TATORT EUROPA: FILME

Bevor wir am 4. März die Premiere des Theaterabends »Eurotopia« zeigen, installieren wir ab dem 3. Februar in der Kammerbühne das »Europäische Hinterzimmer«, präsentieren Bonusmaterialien der vielfältigen dokumentarischen Recherchen, politische Debatten, Geheimverhandlungen mit Künstlern, offene Proben, inszenierte Plebiszite und das eigentliche Pokerspiel um »Eurotopia«. In diesem Rahmen zeigen wir an drei Abenden Filme zu Europa ... [mehr]

Fragments of a European Catechism

LIGNA: »Tanz aller«, Fotograf: Eiko Grimberg Question: Is fascism Europe’s future? Answer: Just recently, an event series curated by Bini Adamczak took place at the HAU Hebbel am Ufer in Berlin; it was titled “The Return of European Fascism”. The Neue Zürcher Zeitung reported on it and objected to the use of the term “fascism” when referring to current rightist/populist movements. Though the invitee Zeev Sternhell defined fascist movements as those that orient their ... [mehr]

Silent Migration

The Turkish director Emre Koyuncuoglu about ethnic engineering and forced migration Emre Koyuncuoglu What does a very personal story from my past have to do with a universal dilemma and its tragic effects, such as forced migration into a foreign country? My personal family history begins with such a moment. When we examine Viola Hasselberg’s family history, we find intertwined biographical traces that create connections between our two histories: both stories of migration are ... [mehr]

In Contradictory Times

A talk with the director of the opera »Crusades«, Neco Celik, and Jonas Görtz Jonas Görtz: In Europe, every week you have the impression of being overtaken by another historic event. One is practically forced to recognize that we are living in a time of historic change. What is your perspective on today’s Europe? Neco Celik: Frightening! I try to protect myself from it, because I can’t deal with hysteria at all. Even though we believe to have completely developed reason, ... [mehr]

No one is without a city – as long as there is Thessaloniki

Research on »Ethnic Engineering« by Viola Hasselberg Arrival What is the collective memory of the 1923 Turkish/Greek population exchange? This past invention, »ethnic engineering« was connected to the strong belief of having a constructive, peace-securing political strategy at hand. The terms »people«, »ancestry«, »nation« were not yet dominated by negative associations. Are we now returning to these ominous terms of nationalism? Do we really believe in multi-ethnic, ... [mehr]

Eurotopia: Das Magazin Nr. 15 ist da!

Das Magazin Nr.15 ist da und steht ganz im Zeichen von »Eurotopia«, einem Theaterabend von acht internationalen Künstlerteams zur Zukunft Europas: Wie kann man Europa erzählen, demaskieren, zertrümmern, um es wieder neu zusammenzusetzen? Kann Europa angesichts seines aktuellen politischen Versagens, ökonomischer Stagnation und seiner Verwicklung in uns immer weiter einholende Kriege zu einem Labor werden für neues Zusammenleben? Wir brauchen Argumente quer ... [mehr]

Blogsberg (6): Straba

Oh, Schreck! Der zuweilen recht störrische Besen der kleinen Hexe hat wieder einmal ein Eigenleben entwickelt und ist ausgebüxt. Was also tut man mit 127 Jahren und müden Hexenbeinen? Richtig. Straßenbahn. [mehr]  [mehr]