Samstag, 04. Dezember 2010
Atelier Vote, Vienna, A
VIENNA MACONDO GAZA
was between 1900 and 1930 a cultural “melting pot” due to the ability of inspiring people with different cultural background, language, knowledge and interests from different parts of the Austrian Hungarian Empire to live peaceful together. Vienna began a new era with new buildings as outstanding architectural landmarks. They are until today worldwide important architectural icons.
is a place in the book “100 years of solitude” from Gabriel Garcia Márquez and is situated in the outskirt of Vienna between Zinnergasse and Margetinstrasse and the shopping center Huma in the middle of big, old trees and small gardens. The Hungarian were the first immigrants, they came 1956 followed by the Chilenian which named the place Macondo. The yellow integrationhouse was until end of September 2009 the heart and center where the arriving immigrants found help, could live for six month, had german classes and a kindergarden. All this years the immigrants from different countries with different religion and culture lived peaceful together.
is a city with a population of about 410.000 people – „we deal with the abnormal as normal: everything is relative“.
© Sini Coreth, Yuval Tebol, Eman Mohammed