What is popular theatre? – There are two theatre perspectives. Theatre is for the people when it sees the world from the perspective of the people, i.e. understood in constant transformation, with all the contradictions and movements of these contradictions, when it shows roads towards the...
At the end of 2017, a train was bringing me to Rotterdam, where I would move. When in Antwerp, I assisted to a profoundly embarrassing dialogue. A guy from Varese, Italy – a tattoo artist – was pressing a woman from the U.S. – a visual artist – with the question 'where are you from, exactly?' After...
On Saturday, 19 October, transform! europe’s member organisation Fundació l’Alternativa celebrated the XII edition of the Race and Walk Lluís Companys – an event that bundles historical memory, giving voice to republican values, sports and culture. An active and festive way of claiming peace culture and solidarity between peoples and nations.
Activities accompanying the lecture on Bertolt Brecht and Brechtian Theater, „Performing Politics & Community Building: BRECHT for our Age“ (Lecture Demonstration), and a recent Vienna based theater production of Brecht’s „Refugee Dialogues“ (2018) by Projekt Theater/FLEISCHEREI_mobil, Nov. 29th 2018, Lithuanian State Youth Theater;
The Race and Walk “Lluis Companys”, organized every year as an exercise of historical memory by Fundació l'Alternativa, commemorate this year, the 80th anniversary farewell of the International Brigades in Barcelona.
A new cultural and memory project on migration was launched on 20 June. The platform was designed to collect and exhibit paintings and illustrations – or “stories” – of refugee and migrant children who are now living in different countries of Europe.
We recommend: The 3-channel video installation “Occupy, Resist, Produce” by Dario Azzellini and Oliver Ressler, available next at the Centre of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki (GR) from 11 - 26 March 2016.
We recommend an interesting film project, "PROJEKT A", a documentary about anarchist projects in Europe, which has its premiere at the Volksbühne in Berlin on 2nd February and its theatrical release in Germany on 4th February.
Due to the times of confinement we are living, this years' edition of DESOBEDOC – co-organised by transform! europe and Bloco de Esquerda (Portugal) – had to be postponed. Nevertheless, DESOBEDOC international film festival will still celebrate soon, adapted to pandemic times.
On the occasion of the symposium The Middle East at Historical Crossroads, organised by transform! europe, the exhibition What About Democracy Today? brings together 30 artists from Israel and Palestine, raising questions about the contemporary state and understanding of democracy in the region and the world.