Organisational affairs of the central administration, budget, body, space, time, public relations, central subsidiary coordination and unspeakable matters.
Presid. section 1 – Infrastructure management, general affairs of the central organisation.
Presid. section 2 – Budgetary matters area body, space and time.
Presid. section 3 – General education, promotion and awarding affairs.
Presid. section 4 – National and international embodiment strategies.
Presid. section 5 – Public relations, education, media.
General bodily affairs.
Dept. A/1 – General Freedom of movement, free movement of bodies in space.
Dept. A/2 – Awareness through movement, sensorial and kinetic perception in public and private spaces.
Dept. A/3 – Physical touch and touch, emotions and physical expressions, perceptual cognition, general touching, handling, bumping, caressing.
Dept. A/4 – Intuition and extra sensorial perception, sixth sense, unconscious movements and utterances.
Dept. A/5 – Voice and sound, onomatopoetic expressions, breathing strategies, auditive perception.
Dept. A/6 – Transferable and non transferable movements, restitution and de-contextualisation of non verbal communication and characteristics.
Space and distance sub divisions.
Dept. B/1 – Haptic perception of spaces and architecture.
Dept. B/2 – Sensorial handling of artefacts and unconditioned encounters with objects.
Dept. B/3 – Individual and inter human adjustments of distance in space.
Time, duration and timing management in general.
Dept. C/1 – Time shifts of everyday and institutional physicalness of all kinds.
Dept. C/2 – Asynchronous courses of action.
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The BMfB is the youngest ministry in Austria, and so far the only one of its kind in the world.
The Federal Ministry of Movement Affairs celebrates its 5 years anniversary at the Vienna Hofburg.
Presidential section, section1, section2, section3;
A short film about the foundation of the Austrian Ministry of Movement Affairs (BmfB).
The official Anthem of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Movement Affairs is the first Anthem in world history that was created to be danced instead of sung.
The 9 New Austrians will enhance well-being in Austria by way of transforming typical Austrian activities into sequences of exercise. The exercises foster health and support a relaxed way of dealing with Austrian myths, history and everyday life.
As a result of industrialization and the digitalization of the means of production many traditional crafts, rites, rituals and celebrations are ceasing to exist or have already vanished in the face of globalisation.
In the framework of the “Plan for the International Promotion and Distribution of the Activities and Principles” of the BMfB the initiative for the founding of a Department of movement Affairs of the Swiss Confederation was launched.
In an initiative to relocate the experience of citizens into the field of the sensual, the BMFB initiates the first Universal Database of Favourite Movements and dance steps.
One of the most peculiar forms of movement is standing still. And no one can stand still like a guard of honor does.
Movement Affairs (INAM) belongs to the first initiatives supported in the framework of the ‚Plan for the International Promotion and Distribution of the Activities and Principles‘ of the BMfB with the objective of creating an International Network of Movement Development Administrations in Latin America and the Caribbean.
In the last 5 years the Austrian Ministry for movement Affairs has been present in numerous events focusing on cultural policies in Europe and abroad, lobbying for the existence of an updated discourse on body and perception in the political field.