#5 Gothenburg: Edge or Border?
Friendly, vibrant, segregated, a place of contradictions, opportunities and transforming industries… there are many different words to describe Sweden’s second largest city, Gothenburg. In May 2019, actively involved in young communities, Backa Teater organized a series of events and performances under the title “A Changed Europe”. Spyros Andreopoulos shares with us echoes and visions of his experience there.
Upon arrival at the airport, a group of migrants escorted by police officers, is queuing for passport control. This arrestive image will trigger thoughts on borders, control and human contact, which will accompany him during his visit – opening a new perspective on current social issues. Follow his journey while he discovers Backa Teater’s artistic work and geopolitical beliefs, along with guest artists’ experiences, keeping one foot on each side of the Göta River.