International Workshop: Feminist and Queer Perspectives on Food, 05.-06.05.2022, Vienna

2nd Vienna Workshop on Gender & Sexuality in STEM Collections – Technisches Museum Wien (TMW) (Web)
Time: 05.-06.05.2022
Venue: TMW, Mariahilfer Str. 212, 1150 Wien
Registration by: 22.04.2022
Programm (PDF)

  • 11.00 Exhibition Tour: Get together & Tour “FoodPrints” & tasteLAB – by Sophie Gerber and Marion Oberhofer (Curators)
  • 1.30 Introduction: Martina Griesser-Stermscheg (TMW Research Institute), Sophie Gerber and Sophie Kühnlenz (Organisers, TMW): Welcome and Introduction

1.45 – Panel 1

  • Corinna Schmechel (HU Berlin): The Gendered History of Diet Tracking Technologies
  • Naomi Hammett (Lancaster Univ.): What future for fat cows?

3.30 – Panel 2

  • Sahar Tavakoli (Cornell Univ.): Butta la Pastiche! Camp visions and national palates
  • Fabiana Senkpiel (Bern Univ. of the Arts): How Soya the Cow is trying to save the world through veganism

5.30 – Keynote Lecture

  • Psyche Williams-Forson (Univ. of Maryland): Seeking the Absent Potential: When Food and Intersectionality Meetup in the Museum. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?


  •  9.30 Wrap-up with Sophie Gerber & Sophie Kühnlenz

10.00 – Workshops 1 + 2

  • Anja Herrmann (Berlin): Fat Matters. Reflections on Fat_ness and Gender in the Collection of Technisches Museum Wien
  • Ana Daldon (TMW): In the name of fat. Curatorial game

1.30 – Workshop 3

  • Anna Pillinger (WU Wien): Food Battle for Equality! A Technofeminist Intervention?

3.00 – Panel 3

  • Alexander Wagner (Bergische Univ.t Wuppertal) & Philipp Hagemann (Universität Paderborn): „einfach nicht meins“. Eating Behaviour and Classism in Scientific Analysis and Curatorial Practice
  • Eleanor S. Armstrong (Stockholm Univ.): Food In Space: What displaying and describing food and plants tells us about gender, labour, and nationalism
  • Holly Porteous (Univ. of Strathclyde): Reframing Domesticity: Food and Public Engagement in a Women’s Museum [remote]

4.45-6.00 – Summary
Please register until 22.04.2022 via