|Worsted and football |
in public court's goal.
In Ottakring, some people watching the Turkey-Croatia game jumped when when the final score was set, and floaded the streets with crowds and noise, fireworks, smoke, music, dancing and horns. Car transit was banned in the area, and hundreds of people were out on the road.
Took the ball to an integration place, where I had an appointment with a cultural anthropologist, about an exhibition with migrant artists. Together, we went through a huge, classy viennese salon, into a smaller, not-so-taken-care-of back room with a meeting table in the center, and older curtains covering a line of plain rectangular windows. “This is where the exhibition is going to be” she said. She's nice and intelligent, and she's probably working with nice people too, but sometimes it seems the "migrant" word has a bit more weight than you're assuming yourself.