Archive 2021

For a week, Building Conversation will be artist-in-residence at the Zurich University of the Arts. During this week we will open a laboratory for conversation and share our practice with students.

For a week, Building Conversation will be artist-in-residence at the Zurich University of the Arts. During this week we will open a laboratory for conversation and share our practice with students.

For a week, Building Conversation will be artist-in-residence at the Zurich University of the Arts. During this week we will open a laboratory for conversation and share our practice with students.

For a week, Building Conversation will be artist-in-residence at the Zurich University of the Arts. During this week we will open a laboratory for conversation and share our practice with students.

For a week, Building Conversation will be artist-in-residence at the Zurich University of the Arts. During this week we will open a laboratory for conversation and share our practice with students.

During the Jonge Harten Theater Festival Groningen, Lotte van den Berg will give a masterclass to young makers as part of the FIELD days. The FIELD days are a new program component within Jonge Harten, which arose from the need for more contact with young (studying) makers.

Mon 22 November 2021
11:00 & 12:30 & 14:00
Ruiten A Kanaal Zuid 27
9561 TG Ter Apel

The first place we visit with RHIZOME is a former starch factory in Ter Apel (Groningen). Here, RHIZOME will premiere during Jonge Harten Theater Festival Groningen.

You can come to Ter Apel on your own, or take a bus from the festival to Ter Apel for free.

Mon 22 November 2021
14:00 & 17:00 & 20:30
Forum Groningen
Nieuwe Markt 1
9712 KN Groningen

Unfortunately, due to the current corona measures, the performance has been cancelled. After several try-outs during the pandemic, DYING TOGETHER / Futures has its official premiere during Jonge Harten Theater Festival Groningen.

Sun 21 November 2021
12:30 & 14:00 & 15:30
Ruiten A Kanaal Zuid 27
9561 TG Ter Apel

The first place we visit with RHIZOME is a former starch factory in Ter Apel (Groningen). Here, RHIZOME will premiere during Jonge Harten Theaterfestival.

You can come to Ter Apel on your own, or take a bus from the festival to Ter Apel for free.

Forum Groningen
Nieuwe Markt 1
9712 KN Groningen

Unfortunately, due to the current corona measures, the performance has been cancelled. After several try-outs during the pandemic, DYING TOGETHER / Futures has its official premiere during Jonge Harten Theater Festival Groningen.

Sat 20 November 2021
11:00 & 12:30 & 14:00 & 15:30
Ruiten A Kanaal Zuid 27
9561 TG Ter Apel

The first place we visit with RHIZOME is a former starch factory in Ter Apel (Groningen). Here, RHIZOME will premiere during Jonge Harten Theater Festival Groningen.

You can come to Ter Apel on your own, or take a bus from the festival to Ter Apel for free.

Sun 7 November 2021
13:00-17:00

Try-out RIZHOME – Ter Apel (Groningen)

#TerApel
Ruiten A Kanaal Zuid 27
9561 TG Ter Apel
The Netherlands

The first place we visit with RHIZOME is a former starch factory in Ter Apel (Groningen). We will be holding try-outs on several days in October and November and we invite you to join us!

Each day, 10 participants can participate in the try-out. You can sign up by sending an e-mail to rizoom@buildingconversation.nl. Please include your name and phone number in the email.

Sat 6 November 2021
13:00-17:00

Try-out RIZHOME – Ter Apel (Groningen)

#TerApel
Ruiten A Kanaal Zuid 27
9561 TG Ter Apel
The Netherlands

The first place we visit with RHIZOME is a former starch factory in Ter Apel (Groningen). We will be holding try-outs on several days in October and November and we invite you to join us!

Each day, 10 participants can participate in the try-out. You can sign up by sending an e-mail to rizoom@buildingconversation.nl. Please include your name and phone number in the email.

Fri 5 November 2021
13:00-17:00

Try-out RIZHOME – Ter Apel (Groningen)

#TerApel
Ruiten A Kanaal Zuid 27
9561 TG Ter Apel
The Netherlands

The first place we visit with RHIZOME is a former starch factory in Ter Apel (Groningen). We will be holding try-outs on several days in October and November and we invite you to join us!

Each day, 10 participants can participate in the try-out. You can sign up by sending an e-mail to rizoom@buildingconversation.nl. Please include your name and phone number in the email.

Thu 28 October 2021
13:00-17:00

Try-out RIZHOME – Ter Apel (Groningen)

#TerApel
Ruiten A Kanaal Zuid 27
9561 TG Ter Apel
The Netherlands

The first place we visit with RHIZOME is a former starch factory in Ter Apel (Groningen). We will be holding try-outs on several days in October and November and we invite you to join us!

