A.T.K. – Albanian Theatre Association
Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione
Le Channel Scène Nationale
Théâtre de Liège
Tjeter Vizion Ngo
University of Bologna
Atlas Voices #3 - Lampedusa's Psychogeographies
During a visit to Loran - a former NATO base on the island of Lampedusa - Academy of Finland Fellow Dr. Karina Horsti interrogates herself on the experience of spaces through racialized politics of exploration. The abandoned two-story ex-military base speaks to the merger of humanitarian and securitized rationales in the border regime. What would such places mean for future generations of Europeans seeking their pasts?
Performing metaphors into a physical space
In this article published by Media@LSE Pierluigi Musarò explores how the theatrical metaphor of cosmopolitan solidarity is challenged by the physical proximity of the ‘other’. It specifically analyzes how Cantieri Meticci use participatory theatre to resist, rework, or disrupt the lines between possible and ‘impossible citizens’...
Atlas Voices #2 - Ruhrorter Refugee Theatre
Ruhrorter, a Refugee Theatre in Germany: Artistic Reflection on Otherness' is the contribution submitted by Özlem Canyürek, a PhD candidate at Hildesheim University, Department of Cultural Policy in Germany. She examines the intercultural opening of the German theatre landscape.
Intercultural theatre at the library
Situated in the Navile district of Bologna, the 'Casa di Khaoula Library', is the first venue reactivated this year with an inaugural meeting of the Cantieri Meticci 'eMerging Theatre Companies', during which the discussion about the major themes of interest - introduced before the summer break - is being continued.Read more
Atlas Voices #1 - Humanizing Visualizations
Following the call for papers announced last spring, Atlas of Transitions presents “Humanizing Refugee Information Visualizations”, a work submitted by Maria Assami from Boston. This paper develops a new approach to humanitarian communication by putting the focus on Syrian refugees' points of view, in order to reframe the issues of conflict and reducing the struggles linked to their resettlement.
Confrontations with reality
In this interview as well as in the show she directed, 'Lawrence of Arabia', Weronika Szczawinska talks about identity issues, cultural misunderstandings and the current situation of migrants and refugees in Poland to face the way 'the other’ is portrayed in theatre.
Poetry on the move
The interview with the slammer Nicolò Gugliuzza here explores how poetry slam can take part in the inclusion process of migrants and asylum seekers and highlights how different languages within a common creative environment can actually help people meet and understand each other (here, 'STepping into tomorrow' by Nicolò Gugliuzza).Read more
Anna Raimondo and the radio creatures
The radio artist Anna Raimondo talks about the experience of visibility and invisibility while living in a conditions of clandestinity in Bologna and the intentions behind her mixed performance '(In)visible Radio Creatures#2_happening radiofonico transgeografico', which will be presented during the first festival of Atlas of Transitions (here, picture by Konstancja Dunin-Wasowicz).Read more
Taoufiq Izeddiou's contemporary dance
Taoufiq Izeddiou conducts the workshops preparing the collective performance, '100 pas presque', that will be presented during 'Right to the City', the first international festival of Atlas of Transitions. In this interview, recorded on 9th April 2018, Taoufiq talks about contemporary dance, bodies' energy, and empathy...Read more
We are all sunflowers
Interview with Xhuljano Brisku. Graduated at the Tirana Art Academy, Xhuljano, as a ‘Sunflower’ assistant production director, shares his impressions and feelings about the public’s reception of the representations that took place in December 2017 in the city of Elbasan and in Cërrik, in the district of Elbasan, Albania.
Portrayal of Cërrik, Albania
Those who return must face great challenges to reintegrate within society as well as into the economic life of the country. Usually, the returnees exhibit identity issues as they do not really know where they belong to and often feel they are at the crossroads, between staying and leaving again.
Backa Teater, Premise
Even the younger migrants left their homes, their families and friends, with the hope of finding a future in Europe. We thus want to tell a tale of hope and accomplishment and empower them while focusing on their experiences, as they are masters of their fate, in the face of the obstacles they met to achieve a new life in Sweden.
Yakub and other stories
In October 2014 Yakub, together with Cantieri Meticci, took part in the first edition of Sabìr, the festival about culture and citizenship in the Mediterranean region. There, he told us the story of his journey towards Italy, a ‘story in the frame’, which has then become the monologue of this video-interview.Read more