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Bernd Rohrauer has a background in fine arts, social design and social sciences. Originally based in the fields of painting and video arts, he started collaborating with artists and actors from different disciplines and crossed the bridge from canvas to social spaces. This is why he has professionally been working as a researcher and as social work scientist in the fields of community-work, urban social development and homeless assistance system in Austria. His professional as well as his art-based practice mainly deals with urban participation, appropriation practices and distributive justice. His art works have been exhibited and screened in galleries and international film festivals, as well as studio grants have brought him to Sardenia/Italy, Sheffield/UK, Ebensee/Austria and Salzburg/Austria. Since 2020 he has been working as an advisor to the management of an NGO in the field of homelessness and as a lecturer at the Department of Architecture at the Technical University in Vienna. He is also working on social design and art projects on participative video, walking and community mapping.