Category Archives : TEDxVienna


cruelty-free

Is it impossible to live cruelty-free?   Recently updated !

Veganism, cruelty-free make-up and eco-friendly fashion are more popular than ever before. And rightfully so. Although we do not all tend to a strictly plant-based diet or a planet-friendly lifestyle, some of us do at least try to minimize our consumption of questionable products. But how far does one have to go to reach the […]


Inside the Mind of Harry Lucas: Interview with a Mind Reader

Imagine you met a mind reader and he told you you could ask him one question about your present, past or your future. What would you ask; what would your question be? Meet Mentalist Harry Lucas This was Harry Lucas’ – mind reader and mentalist – grand opening line at this years TEDxVienna Event on October […]


The African Startup Revolution is Coming

At the TEDxVienna event OUT THERE in October at the beautiful Volkstheater, Marcello Schermer teared apart the usual image of Africa existing in the western society. I had the unique opportunity to speak to Marcello, the entrepreneurial facilitator who turned his life upside-down in order to witness and participate in revolutionizing the African startup ecosystem. TEA: Marcello, […]


The Binary Gender Myth

Gender, Sex, Sexuality. Three different things. Yet, the general public tends to use these terms interchangeably, unintentionally invalidating other people’s identities. Before we get started on the Binary Gender Myth, let’s break down the basics to make sure we are all on the same page: Sex is concerned with your genitalia, gender regards the spectrum […]


I’m in the weird part of the internet again…

“I’m in the weird part of the internet again…” is a comment commonly read on very niche Youtube videos, hidden reddit threads or any other website that seems out of the norm in any way. But what exactly brings us to these incredible online spaces? Usually, it’s boredom. We start by looking for cute cat videos and […]


Graham Shaw

Drawing? – Yes, you can

Are you having trouble with memorizing chunks of information? Perhaps even having trouble with accessing your stored information? Then let us introduce you to Graham Shaw, a communication coach from United Kingdom. Graham gave a remarkable speech at our big event about how everybody can learn to draw in order to make information easier to […]


“Men men men men, manly men, oo hoo hoo, hoo hoo, oo… “

  As today marks “international men`s day” we dedicate this post to the men who run the (TEDxVienna-) show (together with us ladies). TEDxVienna has about 80 team members – only about 25 of those are men. But today we make sure to celebrate our very own minority. This world currently faces 3 770 655 090 […]


Exploring Street Art with Martha Cooper

One day before her talk at this year’s TEDxVienna event I got to chat with our wonderful speaker Martha Cooper about her work and what it means to be OUT THERE. Having documented graffiti and street art in New York from its very beginnings, her book “Subway Art” is now known to be the bible of […]


The Non-Space of Death in our lives

Death is all around us? Most of us have dealt with the loss of someone we loved at some point in our life. While there is always an emotional struggle when losing someone, there is also the harsh reality we have to deal with after someone’s death: From organizing a funeral, to handling the bureaucracy and […]


Humans of OUT THERE

Humans of “OUT THERE”

The TEDxVienna conference “OUT THERE“ took place last month and it was a blast! As mentioned in our review of the event, an enormous amount of preparation went into organizing and executing our main annual event. 1000 attendees, from Vienna, throughout Austria and even other countries, came to hear our speakers spread their ideas. Why? With over […]