Each day, 10 participants can participate in the try-out. You can sign up by sending an e-mail to rizoom@buildingconversation.nl. Please include your name and phone number in the email.

Sat 16 October 2021
10:00
Gerechtsgebouw Oostende
Canadaplein 1A, 8400 Oostende

During the Parliament of Things we investigate what it means for us Westerners to speak on behalf of things, on behalf of nature. Will this remain a dualistic relation between people and things, or is it conceivable that a different relation will unfold, that we will give ourselves a different place in the universe?

Sat 16 October 2021
14:00
Gerechtsgebouw Oostende
Canadaplein 1A, 8400 Oostende

During the Parliament of Things we investigate what it means for us Westerners to speak on behalf of things, on behalf of nature. Will this remain a dualistic relation between people and things, or is it conceivable that a different relation will unfold, that we will give ourselves a different place in the universe?

Fri 8 October 2021
20:00-23:00
Old Power Station – Elektro Ljubljana (SMEEL)
Slovenië

During the International Festival of Contemporary Arts – City of Women we perform the Parliament of Things, Thinking Together, Impossible Conversation and Conversation Without Words. At the meeting point, the participants hear more about the different forms of conversation and then choose which one they want to participate in. After the conversations, everyone comes together and shares their experiences over a meal.

 

Fri 8 October 2021
16:00-19:00
Old Power Station – Elektro Ljubljana (SMEEL)
Slovenië

During the International Festival of Contemporary Arts – City of Women we perform the Parliament of Things, Thinking Together, Impossible Conversation and Conversation Without Words. At the meeting point, the participants hear more about the different forms of conversation and then choose which one they want to participate in. After the conversations, everyone comes together and shares their experiences over a meal.

 

Thu 7 October 2021
16:00-19:00
Old Power Station – Elektro Ljubljana (SMEEL)
Slovenië

During the International Festival of Contemporary Arts – City of Women we perform the Parliament of Things, Thinking Together, Impossible Conversation and Conversation Without Words. At the meeting point, the participants hear more about the different forms of conversation and then choose which one they want to participate in. After the conversations, everyone comes together and shares their experiences over a meal.

 

Thu 7 October 2021
20:00-23:00
Old Power Station – Elektro Ljubljana (SMEEL)
Slovenië

During the International Festival of Contemporary Arts – City of Women we perform the Parliament of Things, Thinking Together, Impossible Conversation and Conversation Without Words. At the meeting point, the participants hear more about the different forms of conversation and then choose which one they want to participate in. After the conversations, everyone comes together and shares their experiences over a meal.

 

On location (tbc)
Check Vooruit.be

After its premiere in Kortrijk, A CURSE POEM will be passed on in several cities. First stop is Ghent where A CURSE POEM is part of OPENBARE WERKEN of Kunstencentrum Vooruit.

On location (tbc)
Check Vooruit.be

After its premiere in Kortrijk, A CURSE POEM will be passed on in several cities. First stop is Ghent where A CURSE POEM is part of OPENBARE WERKEN of Kunstencentrum Vooruit.

On location (tbc)
Check Vooruit.be

After its premiere in Kortrijk, A CURSE POEM will be passed on in several cities. First stop is Ghent where A CURSE POEM is part of OPENBARE WERKEN of Kunstencentrum Vooruit.

On location (tbc)
Check Vooruit.be

After its premiere in Kortrijk, A CURSE POEM will be passed on in several cities. First stop is Ghent where A CURSE POEM is part of OPENBARE WERKEN of Kunstencentrum Vooruit.

Sun 26 September 2021
20:00-22:00

How do you talk about the future? How do you summon up images of things that do not yet exist?
During Impossible Conversation you enter into conversation with each other based on personal experiences related to a challenging topic. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading, and speaking together.

Sun 26 September 2021
20:00-22:00

(German spoken) How do you talk about the future? How do you summon up images of things that do not yet exist?
During Impossible Conversation you enter into conversation with each other based on personal experiences related to a challenging topic. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading, and speaking together.

On location (tbc)
Check Vooruit.be

After its premiere in Kortrijk, A CURSE POEM will be passed on in several cities. First stop is Ghent where A CURSE POEM is part of OPENBARE WERKEN of Kunstencentrum Vooruit.

Sat 25 September 2021
20:00-22:00

Have you ever felt there was a moment when you failed to take a risk? Or maybe you risked too much?
During Impossible Conversation you enter into conversation with each other based on personal experiences related to a challenging topic. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading, and speaking together.

Sat 25 September 2021
20:00-22:00

(German spoken) Have you ever felt there was a moment when you failed to take a risk? Or maybe you risked too much?
During Impossible Conversation you enter into conversation with each other based on personal experiences related to a challenging topic. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading, and speaking together.

