Sophia Bellouhassi

Sophia Bellouhassi is an artist is studying Art Education at University of Applied Arts Vienna. She received pedagogical formation in education and also studied Social Care at KSH in Munich. Her areas of research bring subjects of Psychology, Philosophy, Education and Art by also addressing her previous experience in the field of social work. With her art practice, she addresses issues of social justice, intercultural relations, digitalization and climate change by taking education into consideration. Her works have been featured in “#BeyondPolitics” (2019);  Transit Collective, WUK, Vienna; “In&Out”, Angewandte Festival 2019; Post-Apocalyptic Gesture”, MUMOK, Vienna in 2019. 


The Sublime Myths of Hybrids

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted…

Kohelet in the Book Ecclesiastes/The Seekers/
Mary Hopkin/Nina Simone/Sheila Walsh/
Vern Gosdin/Wilson Phillips/Dolly Parton /
Kari Rueslatten/Emmylou Harris/ Ricky Skaggs/Chris de Burgh

What is the common if the common should not be unifying? Myths have existed for as long as human creativity. They go hand in hand and require progression, dedication, trust, and a fine meaning. In a certain moment, some of them develop a great deal of power to stimulate enough people. Then, what makes them so effective? What do they fulfil with the human needs? What is the common if the common is not unifying?


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