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Canberra – How you see it, how you don’t

In our age of post-truth and alternative facts, magicians are the only ones who admit that they’re working with tricks. While magicians tend to keep the secrets of their craft to themselves, they can open windows of perception upon ‘realities’ that are right in front of our eyes, yet sometimes undiscovered.

In this sense, Canberra is a city that reveals many of its secrets only at second glance. As a magician and a professor of urbanism, Karl Fischer is going to combine magic as a playful way of dealing with reality with insights into his research on an unusual city.