On location (tbc)
Check Vooruit.be

After its premiere in Kortrijk, A CURSE POEM will be passed on in several cities. First stop is Ghent where A CURSE POEM is part of OPENBARE WERKEN of Kunstencentrum Vooruit.

Fri 24 September 2021
20:00-22:00

How can we talk about heritage? Can we share heritage?
During Impossible Conversation you enter into conversation with each other based on personal experiences related to a challenging topic. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading, and speaking together.

Fri 24 September 2021
20:00-22:00

(German spoken) How can we talk about heritage? Can we share heritage?
During Impossible Conversation you enter into conversation with each other based on personal experiences related to a challenging topic. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading, and speaking together.

On location (tbc)
Check Vooruit.be

After its premiere in Kortrijk, A CURSE POEM will be passed on in several cities. First stop is Ghent where A CURSE POEM is part of OPENBARE WERKEN of Kunstencentrum Vooruit.

Thu 23 September 2021
20:00-22:00

What makes you feel at home? How is this connected to the people, space, things, or the animals that surround you?
During Impossible Conversation you enter into conversation with each other based on personal experiences related to a challenging topic. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading, and speaking together.

Thu 23 September 2021
20:00-22:00

(German spoken) What makes you feel at home? How is this connected to the people, space, things, or the animals that surround you?
During Impossible Conversation you enter into conversation with each other based on personal experiences related to a challenging topic. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading, and speaking together.

On location (tbc)
Check Vooruit.be

After its premiere in Kortrijk, A CURSE POEM will be passed on in several cities. First stop is Ghent where A CURSE POEM is part of OPENBARE WERKEN of Kunstencentrum Vooruit.

On location (tbc)
Check Vooruit.be

After its premiere in Kortrijk, A CURSE POEM will be passed on in several cities. First stop is Ghent where A CURSE POEM is part of OPENBARE WERKEN of Kunstencentrum Vooruit.

Sat 11 September 2021
15:00 - 19:00
Germany

During our residency at Matchbox we work on new forms of conversation. This week we are experimenting with a form of conversation in which we look back on the time that has past since the start of the pandemic. What significant events mark the end?

Sat 11 September 2021
15:00 - 19:00
Germany

During Impossible Conversation you enter into conversation with each other based on personal experiences related to a challenging topic. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

Fri 10 September 2021
17:00 - 19:00
im Schlosspark am Spielplatz am blauen Hut
Germany

This week we are working in Weinheim on existing and new forms of perfromative conversation. We invite you to come and explore with us and participate in our experiments.

Thu 9 September 2021
14:15 - 17:15

Thinking Together – an Experiment is based on the theory and practice of the American quantum physicist David Bohm, who maintains that there is a self-regulating mechanism within a group of people that allows large groups of people to speak without a moderator.  

Thu 9 September 2021
17:00 - 19:00
im Schlosspark am Spielplatz am blauen Hut
Germany

This week we are working in Weinheim on existing and new forms of perfromative conversation. We invite you to come and explore with us and participate in our experiments.

Wed 8 September 2021
14:15 - 17:15

What makes you feel at home? When are you welcome? How is this connected to the people, space, things, or the animals that surround you? During Impossible Conversation on Home you enter into conversation with each other based on personal experiences. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and […]

Wed 8 September 2021
17:00 - 19:00
im Schlosspark am Spielplatz am blauen Hut
Germany

This week we are working in Weinheim on existing and new forms of perfromative conversation. We invite you to come and explore with us and participate in our experiments.

Tue 7 September 2021
17:00 - 19:00
im Schlosspark am Spielplatz am blauen Hut
Germany

This week we are working in Weinheim on existing and new forms of perfromative conversation. We invite you to come and explore with us and participate in our experiments.

Thu 2 September 2021
12:30
Melkweg
Lijnbaansgracht 234A
1017 PH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Daan ‘t Sas and Lotte van den Berg present their new work Watched and Seen at the Nederlands Theater Festival. They share the findings they have gained during Noorderzon where Watched and Seen was programmed around the performance ONE by Veerle from Overloop/ShELFiSH and also during Theaterfestival Boulevard where it was programmed with the performance TOGETHER by Donna Chittick.

Germany

During our residency at Matchbox we work on new forms of conversation. Last week we explored Social Dreaming. This evening we’ll explore further with a group of people from the region.

Germany

During Impossible Conversation you enter into conversation with each other based on personal experiences related to a challenging topic. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

Im Altenschemel 9-13
67435 Neustadt an der Weinstraße
Germany

This week we are working in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse on existing and new forms of perfromative conversation. We invite you to come and explore with us and participate in our experiments.

