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Camera Austria International no. 69, 2000. Camera Austria International 140 www.camera-austria.at Share Featuring: Raqs Media Collective, Shveta Sarda, Miki Kratsman, Yasmine Eid-Sabbagh, Armin Linke, Estelle Blaschke The current issue of our magazine shows on its cover a different issue of Camera Austria International, which was designed by the Graz-born artist Jörg Schlick in the year 2000. The black cover alludes to the content of this issue from the past: black pages on two different kinds of paper, with the sole text reading “ÖSTERREICH 2000″ on each right page. The editorial was inserted as a letter. It signified a radical gesture of depletion, a rejection of cultural production by way of an artistic gesture that addresses the fragile autonomy of artistic expression and the contested cultural position from which one may speak. This was paying reference to the fact that the ÖVP and FPÖ political parties came to power in the Austrian government during the same year. This coalition led, over an extended period of time, to countless protests by artists and other creatives in the cultural sector, ultimately leading to the well-known sanctions by the European Commission. At present, the two parties are once again engaging in coalition talks, yet a renewed wave of protesting [...]
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