A.T.K. – Albanian Theatre Association
Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione
Le Channel Scène Nationale
Théâtre de Liège
Tjeter Vizion Ngo
University of Bologna
Nov 1 2017 to May 31 2020
Saga, a documentary film series
After conducting a series of workshop in Bologna, the ZimmerFrei collective is still developing 'Saga', a documentary film series, of which the first episode 'Camminare / The Walk', about 18-year-old Yakub, has been premiered in March 2019 as part of Atlas of Transitions Biennial 'HOME' at Cineteca di Bologna.
Nov 19 2019 to Nov 24 2019
The Nigger of the 'Narcissus'
Presented for the first time in Bologna in the framework of Atlas of Transitions Biennial 'HOME', Cantieri Meticci's new production halfway between performance and installation 'The Nigger of the Narcissus' comes once more to San Martino Theatre. Another opportunity to get on the Narcissus' boat and immerse in a maze of visions, bodies, and relationships.
Oct 24 2019 to Nov 5 2019
Atlas of Transitions Festival in Warsaw
The program of the festival hosted by Powszechny Theatre in Warsaw comprises a variety of theatrical performances, workshops, lectures, and meetings of curators from a number of European theatres, members of the Atlas of Transitions partnership. Three theatrical productions and a video documentary realised under the frame of the project will be presented to the Polish public.
Oct 10 2019 to Oct 17 2019
SIGNS - 21 Skampa International Theatre Festival
A.T.K Albanian Theatre Association and Tjeter Vizion NGO are set to deliver the 21st edition of Skampa International Theatre Festival in Elbasan, showcasing emerging artists coming from Macedonia, Azerbaijan, Italy, Albania, Romania, Poland, Hungary, USA, and Kosovo.
Oct 8 2019 to Oct 12 2019
'Out of Darkness', final version
In the final version of 'Out of Darkness' which will take place from 8th to 12th October at Théâtre de Liège, filmmakers Bénédicte Liénard and Mary Jimenez give us, in an image and sound theatre, some authentic, hard and unique testimonies collected for the first time on the other side of the Mediterranean Sea, to advocate for the forgotten...
Sep 20 2019 to Sep 24 2019
Powszechny Theatre has announced its return with a new production directed by Omar Abusaada entitled "Damascus 2045" which will premiere in September 2019 in Warsaw. A dystopian performance based on the history of the ongoing war in Syria. Can you whitewash a long-term trauma? Does human memory have any chance in confrontation with electronic memory? Can „War of Liberation” be a better version of the war?Read more
May 25 2019 to May 26 2019
During the multidisciplinary festival 'A Taste of the Other', Le Channel Scène Nationale de Calais invited people on a journey with an unusual itinerary along which they could meet four people who each have a unique point of view, an experience and a certain knowledge on the much-debated topic of migration. The “incredible paths” was an opportunity to create a space where short testimonials and concise reflections that shed light on questions raised by intercontinental migrations can be shared.
May 24 2019 to May 26 2019
A Taste of the Other
From 24th to 26th May 2019, the event will mobilise the full potential of Le Channel's spaces through the specific activities organized within its framework: meetings, shows, concerts, exhibitions, cooking suggestions and workshops. This year's challenge is to look beyond the borders and European cultures to experience a cosmopolitan reunion, to think freely and understand the phenomena behind migration.Read more
May 9 2019 to May 22 2019
A Changed Europe
In May 2019, Backa Teater is organising a series of talks, concerts, workshops and guest performances in Gothenburg with the participation of international theatre companies, students, artists, researchers and scholars. Can participatory practices contribute to the promotion of multicultural dialogue? How did the cultural map of Europe change in the last few years? These are only some of the central questions on Backa Teater's agenda...
Mar 13 2019 to Mar 15 2019
'Out of Darkness', image and sound performance
In parallel to conducting educational theatre workshops with students and migrants in various secondary schools in Liège, Théâtre de Liège is getting everything set for the public presentation of 'Out of Darkness', designed by filmmaker Mary Jiménez and Bénédicte Liénard, that will be held on 13, 14, 15th March 2019.
Mar 1 2019 to May 4 2019
Hierarchy of Needs
'Hierarchy of Needs' is the new theatrical performance produced by Backa Teater in collaboration with urban dance company Twisted Feet Company in the frame of Atlas of Transitions.