Im Altenschemel 9-13
67435 Neustadt an der Weinstraße
Germany

This week we are working in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse on existing and new forms of perfromative conversation. We invite you to come and explore with us and participate in our experiments.

Im Altenschemel 9-13
67435 Neustadt an der Weinstraße
Germany

This week we are working in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse on existing and new forms of perfromative conversation. We invite you to come and explore with us and participate in our experiments.

Im Altenschemel 9-13
67435 Neustadt an der Weinstraße
Germany

This week we are working in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse on existing and new forms of perfromative conversation. We invite you to come and explore with us and participate in our experiments.

Sat 21 August 2021
18:00
Forum Groningen
Nieuwe Markt 1
9712 KN Groningen
The Netherlands

How do we watch a performance? During Watched and Seen spectators meet and share the experience of watching.
Watched and Seen is programmed at Noorderzon Festival of Performing Arts & Society combined with the performance ONE by Veerle Van Overloop/ShELFISH.

Fri 20 August 2021
18:00
Forum Groningen
Nieuwe Markt 1
9712 KN Groningen
The Netherlands

How do we watch a performance? During Watched and Seen spectators meet and share the experience of watching.
Watched and Seen is programmed at Noorderzon Festival of Performing Arts & Society combined with the performance ONE by Veerle Van Overloop/ShELFISH.

Thu 19 August 2021
21:00

Watched and Seen – Theaterfestival Boulevard

#DenBosch #TheaterfestivalBoul... #DonnaChittick
Zuiderpark
Entrance vat Vonk en Vlamlaantje
5211 LX 's-Hertogenbosch
The Netherlands

How do we watch a performance? During Watched and Seen spectators meet and share the experience of watching.
Watched and Seen is programmed at Theaterfestival Boulevard combined with dance performance TOGETHER by Donna Chittick.

Wed 18 August 2021
21:00

Watched and Seen – Theaterfestival Boulevard

#DenBosch #TheaterfestivalBoul... #DonnaChittick
Zuiderpark
Entrance vat Vonk en Vlamlaantje
5211 LX 's-Hertogenbosch
The Netherlands

How do we watch a performance? During Watched and Seen spectators meet and share the experience of watching.
Watched and Seen is programmed at Theaterfestival Boulevard combined with dance performance TOGETHER by Donna Chittick.

Building Conversation at Santarcangelo Festival

#SantarcangelodiRoma... #SantarcangeloFestiv...
via Andrea Costa 28 - 47822
Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)
Italy

In July we travel to Sanctarangelo Festival. Santarcangelo, dedicated to contemporary theatre, dance and performative arts, is one of the most important Italian festivals, as well as the oldest.
With Building Conversation we participate in the utopian research project How to be Together; a temporary, sustainable village in which we look at what it means to be together, now and in the future.

Building Conversation at Santarcangelo Festival

#SantarcangelodiRoma... #SantarcangeloFestiv...
via Andrea Costa 28 - 47822
Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)
Italy

In July we travel to Sanctarangelo Festival. Santarcangelo, dedicated to contemporary theatre, dance and performative arts, is one of the most important Italian festivals, as well as the oldest.
With Building Conversation we participate in the utopian research project How to be Together; a temporary, sustainable village in which we look at what it means to be together, now and in the future.

Building Conversation at Santarcangelo Festival

#SantarcangelodiRoma... #SantarcangeloFestiv...
via Andrea Costa 28 - 47822
Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)
Italy

In July we travel to Sanctarangelo Festival. Santarcangelo, dedicated to contemporary theatre, dance and performative arts, is one of the most important Italian festivals, as well as the oldest.
With Building Conversation we participate in the utopian research project How to be Together; a temporary, sustainable village in which we look at what it means to be together, now and in the future.

We are working with Matchbox again this year and created an online program where you can participate in different conversations. This month you can take part in Impossible Conversation on Community. A conversation inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

Building Conversation at Santarcangelo Festival

#SantarcangelodiRoma... #SantarcangeloFestiv...
via Andrea Costa 28 - 47822
Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)
Italy

In July we travel to Sanctarangelo Festival. Santarcangelo, dedicated to contemporary theatre, dance and performative arts, is one of the most important Italian festivals, as well as the oldest.
With Building Conversation we participate in the utopian research project How to be Together; a temporary, sustainable village in which we look at what it means to be together, now and in the future.

Building Conversation at Santarcangelo Festival

#SantarcangelodiRoma... #SantarcangeloFestiv...
via Andrea Costa 28 - 47822
Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)
Italy

In July we travel to Sanctarangelo Festival. Santarcangelo, dedicated to contemporary theatre, dance and performative arts, is one of the most important Italian festivals, as well as the oldest.
With Building Conversation we participate in the utopian research project How to be Together; a temporary, sustainable village in which we look at what it means to be together, now and in the future.

