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Researching With Art?

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How do I conduct researchin the arts? Do I use hypotheses and investigative questions, wear a lab coat and use a microscope? Does conducting this research increase the chances for success of a funding application? How do others in the independent performing arts community go about this - and who are these others, in fact?

This professional exchange format that takes place from June 4 to 6 as part of Figure It Out is intended for theater makers who want to meet others within the community, network and find inspiration.

Playful exchange formats, an academic presentation on artistic research as well as an unconference will all provide opportunities to do so. This will allow the participants to follow the ideas and questions that actually interest them and bring them further along the way to their goals: no matter whether it involves forming a self-help group of anonymous procrastinators, having a professional exchange about funding opportunities or having a conversation about inclusivity…

To close things out at the end of this, a zine workshop in which freehand collages made from texts, images and objects will be made, will provide an opportunity to hold on to what has been learned as well as to reflect.

SUNDAY, June 4
6:00 pm UNDIN 7:30 pm Cultural studies presentation on artistic research, followed by a discussion

MONDAY, June 5
10:30 am - 11:00 am Arrival
11:00 am − 11:30 am Getting to know each other and warm up in guided rounds of exchange
11:30 am − 12:30 pm Do I conduct research with and into the arts - and if yes: where, how and why? A reflection workshop
12:30 pm − 2:00 pm Picnic
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm Unconference: With the help of assisting moderation, the participants will discuss the presentations, topics and sessions, they will share their expertise and interested, formulate their questions and problems for which they are seeking solutions.

10:00 am − 11:30 am Breakfast
11:30 am − 2:00 pm Zines about/as artistic research: We will preserve everything that can be taken from the professional exchange in anarchic, handmade maga zines . An arts and crafts workshop.
From 6:00 pm Salon for artistic research


  • 04 Jun

    18:00 o'clock

  • 05 Jun

    10:30 o'clock

  • 06 Jun

    10:00 o'clock

Schaubude Berlin, Greifswalder Straße 81-84, 10405 Berlin