gribskov 2018

SOUND! How can we relate within a short time, how we communicate, if our background is different, and we do not even speak the same language? Are we curious about each other at all? If yes, how we pose questions, and how we answer them? How we tell our own stories, and what kind of…

thessaloniki 2017

‘Otherness Dialogues’ workshop held by othernessproject during the second transnational meeting in Thessaloniki, of You Are Welcome project, 25-26 November 2017. Main focus was: object – personal story, storytelling and common narratives, and instant installation. Questions: How can we meet in a short time, in an easily accessible way with people speaking different languages, having…

roskilde 2017

Nursery Rhymes + Object In the fall of 2016, Roskilde Museum of Contemporary Art established a Study Group on Migration. Regular meetings of 19 artists, exchange of theoretical considerations and artistic response were tackled with. The main questions were: ‘How does the current migration challenge the idea of the nation state, borders and questions of…

copenhagen 2016

Refugees, Migration, Language 4th March, 2016 Conception: Lars Henning, Rita Sebestyén, Louise Søeborg Ohlsen Workshop leaders: Lars Henning and Louise Søeborg Ohlsen Presentation: Rita Sebestyén   ‘Foreigners! Your clothes are not Greek. Foreign robes of finely woven fabric… covered in gems… nothing like ours! Where are you all from? No women from Argos or the…

csíkszereda 2015

Languages, Communities The series Otherness Dialogues held a workshop in Miercurea Ciuc/Csíkszereda, RO on the 1-2 August, 2015, for cultural operators, community developers and cultural managers. Facilitators: Marco Galea, Lars Henning, Denis Muwanguzi, Rita Sebestyén Supported by: Cultural Centre of Harghita County Starting from Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, Shylock’s monologue, the participants went through…

cluj 2014

mOtherness In cooperation with: GroundFloor Group and Játéktér/Playing Area Paintbruch Factory 26-27 October 2014  A two-day workshop was divided into three parts: one part consisted of movement exercises, meant to experience both the working of a community and the non-verbal elements related to the theme. The designers and coaches of the movement elements were the…

cluj & cardiff 2014

Gogol in Cluj/Cardiff Three days of workshop, symposium, two special blocks for young researchers and also two performances were comprised into the Gogol in Cluj/Cardiff event between 21-23 March. The first international, practice-based research oriented event of the Representations of the Other project has come to life as an interwoven endeavour of the Gogol InterPlayground…