Creation in Confined Spaces

Creation in Confined Spaces

Jana Korb

Tuesday to Thursday 22-24 June 2021  UK TIME: 9:00-13:00 -  LOCATION: Zoom

Thursday 24 June 2021, the workshop will start one hour earlier - UK TIME: 8:00-noon

In this workshop, we will research and improvise in limited and unlimited space; we will work on spatial objects on the ground and in the air (chairs, tables, etc.).
In the physical space: We will be working with up to 8 participants at Antagon TheaterAKTion, Frankfurt/M, Germany.
Online: We will work via Zoom with up to 12 participants. Please make sure, your internet connection is good enough for video exchange.
Note: on Thursday 24 June, the workshop will start one hour earlier, so that we can attend the festival opening at 12 noon UK time.

Photos: Vojtěch Brtnicky

DATE: 22, 23 and 24 June 2021

UK TIME: 9:00-13:00  – find your local time.   
NOTE: on Thursday 24 June, the workshop will start one hour earlier, so that people can come to the festival opening.

COST: 10 / 20 / 30 euro or pay what you can. 

DURATION: 4 hours x 3


LOCATION: Hybrid: Zoom – you will receive the zoom link once you have booked in – and antagon, Frankfurt am Main, Germany


• The workshop is aimed at any physical performers and actors.
• Training clothes – long sleeves and legs. If possible we will be working barefoot.
• If you can, please bring any spatial object that you are interested in: e.g. chair or any kind or furniture, bicycle, bin, box, wheelbarrow…
• Online: you need a space of min. 3m x 3m to be able to move freely with your object.

Jana Korb creates aerial theatre and narrative circus, mainly producing performances in public spaces – and searching for a circus of the future.

More info about Jana’s work:

Yoga Day1 - 8am UK time

Thursday Yoga

with Suzon & Zed

Thursday 24 June 2021  UK TIME: 8am  LOCATION: Zoom  LANGUAGES: English, French, Body

Daily meditation, relaxation, stretching, breathing and laughing, with Suzon and Zed.

Please join us for one session or every day of the festival! Everyone is welcome, regardless of level of experience in yoga. Wear comfortable clothing and have a free quiet space of about 2 metres square around you.

booking for each session

DATE: Thursday 24 June 2021

UK TIME: 8:00 – find your local time

DURATION: 45 minutes

LOCATION: Zoom – you will receive an email with the zoom link once you have registered.

LANGUAGE: English, French, and body language

Booking for each session:

Suzon Fuks is a multidisciplinary artist with a background in performing, visual and digital arts. Her movement practice is influenced by the Feldenkrais Method, Kalaripayattu, and Yoga. She is also a Reiki Master.

Zed Zeldich is the dragKING alter ego of artist Zoe Gudovic. He is getting ready for the festival and the challenge of turning up every day to stretch, mediate and meditate!

ObservaStory 24/7 Day1


Thursday 24 June 2021  TIME: 24/7  LOCATION: Gather Town

The ObservaStory celebrates The Magdalena Project’s story with a series of documentaries and videos about past Magdalena festivals. it’s also a place to chat, network and connect with others.

In the ObservaStory you can sit around the fire and chat with a group of people, sit at one of the garden tables and speak privately with up to 6 people, or just explore the various videos.

You can explore at any time, before, during and after the festival events.

The ObservaStory has been created in the online social meeting platform Currently, only works reliably on a laptop or desktop using a Firefox or Chrome browser. There is limited functionality on mobile devices (phones and tablets).

Enter the ObservaStory

  • Click on the link and you will arrive at a page where you can enter your name and customise your avatar.
  • Once you have done this,  click “next”. Your browser may ask you for permission to access your camera and microphone – click “allow”. 
  • At this screen you can check that your webcam, microphone, and speakers are working.
  • You will then be taken to a short tutorial which explains how to move around and interact with objects. 

Once you finish the tutorial you will find yourself in the ObservaStory! The map is big so do have a look around. To speak to somebody simply walk up to them and you should see their video feed and be able to hear them. 

To find other people in the ObservaStory, click on their name in the participants list and click “follow” to automatically follow them or locate on map to be shown a path to them. 

To watch a video press x. To exit from a video mode press x. 

There is more basic information on the Help page of this website.

DATE: Open 24/7 throughout the festival, 24 – 27 June 2021.


LANGUAGES: videos in the ObservaStory are in English, Spanish, Poruguese and other languages.

The ObservaStory has been conceived and curated by Dr. Christina Papagiannouli, who is Research Fellow in Performance and Interactive and Immersive Technology at the University of South Wales (UK) and a member of the Bodies:On:Live organising team.



The following videos are available for you to explore in the ObservaStory – watch them on your own or with others. You can also access the videos from these links.

‘Magdalena’ documentary film, 2013, produced by Jill Greenhalgh and Sarah Penrhyn Jones. 
For further details see:


BURNING ISSUES meets Magdalena München [Interview], 2020. Alina Buchberger (Kampnagel Hamburg) interviews Helen Varley Jamieson. Interview von Alina Buchberger (Kampnagel Hamburg) mit Magdalena München im Rahmen der Konferenz BURNING ISSUES meets Kampnagel 2020

TRANSIT IX – HOPE IN ACTION 2019: Theatre, Women, Will. Odin Teatret, Denmark. 12 – 23 June 2019.
For further details see:

MESTIZA CHILE 2018: Resistance and Memory. Santiago y Valparaíso, Chile. 30 October – 9 November 2018.

MESTIZA CHILE 2018 Testimonies:
For further details see:

INTERNATIONALES FRAUEN* THEATER-FESTIVAL 2018. Protagon e.V., Frankfurt. 27 – 30 September 2018.
For further details see:

TANTIDHATRI 2016: International Women’s Performing Arts Festival. Rangashankara, Bangalore. 17 – 21 February 2016.
About Tantidhatri 2016 – Interview with Parvathy Baul
For further details see:

MULTICIDADE 2015: International Festival of Women in the Performing Arts. Rio de Janeiro. Video by Karima Shehata. 31 October – 7 November 2015.
Jadranka Andjelic presents MULTICIDADE 2015.
For further details see:

MAGDALENA3Reinventions 2014: Where to Continue the Dignification process? Heróica Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, México. Telón de Arena, Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Colegio de Chihuahua y Universidad Autónoma de Cd. Juárez. 31 March – 6 April 2014,
For further details see:

MESTIZA CHILE 2013: Point of Departure. The first Magdalena festival to be held in Chile. It was inspired and motivated by the strength of the network and the energy of every woman within it. Santigao, Chile. 6 – 12 May 2013.
For further details see:

MAGDALENA 2a GENERACION 2011, Argentina, Documentary by Fiore Corona. A 30-minute documentary has been made by Fiore Carona, about the 2011 Encuentro Internacional Argentina, organised by Magdalena Segunda Generacíon and held in Junín, Buenos Aires and Dolores, Argentina.
For further details see:

TRANSIT VI, DENMARK 2009: Women on the Periphery, Odin Teatret, Holstebro, Denmark. Video by Adriana de Andrade & Luciana Martichelli. 6-16 August 2009.
For further details see:

MAGDALENA PACIFICA 2002: Festival Internaciónal de Teatro Calí, Pacifica Cali, Colombia. A festival hosted by Teatro La Mascara in Cali and Bogota, 21 September – 5 October 2002.
For further details see: