about

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Daniela Brasil and Bernhard König
Graz, Austria

Our work is committed to investigate and engage with some of the urgencies that the present ecological and social challenges push us to. We understand that sustainable and inclusive futures should be nurtured by enlarging our capacity of re-imagining and actively co-creating the world we  – and all planetary creatures – want to live in together. Besides aligning our thoughts and practices with worldviews of interconnectedness, this website frames our work into the categories of art, architecture, landscape, public space // research, education, event, exhibition, publication. Nevertheless, if we meet personally sometime, we will surely tell you these stories otherwise…

 

Daniela Brasil
Daniela Brasil studied Architecture and Urbanism in Rio de Janeiro, Environmental Urban Design in Lisbon/Barcelona, Social Sculpture in Oxford, and received her MFA and PhD in Artistic Strategies for Public Participation in the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. She works with socially engaged artistic and pedagogic practices on collaboration, playfulness and radical imagination; she is interested in exercising active citizenship and fostering emancipatory, coalitional learning processes. She has worked as a teacher and researcher in the IZK/ TU Graz from 2011-18. She is an active member of the Daily Rhythms Collective and Neuberg College – Verein für Übersetzung der Gesellschaft;  adivisory board of <rotor> centre for contemporary art, and works with the Ecoversities Alliance as well as InRiCo – Indigenous Rights Collective Graz.

Bernhard König
Bernhard König studied architecture and urbanism in Weimar, Oxford and Zurich and has worked for Herzog & de Meuron in Basel, the Büro für Urbane Projekte in Leipzig and the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation (IBA Urban Redevelopment 2010). and the Institute for Architecture and Landscape TUGraz from 2010-19.  Bernhard has been researching social, technical, climatic and ecosystemic issues of urban landscapes whilst being responsible for landscape-based test-bed projects like the Austrian Pavilion “breathe.austria” at Expo2015 in Milan. He is a member of Breathe Earth Collective, founder architect of ecosphere.institute, and Executive Director at Green4Cities .