Mar 1 2019 to Mar 10 2019
Atlas of Transitions Biennial | HOME
What is the relationship between art and activism? How can cultural and gender gaps be reduced through the arts? In March 2019, international festival Atlas of Transitions Biennial, returns to Bologna with HOME, including a selection of works by female artists coming from Mali, Syria, Palestine, Rwanda, Estonia, some of which will present their works for the first time in Italy. HOME is a space for dialogue between cultures, featuring performances, workshops, concerts, seminars, djset...
Mar 1 2019 to Jul 14 2019
Lighter Than Woman
Installation, Performance, Video production
After a period of creative residency in the frame of Atlas of Transitions Biennial 'HOME', Estonian artist Kristina Norman will present the docu-performance 'Lighter Than Woman' at Santarcangelo Festival in July and at Homo Novus Festival in Riga in September 2019. Many women leave their Eastern European homes and come to Italy to rescue their loved ones from a life in poverty but with the risk of remaining in the state of "weightlessness"...
Jan 23 2019 to May 17 2019
At the time of migration: school workshops
The workshops led by Théâtre de Liège with school students from January to May 2019 looks back at the history of migration, the causes or constraints that push people to migrate, understanding the opening and closing of borders throughout history and what motivated these decisions. An opportunity for the youth to discuss each other's experiences.Read more
Jan 14 2019 to Mar 31 2019
Forum Theatre in High Schools
In January Forum Theatre workshops were organised by Tjeter Vizion NGO at the Children Culture center - Ex Youth Center " Riemar" in Elbasan, involving a group of 10 university students, mainly with social work background. During the workshops, the group of participants worked on the creation of a performance exploring solutions to discrimination and exclusion, to be presented in various high schools in February and March 2019 in Gramsh, Elbasan, Cerrik.
Oct 17 2018 to Oct 22 2018
20th Skampa International Theatre Festival
During the 20th Edition of Skampa International Theatre Festival about 15 performances and various workshops took place, not only in the city of Elbasan, but also in other cities, such as Cërrik, Librazhd and Gramsh. In addition, round tables and encounters with youth and student groups were organised to promote the various forms of theatrical art and ethnic diversity as a positive value.
Oct 1 2018 to May 30 2019
Emerging Theatre Companies in the suburbs
In Bologna, the theatrical workshops in the neighbourhood of Casa di Khaoula and Centro Interculturale Zonarelli proceed under the eyes of the Cantieri Meticci expert members. After the summer break the groups spent the first few months picking up the discussion points from where they left, welcoming new participants and consolidating the bonds of an already existing strong team.Read more
Sep 15 2018 to Sep 18 2018
‘Monuments of Conflict & Convergence’, a collaborative action: Phase One
During a 4-day research workshop, six groups of students at NTUA joined Motus Terrae and local guides in a journey of discovery of Lavrion, in Greece, through the eyes of the people inhabiting the town.
Jun 17 2018 to Jun 23 2018
Autostrada del Sud, in car
36 cars. 36 actors-storytellers. More than 120 spectators. From Julio Cortazar's novel 'Rayuela. Il gioco del mondo', original dramaturgy and performance by Cantieri Meticci were presented during the first Atlas of Transitions Biennial in Bologna, Italy (here, picture by Alessia del Bianco).Read more
Jun 15 2018 to Jun 24 2018
RIGHT TO THE CITY, Diritto alla Città
We are pleased to announce the beginning of Right to the City | Diritto alla città, the Atlas of Transitions Biennial that from 15th to 24th June 2018 will bring original narratives and participative and creative performances and activities across the streets of Bologna. Picture by Matteo de Mayda.
Jun 1 2018 to Jun 8 2018
Z’oiseaux in Calais
'Le Channel' has co-produced a performance dealing with the context of intercontinental migration - to especially speak to children about the matter- together with the Company ‘Les petites boîtes’. The idea of exile has been investigated here with poetic tenderness by taking the perspective of migratory birds.
May 24 2018 to Sep 26 2019
Delightful dance at school
Backa Theater and Twisted Feet have recently started a series of workshops with young people and amateurs to reflect on encounters, courage and hope within the current migration-related context - through dance. Directed by the artistic director Mattias Andersson, the show will be premiered in Gothenburg in February 2019.
May 10 2018 to Jun 20 2018
A New Territory at Teatr Powszechny
During the Art and Society Festival Happy City 2018, and in occasion of the World Refugee Day on 20th June, 'New Territory live VR', the show produced by Teatr Powszechny under the umbrella of the Atlas of Transitions project, was performed three times in public space - in front of the theater.