Building Conversation at Santarcangelo Festival

#SantarcangelodiRoma... #SantarcangeloFestiv...
via Andrea Costa 28 - 47822
Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)
Italy

In July we travel to Sanctarangelo Festival. Santarcangelo, dedicated to contemporary theatre, dance and performative arts, is one of the most important Italian festivals, as well as the oldest.
With Building Conversation we participate in the utopian research project How to be Together; a temporary, sustainable village in which we look at what it means to be together, now and in the future.

Building Conversation at Santarcangelo Festival

#SantarcangelodiRoma... #SantarcangeloFestiv...
via Andrea Costa 28 - 47822
Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)
Italy

In July we travel to Sanctarangelo Festival. Santarcangelo, dedicated to contemporary theatre, dance and performative arts, is one of the most important Italian festivals, as well as the oldest.
With Building Conversation we participate in the utopian research project How to be Together; a temporary, sustainable village in which we look at what it means to be together, now and in the future.

Building Conversation at Santarcangelo Festival

#SantarcangelodiRoma... #SantarcangeloFestiv...
via Andrea Costa 28 - 47822
Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)
Italy

In July we travel to Sanctarangelo Festival. Santarcangelo, dedicated to contemporary theatre, dance and performative arts, is one of the most important Italian festivals, as well as the oldest.
With Building Conversation we participate in the utopian research project How to be Together; a temporary, sustainable village in which we look at what it means to be together, now and in the future.

Building Conversation at Santarcangelo Festival

#SantarcangelodiRoma... #SantarcangeloFestiv...
via Andrea Costa 28 - 47822
Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)
Italy

In July we travel to Sanctarangelo Festival. Santarcangelo, dedicated to contemporary theatre, dance and performative arts, is one of the most important Italian festivals, as well as the oldest.
With Building Conversation we participate in the utopian research project How to be Together; a temporary, sustainable village in which we look at what it means to be together, now and in the future.

Building Conversation at Santarcangelo Festival

#SantarcangelodiRoma... #SantarcangeloFestiv...
via Andrea Costa 28 - 47822
Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN)
Italy

In July we travel to Sanctarangelo Festival. Santarcangelo, dedicated to contemporary theatre, dance and performative arts, is one of the most important Italian festivals, as well as the oldest.
With Building Conversation we participate in the utopian research project How to be Together; a temporary, sustainable village in which we look at what it means to be together, now and in the future.

Tue 6 July 2021
13:00 - 16:00

DYING TOGETHER / Futures (try -out) – WE LIVE HERE: Impermanence Private group

#Amsterdam #NicoleBeutlerProjec...

DYING TOGETHER is a physical, interactive performance in which performers, together with participating audience, examine and interpret instances of collective dying. DYING TOGETHER / Futures pandemic theme focuses on how we are not only experiencing loss of human and animal life but where our vision of the future is also dying.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
68161 Mannheim
Germany

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the Internationale Schillertage.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Sat 26 June 2021
09:30 - 17:00

Washing Hands – Mind the Artist – Brugge (BE)

#Brugge #KAAP #mindtheartist #museabrugge
Sint-Janshospitaal
Mariastraat 38
8000 Brugge
Belgium

In May and June Washing Hands can be seen during Mind the Artist. Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
68161 Mannheim
Germany

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the Internationale Schillertage.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
68161 Mannheim
Germany

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the Internationale Schillertage.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
68161 Mannheim
Germany

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the Internationale Schillertage.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

We are working with Matchbox again this year and created an online program where you can participate in different conversations. This month you can take part in Impossible Conversation on Trust and Control. A conversation inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
68161 Mannheim
Germany

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the Internationale Schillertage.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
68161 Mannheim
Germany

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the Internationale Schillertage.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
68161 Mannheim
Germany

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the Internationale Schillertage.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Holding up space Internationale Schillertage – Mannheim (DE)

#Mannheim #InternationaleSchil... #nationaltheatermann...

During the Internationale Schillertage, Lotte van den Berg talks with dramaturge Bojana Kunst, theater artist Mallika Taneja and directors Catalina Insignares and Carolina Mendonça about holding up space in their work and daily life.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
68161 Mannheim
Germany

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the Internationale Schillertage.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Van Marcke site
Weggevoerdenlaan 5
8500 Kortrijk
Belgium

Throughout this year, BUDA has continued to host and support artists as much as they could, including N.E.S.H.A.A. (by Peter Aers and Obiozo Ukpabi of Building Conversation, among others), with the result that A CURSE POEM can be seen at the Almost Summer Festival from 10 to 20 June.

