International Forum for Tropical Ecology and Culture

Initiatives

Initiatives Background Contact

 


DRIFT   (Vernissage, November 18, 2017)

Sculputres by Oliver Pernhaupt

 


TROPEC Presents:  "DRIFT", Sculputres by Oliver Pernhauptkulpturen von Oliver Pernhaupt.

Vernissage: Nov. 18, 19:00, Trostgasse 16, 2500 Baden bei Wien,
in cooperation with the Cultural Division of Baden

Free admission, voluntary contributions are welcome. Buffet.

Other openings:  19, 25, and 26 of November, 16:00 -18:00.

Natural materials such as wood and crude oil, as well as the remnants of their industrially processed forms and subsequent uses, are washed up on the oceans’ shores every day. Oliver Pernhaupt collects individual pieces, removes them from further mechanical and chemical transformations, and arranges them as expressions of and blueprints for contemplation.
SCCS10/17

OP was born in 1960 in Vienna, where he studied at the University of Applied Arts and began working as artist and therapist.

www.oliverpernhaupt.com

 


Literature    (September 1, 2017)

Play by Arthur Schnitzler, with Helga Illich and Helmut Wiesner

 

TROPEC presents, in cooperation with the Cultural Division of Baden:

„Literature“

a play by Arthur Schnitzler, with Helga Illich and Helmut Wiesner

 

1. September, 2017

Haus der Kunst, Kaiser Franz-Ring 7, 2500 Baden

Doors open : 19:00    Start: 19:30

Tickets: Euro 10, Beethovenhaus, Rathausgasse 10 (Tu-Su, 10-18 Uhr)
+43/2252/86800-630, willkommen@beethovenhaus-baden.at

Photo (left): Michael Westermann


The Future of Coral Reefs  (July 8, 2017, 19:30)

Presentation by Dr. Bernhard Riegl, NOVA University, FL, USA

 

The Austrian marine biologist Dr. Bernhard Riegl (NOVA University, USA) presents global trends in the formation and decay of coral reefs in view of resource uses and climate change, and with examples form his research trips on the seas of the World ( South Pacific, Indian Ocean, Galapagos).

Free admission, voluntary contributions are welcome. Buffet.

The talk is organized in collaboration with the cultural division of the town of Baden.

8. July 2017, 19:30 TROPEC Trostgasse 16,   2500 Baden info@tropec.org

 


When Baden was still on the coast...  (September 21, 2015, 19:30)

Presentation by Dr. Andreas Kroh, Natural History Museum, Vienna

 

The southern viennese basin 15 million years ago: a shallow tropical see

„Shark-Warning: Dangerous waters at the Strandbad in Baden!" – Such could have been a newspaper headline 15 million year ago, if humans would have existed. At that time Baden was situated at the edge of a tropical sea full of corals, sea urchins and sharks. ....

Free admission, voluntary contributions are welcome. Buffet.

The talk is organized in collaboration with the cultural division of the town of Baden.

21. September, 2015 19:30 TROPEC Trostgasse 16,   2500 Baden info@tropec.org

 

 


Caribbean Coral Reefs in Transition  (November 18, 2014, 7:30PM)

Presentation by Dr. Sascha Steiner, Inst. for Tropical Marine Ecology, Dominica

 

The marine biologist Dr. Sascha Steiner will give an overview on the ecology of coral reefs, the use of reef resources since the 18th century, and the growing threat to their survival. Dr. Steiner has been active in the Caribbean and Central America since 1984.

Free admission, voluntary contributions are welcome .Buffet.

The talk is organized in collaboration with the cultural division of the town of Baden.

18. November, 2014 19:30 TROPEC Trostgasse 16,   2500 Baden info@tropec.org

 

 


Textile Art from Central and South America (June 3, 2014)

TROPEC Event Series - Inaugural Exhibit

 

TROPEC is pleased to announce the launch of its event series with the opening exhibition on indigenous textile art from Central and South America.

Things to see: Molas (textile applications of the Darien natives from the west coast of northern Colombia, from Panama and Costa Rica), wool pictures by the Huichol from Mexico, mantas and fajas (carrying cloths and belts) from Bolivia, as well as pre-Inka fabrics from Peru. Videos show fertility dances from a village on the shores of Lake Titicaca, Bolivia, and market scenes from settlements along Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, where residents are known for their colorful handcrafted clothing.

Free admission, voluntary contributions are welcome. Buffet.

The talk is organized in collaboration with the cultural division of the town of Baden.

3. June, 2014 19:30 TROPEC Trostgasse 16,   2500 Baden info@tropec.org

 

 

3. 6. 2014, EXHIBIT OPENING Textile Art from Central and South America
Dr. S. Steiner, TROPEC (T)

v. li: Dipl. Ing. S. Sirucek (Stadtrat Baden)
Dr. S. Neulinger (T), G. Ramacher (Kulturabt. Baden)
Dr. P. Steiner (T)

Photos by Dr. H. Jaksch


TROPEC, Austria, ZVR Nr. 914329584 © 2014-2017