Interrobang Livestream: Familiodrom
December 08 09 | 19.30
December 12 13 | 16.00
Online | 10/7 EURO

In Familiodrom, Interrobang gives birth to a child together with the online audience. Immediately the freshly baked parents' collective is stuck in the ideological swamp of cloth diapers, ready-to-eat porridge, sleep training, shame and guilt.

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Company Christoph Winkler It's All Forgotten Now
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December 11-18 Dance/film
Online | Ab 11. Dezember hier zu sehen

Dance meets music, film, video and spoken word: The performative homage to Mark Fisher can be seen here as an online adaptation in English with German audio description from December 11-18.

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Saša Asentić & Collaborators and Bojana Cvejić Running Commentary on Dis_Sylphide
December 20 | 11.00 Zoom-webinar
Online | Eintritt frei

Running Commentary on Dis_Sylphide will take place on Zoom WebinarThe video of Dis_Sylphide performance will be live-streamed, and presented with audiodescription. Different "interpreters" with and without disabilities will deliver their running commentaries live on separate audio channels. 

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Tanztage Berlin 2021


JANUAR 07 bis ∞

Since hard times require furious dancing, the 30th edition of Tanztage Berlin under the new curation of Mateusz Szymanówka investigates dance’s anti-authoritarian tradition. From January 7th onwards, in the dystopian “now” after the afterparty, the festival presents twelve performances by emerging choreographers which examine the body in revolt - in its fragility, mortality and ability to transform itself and the others.

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          Flinn Works + Asedeva Maji Maji Flava

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          2016 October 13 14 15 | 19.00

          Englisch, Kisuaheli + Deutsch

          Trigger Warning

          This performance contains historical texts from the colonial era fromWissmann, Carl Peters and Graf von Götzen which are racist (e.g. the N-word is used).

          Maji Maji Flava is a collaboration between Flinn Works (Kassel/Berlin) and Asedeva (Dar es Salaam) which takes the MAJI MAJI WAR (1905 – 1907) of Tanzanian resistance against German colonial rule as its point of departure. From this shared historical event – that is perceived completely different in the two countries – the team will start an exploration of different themes: What are the perspectives on the Maji Maji War today? How can we represent this war that is at the same time myth, legend, taboo and historical event? How can we integrate different perspectives into one performance? How can we create a co-production that speaks to both Tanzanian and German audiences?

          The artists and performers creating this work have radically different artistic, cultural and geopolitical perspectives. These perspectives will not be glossed over but rather sharpened into focus, driving the artistic process. Instead of seeking compromise, the project invites this clash of juxtaposing contemporary viewpoints on a shared historical event and its effects on today. Exoticism will be deconstructed, cultural stereotypes and opposing perspectives will be examined and performatively articulated. Maji Maji Flava will create an imaginative and generative artistic space in which language slips between German, Swahili and English, abstract theatre clashes with driving rhythms, magic confounds science, and contemporary dance co-exists with satire.

          WITH Isack Peter Abeneko, Jan S. Beyer, Sabrina Ceesay, Konradin Kunze, Shabani Mugado, Lisa Stepf Direction Sophia Stepf CHOREOGRAphy Isack Peter Abeneko MUSIcal direction Jan S. Beyer MIS-EN-SCÈNE Brigitte Schima ASSISTance, DOcumentary Julia Gechter company management ehrliche arbeit - freies Kulturbüro

          Produced by Flinn Works / Flinntheater e.V. in co-production with Asedeva (Daressalam) and in cooperation with the Staatstheater Kassel. Funded by TURN of the Kulturstiftung des Bundes as well as the Goethe-Institut Daressalam, the Kulturamt der Stadt Kassel and the Vijana Vipaji Foundation. media partner: taz.die tageszeitung.

          photo: N.Klinger

          Flinn Works transforms documentary and personal material to a multiperspective and emotional theatre experience, with a commitment to post-colonial and feminist topics and in-depth research. Among their recents works presented at Sophiensæle are Kosa la Vita - Kriegsverbrechen (2018) and Global Belly (2017). 

          Asedeva (Art for Social and Economic Development in Africa) is an NGO in Dar es Salaam that supports the creative analysis of Tanzanian social issues in the field of the performing arts.