Contribution to Reposition Journal of reflective Positions in Art & Research
A publication of the Center Research Focus at the University of Applied Arts Vienna
Editorial Team: Gerald Bast, Alexander Damianisch, Barbara Putz-Plecko
With contributions by Pamela Bartar, Barbara Graf, Tanja Kimmel, Barb Macek, Valerie Messini, Verena Miedl-Faißt, Daniel Aschwanden†, Vera Sebert and Lucie Strecker.
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Verena Miedl-Faißt (Center Research Focus, PhD candidate PhD in Art) invites us with "Await what the stars will bring" to walk through her artistic research trajectory. Her contribution poetically narrates on longings, and on beautiful and painful experiences in connection with her artistic practice and collaborative work with her nephew L. Based on Donna Haraway’s concept of kinship, Miedl-Faißt searches for possibilities of relating to each other and seeks ways to make inner processes accessible. The contribution provides insights into her work with children and colleagues and how she creates “materialized relations, co-creations objecting time, space, and loneliness.”