Headed by Janis El-Bira, freelance Journalist and head of the blog of Theatertreffen, young writers accompany the festival with criticism, … More
Category: outnow! 2019
Borges & Borges & Borges & Borges
In 1942, Jorge Luis Borges wrote a short detective story called “Death and the Compass”. In BORGESTRIPTYCH, an adaptation of … More
Drawn over: Episode 3
Cássia Vila presents once again her impressions. This time from “Under the Flesh” and “Wann hast du das letzte mal … More
Failure is a state of mind
What’s so special about that thing called penis – and why does it change our ways of interacting with the world if we have one or not? Performer Julia Laperrière is looking for answers in her performance “Falla”.
body, sculpture, flesh: transformations on a sacral stool
Clarissa Rêgo’s solo performance “BLOOM” was amongst the most radical ones seen so far at the festival – and quite literally crossed the border between performative and visual art.
Drawn over: Episode 2
No performance at OUTNOW! passes without our blogger Cássia Vila bringing her sketchbook. This time, she collages and reflects on “Bloom”, “Thank You”, “Correspondence #1”, and “The Inefficient Body”.
Six Paralysis Exercises
With “The Inefficient Body”, performer Deborah Hazler introduced the non self-optimizing body as a vehicle of resistance – and provoked our author to poetical afterthoughts.
Drawn over: Episode 1
Our author reflects on the festival’s highlights with sketches she made during the performances, combining them photos and short texts. Her first entry is dedicated to “I listen, (you) See” and “Oops I did it again”.
At first glance
Friday night saw the opening of OUTNOW! 2019. Here’s what it looked like through our blogger’s camera lense.
›I LISTEN, (YOU) SEE‹ HAMDI DRIDI (TU/FR)
FRI 7 JUNE 2019 7 P.M. – 8 P.M. THEATER BREMEN, KLEINES HAUS / DANCE (WITHOUT LANGUAGE) Three dancers delve … More
›OOPS I DID IT AGAIN‹ MEERA THEUNERT (DE)
FRI 7 JUNE 2019 10 P.M. – 10.45 P.M. SCHWANKHALLE, ALTER SAAL / PERFORMANCE (ENGLISH/GERMAN) A live writing performance on … More
›CORRESPONDENCE #1 ON THE IMPORTANCE OF TIME AND PLACE, THE TERRITORY‹
LI LORIAN & MARC VILLANUEVA MIR (DE)
SAT 8 JUNE 2019 5 P.M. – 6 P.M. STÄDTISCHE GALERIE / LECTURE PERFORMANCE (ENGLISH) ZWISCHENRÄUME A journey between Jerusalem, … More
›THE INEFFICIENT BODY – ANTI CAPITALIST STRATEGIES: THE PRACTICE‹
DEBORAH HAZLER (AT)
SAT 8 JUNE 6.30 P.M. – 7 P.M. THEATER BREMEN, BRAUHAUS / LECTURE PERFORMANCE (ENGLISH) We are mindful of the … More
›LECK MIR DIE WUNDEN‹ SCHLECHTE GESELLSCHAFT (DE)
SAT 8 JUNE 2019 7 P.M. – 8.15 P.M. THEATER BREMEN, KLEINES HAUS / THEATRE (GERMAN) A chamber play between … More
›THANK YOU. YOU‘RE WELCOME. THANK YOU. YOU‘RE WELCOME. THANK YOU‹
KAROLIN POSKA (EST)
SAT 8 JUNE 2019 9 P.M. – 9.50 P.M. SCHWANKHALLE, NEUER SAAL / DANCE PERFORMANCE (ENGLISH) We are all acquainted … More
›BLOOM‹ CLARISSA RÊGO (AT)
SAT 8 JUNE 2019 10 P.M. – 10.45 P.M. SCHWANKHALLE, ALTER SAAL / PERFORMANCE (WITHOUT LANGUAGE) ›Bloom‹ draws its energy … More
›FAUST. MONTAGEARBEIT AM DEUTSCHEN KLASSIKER‹
MAX SCHAUFUß (DE)
SUN 9 JUNE 2019 5 P.M. – 6.40 P.M.THEATER BREMEN, KLEINES HAUS / THEATRE (GERMAN) If man can’t be God, … More
›UNDER THE FLESH‹
BASSAM ABOU DIAB (LB)
SUN 9 JUNE 2019 7 P.M. – 7.30 P.M. THEATER BREMEN, BRAUHAUS / PERFORMANCE / DANCE (ARABIC WITH ENGL. LIVE … More
›WANN HAST DU DAS LETZTE MAL AUF DER SPITZE EINES BERGES SEX GEHABT?‹ nomerMaids (DE)
SUN 9 JUNE 2019 8.30 P.M. – 9.30 P.M.SCHWANKHALLE, NEUER SAAL / PERFORMANCE (MULTILINGUAL/ GERMAN) Three women. Three bodies in … More
JULIA B. LAPERRIÈRE (CA/DE)
SUN 9 JUNE 2019 9.30 P.M. – 10 P.M. SCHWANKHALLE, ALTER SAAL / PERFORMANCE (ENGLISH) Falla: female inflection of phallus. … More