Parliament of Things – Sånafest (NO)

#Oslo #Saanafest #ØstfoldInternasjon...
Glenneparken i Son
Oslo, Norway

During the Parliament of Things we investigate what it means for us Westerners to speak on behalf of things, on behalf of nature.

Conversation without words – Sånafest (NO)

#Oslo #Saanafest #ØstfoldInternasjon...
Glenneparken i Son
Oslo, Norway

The Conversation without Words is inspired by various indigenous practices where people gather in silence, looking at each other without saying a word.

Agonistic Conversation – Sånafest (NO)

#Oslo #Saanafest #ØstfoldInternasjon...
Glenneparken i Son
Oslo, Norway

The Agonistic Conversation was developed in response to the philosopher Chantal Mouffe who speaks of the importance of conflict in the political arena and calls upon the arts to help develop what she calls the ‘agonistic space’, in which agonists are opponents – not to be confused with antagonists, enemies.

Sat 19 June 2021
09:30 - 17:00

Washing Hands – Mind the Artist – Brugge (BE)

#Brugge #KAAP #mindtheartist #museabrugge
Sint-Janshospitaal
Mariastraat 38
8000 Brugge
Belgium

In May and June Washing Hands can be seen during Mind the Artist. Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
68161 Mannheim
Germany

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the Internationale Schillertage.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Van Marcke site
Weggevoerdenlaan 5
8500 Kortrijk
Belgium

Throughout this year, BUDA has continued to host and support artists as much as they could, including N.E.S.H.A.A. (by Peter Aers and Obiozo Ukpabi of Building Conversation, among others), with the result that A CURSE POEM can be seen at the Almost Summer Festival from 10 to 20 June.

Parliament of Things – Sånafest (NO)

#Oslo #Saanafest #ØstfoldInternasjon...
Glenneparken i Son
Oslo, Norway

During the Parliament of Things we investigate what it means for us Westerners to speak on behalf of things, on behalf of nature.

Conversation without words – Sånafest (NO)

#Oslo #Saanafest #ØstfoldInternasjon...
Glenneparken i Son
Oslo, Norway

The Conversation without Words is inspired by various indigenous practices where people gather in silence, looking at each other without saying a word.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
68161 Mannheim
Germany

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the Internationale Schillertage.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Fri 18 June 2021
17:00 - 20:00
Van Marcke site
Weggevoerdenlaan 5
8500 Kortrijk
Belgium

Throughout this year, BUDA has continued to host and support artists as much as they could, including N.E.S.H.A.A. (by Peter Aers and Obiozo Ukpabi of Building Conversation, among others), with the result that A CURSE POEM can be seen at the Almost Summer Festival from 10 to 20 June.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
68161 Mannheim
Germany

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the Internationale Schillertage.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Thu 17 June 2021
17:00 - 20:00
Van Marcke site
Weggevoerdenlaan 5
8500 Kortrijk
Belgium

Throughout this year, BUDA has continued to host and support artists as much as they could, including N.E.S.H.A.A. (by Peter Aers and Obiozo Ukpabi of Building Conversation, among others), with the result that A CURSE POEM can be seen at the Almost Summer Festival from 10 to 20 June.

Mon 14 June 2021
16:00-19:30
BASE Milano
via Bergognone 34
Milan, Italy

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the FAROUT Festival.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Sun 13 June 2021
12:00-19:45
BASE Milano
via Bergognone 34
Milan, Italy

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the FAROUT Festival.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Van Marcke site
Weggevoerdenlaan 5
8500 Kortrijk
Belgium

Throughout this year, BUDA has continued to host and support artists as much as they could, including N.E.S.H.A.A. (by Peter Aers and Obiozo Ukpabi of Building Conversation, among others), with the result that A CURSE POEM can be seen at the Almost Summer Festival from 10 to 20 June.

Sat 12 June 2021
09:30 - 17:00

Washing Hands – Mind the Artist – Brugge (BE)

#Brugge #KAAP #mindtheartist #museabrugge
Sint-Janshospitaal
Mariastraat 38
8000 Brugge
Belgium

In May and June Washing Hands can be seen during Mind the Artist. Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Sat 12 June 2021
12:00-19:45
BASE Milano
via Bergognone 34
Milan, Italy

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the FAROUT Festival.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Van Marcke site
Weggevoerdenlaan 5
8500 Kortrijk
Belgium

Throughout this year, BUDA has continued to host and support artists as much as they could, including N.E.S.H.A.A. (by Peter Aers and Obiozo Ukpabi of Building Conversation, among others), with the result that A CURSE POEM can be seen at the Almost Summer Festival from 10 to 20 June.

