Janez Janša, July 19, 2016
In this interview, IRC-Fellow Janez Janša, contemporary artist from Slovenia, speaks about his artistic projects and his research project "Performing Name" following up his artistic project "I am Janez Janša" that he started in 2007 together with two other artists. He reflects on possible ways of approaching and reflecting on theater and explains in what way, to him, the social relevance is the most important aspect of an artwork.
Gavin Krastin, July 5, 2016
Following the Festival Theaterformen, Gavin Krastin, one of the Festival Grant Awardees, sums up his experiences of the time in Braunschweig and shares with us what was discussed during a final round-table discussion between the ten young theater makers and performing artists that contributed to Textures during our collaboration.
A big Thank You to all of our guest authors and readers of the last two weeks! We look forward to maybe reading more from you in the future.
Ho Rui An, June 23, 2016
Last weekend the Festival Theaterformen ended after 11 vibrant days of performances, installations, talks and concerts, as well as our research atelier Our Common Futures.
In this post Festival Grant Awardee Ho Rui An from Singapour shares his thoughts about two Malayan performances of the festival's first weekend.
Camilla Loeffler Berg, June 23, 2016
Our last Quote of the Day
from the research atelier comes from Camilla Loeffler Berg, who is a student at the University of Hildesheim. Read to learn how multi-point plugs connect to performing arts...
Kaori Nishio, June 16, 2016
The ten Festival Grant Awardees are part of a very small group of people who will watch all performances of Festival Theaterformen. With their heads filled with endless impulses and impressions they are discussing their thoughts in daily meetings, also reflecting on their own work as artists.
Kaori Nishio from Japan shares with us her idea and concept for a talk with the artists of the first festival weekend.
Read her text about two imagined encounters.
Maleen Sophie Bettels, June 15, 2016
In this post, Maleen Bettels, student at the University of Hildesheim, presents her Quote of the Day
, chosen from the first day of the research atelier Our Common Futures
Kaori Nishio, June 15, 2016
As a spectactor, can you tell (and should you?) which country a performance comes from? In what way should an artist consider his origin when deciding what audience to aim at?
Japanese artist Kaori Nishio – one of our Festival Grant Awardees – touches those points in her review of Toshiki Okada's performance "God Bless Baseball".
Ren Xin Lee, June 13, 2016
"Extreme Voices" by Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker has been one of the most controversially discussed performances of the opening weekend of the festival, also among the Festival Grant Awardees.
Responding to Richard Antrobus' review, Malayan artist Ren Xin Lee is strongly objecting against his reading of the performance in her text.
What is your view on it?
Lucila Piffer, June 13, 2016
“Why, how and in which way does the production of images participate in the destruction of human beings?”
In her text Festival Grant Awardee Lucila Piffer from Argentinia shares with us in what way that line from Georges Didi-Huberman was her personal connecting theme for the questions raised at the research atelier as well as in the various shows presented during the first weekend at Festival Theaterformen.
Wichaya Artamat, June 12, 2016
Japanese director and playwright Toshiki Okada opened this year's edition of Festival Theaterformen with his show "God Bless Baseball".
Festival Grant Awardee Wichaya Artamat from Thailand marked the show with a big "Like". Read his post to learn why.