Clever Gretel 1999-2001

A collaborative performance-project with three other artists : Stefanie Seibold, Liese Lyon and Andreas Karner.
Fotocredits Dorothea Wimmer & Maria Ziegelböck

I first saw Clever Gretel in June 1999 in Vienna, in the ‘Emballagenfabrik’ near the tube station Handelskai. Although I have always rather disliked performance art because of its often celebrated claim of being authentic and its rather serious his- trionics, I realized after several minutes that Clever Gretel was working with just these objections. As it always happens with clever people, she quickly fascinated me. [more]

Thomas Raab ‘Counter – IDENTITY’


‘Clever Gretel’ June 1999
‘Emballagenfabrik’, (printing machine factory), Vienna


‘Cooking as Chemistry’ May 2000 Podewil, Berlin


December 2000 ‘Cooking as Chemistry, part 2’

Sofiensäle, Vienna