RESHAPE is an experimental, collaborative, bottom-up process that creates instruments for the transition towards a fairer arts ecosystem, more in tune with the evolution of society. At the heart of this research is a process involving 40 artists and art workers from across Europe and the Southern Mediterranean, engaged in collaborative work relating to major challenges of today’s arts sector.
Timelines turns to subjects that include the catastrophic imagination, cultural history, landscape and writing, as well issues of beauty, emotion, and the spiritual in art. Bonnie Marranca extends her longtime interests in theatre, visual arts, media, dance, and drama to the work of Joan Jonas, Caryl Churchill, Meredith Monk, Raimund Hoghe, Dick Higgins, Etel Adnan, and others in the thirty-four pieces in the volume from the last dozen years. A chapter entitled "Performance and Drawing" focuses on this special art practice. “Writing in the Landscape” explores new text and image approaches to short-form critical writing. There are also personal reflections on the recent loss of Carolee Schneemann, Maria Irene Fornes, and Sam Shepard.
IOTF is back! Now in its third year, this year’s festival showcases 33 global productions made and/or captured during lockdown as artists, theatres and audience adapted to the challenges of making work during the pandemic. As the move to digital spaces has shaped all our lives the possibilities of using this new online ‘space’ to engage audiences as ideas of the ‘live’ are refashioned.
We are so happy to announce that Show Me A Good Time has been selected for this year’s Theatertreffen. Show Me A Good Time is made for streaming as well as a theatre audience. So even if theatres are closed, you'll still be able to watch.
Why is the past still a source of conflict?
The HCZ project has been exploring the impact of contested heritage on civil society for two years and will present its findings in a final conference, 'Open Up!' from 23 to 26 November 2020.
Time flies when you're having fun! To celebrate, we're launching You Had To Be There: 15 Years of Action Hero, a series of online 'director's commentaries' where we share unseen footage and photos from our archives & talk about the process of making and performing the works.
In 1999, Viviane De Muynck and Jan Lauwers set to work with the writing of James Joyce. After sending a number of offensive letters, James Joyce’s grandson, Stephen J. Joyce, expressly forbade them to use the material. Despite this ban, a few clandestine readings took place in Germany which were picked up by the press. Now the copyright on Joyce’s work has expired, they are seizing the opportunity to finally stage this piece.
"KulturForumEuropa / EuropeCultureForum has decided to award Founder and Artistic Director at Qendra Multimedia Jeton Neziraj, born in Kosovo in 1977 and considered one of the most representative political authors of the new Balkans for his services (and also in the spirit of international diversity)
Dozens of independent cultural spaces and thousands of independent artists and cultural workers from all over the country are in risk of being left without income and become unable to continue their activity and support themselves. The lack of involvement of the authorities in supporting independent cultural spaces in the next year would demonstrate a serious misunderstanding of the essential role that these play in the cultural present and future of Romania.