Fabian Faltin, MA
Adjunct Faculty in Creative Writing
Courses Taught at WVPU
Creative Writing: Fiction
Background and Facts
As an author, performance artist, drummer and gardner, Fabian Faltin is dedicated to trimming back and cutting across disciplinary boundaries. His most recent research, writing and site-specific performance work is concerned with exploring the intersections of the urban and the rural, voice and text, science and religion.
He holds an interdisciplinary MA from Sciences Po Paris, and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Policy from the London School and Economics. His work and collaborative projects have been shown at renowned festivals and arts spaces across Europe, including Festival der Regionen, HAU Berlin, Stadtmusik Festival Basel, Beijing Fringe Festival and Tate Modern. He is currently ORF III Artist in Residence, and has won numerous grants and awards, including the RIBA Future Arts Spaces Award, the 100Grad Theater Festival Jury-Prize, the Ö1 Track 5 audio-play award and the Austrian Federal Grant for Literature.
Fabian Faltin is the author of two novels, Gute Macht (2010, Milena Verlag), and Sag Ja zu Österreich (2013, Milena Verlag), and has been running and curating the Kulturschuppen Pixendorf, a micro-artspace in rural Austria since 2013. He has worked together with a wide range of international artists, including Lukas Heistinger, Elizabeth Ward, Peter Herbert, Hanna Piksarv, Bernhard Garnicnig, Natalie Deewan, Sarah Bernauer, Agnes Hvizdalek, Katie Horwich and Johann Reißer. His most recent stage-work, Dein Herz sei Stein, a collaboration with Robert Prosser, premiered recently at Freies Theater Innsbruck and will be touring in Austria and Germany in 2018.
For current information on Fabian Faltin, please visit his personal website: http://www.fabianfaltin.com