Fri 11 June 2021
16:00-19:30
BASE Milano
via Bergognone 34
Milan, Italy

In June Washing Hands can be seen during the FAROUT Festival.
Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Fri 11 June 2021
17:00 - 20:00
Van Marcke site
Weggevoerdenlaan 5
8500 Kortrijk
Belgium

Throughout this year, BUDA has continued to host and support artists as much as they could, including N.E.S.H.A.A. (by Peter Aers and Obiozo Ukpabi of Building Conversation, among others), with the result that A CURSE POEM can be seen at the Almost Summer Festival from 10 to 20 June.

Thu 10 June 2021
18:00 - 20:00
Van Marcke site
Weggevoerdenlaan 5
8500 Kortrijk
Belgium

Throughout this year, BUDA has continued to host and support artists as much as they could, including N.E.S.H.A.A. (by Peter Aers and Obiozo Ukpabi of Building Conversation, among others), with the result that A CURSE POEM can be seen at the Almost Summer Festival from 10 to 20 June.

Van Marcke site
Weggevoerdenlaan 5
8500 Kortrijk
Belgium

Throughout this year, BUDA has continued to host and support artists as much as they could, including N.E.S.H.A.A. (by Peter Aers and Obiozo Ukpabi of Building Conversation, among others), with the result that A CURSE POEM can be seen at the Almost Summer Festival from 10 to 20 June.

Sat 5 June 2021
09:30 - 17:00

Washing Hands – Mind the Artist – Brugge (BE)

#Brugge #KAAP #mindtheartist #museabrugge
Sint-Janshospitaal
Mariastraat 38
8000 Brugge
Belgium

In May and June Washing Hands can be seen during Mind the Artist. Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Thu 3 June 2021
19:30

During Impossible Conversation on Collectivity we investigate what collectivity means and and explore what happens being online together. Impossible Conversation is inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

Wed 2 June 2021
20:30

A large-scale version of Distant Thoughts for the opening night of STRP Festival 2021.
In Distant Thoughts you are invited to take a close look at the contacts you enter into with people you don’t know. It is a telephone conversation for two people who do not know each other. This is an unusual encounter between strangers.

How can we trust? Was there a moment that you just needed to trust someone or something
whatever the outcome?

In May Building Conversation is part of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA).
The program of SIFA 2021 reflects on the impact of the pandemic and is curated around the themes care, compassion and community. It features artists who have learned to adapt and showcases work that can reach audiences around the world using a variety of technologies. With Building Conversation we conduct a series of Impossible Conversations on the themes of Care, Risk, Obedience and Trust.

Sat 29 May 2021
09:30 - 17:00

Washing Hands – Mind the Artist – Brugge (BE)

#Brugge #KAAP #mindtheartist #museabrugge
Sint-Janshospitaal
Mariastraat 38
8000 Brugge
Belgium

In May and June Washing Hands can be seen during Mind the Artist. Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

Have you ever had an experience in which you obeyed but wanted to disobey? What makes you obey
or disobey?

In May Building Conversation is part of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA).
The program of SIFA 2021 reflects on the impact of the pandemic and is curated around the themes care, compassion and community. It features artists who have learned to adapt and showcases work that can reach audiences around the world using a variety of technologies. With Building Conversation we conduct a series of Impossible Conversations on the themes of Care, Risk, Obedience and Trust.

From March till June Building Conversation will be a guest and host at the Oslo National Academy of Arts with a series of 5 conversations. This month we’re hosting Impossible Conversation. A conversation inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

We are working with Matchbox again this year and created an online program where you can participate in different conversations. This month you can take part in Impossible Conversation on Freedom. A conversation inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

Sat 22 May 2021
09:30 - 17:00

Washing Hands – Mind the Artist – Brugge (BE)

#Brugge #KAAP #mindtheartist #museabrugge
Sint-Janshospitaal
Mariastraat 38
8000 Brugge
Belgium

In May and June Washing Hands can be seen during Mind the Artist. Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

From March till June Building Conversation will be a guest and host at the Oslo National Academy of Arts with a series of 5 conversations. This month we’re hosting Impossible Conversation. A conversation inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

Have you ever felt there was a moment when you failed to take a risk? Or maybe you risked too
much?

In May Building Conversation is part of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA).
The program of SIFA 2021 reflects on the impact of the pandemic and is curated around the themes care, compassion and community. It features artists who have learned to adapt and showcases work that can reach audiences around the world using a variety of technologies. With Building Conversation we conduct a series of Impossible Conversations on the themes of Care, Risk, Obedience and Trust.

Sat 15 May 2021
09:30 - 17:00

Washing Hands – Mind the Artist – Brugge (BE)

#Brugge #KAAP #mindtheartist #museabrugge
Sint-Janshospitaal
Mariastraat 38
8000 Brugge
Belgium

In May and June Washing Hands can be seen during Mind the Artist. Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

What does it mean to care? How can we talk about giving care in these times?

