Johnny and Bella – What If

Johnny and Bella (first published March 6, 2016) is my blog text at What if? Your participatory arts community on identity. What if? is part of TransCoding–From ‚Highbrow Art‘ to Participatory Culture, an arts-based research project conceived of by the artist and researcher Prof. Dr. Barbara Lüneburg (project leader), funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF (PEEK AR 259-G21) and located at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz/Austria. The project was run by an international team of artists (e.g. composer Clio Montrey as social media strategist) and researchers from February 1, 2.2014 to January 30, 2017.

#GYHAFY – Give yourself a holiday away from yourself

#GYHAFY is part of ‚What if?‘. I’ve been invited by Barbara to be a part of it. Weeks ago before the invite I saw this picture on tagg magazine’s site about historical lesbian couples. To me this picture of these amazing persons is something magical. But the life of this couple is completely unknown. A wonderful occasion on giving an identity! Barbara asked some questions. The idea behind: be another (invented) person. The following story is a mix of invention, history, and my personal experiences. I gave them a name: Johnny and Bella. A very special couple. The beginning of a new story. „Johnny and Bella – What If“ weiterlesen