Mrs. Hollein studied Industrial Design at Vienna´s University for applied Arts, and graduated with a diploma in 1999. Since 1996 she is a curator and journalist for architecture and design. In 2007, Mrs. Hollein was the commissioner of Austria’s participation at the 7. Architecture Biennial in Sao Paulo „feld72 – urbanism for sale“. Other projects include for example curating the Galerie Aedes East, in Berlin and the Zumtobel Vienna „AustriArchitektur“ in 2005. As an author she has contributed to numerous books, catalogues and juries. For 2010-2013 she is president of the KÖR jury/ art in public space Vienna. Together with T. Beyerle and T. Geisler, forming „Neigungsgruppe Design“, she founded and curates since 2007 the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK and the conferences „D06 – Zeitzonen“.
staging themes that are important to society
open to the public to see how designers work
no complaints from the neighbors
in fact...they loved it
running for the money, but it's never enough