27 ways to be born

27 ways to be born is a collective drifting through stages of transition, in-between, passage. Sensing communion and individuation, also transition states of natural/artificial, alive/lifeless, instinctual/reflective are explored together with the participants. The phase of start, initiation, and birth of a being or a process is experienced on a metaphorical level, throughout a series of…

creativelab 2016

Training course organized by Jugend- & Kulturpoject e.V. (Germany), in cooperation with othernessproject (Denmark), Creativity Platform & YET (Greece), CESIE (Italy), Stowarzyszenie Moje Marzenia Spełniają Się MMS (Poland), Stichting Caracola (the Netehrlands), Biznosova (Serbia), Kulturno Izobraževalno Društvo Pina (Slovenia) and GoEurope (Spain), subsidized by the EU. Time: April-September 2016: Dresden and Berlin – training and…

otherness and the performing arts

The Centre for Studies in Otherness is a collaborative project between scholars primarily from the University of Aarhus, Denmark and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland. ‘Otherness: Essays & Studies’ seeks to publish research articles from and across different academic disciplines that examine, in as many ways as possible, the concepts of otherness and alterity. As…

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…

otherness reader

CORE READINGS ON OTHERNESS CONTENTS I. Levinas on the Other; Responsive phenomenology of the Alien Introduction to Lévinas 1. Emmanuel Levinas: The Face; Responsibility for the Other (excerpts from E. Lévinas: Ethics and Infinity. Conversation with Philippe Nemo, trans. Richard Cohen.) Introduction to Waldenfels 2. Bernhard Waldenfels: From Intentionality to Responsivity (excerpts) II. Derrida on…

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…

about

PERFORMANCE – WORKSHOP – RESEARCH Othernessproject designs performances, workshops and research, collaborating with artists and scientists from different countries and contexts. We believe that high quality art opens new ways for education, for individual and social healing. We enter diverse spaces to perform and hold workshops: from well-known venues in Copenhagen to game-changer festivals and…

members and partners

Jugend- & Kulturpoject e.V. (Germany) AddArt NGO, Thessaloniki (Greece) Creativity Platform & YET (Greece) CESIE (Italy) Stowarzyszenie Moje Marzenia Spełniają Się MMS (Poland) Stichting Caracola (the Netherlands) Biznosova (Serbia) Kulturno Izobraževalno Društvo Pina (Slovenia) GoEurope (Spain) Memorare Pacem e.V.  (Germany) Glaser Jakab Foundation (Hungary) Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council, Oldham (the UK) Civil Centre for Sustainable Development…