Colonial Repercussions

Programme

26 and 27 May 2018

Performances of No-thingness

Concept: Nana Adusei-Poku (Scholar for Cultural Studies)

Saturday, 26 May 2018

11 – 11:30 am, Plenarsaal
WELCOME
Nana Adusei-Poku (Curator and Art Historian, New York City, USA)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Plenarsaal
KEYNOTE
Black. Still. Life.
Christina Sharpe (Professor in Africana and Women's, Gender, and Sexualities Studies, Tufts University, Boston USA)

1 – 1:30 pm, Plenarfoyer
LIVE SOUND PERFORMANCE
Breath
Ain Bailey (Sound Artist, London, UK)

1:30 – 2 pm, Plenarfoyer
PEFORMANCE LECTURE
The Black Drift
Sorryyoufeeluncomfortable / Imani Robinson (Art collective, London, UK)

3 – 5:30 pm, outside with shuttle bus
REMASTERED WORKSHOP I
Indelible Imprints – The Everyday Presence of the Colonial Past
Guided Berlin City Tour
Joshua Kwesi Aikins (Political Science Scholar, Berlin, Germany)
Limited number of participants, by registration only at day of event

3 – 5:30 pm, Clubraum
REMASTERED WORKSHOP II
Fluid. Pedagogical Theatre Workshop on being present
Autumn Knight (Performance Artist, New York City, USA)
Limited number of participants, by registration only at day of event

3 – 5:30 pm, Blackbox
REMASTERED WORKSHOP III
Mvmnt in the shadows. Movement Workshop
NIC Kay (Performance Artist, New York City, USA)
Limited number of participants, by registration only at day of event

3 – 5:30 pm, Plenarsaal
DIALOGUE
Impossible Presence – On the Contemporary Colonial Unconscious in Germany
Peggy Piesche (Literary and Cultural Studies Scholar, Berlin, Germany) in conversation with Nana Adusei-Poku

6:15 – 7 pm, Plenarsaal
KEYNOTE
Duration in Bronx Gothic – Acts of Appearance and Disappearance
Okwui Okpokwasili (Performance Artist, New York City, USA)

7 – 11 pm, Clubraum
RECEPTION
Music & Socializing
DJ Sets by Ain Bailey & Sorryyoufeeluncomfortable / Rabz Lansiquot

 

Sunday, 27 May 2018

10 – 11:30 am, Plenarsaal
KEYNOTE
The Anonymous Body
Julia Phillips (Artist, New York City, USA)

11:45 am – 12:45 pm, Plenarfoyer
REMASTERED WORKSHOP IV
Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America (and 21st Century Europe)
Black Study with Sorryyoufeeluncomfortable (Art collective, London, UK)
Limited number of participants, by registration only at day of event

11:45 am – 12:45 pm, Tagungsraum
REMASTERED WORKSHOP V
Indelible Imprints – The Everyday Presence of the Colonial Past
Accessible Virtual Berlin City Tour
Joshua Kwesi Aikins (Political Science Scholar, Berlin)
Limited number of participants, by registration only at day of event

11:45 am – 12:45 pm, Plenarsaal
DIALOGUE
Refusal of the Spectacular. On Colonial Gazes and Colonial Structures in German Theatre
Julia Wissert (Theatre Director, Berlin) in conversation with Anta Helena Recke (Performer and Theatre Director, Munich)

1:45 – 2:30 pm, entire building
PERFORMANCE
pushit, an exercise in getting well soon!
NIC Kay (Performance Artist, New York City, USA)

2:30 – 3 pm, Plenarsaal
POETRY PERFORMANCE
Obstacle
Travis Alabanza (Performance Artist, London, UK)

3 – 3:30 pm, Plenarfoyer
LIVE SOUND PERFORMANCE
Breath
Ain Bailey (Sound Artist, London, UK)

4 – 5 pm, Plenarsaal
LECTURE
Some Notes on Joy and Pain: Black Performance in/out of the Diaspora
Melissa Blanco Borelli (Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theatre & Dance University of London, UK)

5:15 – 6:30 pm, Blackbox
PERFORMANCE
Sanity TV: On Location
Autumn Knight (Performance Artist, New York City, USA)

6:45 – 9:30 pm, Clubraum
SALON
Performing No-thingness
Critical reflection with Jonathan González, participants and audience. Moderation: Nana Adusei-Poku