, December 16, 2014
"33 rpm and a few seconds" by Lina Saneh and Rabih Mroué. Photo © Sarmad Louis On stage, we see a private room: a rug, a chair, a table with personal items … on the floor, a TV set and a stereo. Diyaa Yamout seems to have gone out briefly to fetch cigarettes or to meet friends. He should be coming back any minute … Or someone else should be coming … After all, someone has to come. But no one does. read more
, December 4, 2014
Symposium "Actor Training." (2) © Thomas Martius read more
, November 27, 2014
Symposium "Actor Training." (1) © Thomas Martius read more
, November 17, 2014
Filmscreening during Dumb Type Symposium This paper discusses the idea of new media dramaturgy in connection to dumb type performances and outlines some of the notions that apply to the concept of interweaving performance cultures and new media. In this context, it explores dumb type's pioneering suite of multimedia performances pH, S/N, OR and Memorandum as the basis for an emergent transformation in performance towards the development of new forms. read more
, November 7, 2014
Symposium "Dumb Type – The Birth of New Media Dramaturgy." © Thomas Martius read more
, October 31, 2014
A Future Archology. Photo: Thomas Martius In 2013, a group of Egyptian and European artists from the fields of choreography, architecture and theatre set out to explore questions such as: What kind of society do we want to live in? What are the conditions we need to create for our lives? The group tried to address these challenges through building spatial structures in Berlin, Vienna and Cairo. The video A Future Archeology captures reflections and impressions from their first extensive research and working period at Uferstudio 14 in March 2013 in Berlin. read more
, October 20, 2014
Workshop with Jean-Luc Nancy. © Thomas Martius read more
and , October 15, 2014
Stephen Barber in a conversation with Rustom Bharucha on “Terror and Performance” In June 2014, Stephen Barber and Rustom Bharucha met for a conversation on Bharucha's latest book Terror and Performance. In this talk, Bharucha and Barber explored the key notions of the book as well as the process of writing itself. Listen to the entire conversation here. read more
, July 30, 2014
Lunch Lecture with Tim Ingold. © Thomas Martius read more
, May 27, 2014
In this paper, which was also presented at the IRC symposium Blackface, Whiteness and the Power of Definition in Contemporary German Theatre, the author focusses on how whiteness is represented in modern German theatre, using Michael Thalheimer’s 2012 production of Dea Loher’s play Unschuld as an example. read more