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Barbara Carvalho introduces Women Performing Europe – the Magdalena Project Across Borders – a European Eramus+ partnership with international activities organized by four organisations: Protagon e.V.(DE), Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium /Odin Teatret (DN), Teatro Nucleo (IT), Stowarzyszenie Grupa Artystyczna Teraz Poliz (PL).
The project aims to bring people together, through the exchange of experiences, learning activities and events, to start a discussion in international level about social inclusion, equality, integration and pioneer practices of feminist education in the cultural field.
DATE: Thursday 24 June 2021
UK TIME: 18:00 – find your local time
LOCATION: Zoom – you will received an email with the zoom link once you have booked in.
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish
Barbara Carvalho is an actress, performer, lecturer in theatre and dance. Since 2010 she works in Frankfurt am Main and is part of the collective antagon TheaterAKTion. Previously, she completed a theatre pedagogy education at the Federal University of Bahia in Brazil. Since 2018 she has been studying for an M.A. in Choreography and Performance at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies in the Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen. She develops educational and artistic projects with Afro-Brazilian and contemporary dance, performance, and physical theatre. For the last five years she has led the International Women’s Theatre Festival – The Magdalena Project in Frankfurt am Main.
“Await” is a short new work of object theatre. Using small, largely found objects, Deborah Hunt explores themes of suspense, ambush, despair and revenge.
This is the first performance of “Await”. The second performance will be on Friday 25 June at 1am UK time – click here for the second performance.
UK TIME: 18:30 – find your local time
DURATION: 15 minutes
LOCATION: Zoom – you will receive an email with the zoom link once you have registered.
LANGUAGE: mostly non-verbal; a few words in English
Deborah Hunt (NZ/PR) has been a mask performer and puppeteer since 1973 and defines her work as theatre of the useless.
More info about Deborah’s work: www.facebook.com/maskhunt
An Interactive presentation of the project “Woman to Woman – letters from home”.
ZID Theater actresses Naïma Baraka and Claribel Rodriguez will unveil themselves through personal letters, written to inspiring women with whom they missed communicating during corona. This is followed by a discussion about the intimate topics that come forward, in which director Karolina Spaic also participates.
This presentation is part of Women for Women and the writing workshops by Christine Otten, stimulated by the Fonds voor West.
DATE: 24 June 2021
UK TIME: 19:00 – find your local time
Karolina Spaic is the director of ZID Theater – City Art & Performance Center, Amsterdam. She is a theatre maker, strategist and bridge-builder, who looks for “out of the box” paths. In 2020 her work in theatre was officially recognised when she received the Dutch royal decoration of Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau.
Actresses: Naima Baraka , Claribel Rodriguez and Joske Daamen
Producer: Lot Wuisman
Mobilise/Demobilise is an artistic response to a world of increasing conflict, crisis and emergency. Human mobility and the impact of mobile technologies are explored through a series of networked performances, as Covid19 lockdowns and travel restrictions force us to live more and more of our lives online.
This is a work-in-progress presentation. Mobilise/Demobilise wlil present a series of cyberformances in October as part of the launch of the rebuilt UpStage platform.
UK TIME: 20:00 – find your local time
DURATION: 30 min
LOCATION: UpStage – you will receive an email with the link once you have booked in.
LANGUAGE: English, with some German and Swedish
Mobilise/Demobilise is an international collaboration between UpStage, the online cyberformance venue, Teater InterAkt (Malmö, Sweden) and Schaumbad – Freies Atelierhaus Graz (Austria), funded by Creative Europe.
Participating artists include:
UpStage: Helen Varley Jamieson, Vicki Smith
Teater InterAkt: Sara Larsdotter Hallqvist, Cecilia Nkolina, Jesper Miikman
Schaumbad: Eva Ursprung, Anita Hofer and Cym.
Schaumbad Freies Atelierhaus Graz
UpStage is an online venue for cyberformance, first developed by the globally distributed cyberformance troupe Avatar Body Collision in 2003. It is currently being completely rebuilt to bring it up to date with the latest internet technologies, and the new platform will be launched in October 2021.
For more information about the rebuild, which is part of the Creative Europe-funded project Mobilise/Demobilise, please visit https://mobilise-demobilise.eu/