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    Almost Aged Actionists Anonymous

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    AAA! Anonyme Ältere Aktionistinnen (C) Amina Handke

    Instructions and manuals, make-up tips, cooking classes – heaps of instructional videos can be found online. Yet, what if a woman of 40+ is looking for a tutorial video on how to recapture the ever-narrowing private and public space? This is when AAA! springs into action…

    A video by Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist shows her smashing a car window with a flower. A policewoman walks by, saluting her in a friendly manner. This is the kind of ‘actionism’ that pops to the minds of AAA! when planning their interventions: effective on a small scale, doable on their own, witty in detail, and effective in the outcome. With the production of short instructional and explanatory videos, the group AAA! brings momentum to the debate on how women aged 40+ can act politically – single-handedly.

    After all, there are endless clichés about women over 40: unattractive figures of fun who are less able to act but agitated instead, yet harmless by and large. With their work, AAA! seeks to break up this image. Their instructional videos are intended to help overcome the individual’s powerlessness with artistic means and to thus recapture both private and public space in a feminist tradition. Even alone, one can leave subtle messages or accomplish an aesthetically valuable act of sabotage – be it in a parking lot, the beauty salon, or on the well-monitored Internet!

    Those interested are invited to Florianihof for an evening of collective video-viewing, drinking coffee and/or spritzers, and to chat about how simple and equally radical actions can be realised and disseminated through short educational videos. Bring mobile devices for screening!

    Idea and concept: Amina Handke
    With: Denice Bourbon, Amina Handke, Michaela Schwentner, Anat Stainberg und Gäste.
    Veranstaltungssprachen: German, English (as required)
    Photo credit key visual: (C) Amina Handke

    IMPORTANT INFO on both events:

    • All Genders and Ages welcome!
    • Free admissioni!
    • Procedure: After a 30-minutes presentation by AAA! it's time for exchange and joint planning of various acts of resistance ...

    Info Almost Aged Actionis Anonymous ...

    detailed program

    Tue, 18. 9., 18:00 - 21:00

    AAA! Almost Aged Actionists Anonymous

    Café Florianihof (Back room), Florianigasse 45, 1080 Vienna

    Videos, interventions

    Collective video-viewing, drinking coffee and/or spritzers, and chat about how simple and equally radical actions can be realised and disseminated through short educational videos. Bring mobile devices for screening!


    Thu, 20. 9., 18:00 - 21:00

    AAA! Almost Aged Actionists Anonymous

    Café Florianihof (back room), Florianigasse 45, 1080 Vienna

    Videos, interventions

    Collective video-viewing, drinking coffee and/or spritzers, and chat about how simple and equally radical actions can be realised and disseminated through short educational videos. Bring mobile devices for screening!


     

    Dates

    Tue, 18. 9., 18:00 - 21:00

    AAA! Almost Aged Actionists Anonymous
    Café Florianihof (Back room), Florianigasse 45, 1080 Vienna

    Thu, 20. 9., 18:00 - 21:00

    AAA! Almost Aged Actionists Anonymous
    Café Florianihof (back room), Florianigasse 45, 1080 Vienna