„flausen – young artists in residence“ are talented young professional young artists and young artists a unique opportunity with the help of mentors and dramaturgical support to research on current, socially highly relevant topics and aesthetic new shapes. For four weeks, four scholarship / inside have the opportunity to conduct research intensive jointly and without necessity to produce a theme. Originally developed and located at the theater wrede + in Oldenburg, now a nationwide venue composite has been established, which provides not only residences available, but also examined other forms of exchange and cooperation.
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From August 1 to 26 are with us four members of the ensemble of “elegance reflex” as a scholar / inside a guest. Under the title “Zur Sonne to freedom” the team is working on the following research topic: How to combine family biography, Utopia and self-reflection? How is – starting from biographical accounts of the GDR – the life of an entire country be told: break-up time, doom and utopian survival?
Kosa La Vita – Revision “is the second phase of a musical-documentary research project to Stuttgart FDLR war crimes trial. Based in Hannover contemporary music ensemble “Quartett PLUS 1” presents itself together with the cast of “Flinntheater” following question: How can the opinion of the public is manipulated by a change of perspective, revised and integrated into the course of a performance? Intensified collaboration with the composer of the musical language-translation processes should result in a more dense integration of music and scene.
In a two-week residence is from 27 July to 08 August the Ensemble Quartett PLUS 1 together with performers of Flinntheater in Bielefeld guest. On 06 August, the results of the work process are presented in the form of a “Making of”. On August 07, a half-hour workshop performance followed by audience discussion will take place.
July 27 Arrival Ensemble, beginning research Residence
August 6 19:00 Making Of (public presentation of the results)
7 August 19:00 Public Workshop Performance
August 8 Departure Ensemble
Admission is free to the “Making Of” is free for the workshop performance an entrance fee is charged from 10 EUR.
The process at the Higher Regional Court of Stuttgart is a precedent now write legal history: For the first time the International Criminal Code comes into Germany for use. At the same time push in the negotiations all involved to their limits. The German judiciary is obviously not up to the demands of a global jurisprudence. We want the complex process and its possible outcome, reappraise the consequences of the judgment and the global reality of music theater to create a current political musical theater and so open discussion rooms in this residence.
The Bielefeld residence is made possible by the Arts Foundation NRW. The workshop Performance was financed from funds of the Hanns Bisegger Foundation.
The order from the Oldenburg “theater wrede +” initiated Residence project took 2014 first place in North Rhine-Westphalia. Partner Theater in NRW was – next to the outdoor workshop Heater Cologne and the Theater in the ballroom Bonn – Theaterlabor Bielefeld.
In a four-week residency, ie a stint without production pressure, was from July 19 to August 19 the nö theater in Cologne in Bielefeld guest. Finally, the results of the work process were presented in the form of a “Making of”.
nö theater Köln “Ach, sind wir politisch!”
In our research work is reflection of our work and the analysis of the meaning and the effect of political theater. been we have developed over the past few years several political, documentary pieces so confronted, for example about the violent death of the asylum seeker Oury Jalloh and about the murders of the NSU and the intricacies of the secret service, while we are always with the same problems. What happens after the completion of a production? How can we deal with the fact that the time ahead of us and lose the pieces relatively quickly in actuality? How to deal with it to make theater surviving humans? Is the theater right place to inform or educate about people? As we are exploited?
we want to ask ourselves these questions and try to find it, theatrical answers. At the same time, we will deal with the history of political theater and thus which answers have found other groups or artists. Our goal is to find a sensible for us the form of political theater for the future.
The nonsense-Residence 2014 in Bielefeld is funded by the Arts Foundation NRW and the Ministry of Family, Youth, Culture and Sport. In Lower Saxony is nonsense – young artists in residence sponsored by the Lower Saxony Ministry for Science and Culture, the Foundation of Lower Saxony, the EWE Foundation and the city of Oldenburg.
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