pia Purzel”
Peace stories written by students 6-14 years old, web-based, international
Project began in October 2005

SCHOOL ACTION DAYS - “Gewalt – Gewollt?: Violence – Wanted?” (bilingual)
Creative workshop for high school students
HAK Völkermarkt, Austria
May 15, June 15–16, 2005

SCHOOL ACTION DAYS - “Tear Down the Walls”
Peace Education Workshop for students from ages kindergarten – 12thgrade
Greenback School, Tennessee, USA
April 4-8, 2005

ACADEMIC ACTION DAYS - “Creative Peace Education in Theory and Practice”
Teachers’ training for creative peace building and peace education
RPI Linz, Austria
February 14, 2005

PEACE ACTION DAY - “Women Work for Peace Today!”
Soroptimist Club, Gmunden, Austria
November 18, 2004

PARADIZO PEACE ACTION – “Youth Summer Camp” (multilingual)
A 5-week Peace Education summer program
Paradizo Danube Beach, Kritzendorf, Austria
July 22 – August 26, 2004

ACADEMIC ACTION DAYS - “Strengthening Competences for Building Peace” (bilingual)
Seminar/Workshop for students of community education and social pedagogy
University of Koblenz, Germany
June 4-6, 2004

 




CROSS CULTURAL PEACE ACTION
at Lendspiel Klagenfurt
Klagenfurt Austria
August 14, 2010,

A T-SHIRT WHICH YOU NEVER WANT TO RECIVE
A campaign draft proposed by CMF-Studios focusing on the involvement of Austrian in the Chad-Conflict, 2008-2009
PIA and CMF Studios got shortlisted at Cannes Lion 2009

HEISSE FRIEDEN – “HOT PEACES - Interventions for the International Day of Peace in Vienna 2008”
A three-part participatory art project celebrating the international Day of Peace in Vienna
Visualization and inspirations in public space: September 20, 2008
Brunnenviertel, Vienna 16th district, 11am-2pm
Action: September 21, 2008 – World Peace Day!
Imagine, create and celebrate at the Viennese Soulfood Festival, Ragnarhof, Grundsteingasse 12, Vienna 16th district
5pm – movies & discussion
8pm – music and hot peace actions
Exhibition: starting October 15, 2008


3rd International Art and Peace Meeting
PIA! participated in this event
Gernika Gogoratuz Peace Research Center, Bizkaia, Spain
September 27-29, 2007

HEISSE FRIEDEN – “HOT PEACES – Peace-Founders on Their Way in Bonn”
A three-part participatory art project utilizing public space in Bonn, Germany
Part of the campaign for the International Day of Peace 2007
Visualization: August 29, Friedensplatz, Bertha-von-Suttner Platz, Vivatstrasse
Action: August 30, Vivatstrasse/Friedensplatz
Interactive Exhibition: Celebrate the International Day of Peace together!
September 21, Kunstmuseum
Summer – Fall 2007

HABIBI BEATS FESTIVAL
PIA! presented a creative information point and “peace joker tricks”
world music festival Habibi Beats, Cologne, Germany
June 30, 2007

HEISSE FRIEDEN – “HOT PEACES – In Search of Peace-Movements in Carinthia”
Three artistic-pacifistic exhibits in public space as part of the Solysombra Art Festival in collaboration with the feminist art group “erna+erich”
Klagenfurt city center, Austria, Action: June 24, 2006
Installation and presentation: October 7, 2006, the Long Night of Museums
Galerie3 and in the shop window of Adil Besim
Spring – Fall 2006

HEISSE FRIEDEN – “HOT PEACES – Pilot Project”
The first HOT PEACES project came to fruition
Summerrise cultural festival, Vienna, Austria
June 3, 2006

“PIA! SCAPEGOAT FOR ALL SINS”
Interactive installation and presentation of the PIA! Scapegoat
Action and research material from the F13 exhibits in public space displayed @ the
Museumsquartier (MQ), Electric Avenue, Vienna, Austria
January 23 – February 28, 2006

F 13 – DAY OF ACTION 2006 - “A SCAPEGOAT FOR ALL SINS”
An interactive peace action in public space challenging people to question their concept of “sin” and “blame” and a subversive carnival and rally, in cooperation with the street magazine Augustin, Vienna, Austria
January 13, 2006

THEATER FOR THE BLIND AND OTHERS
PIA! supported the theatre production Eden, directed by Elsayed Kandil
Forum Arabicum, Vienna, Austria
December 2005

CONTEST FOR YOUNG ARTISTS ON PEACE
In cooperation with Galerie3 and Bank Austria,
Klagenfurt, Austria
Awards ceremony and show opening: June 16, 2005

F 13 – DAY OF ACTION 2005 - “FREE YOUR JOKER“
„Wir gstanzln uns den Öffentlichen Raum zurück“
An interactive peace action reclaiming public space and many peaces, in cooperation with the street magazine Augustin, Special Jokers: Flow Bradley and the “Stimmengewitter” (Augustin homeless choir)
Vienna, Austria
May 13, 2005

WIENIL – A MUSICAL ENCOUNTER
Intercultural music project: Orient meets Occident, directed by Elsayed Kandil
supported by PIA,
Forum Arabicum, Austria
March 2005

RE-GENERATION – CROSSING CULTURES
An intercultural musical encounter and festival, visuals by PIA!,
Graz, Austria
November 2004

PEACE ACTION MOVIE NIGHTS
2-month presentation of free peace movie screenings
Paradizo Danube Beach, Kritzendorf, Austria
July – August 2004

