Meeting. Exchange. Experience
12 to 14 October, 2016

A first overview of the current program of the symposium can be found here (subject to change). The working language of the symposium is English.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 (Art Center Kunstquartier Bethanien)

17.00 | Urban Walk – COMMON SPACE ABC
with matthaei & konsorten, Berlin, Germany
Mohammad Alqaq, Amman, Jordan
Mohamed Fariji, Casablanca, Morroco
Said Rais, Tiznit, Morocco
Nezha Rhondali, Casablanca, Morroco

Thursday, 13 October 2016 (Art Center Kunstquartier Bethanien)

13.00 | Welcome Address
Joachim Lux, President of the German Center of the International Theatre Institute, Director of the Thalia Theater, Hamburg, Germany
Dr. Kurt W. Liedtke, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, Stuttgart

13.30 | Beyond representation: Does artistic collaboration ever work?
Keynotes and subsequent discussion
Anda Rottenberg, Curator, Art Historian and Critic, Warsaw/Berlin, Poland/Germany
Basma El Husseiny, Arts Manager and Cultural Activist, Cairo, Egypt

Moderation: Gemma Pörzgen, Journalist, Berlin, Germany

15.30 | Coffee break

16.00 | Walk the Talk
Presentation of the cooperation Projects 2015/2016, 2 tours

19.00 | Summary and outlook

Friday, 14 October 2016  (Berlin Representative Office Robert Bosch Stiftung)
– closed event –

11.00 | Welcome

Dr. Maja Sibylle Pflüger, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Stuttgart, Germany
Andrea Zagorski, German Center of the International Theatre Institute, Berlin, Germany

11.15 | Workshops
I. I. Why all the stress? The purpose of international theater work.
Georg Genoux, Director, Teatr.doc, Hamburg, Germany
Alexei Karatshinski, Military Psychologist and Actor, Kiev, Ukraine

Uwe Gössel, Dramatic Advisor, Berlin, Germany

II. From content to artistic formulation or total fragility
Claudia Bosse, Director, theatercombinat, Vienna, Austria
Shady El Noshokaty, Lecturer and Visual Artist, Cairo, Egypt

III. How can strong international production structures can be established?
Hannes Frey, Production Manager, Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin, Germany
Nora Dorogan, Production Manager, Teatru Spălătorie, Chișinău, Moldova

13.00 | Light Lunch

13.45 | Workshops – Continuation

15.30 | Coffee break

16.00 | International cooperation today – what is needed?
Moderation: Uwe Gössel, Dramatic Advisor, Berlin, Germany
Andrea Zagorski, Project Director, German Center of the International Theatre Institute, Berlin, Germany

18.00 | Reception