In May Building Conversation is part of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA).
The program of SIFA 2021 reflects on the impact of the pandemic and is curated around the themes care, compassion and community. It features artists who have learned to adapt and showcases work that can reach audiences around the world using a variety of technologies. With Building Conversation we conduct a series of Impossible Conversations on the themes of Care, Risk, Obedience and Trust.

Sat 8 May 2021
09:30 - 17:00

Washing Hands – Mind the Artist – Brugge (BE)

#Brugge #KAAP #mindtheartist #museabrugge
Sint-Janshospitaal
Mariastraat 38
8000 Brugge
Belgium

In May and June Washing Hands can be seen during Mind the Artist. Washing Hands is a ritual devised to help re-establish more physical contact in the public space.

We are working with Matchbox again this year and created an online program where you can participate in different conversations. This month you can take part in Distant Thoughts. In Distant Thoughts you are invited to take a close look at the contacts you enter into with people you don’t know. It is a telephone conversation for two people who do not know each other: an unusual encounter between strangers.

Thu 22 April 2021
16:00-18:00

How can we better serve the collective as individuals?
How can technology be used to unite us, instead of dividing us? And what can we learn from the collectivity of organisms, bird flocks and cells?
In 2021 STRP will investigate what collectivity is. Building Conversation is part of the festival in June. In April we also join the evening program Me and You and Everything We Know with Impossible Conversation on Collectivity.

 

From March till June Building Conversation will be a guest and host at the Oslo National Academy of Arts with a series of 5 conversations. This month we’re hosting Impossible Conversation on Privilege. A conversation inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

We are working with Matchbox again this year and created an online program where you can participate in different conversations. This month you can take part in Impossible Conversation on Truth. A conversation inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

From March till June Building Conversation will be a guest and host at the Oslo National Academy of Arts with a series of 5 conversations. The second is Impossible Conversation on the Future. A conversation inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

Fri 5 March 2021

Building Conversation met Future Tellers Zuidoost: presentatie

#Amsterdam #Kazerne #TAAK

From March till June Building Conversation will be a guest and host at the Oslo National Academy of Arts with a series of 5 conversations. The first is Impossible Conversation on Freedom of Expression. A conversation inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking […]

Tue 2 March 2021
21:00

Distant Thoughts at Prague Crossroads Festival

#Prague #PragueCrossroadsFes... #NationalTheatrePrag...

In Distant Thoughts you are invited to take a close look at the contacts you enter into with people you don’t know. It is a telephone conversation for two people who do not know each other: an unusual encounter between strangers. 

We are working with Matchbox again this year and created an online program where you can participate in different conversations. This month you can take part in Impossible Conversation on Responsibility.
A conversation inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

Water Webinar: The Water Inspiration

#UniversiteitGent #UniversityofCalifor... #UniversityofQueensl...

Building Conversation has been invited to participate in the Water Webinars Series. This series of webinars is organized by Ghent University (Belgium), University of California Berkeley (US) and the University of Queensland (AU).
On February 18, we will be part of The Water Inspiration.
Can we give Water a voice with The Parliament of Things? Can we speak for water, can we listen to water?

Thu 18 February 2021
21:00

Distant Thoughts at Prague Crossroads Festival

#Prague #PragueCrossroadsFes... #NationalTheatrePrag...

In Distant Thoughts you are invited to take a close look at the contacts you enter into with people you don’t know. It is a telephone conversation for two people who do not know each other: an unusual encounter between strangers. 

Wed 10 February 2021
18:00

Distant Thoughts at Prague Crossroads Festival

#Prague #PragueCrossroadsFes... #NationalTheatrePrag...

In Distant Thoughts you are invited to take a close look at the contacts you enter into with people you don’t know. It is a telephone conversation for two people who do not know each other: an unusual encounter between strangers. 

Fri 29 January 2021

Building Conversation met Future Tellers Zuidoost: werken met Fana Richters (AiRich) Private group

#Amsterdam #Kazerne #TAAK

Impossible Conversation on Lies. A conversation inspired by a Jesuit method in which you slow down and connect personal images by writing, reading and speaking together.

Fri 22 January 2021

Building Conversation met Future Tellers Zuidoost: werken met Cheyenne Herdigein Private group

#Amsterdam #Kazerne #TAAK
Sat 16 January 2021

Building Conversation met Future Tellers Zuidoost: Gesprek voor twee Private group

#Amsterdam #Kazerne #TAAK
Fri 8 January 2021
10:00-13:00

Impossible Conversation on Freedom of Speech – Oslo National Academy of the Arts Private group

#Olso #OsloNationalAcademy...