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Young American Artists

The U.S. Embassy supported the exhibition “Young Americans” at the gallery  Franz Josefs Kai 3 in Vienna. The exhibit included installations, paintings, photographs and videos of eight American artists whose work has not been shown in Austria before. “Young Americans” was put together by Irene Gludowacz and Cornelis van Almsick and is part of the two-week long exhibition ...
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Today’s Voices: “Making News in the Digital Age”

In collaboration with the Department of Communication, Today’s Voices hosted a presentation and discussion with the journalist and assistant professor of the George Washington University Dr. Nikki Usher . During the presentation and the following lively discussion Today’s Voices group members and students of the Department of Communication learnt more about the future of journalism in times of ...
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Yussi Pick and Stefan Sengl on the U.S. Elections 2016

Communication experts Yussi Pick and Stefan Sengl presented their new blog USA2016 , which offers detailed information on the candidates, their campaigns, videos and articles.  Following the presentation was a lively Q&A on the upcoming U.S. presidential elections. Yussi Pick is Managing Partner at Pick&Barth, Digital Strategies, and member of the International Association of Political Consultants. Campaigning ...
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“Hollywood in Vienna” Reception 2015

Film composer James Newton Howard is this year’s recipient of the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award which is part of the annual  “Hollywood in Vienna” film music program. U.S. Ambassador Alexa Wesner gave a reception in honor of Mr. Howard and the ongoing musical relationship between the U.S. and Austria. Founder, producer and artistic director of the program Sandra Tomek ...
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