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Design to make Trouble — TRA$H EDUCATION
Protestdesign — MI$TBILDUNG
2010, University of Applied Arts Vienna

October 2010, General Assembly at the University of Applied Arts Vienna
Rector Dr. Gerald Bast reports on the dramatic effects caused by the shortage of the university‘s budget. He calls on students and teachers to join the national protest march on that same day.

Aula of the University of Applied Arts Vienna

The protesters demand 2% of the GPD

Graphic design students spontaneously design a banner to join the national demonstration. All Austrian universities take part in the march to the parliament.


Protest Advent calendar
During the Advent season every day one artistic statement was revealed in an online Advent calendar, which was prominently launched at the front page of the universities website.

Pop-up online calendar

“Besinnliche Weihnachtsinterventionen” / “Witty Christmas interventions”

Dec 1 Teamwork / Dec 2 Luna Al-Mousli

Dec 3 Oliver Kartak / Dec 4 Katharina Uschan

Dec 5 Gerhard Jordan / Dec 6 Elsa Bachmeyer

Dec 7 Marie Fegerl / Dec 8 Malin Schoenberg

Dec 9 Christoph Abbrederis / Dec 10 Clara Berlinski

Dec 11 Sebastian Zarioiu / Dec 12 Ivan Gajic

Dec 13 Lukas Novak / Dec 14 Jasmin Orthofer

Dec 15 Ivan Vuksanov / Dec 16 Stephan Goeschl

Dec 17 Christian Schlager / Dec 18 Laurenz Feinig

Dec 19 Marie Fegerl / Dec 20 Astrid Seme

Dec 21 Luna Al-Mousli / Dec 22 Tobias Egger

Dec 23 Astrid Seme / Dec 24 Stephan Goeschl & Gerhard Jordan

The team