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

THEME:

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.

VENUE:

Magneten/Teaterøen

ORGANIZER:

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: Anna Gibirit/Fira Tarrega (ES), 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 limitations?

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 Denmark

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.

20. November

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:

Insitu:

17.00             Round up

Program may be subject to changes