Theatre Border is was the [update: very successful] second of our AHRC Beyond Text Creativity Beyond Borders Network events, this time in Berlin at F.U…20-22 April 2009
See the link for more [and eventually a commentary], but the program was:
(which is intentionally loose to allow time for discussion and for borders to be porous)
[and don't you think this picture looks like something Leonardo might have staged?]
Monday: From 10:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m at Clubhaus.
10:30 am Introduction Prof Dr Erika Fischer-Lichte and Prof John Hutnyk
11:15 am Dr Julian Henriques: Boarders and Skins: haptic crossovers, tympanic rhythms and sensory surfaces
2.30 pm “Goethe Institute Mauerreisse project discussion”, introduced by Kerstin Raatz
3:30 short break
3:45 Paulo Lara and Luiza Valle “Theatre of the Oppressed: Brazil, Parallels and Exercise”
5 pm Future Plans
6.45 pm Drinks and Dinner at “Alter Krug”
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 09:00 p.m.
10:30 Chen, Lin “Restructure of the border with making belief performance”
11am Ray Ganz: “Van Gogh’s Ear: New Voices In Radio Art”
12:10 pm Raul Gschrey and Dr Dietmar Kammerer: “Performing in Surveillance Space”
1:30 pm Lunch
3:15 pm Miro Kaygalak: “qwx – show ur lingua” – chair: Kien Nghi Ha
4:00 pm short break
4:20 pm – instructions from Cristobal and Nicolas
W-B-B [Walking-Borders-Berlin]. See full description
5 pm leave for walking event –
8 pm dinner (central, tbc)
Wednesday: From 10:00 a.m. to end, back at the Clubhaus.
10:30 am Joan Kelly: “Theatricalizing Portrature”
11 am Dr Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay: “Theatricalizing Portrature commentary”
11:50am Alexander Motturi and Johannes Anyuru: “FÖRVARET” (The Detention Center)
1:20 pm Lunch
3:20 pm Screening and discussion of “The Empty Centre” with director Dr Hito Steyerl
5 pm break
5:20 pm – 6.30PM Responses from walking event and party – venue tbc.
Sonic Border was Nov 3-8th 2008 at Goldsmiths. The Theatre Border discussion starts here. Then we will join with the Copenhagen documentary festival (CPH-DOX) for film/border in November 09, but there are no details of this (to be worked out in Berlin – its a rolling program. Or maybe more of a cascade… avalanche…drift…