Green Wien

A Solarpunk vision of Vienna in 2040

How would Vienna look one and a half decades from now if we learn to deal with the climate crisis and adopt many sustainable solutions? What if we have sufficient renewable energy, if my fruits and vegetables didn’t have to travel long distances and my children could play in meadows without crossing a road? Many answers to these questions can be found on the lush green roofs of Vienna.

The 'Green Wien' project is an independent media initiative creating a sustainable vision for the city of Vienna. The goal is to emphasize the integration of green spaces, sustainable technologies, and architectural innovations to foster a harmonious coexistence between urban living and nature.

Short film release: Spring 2024

Exhibition:

csrTAG 2023 - 19th of October 2023

Green and Blue Building Conference 2023 - 8th of November 2023

CIMIx 2024 - 18th of January 2024

UIV - Urban Innovation Vienna "das Forum" - 13th of March 2024

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What is Solarpunk?

Solarpunk is not just an aesthetic movement; it's a vision for a positive future. In contrast to the dystopian narratives often found in Steampunk or Cyberpunk genres, Solarpunk envisions a world where humanity lives in harmony with both technology and nature.

Unlike Cyberpunk, which often critiques society with a cynical lens, depicting megacities in desolate landscapes, Solarpunk strives to create a world where people genuinely want to live. It rejects climate pessimism and capitalist realism, focusing on creating a hardcore positive future.

"Solar" refers to the use of renewable energy, and "Punk" signifies a rejection of the established zeitgeist. It's a movement for social justice and inclusion, aiming to make cities accessible and livable for everyone, regardless of their background or social status.

Realizing the Solarpunk vision requires collaboration and engagement. Individuals, communities, governments, and businesses can work together to create sustainable solutions. It's about sharing ideas, learning from each other, and implementing innovative projects.

Solarpunk is not a fantasy; the technologies and solutions already exist. The challenge is to implement them widely, and everyone can discover new applications for a sustainable future.

Partner

Herrenschatz

Many years of experience in the fields of design, textiles, architecture and business motivated the founders to found the Herrenschatz brand. The designers only create and produce what they live by themselves and only share what they love. In the so-called Herrenschatz design power factory in a historic industrial hall in the middle of Düsseldorf, genuine one-of-a-kind items are created for men - handmade, unique and extremely comfortable to wear. HERRENSCHATZ Work & Leisure Wear includes men's worlds with a strong character - from products made of raw work denim, genuine leather, high-quality woolen fabrics, natural linen and cotton to solid silver jewelery and solid shoes.

Herrenschatz is much more than just fashion, rather it is a philosophy of life and attitude to life that is expressed through our products. This philosophy of life can be experienced in the Experience Store.

instagram.com/herrenschatz_original

Create Tattoo Studio

The tattoo studio based in Graz and Klagenfurt breathes color. From regular exhibitions, graffiti sessions, t-shirt printing to music video shoots and new media installations, the creative crew is always in action. Their studios, known as galleries, are a dynamic platform for creative minds. Don't worry, they never forget to have a good party in between.

https://www.instagram.com/createtattoostudio/?hl=es


Snow Giants

Simon Beck makes snow art - on a grand scale!
PICKS followed him to the Austrian Alps to document the gigantic works of art before they were destroyed by the sun and wind.

Micro Galleries

https://microgalleries.org/

https://www.instagram.com/microgalleries/?hl=en

Art Unanchored

We captured and updated this series of festivals in interactive youtube experiences. Unfortunately in 2015 youtube killed the announcement options. Here some examples

Simon Beck

British snow artist and a former cartographer. Referred to as the world's first snow artist, he is primarily known for his landscape drawings and sculptures created from snow and sand.

David Leitner

Visual artist from Austria. Often staged and with a surreal twist, they aim to create an illogical space, referencing forgotten photographs of the past and putting them into a contemporary context. 

Nychos

Illustrator, urban artist and graffiti artist from Austria. He is known for his characteristic dissection, cross-section, x-ray and translucent styles.