Envisioning a world transformed.
Class exhibition
at Angewandte Festival 2023
27. – 30. June, 11.00 – 21.00h
Seminarraum 7
University of Applied Arts
Oskar-Kokoschkaplatz 2, 1010 Wien
Klasse Kartak explores our feelings of hope and hopelessness, joy and anger, desire and disgust in order to imagine changes in our world that would have a transformative effect on ourselves and others.

Alumnitalk: Studio Sirene

March 9th, 6.00 pm at Klasse Kartak

SIRENE is a unique structure of four graduates of our class with varying fields of interests and skillsets who join forces and work together. In an industry where competition and specialisation dominate, SIRENE responds collectively, in solidarity and with a broad base. In their talk SIRENE wants to challenge the understanding of what success can mean, including the joys and hardships, as well as its “work in progress” character.

Lecture StudioSpass

»What is design but people«
Oct 31st 2022, 18.00h
Lecture Hall 1, Fersteltrakt
Oskar-Kokoschka-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna

This lecture will be an introduction into the work and methods of the Rotterdam based Studio Spass that works on a wide range of design and art projects. Typography and spatial design has alway played a prominent role in their work. Most importantly they want their works to be used and enjoyed by people. This can best be seen in some of the installations and exhibitions that will be highlighted during the talk.

New York International Film Award for ‘Mother Arkah’

We are very happy to announce that Andreas Palfinger's diploma project ‘Mother Arkah’ was awarded with the New York International Film Awards NYIFA in the category Best First Time Director: Short. ‘Mother Arkah’, a Filmic Allegory on the Rise and Fall of Ideologies, is an 18-minute animated short film exploring a speculative climate-apocalypse scenario and the hypothesis of the posthumanist ideology ‘Bio-Technoism’. 

UX Design Awards: Young Talent Nomination

We are happy to announce that Joohyun Lees diploma project GILBERT - A companion for blind people was nominated for the UX Design Awards 2022 in the category New Talent. Out of more than 300 submissions from 58 countries, the #UXDA22-jury has tapped 101 projects to compete in the global competition for excellent experiences.