The Team

Galina Baeva 

Tel.: +43 1 713 35 94 - 68

is divisional manager at kulturen in bewegung, where she is responsible for coordination, conception and finances.

Employed as project coordinator in the associations maiz and das kollektiv/ Linz. Former member of the KUPF OÖ editorial staff and the City Cultural Advisory Board of the City of Linz. Co-founder of "kültüř gemma! City Culture Support Program".
She has a bachelor’s degree in art science and philosophy at the KTU in Linz and at the Università degli Studi di Firenze as well as a master’s degree in media and cultural theory at the University of Art in Linz.

Maria Herold

Tel.: +43 1 713 35 94 - 61 

works for kulturen in bewegung as a consultant for women*, art and cultural education.

Intern at the Internet Radio in the music department of the ORF and at the ORF-Enterprise Musikverlag. Project coordinator at the Africa Networking Platform-AVP. From 2013 - 2014 at VIDC responsible for administration. She works in cultural education for apprentices in the programme K3 (kulturKontakt Austria) and is active in the International Radio Network:
Studied musicology at the University of Vienna with focus on ethnomusicology and popular music.

Marissa Lôbo 

Tel.: +43 1 713 35 94 - 28

is responsible at kulturen in bewegung for art and cultural education projects with a focus on gender, LGTBQ, Black Persons and Persons of Color topics.  

She worked in the self-organisation of & for migrant* women maiz as the curatorial head of the cultural department and as the co-curator of the initiative "Bodies of Knowledge" - a platform for the visualisation of BP, LGTBQ and PoC persons and art/cultural workers. She is co-founder and artistic director of "kültüř gemma! Stadtkulturförderungsprogramm (urban culture support programme)" as well as Night School - a project at the interface of art practice and education.
She earned a master’s degree in post-conceptual art and currently in PhD Program in Decolonial Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. 

Gaby Pflügl

Tel.: +43 1 713 35 94 - 59

is active in kulturen in bewegung

She is the director of the biennial Austrian and international clown women's festival clownin and a founding member of the theatre super.nova. She is also director, dramaturg, technician, stage manager, head of the artistic office at Theater Brett; Theater der Jugend, dietheater Wien and works with various independent theatre groups.  
She has a master's degree in theatre, film and media studies with a combination of German, philosophy and art history from the University of Vienna.

Cosima Sindlhofer 

Tel.: +43 1 713 35 94 - 62

is responsible at kulturen in bewegung for art and culture education.

She works for the production management Wellenklänge, Lunz am See, and in the press and public relations department of the Theater und Orchester Heidelberg. She is also involved in the dramaturgy at the Volksoper and in the production of various independent film projects.
She studied theatre, film and media studies as well as philosophy at the University of Vienna and the University of Utrecht. She also completed a course in art and cultural education at the Institute for Cultural Concepts in Vienna and finished the university course Supervision & Coaching at the Postgraduate Center of the University of Vienna.

Horst Watzl

Tel.: +43 1 713 35 94 - 92

has been working for kulturen in bewegung since 1995 and is responsible for the music department and the service centre.

He is one of the founders of kulturen in bewegung. He was involved in the conception, programming and organisation of information and cultural festivals (Sura Za Africa, Onda Latina, Ke Nako Africa, moving cultures, Nosso Jogo ...), exchange programmes, numerous tours of groups (e.g. Druk Revival/Bhutan, Ethiopian Azmaris, Mabulu/Mosabmik and many more) in Austria as well as in the conception and realisation of exhibitions, film days and workshops. Before that he worked on the establishment of a multicultural centre in Vienna. Project trips took him to Southeast Asia and East Africa.
He studied journalism and communication sciences and political science at the University of Vienna.