Resilience is the power to overcome difficult situations, to stand up to impositions and insults. But who knows the secrets of not sinking in stormy times? Artists have the corresponding sensitivity, sense of life and spirit of resistance. With the power of imagination, creativity and the ability to live with uncertainty, they boost the future.
Psychologist Tatjana Schnell presents the latest scientific findings on this subject
and biochemist and bestselling author Christina Berndt knows what makes the soul strong.
makes the soul strong.
Works by Markus Hofer, Harald Schreiber, Petra Zechmeister and students from the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), whose works were created during their stay in Gmunden.
To accompany the exhibition, the artists talk about their sources of inspiration in the Story-Line and on wissensART.
artists talk about their sources of inspiration and their works.
11.00 Welcome and opening of the exhibition
Mayor Stefan Krapf
Keynote: Resilience or meaning: How does contradiction work?
Psychologist, Prof. at the University of Innsbruck and Oslo
Art discourse on the exhibition:
Director of the Department of Fine Arts
Moderation: Elisabeth J. Nöstlinger, wissensART
Invitation to an aperitif
14.30 Lecture: What makes the soul strong
Biochemist, science editor of the SZ, bestselling author
16.00 Talk about the summer resort and the villas on Lake Traunsee
Historian, author, curator and cultural manager
Discussion with all speakers and guests.