Hannes Richter

Global Water at a Crossroads

In honor of World Water Day 2013, IIASA, the NAS, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Office of Science & Technology at the Austrian Embassy presented a public forum "Global Water at a Crossroads" with Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, Director and CEO, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria.

Hannes Richter
Hannes Richter

Decoration for Professor Thomas Sculco

Ambassador Hans Peter Manz awarded Professor Thomas Sculco the Austrian Decoration  for Science and Art, First Class on February 28, 2013 in New York City.

Professor Sculco is Surgeon-in-Chief and Korein-Wilson Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Hospital of Special Surgery in New York City and a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Hannes Richter
Hannes Richter

Albrecht Duerer Exhibit at the National Gallery of Art

Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) is widely considered the greatest German artist. From March 24 through June 9, 2013, the Albertina Museum in Vienna, Austria, will lend to the National Gallery of Art 118 works on paper by Dürer for a magnificent exhibition that will be on view only in Washington.

Albrecht Dürer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina features nearly all of Dürer's finest watercolors and drawings from the collection of the Albertina, Vienna, as well as 27 of the museum's related engravings and woodcuts. The exhibition also includes 19 drawings and prints from the Gallery's own collection.

Hannes Richter
Hannes Richter

Washington Environmetal Film Festival

Film screening in the framework of the Environmental Film Festival followed by an Expert-talk on renewable energy

THE INNSIDE STORY: THE GREEN RIVER FROM THE ALPS
(Austria, 2011, 50 min., directed by Franz Hafner)

The 323-mile Inn River is Central Europe’s largest tributary of the Danube, flowing through Switzerland, the Austrian Tyrol and Bavaria. Through the ages, the Inn’s legendary natural beauty has generated unique cultural regions. It has many faces: extensive gravel banks, picturesque sandy islets and extensive wetlands and riparian forests.

Hannes Richter
Hannes Richter

Young Austrian Photography

Young Austrian Photography: Architecture | Landscape is currently showing at the Lockheed Martin Gallery at Strathmore

Gregor Sailer

Over the past few years art photography has vividly taken off in Austria. Interesting developments and approaches - along with new opportunities - are now part of this new generation of photography.

Hannes Richter