Secession Podcast: Members is a series of conversations featuring members of the Secession. This episode is a conversation between the member Edek Bartz and the board member Axel Stockburger. It was recorded on October 25, 2022.
Edek Bartz is an Austrian musician, DJ, concert promoter, curator, author, and lecturer at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. Spanning more than 25 years, he recorded, produced or toured with artists such as Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Carlos Santana, Frank Sinatra, Frank Zappa, and The Rolling Stones. In the 1970s, Bartz worked with performance artist Hermann Nitsch, and in the 1980s he co-founded the avant-garde music festival Töne – Gegentöne with Wolfgang Kos. From 2005 to 2009, Bartz was artistic director of Vienna Fair. He is co-editor of the publication Secret Passion (2010).
Axel Stockburger is an artist who works as associate professor for Art and Cultural Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. He is a member of the research group Technopolitics and board member of the Secession.
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Jingle: Hui Ye with an excerpt from Combat of dreams for string quartet and audio feed (2016, Christine Lavant Quartett) by Alexander J. Eberhard
Editing & digital post-production: Axel Stockburger
Programmed by the board of the Secession
Produced by Christian Lübbert