Schaumbad – Freies Atelierhaus Graz

Es schlägt 13
Kulturen und Religionen im “Triesterviertel”

(When the Clock Strikes 13: Cultures and Religions in the “Triesterviertel”)



Schaumbad – Freies Atelierhaus Graz

Parallel Program 2021

Production specifics
Thanks to Islamisches Kulturzentrum, House of Prayer Mission, Steirische Alzheimerselbsthilfe SALZ

For the good brunch bread, we’d like to thank Bäckerei Brandl in Herrgottwiesgasse 78.

Supported by Bundesministerium für Kunst, Kultur, öffentlichen Dienst und Sport (BMKÖS); Kulturamt der Stadt Graz; Land Steiermark Kultur, Europa, Außenbeziehungen; StAF; and steirischer herbst ’21

Child-eating elites, alternative election results, esoteric promises of salvation: the new millennium seems to be turning away from science and information on a grand scale. Wouldn’t it just be more logical to engage with prescientific explanations of the world rather than desperately searching for answers to QAnon? On the occasion of its 13th anniversary, Schaumbad immerses itself in the world of numbers and embarks on a search for intersections and areas of friction between religions and cultures—for instance, ideologies and traditions of thought. 

Artists from the Freies Atelierhaus and their colleagues explore the district with the highest migration rates in the city. Between the mosque, the African free church House of Prayer Mission, and the Catholic church of St. Johannes, in backyards, parks, and pubs, projects are being developed that address Schaumbad’s neighborhood through shared “deeds, words, and works.”

Curated by Elke Murlasits and Eva Ursprung

Artists: Alexandra Gschiel, hoelb/hoeb, Maryam Mohammadi, Keyvan Paydar, Markus Wilfling