Magneten på Teaterøen
Contact Zones Symposium
FESTIVALS AS A DEMOCRATIC CONVERSATION
– a reflection on how festivals can incorporate and discuss topics important to the context they are presented in targeting site-specific/streetart performance art
Tid & sted
Tirsdag 19. november kl 13-23 og onsdag 20. november kl. 9.30-18.30
Afmagnetiseringsstationen, Teaterøen, William Wains Gade 18, 1432 København, Danmark
Om arrangementet (på engelsk)
Site-specific/streetart performance art – how to develop and present new work and engagement and how to use our platforms to engage in democratic discussions. An exchange of experiences from EU projects and networks in this field. Presentation of festivals and networking projects and how they work to find new work.
Danig Performing Arts Service/Contact Zones together with KIT/Metropolis, Passage Festivalen and Teaterøen – representing 3 current projects in Creative Europe: Contact Zones, Round About Europe and InSitu.
Hotel: Wakeup i Borgergade – ferry from Toldboden or Nyhavn
Price: 500 kr. covers lunch/dinner, coffee/the and performance – BOOKING HERE
Tuesday 19. November
13.00 ARRIVAL AND COFFEE
13.30 PANEL – SUSANNE DANIG/CONTACT ZONES: GLOCAL
How to combine/interfere/think in a global way and act in a local way.
Questions, challenges, solutions, models.
Participants: Alfred Konijnenbelt/Spoffin (N), Armando De Silvestri/President of
INTEROCRE (IT), Lorenzo Pasquali/Ondadurto Teatro (IT), Siri Facchini/Waves (DK) and more
14.30 PANEL – JENS FRIMANN/PASSAGE FESTIVAL: DEMOCRATIC CONVERSATIONS
How can festivals understand themselves as creators of democratic discussions?
Do we target an unwillingly audience and expose new social groups to culture in public
spaces? Do we use artistic languages free of conventional artforms and institutionalized
Participants: Guillaume Paoli (DE) and more.
15.30 PANEL – TREVOR DAVIES/METROPOLIS: NEW PARTNERS
Funding possibilities for festivals in creating new collaborations and models by engaging in
urban settlements and being in dialogue with local inhabitants.
Participants: INSITU partners and more
17.00 Metropolis walk by Trevor Davies – the city and its spaces
18.00 Dinner at Teaterøen/Cafe
20.00 Performance/Magneten: Groundless Ground
DuquesnayLavrennikov – in residency and performed during the Contact Zones project in
21.00 After talk and hang out
Before the end of the evening everybody will choose which of the 3 subjects to debate the
next day – and we will form groups of 7-8 persons. Each person is asked to hand in a note with
their choice and 1-2 sentences on what they will contribute with.
9.30 Arrival and coffee
10.00 Group debates 6-8 groups on panel topics. Each placed in different areas around the space.
All participants will be asked to contribute with a 3 min speak on the subject choosen. Each
group have a facilitator and a notetaker (small rapport should be submitted in writing after
and send to all participants).
12.30 Lunch at the Teaterøen/café
During lunch each group will give a small 3 min feedback.
14.00 THEME: HOW TO SUPPORT AND CREATE NEW FORMATS WITH YOUNG ARTISTS
Presentation of the Contact Zones project – 15 min
Presentation of Roundabout Europe – 15 min
Presentation of Insitu – 15 min
Other presentations (Sign up to present when you register)
10 min each – max of 5 projects
15.30 Coffee break
15.45 DEBATE – moderated by Pernille Møller Taasinge
Panel of young artist give feedback to projects
Contact Zones: Manon Duquesnay/Dasha Lavrennikov & Eja Due
Round About Europe:
17.00 Round up
Program may be subject to changes