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


My father’s garden, 2000

every day in every way I am getting more and more disciplined,

or so [ I thought ]

video with sound 12 minutes