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Monthly Archives: May 2012

back to the times the walls of village farm houses here in Pannonia were “breathing air” through the bricks & stones because of their chalk cover – outside as inside. on the way through Stotzing, Burgenland I met last week one of the last house holders who traditionally whitewash their house in spring. & this activity seemed to spring over into the face of the old man at the moment he proudly told me about the benefits he gains from his work for his house, life & surroundings – & obviously for himself too!

Hans Roller / Stotzing

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last friday at Gerersdorf, Austria: Prof.  Gerhard Kisser receives the “Award Kunstmediator 2012/ Art Mediator 2012” conferred & sculptor Franz Wieser shows his work (until June 17th) in the open air museum Gerersdorf, where the last 40 years an ensemble of old regional architecture & commodities was initially installed by founder Gerhard Kisser & a host of volunteers.

Franz Wieser: details of iron sculptures / objects

old clock tower

taubenkobel / dovecote, originally Wohlrab from Wulkaprodersdorf

playful visitors with dandelions

Franz Wieser:  Sonnenwagen / solar carriage

Franz Wieser: Rad der Zeit / time wheel

curious visitor

Helena Wallner, art journalist & managent, holds the laudation

Gerhard Kisser with audience

Prof Gerhard Kisser gets the award sculpture Kunstmediator / Art Mediator by designer Franz Wieser himself – the winner of last year who officially should do this – Willy Puchner – unfortunately was prevented for comming.

with Mag. Hubert Thurnhofer, president of the Austrian IG galerien

Franz Wieser: miniatur II

miniatur III, diagonal, verzahnung…

Franz Wieser: verzahnung / dovetailing

Franz Wieser: geometrie / geometrie

Franz Wieser: omen

“blaudruck / blueprint” – a traditional pattern for fabrics & clothes

the hand-hewn logs with clay – mixed with chopped straw – plastered and whitewashed

after the award ceremony founder Gerhard Kisser proudly leads through the ensemble of old houses. with help of volunteers and the “thatch roof specialists” from Heiligenbrunn it was in 1976 that a small group of six buildings as “ensemble Gerersdorf” officially could be presented to the public.

Franz Wieser
Edel – Stahl

im Freilichtmuseum Ensemble Gerersdorf
vom 4. Mai bis 17. Juni 2012

A-7542 Gerersdorf Riegelbergen Ensemble Gerersdorf