May 6 2018 to May 18 2018
Neighbourhoods in motion
Cantieri Meticci thinks that public spaces represent an occasion to open dialogues and make beauty and thoughts shine and sparkle. It now presents the outcomes of the workshops that have run in the different neighbourhoods of Bologna since November 2017 - in the search for unexpected audiences and unusual places.Read more
Apr 14 2018 to Apr 15 2018
'The Animals', according to Strefa WolnoSłowa
On January 2018, the Strefa WolnoSłowa artistic group started working on the performance 'The Animals', which will be staged at Powszechny Theater on 14th and 15th April. The work will then be presented in autumn in theaters as well as cultural centres, in collaboration with schools and youth centres.
Apr 9 2018 to Jun 24 2018
Lawrence of Arabia
Teatr Powszechny will present 'Lawrence of Arabia' on 22nd June 2018 in Warsaw, during the Happy City festival. The show is a theatrical telephone game, exploring generalizations and fantasies related to identity. Picture from 'When my dad turned into a bush', which will also be presented during the festival, by Natalia Kabanow.
Apr 7 2018 to Jun 24 2018
'100 pas presque' in Bologna
'100 passi quasi' by Taoufiq Izeddiou and Said Ait El Moumen is the free workshop preparing professional and non-professional dancers for the performance that will be presented to the public on 23rd and 24th June in Bologna, during the first international festival of Atlas of Transitions.
Apr 2 2018 to May 31 2018
The Great Hands Collection
From April to the end of May 2018, Le Channel Scène Nationale conducted - together with the plastic artist Momette, an academic researcher, a photographer and a scenographer - the first of two experimental creative workshops under the umbrella of the Atlas of Transitions activities.
Mar 6 2018 to Apr 13 2018
Atlante, 'Saga' - Act II
The workshop for young people 'Atlante', location scouting for a documentary film, led by ZimmerFrei, concerns the observation of places, photo taking, sound recording, and film documentation in Bologna. Through this workshop, the city becomes a map of special sites - spatial nodes that open up to possibilities - where ordinary and memorable events have certainly happened.
Mar 5 2018 to Jun 30 2018
Documenting contemporary Albania
Tjeter Vizion NGO and A.T.K. Albanian Theatre Association are documenting lifestyle and social integration of the Roma and Egyptian communities in Elbasan District. The video documentary will be broadcasted on local TV channels.
Feb 5 2018 to Jun 15 2018
Sewing memories: Punctuation
'Punctuation', the individual workshops conducted in Bologna, Italy, by the Eritrean artist Muna Mussie with more than thirty women from different countries has represented the backstage for the creation of an original sewed book.
Feb 5 2018 to May 17 2018
'Sortir du Noir', An educational project
Théâtre de Liège has recently ended a rich programme of workshops with students and migrants at Institut Don Bosco and Athénée Royal Liège Atlas, two secondary schools in Liège. Led by school teachers, the workshops were organised together with the Centre pour Réfugiés de la Croix Rouge and the cultural associations Voix des Sans Papiers and Bobine.
Jan 30 2018 to May 17 2018
Educational theatre workshops in Liège
'Out of darkness' is the educational project for students organised by Théâtre de Liège - it is based on the work of the filmmakers Bénédicte Liénard and Mary Jimenez, with the support of Pierre Etienne, trainer and artist.
Nov 27 2017 to Dec 9 2017
External memory / Memoria esterna
Sound exploration of a city ‘out of sight’: Bologna. ‘Memoria Esterna’ is the first laboratory led by ZimmerFrei, alias Massimo Carozzi, sound designer, and Anna de Manincor, filmmaker, under the umbrella of Atlas of Transitions.Read more
Nov 6 2017 to May 13 2018
Theatres in the Neighbourhood
During the first months of the Atlas of Transitions project, Cantieri Meticci has been holding theatrical and artistic workshops thanks to its neighbourhood companies - Compagnie Meticce di Quartiere - in crucial areas of the suburbs of Bologna, in particular at Croce del Biacco, San Donato and Navile.
Nov 1 2017 to Mar 1 2018
Intercultural activities in Targówek Refugee Centre
The Targówek Refugee Centre, near Warsaw, designed specifically for women and children, provides hospitality for the migrants waiting for their asylum status. Here the artistic activities led by the Strefa WolnoSłowa team.
Oct 1 2017 to Dec 31 2017
'Sunflower' in Cërrik and Elbasan
"The 'Sunflower' workshop represents the first time we have talked together about migration-related issues. This is a very encouraging project, as it involves us in expressing our feelings through open dialogues and participation in theatrical activities", Nardi said.