who what why?
A whole bunch of bright heads and funky freaks is whirling and twirling behind the scenes - pouring all their love for fashion, art and design into 11 festival for fashion & photography. May we introduce you to the festival's team and network:
The founders and heads of the festival are Ulrike Tschabitzer-Handler, creative director and Andreas Oberkanins, managing director of the festival for fashion & photography.
After five years in Antwerpen, coming straight out of Raf Simon's design studio: production director and assistant to the managing and creative directors Mandana Tischeh.
Leaving the German capital for the Austrian one, former creative head of createurope now taking care of advertising, communications & marketing: Stephanie Rugel.
Joining the festival team in 2007, Sabine Volz has been in charge of designer support and the coordination of the fashion shows and the annual Guerilla Store.
Geri Ross is editorial assistant and involved in text production and translation for the festival magazine and homepage.
Mathias Meier is assistant in the area of the festival production and helps that things run smoothly before and during the festival.
... these guys have a long track record in supporting the festival with their creativity:
Andreas Lackner of perfectprops is our event consultant and responsible for setting- and show design.
Albert Handler, managing and creative director of brand unit, brings in his exquisite and prize winning style for the design of the whole festival look.
Swiss graphic designer Anouk Rehorek is the one who puts it all on paper and web.
... welcome aboard to the following ladies and gentlemen:
Christiane Bertolini brings in wow and glam with her network, ideas and enthusiasm.
Kozva Rigaud was responsible for the production of this year's festival campaign shoot.
Nina and Philipp Consemüller collect the coins and find the partners to support Austrian fashion design financially.
Press ladies Birgit Seiwald and Gertraud Auinger-Oberzaucher spread the good news.
Katharina Braun and Valerie Lange will discuss fashion with international experts during the festival.
Hair and MakeUp artist Kenny Krüger is the man for all our models' great looks.