LIVING ROOM – SOHO IN OTTAKRING 2004
PIA! was represented on the arts and politics discussion panel, titled: “macht kunst sozialarbeit?,”
Vienna, Austria
May 2004




newhippie PARLIAMENT
First Session: Pilot project applying new methods to inspire communication between diverse people in a creative setting.
Foci of discussion: self-consciousness, world-consciousness, decision-making
Upon invitation of Crazy Industries/The New Hippie, Fragezeichen Club, Vienna
November 12, 2010

Presentation of PEACE JOKERS




Publication: "CREATIVE COMMUNAL PEACEBUILDING- AND EDUCATION – A new Approach in Theory and Practice"
Freimüller, Lena (2009): Kreative Kommunale Friedensbildung - ein neuer Zugang in Theorie und Praxis. In: Steinweg, Reiner; Tschesche, Alexandra (Hg.): Kommunale Friedensarbeit – Begründungen, Formen, Beispiele. Linz: IKW-Schriftenreihe 118 (Kommunale Forschung in Österreich), S. 47-58.

Publication: "HOT PEACES IN CARINTHIA"
Freimüller, Lena (2007): Heiße Frieden in Kärnten. In: Hämmerle, Kathrin; Hipfl, Brigitte; Rabensteiner, Helga; Wintersteiner, Werner (Hg.): Jahrbuch Friedenskultur 2007. Dialog der Zivilisationen. Klagenfurt: Drava Verlag, S. 237–247.

HOT PEACE PRESENTATION – IPRA Conference 2008
Presentation, workshop and discussion on the Hot Peace Project and Methods
Leuven Belgium
July 2008

PEACE IN PRACTICE WORKSHOP - “Intercultural Competence for Social Workers”
University course for social workers
University of Applied Studies, Linz, Austria
Summer Semester 2007

Peace Cities Symposium – “Communal Peace Work”
Numerous PIA! members participated in the symposium entitled “Community Peace Work and the Globalization of Insecurity – 20 Years Peace City Linz”. A presentation was given by a PIA! Joker
Linz, Austria
November 24-27, 2006

1000 PEACE-HEROINES - 1000 FRIEDENSHELDINNEN
Exhibition presenting 1000 extraordinary life stories of women who are engaged in peace work and have been nominated for the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize
Weltcafe, Vienna, Austria
September 5-30, 2006

PIA-LIVINGROOM - “Journalism for Peace – Utopian Concept or Necessity?”
Panel discussion with Dr. Friedrich Orter from ORF and Mag.a Nadine Bilke from ZDF
Vienna, Austria
July 8, 2006

Publication: “DIE ANWÄLTIN”
An encounter with Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi, who fights for womens’ rights using the Qu’ran. Article appeared in Falter, Stadtzeitung Wien
Vienna, Austria
May 2005

“COURAGEOUS, PASSIONATE AND OPEN FOR NEW IDEAS” - “Mutig, leidenschaftlich und offen für Neues” (bilingual)
Article for the 10th anniversary of the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Bertha von Suttner appeared in Spinnrad, a forum for the active absence of violence
Austria
March 2005

INTERNATIONAL BERTHA VON SUTTNER SYMPOSIUM
Organizational support by PIA! Several PIA Jokers participated in the event, and Lena Freimüller represented PIA! on the discussion panel
Eggenburg, Austria
May 27-29, 2005

“THE EXPERIMENT” - Open Working Group on New Methods of Conflict Transformation
Working with and on methods of systemic staging and other creative techniques of conflict transformation (e.g. Theatre of the Oppressed), In cooperation with Walter Kanellutti of the Institute for Coaching and Supervision “COVISION“
Crazy Industries, Vienna, Austria
Spring 2005

PEACE IN PRACTICE WORKSHOP – “New Approaches to Peace Work”
Workshop on the principles and work of Peace in Action
ATTAC Summer Academy, Mürzzuschlag, Austria
July 2004

PEACE IN PRACTICE WORKSHOP - “Challenges and Reflections of Today’s Peace and Development Workers”
Upon invitation of the UNESCO Masters Studies Program of Peace & Development
Castellón, Morella, Spain
June 26-27, 2004

PEACE IN ACTION – Intercultural Seminar
A Network Presentation and Invitation to Peace and Development Students,
University Jaume I (UJI), Castellón, Spain
November 13, 2003

PEACE IN PRACTICE WORKSHOP - “A First Glimpse on Peace, Conflict Transformation and Community Development” (trilingual)
Workshop with creative methods presented outdoors
ATTAC Summer Academy, St. Johann im Pongau, Austria
July 2003




THIS IS MY LIFE!
Artistic empowerment project and workshop for street children in Kiev, Ukraine

In cooperation with Caritas Vienna, YoungCaritas, „SOS“ – Social Organization for Students (Sumy, Ukraine) and The Charity Foundation ASPERN (Kiev, Ukraine)
Photography, non-violence and teambuilding
Kiev, Ukraine, February 2007
Exhibition: Weltcafe, Vienna
February 2008

DRESS YOUR DREAMS – BALANCE PROJECT
Cooperation between PIA, Balance & ARTD 2B/Peru
- Fashion show & performance @ Viennese Hearing Impaired Theater Festival, Vienna
- Fashion show @ “Austrian Fashion Week”, Musemsquatier MQ, Vienna
- Project presentation @ Balance, Vienna
- Ongoing sale of the produced shirts with designs
March – September 2004, Vienna, Austria

COOPERATIONS WITH

CARITAS Vienna, Austria
YoungCaritas Vienna, Austria
SOS Social Organization for Students, Sumy, Ukraine
Charity Foundation ASPERN, Kiev, Ukraine
ARTD 2B, Cusco, Peru
NFD-CHR Northern Frontier District-Centre for Human Rights and Research, Kenya
UNESCO Austria

 


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