9. & 10.6.Helena WaldmannGute Pässe Schlechte PässePerformanceAt the center of “Good Passports, Bad Passports”, a wall of people separate two very different ensembles: a contemporary dance company and one from the world of the nouveau cirque. Artists against dancers, apathy against freedom, religion against religion, aesthetic against aesthetic – the perspective on the Other is always determined by an unbalance, a simple attribution. A plea for unlimited freedom of movement – between the arts as much as between states.
14. / 20. / 21.6.subbotnikKeep the wolf from the doorMusic TheaterCan we search with a knife for the seat of the soul? Inspired by a newspaper essay by the Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgård in the New York Times, subbotnik develop a poetic music theatre piece with cembalo, piano, theremin and operatic voice, which gets under your skin.
The Year 2017A Collective Chronicle of Thoughts and Observations#16 April, 17th – 23rd: Verena MeisWelcome to what is going to be a collective chronicle of the year 2017! This journal will follow the general change that we experience in our daily lives, in our cities, countries and beyond, in the political discourses and in our reflections on the role of artists and intellectuals. Week after week different writers, artists, thinkers and scientists will take the role of an observer as they contribute to this collective diary.
9. & 10.6.Simone Dede AyiviFirst Black Woman in SpacePerformanceThe stage becomes a place in outer space for sharing utopian thoughts. “First Black Woman in Space” is a feminist, afro-futurist project dedicated to African and Afrodiasporic (her)story, which also highlights the current situation of Black women and women of color. Ayivi and accomplices recount stories of liberation and empowerment.
8.6.Johannes Motschmann TrioConcertTogether with his trio, the Berlin composer and former student of Wolfgang Rihm is coming live to the FFT: analog synthesizers meet the sounds of an old Wurlitzer piano and the famous CP-70 piano, which is interwoven with a giant multi-percussion set and a medley of violins into a raw and melancholic electro sound.