Public Space: Fights and Fictions | DEMO:POLIS - The Right to Public Space

Programme

Conference language: English
Keynotes: Simultaneous translation into German

Thursday, 19 May

7 pm – 9 pm
PROLOGUE 
Welcome: Klaus-Dieter Lehmann (President of the Goethe-Institut), Joachim Bernauer (Head of the Culture Department, Goethe-Institut), Wilfried Wang (Deputy Director Architecture Section, Akademie der Künste)
Keynote: Eyal Weizman: Anatomy of Public Space
Discussion: Eyal Weizman, Sophie Wolfrum, Omar Nagati, Presenter: Johannes Odenthal (Director of Programming, Akademie der Künste)

9 pm – 10 pm

Performance by Cooking Sections: THE ‘NEXT “INVASIVE” IS “NATIVE”’

10 pm – midnight
Bar open

10.20 – 10.40 pm
Interview 1


Friday, 20 May

12 pm – 3 pm
MUTUAL SUSPICION
Statement: Anna Minton: Security and Surveillance – Public Space as Threat?
Statement: Doreen Heng Liu: Re-Production of Space. NODE’s current works on renovation
Statement: Kathrin Röggla: Fake Cities, Fiction Cities, Fictitious Cities
Discussion: Anna Minton, Doreen Heng Liu, Kathrin Röggla, Presenter: Julia Albani

3.20 – 3.40 pm
Interview 2

4 pm – 7 pm
PUBLIC SPACE AS SURVIVAL STRATEGY
Keynote: Peter Cachola Schmal: Arrival Cities as a Bazaar
Denkraum: Ana Dana Beroš, Raquel Rolnik, Tiago Mota Saraiva, Peter Cachola Schmal. Presenter: Joanne Pouzenc.  Information on how to register for the "Denkraum"

5.20 – 5.40 pm
Interview 3

6.00 – 6.20 pm
Interview 4

7 pm – 8 pm
Der amerikanische Investor
Radioplay by Jan Peter Bremer, Director Oliver Sturm, WDR 2013 (German), 53 min

7.20 – 7.40 pm
Interview 5


8 pm – 9 pm
Performance by Cooking Sections
: THE ‘NEXT “INVASIVE” IS “NATIVE”’

8.20 – 8.40 pm
Interview 6

9 pm – 12 am
PUBLIC SPACE AS CONTESTED SPACE
Keynote: Omar Nagati: Contested Space in a City in Flux: Scenes from Public Space in Post-Revolution Cairo
Denkraum: Renato Cymbalista, Pedro Gadanho, Elpida Karaba. Presenter: Andrea Zell.  Information on how to register for the "Denkraum"

22 pm - Saturday, 6 am
NIGHT SHIFT
hosted by Making Spaces c/o Niche Berlin & Creamcake

Line up 
Ms Banks live
Spinee
Liyo Gong
Ziúr
Mary Scherpe
Larry

Bar open


Saturday, 21 May

NIGHT SHIFT

12 am - 1 am
Bar with Cooking Sections

12.10 – 12.30 am
Interview 7

12 am – 9 am
Film screenings

12 am   Wem gehören unsere Städte / Mainmise sur les villes
1:30 am      Informal Studio: Marlboro South
2 am Everyday Rebellion
4 am The Yes Men are Revolting
Informal Studio: Marlboro South
6 am I Want to See the Manage
7:35 am   How to Start a Revolution (tbc)


9 am – 11 am

THOUGHTS FOR BREAKFAST
Mind awakening with poems selected by Ethel Baraona Pohl

9 am – 10 am
War of the Worlds
Radio drama by H.G. Wells, CBS 1938 (English), 60 min

9.30 – 9.40 am
Interview 8

10 am – 11 am
CURATOR´S TOUR
With Wilfried Wang through the DEMO:POLIS exhibition

11 am – 2 pm
PUBLIC SPACE AS A MILITARIZED ENVIRONMENT
Keynote: Léopold Lambert: State of Emergency Urbanism: From Cairo to Brussels, the Police Is the Architect
Denkraum: #ArchiDebout, Nana Adusei-Poku, Marvi Mazhar. Presenter: Joanne Pouzenc.  Information on how to register for the "Denkraum"

2.10 – 2.30 pm
Interview 9

2.40 – 3 pm
Interview 10

3 pm – 6 pm

THE SYMBOLISM OF PUBLIC SPACE
Keynote: Eva Franch i Gilabert: Fights and Fictions: The Sharing Movement
Denkraum: Katja Aßmann, Angelika Fitz, Tentative Collective, Zuloark. Presenter: Julia Albani.  Information on how to register for the "Denkraum"

4.10 – 4.30 pm
Interview 11

4
.40 – 5 pm
Interview 12

6.10 – 6.30 pm
Interview 13

6.40 – 7 pm
Interview 14

7 pm – 8 pm
Audiovisual Performance by Tentative Collective: Waste Agency

8 pm – 10 pm
PUBLIC SPACE AS COUNTERSTRATEGY
Denkraum: Jaakko Blomberg, Danijela Dugandžić, Matthias Sauerbruch. Presenter: Johannes Odenthal.  Information on how to register for the "Denkraum"

10 pm – 11 pm
Keynote: Sophie Wolfrum: The Porous City

11 pm
CONCLUSION
Discussion: Omar Nagati, Ethel Baraona Pohl, Peter Zlonicky

 

24/24  PROGRAMME

  • News Room – A critical lab run by journalists, critics and invited observers, reporting from the debates: Léopold Lambert, Meriem Chabani, John Edom, Ethel Baraona Pohl, Peter Zlonicky
  • Public Interviews – A series of ongoing public interview sessions with participants and guests to be published online with THE FUNAMBULIST / NEW SOUTH after the event
  • Pop-Up Think Tank: Stage your own panel
  • ArchiDebout Dôme
  • Work Spaces
  • Sleeping Spaces: The Real Factory of Thought
  • Gebetomat (Pray-o-mat) by Oliver Sturm
  • Exhibition open
  • Electrical Walks by Christina Kubisch
  • Radio Plays
    Nah und Fern. Radiohörspiel für Glocken und Trompetenklänge im Hintergrund, Composed by Mauricio Kagel, WDR 1994
    Big City Nightwork, by Barry Bermange, SWR 1990
  • Film Screenings
    Vorhang auf! - Thilo Koch und Werner Düttmann unterwegs in Berlins Straßen
    Make City Festival 2015: Berlin’s Festival for Architecture and Urban Alternatives
    We Know How To Order by Bryony Roberts and the South Shore Drill Team