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UTOPIA . NOW

Federal Congress of Independent Performing Arts
January 16th - 19th, 2020 – Berlin

The Bundesverband Freie Darstellende Künste (BFDK, German Association of Independent Performing Arts) invites you to the Hebbel am Ufer theatres (HAU) in Berlin for UTOPIA.NOW, the federal congress of independent performing arts, from January 16th - 19th, 2020. The title, UTOPIA.NOW, says it all: Having made it to the year 2020, and building on our 30 years of history as an association, these four days are dedicated to developing the future together. With its fifth federal congress, the BFDK is creating, once again, an expansive, collective think-tank for those active in the independent performing arts, as well as representatives from politics and public administration. » Read more

UTOPIA .NOW Schedule

HAU 1 HAU 2 HAU 3 Other
Thu 16. Jan 13:00 Performing Arts Program: Bus Tour of Berlin's Independent Performing Arts #1
Network – Bus-Tour, Berlin
Thu 16. Jan 17:00 How Should We Speak to One Another?!
HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Thu 16. Jan 18:00 On the Current State of the Independent Performing Arts
Input – HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Thu 16. Jan 18:30 On the Power of Utopia
Input – HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Thu 16. Jan 19:00 Welcome to the Cosmos of Cultural Policy
HAU 2 Foyer, Berlin
Thu 16. Jan 20:00 Utopian Opening Ceremony
Input – HAU 1 Bühne, Berlin
HAU 1 HAU 2 HAU 3 Other
Fri 17. Jan 10:00 Welcome to the Cosmos of Cultural Policy: Freedoms of Art
Input – HAU 2 Foyer, Berlin
Utopian Space #2: Sustainability I/II
HAU 3 Studio 0, Berlin
Utopian Space #1: Diversity I/II
HAU 3 House Club, Berlin
Utopian Space #3: Solidarity I/II
HAU 3 Studio 1, Berlin
Performing the Archive – Archiving the Federal Congress
HAU 2 HAU 2, HAU 3, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 10:30 Freedom of Art – Freedom of Society
Input, Talk – HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 11:30 Queering Working Conditions
Session – HAU 3 Studio 2, Berlin
DIE VIELEN Networking Event: Commemorations for a Society of Tomorrow
Network – HAU 3 Bühne, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 12:00 The In-Between of Entrepreneurship and Freedom of Art
Input, Talk – HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Transfer of creativity: Pop-up Sushi Bar
HAU 3 Foyer, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 13:30 Welcome to the Cosmos of Cultural Policy: Social Situation
Input – HAU 2 Foyer, Berlin
Community Theatre 2050
Input – HAU 2 Studio, Berlin
Financing Artists’ Lives
Session – HAU 3 Studio 2, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 14:00 Happy Birthday to the Minimum Fee!
Input, Talk – HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Welcome to the Cosmos of Cultural Policy: Spaces and Regions
Input – HAU 3 Foyer, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 14:30 We've Been There for a Long Time ...
Input, Talk – HAU 3 Bühne, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 15:00 flausen+ Pop-Up Teatime
Network – HAU 3 Foyer, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 15:30 From The Minimum Fee to a Recommended Fee Structure
Session – HAU 2 Studio, Berlin
So Where is This Minimum Fee?
Session – HAU 3 Studio 2, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 16:00 Utopian Dialogue on Working Conditions in the Independent Performing Arts
Input – HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
... and We're Good at It!
Session, Network – HAU 3 Bühne, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 18:00 Transform Yourselves?!
Talk – HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Producing Utopias
Session – HAU 3 Bühne, Berlin
PAPdate: LAFT Berlin and Its Projects
HAU 3 Studio 2, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 18:30 Alliance For Independent Arts – Work Session
Session – HAU 2 Studio, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 19:00 The Younger Generation Looks Toward the Future
Session – HAU 2 Studio, Berlin
The Pioneers Look Toward the Future
Session – HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 19:30 Meet-Up for the Countryside
Network – HAU 2 Foyer, Berlin
Fri 17. Jan 21:00 DJ Obstsalat
WAU, Berlin
HAU 1 HAU 2 HAU 3 Other
Sat 18. Jan 09:30 Welcome to the Cosmos of Cultural Policy: Cultural Education
Input – HAU 3 Foyer, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 10:00 Onward and Upward with Cultural Education
Input – HAU 3 Bühne, Berlin
Utopian Space #3: Solidarity II/II
HAU 3 Studio 1, Berlin
Utopian Space #1: Diversity II/II
HAU 3 House Club, Berlin
Utopian Space #2: Sustainability II/II
HAU 3 Studio 0, Berlin
Archive of Independent Performing Arts
HAU 3 Studio 2, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 10:30 Welcome to the Cosmos of Cultural Policy: Europe & International
Input – HAU 2 Foyer, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 11:00 Where is European Cultural Policy Headed?
Talk – HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
flausen+ Pop-Up Teatime
HAU 3 Foyer, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 11:30 The Arguments for and Benefits of Cultural Education (Group B)
Session – HAU 3 Studio 2, Berlin
The Arguments for and Benefits of Cultural Education (Group A)
Session – HAU 3 Bühne, Berlin
Performing Arts in the Metropolises
HAU 2 Studio, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 13:00 Tasks for the New European Commission
Session – HAU 2 Studio, Berlin
Digitality and Cultural Policy
HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Welcome to the Cosmos of Cultural Policy: Qualification
Input – HAU 3 Foyer, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 13:30 Transfer and Dissemination of Knowledge - Qualifications in the Arts 2.0
Input – HAU 3 Bühne, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 14:30 Performing Exchange – the Art of Education and Education in the Arts
Session – HAU 3 Bühne, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 15:00 On the Cultural Policy of the Foreign Office
HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 15:30 Non-European Artists Working in Germany Thinking Utopia
Session – HAU 2 Studio, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 16:00 Self-Empowerment in Qualification
Session – HAU 3 Bühne, Berlin
Co-Creating with Politics and Administration
Session – HAU 3 Studio 2, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 16:30 Power!
Input – HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 18:00 Power Structures!
Session – HAU 2 Studio, Berlin
Modeling a Regional Association – New – Different.
Session – HAU 3 Studio 2, Berlin
What Now? Positions on Cultural Dducation
HAU 3 Bühne, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 18:30 Artists United Defending Freedom of Art!
Session – HAU 2 Bühne, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 19:30 Echoing Cultural Education
HAU 2 Foyer, Berlin
Sat 18. Jan 21:00 DJ Ipek
Network – WAU, Berlin
HAU 1 HAU 2 HAU 3 Other
Sun 19. Jan 10:00 Hello Reality
HAU 2 Bühne + Foyer, Berlin
Sun 19. Jan 13:30 Performing Arts Programm: Bus Tour of Berlin's Independent Performing Arts #2
Network – Bus-Tour, Berlin