19 to 22 May 2005, Kuenstlerhaus

THURSDAY, 19.05.05

7.00 pm Opening of temporary installations
Wild Life Garden: Ennui in the zoo of identities
by Shantanu Lodh, artist, New Delhi and Michael Wörgötter, filmmaker and artist, Vienna

9.00 pm Late night
fluc im exil / sektion orient

FRIDAY, 20.05.05

2.15 – 6.00 pm Symposium part 1: The Other Self
- Walking Through Mirrors: Reflections on the Spiritual Traffic between India and Europe

Ranjit Hoskote; respondents: Axel Fussi, Christiane Hartnack

- Is "to travel to possess the world"? Tourism, Media, and (Post)Modernity in Europe and India
Alexandra Schneider; respondent: Michael Zinganel

- Postcolonialism and the dialectics of the Other in a European context: The Habsburg Monarchy
Wolfgang Müller-Funk; respondent: Ranjit Hoskote

6.30 pm Opening film festival
Welcome note by Dr. Sheel Kant Sharma, Indian Ambassador in Vienna,
Thetis Tsitidou, Programme Manager Economic Cooperation of the Delegation of the European Commission to India, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal & Sri Lanka

7.00 pm The Animal Next to Us
Import Export-film by Michael Wörgötter

9.00 pm Die Leuchte Asiens (Prem Sanyas)
film by Franz Osten and Himansu Rai

10 pm Late night
rasalab presents: Dehli Delights / special edition
line up: Shree (; Tom Koch (, visuals: schiffamt

SATURDAY, 21.05.05

2.00 – 6.00 pm Symposium part 2: Travelling Agents
- Global Marketing Strategies and Cultural Identity

by Nayantara Ghosh; respondents: Bernhard Fuchs, Nita Tandon, n.n.

- Else-who and Else-where: Moments of Agency in India’s New Mediatic Reality
by Nancy Adajania; respondent: Christian Höller

- Curating political art: Political Aesthetics - Aesthetics of Politics
by Madhusree Dutta; respondent: Gerald Raunig

Film Programme:
6.30 pm Star Biz

Import Export-film by Dorothee Wenner and Merle Kröger

9.00 pm Osten und Westen (Purab aur Pachhim)
film by Manjo Kumar

10 pm Late night
SPICE presents: Camera Copy (1): Indian Film, Remix, Dub and Bhangra
line up: Gerald Schuberth, Daniel Wisser, visuals: SPICE (

SUNDAY, 22.05.05

Film Programme:
4.00 pm Auf den Spuren des Tigers von Eschnapur

film lecture by Meenakshi Shedde and Vinzenz Hediger

6.00 pm Fahndung nach einem Rebellen
film documentary by Navina Sundaram

From Here to Here
Import Export-film by Madhushree Dutta and Philip Scheffner

9 pm Nayakan / The Hero
film by Mani Ratnam

All weekend:
Chill-out and lounge area, food and beverages; archive, books, magazines, internet, video library
Conference languages:
English – German (simultaneous interpretation)


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