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Solo Exhibition

»Like a Bird«

Johanna-Maria Fritz

Iran, Afghanistan, Palestine, Dagestan, Indonesia and Rajasthan in India – regions that are in their difficult political situation. But their inhabitants have developed a circus culture.

Johanna-Maria Fritz talks about political clowns in Gaza, whose performance reflects the absurdity of life on the front line between the poor and the Isreal army, and about circus schools that give Afghan children an alternative route. It shows the old traditions of tightrope walking in the North Caucasus and a circus in Iran, which spreads friends and fun despite Islamic dictatorship. The Serpent Swords of Rajasthan performed the art of their grandfathers theater or theater from Indonesia.

The title „Like a Bird“ takes the testimony of a little boy about his circus life and stands for the essence of the work.

Framework program

Friday, Aug 23, 2019, 7:30 pm
Filmscreening: »La Strada – Das Lied der Straße«, by Federico Fellini
The film will be screened in original with German subtitles.

Friday, Aug 30, 2019, 7:30 pm
Filmscreening: »Brust oder Keule«, by Claude Zidi
The film will be screened in original with German subtitles.

Friday, Sep 6, 2019, 7:30 pm
Filmscreening: »Die Artisten in der Zirkuskuppel: ratlos«, by Alexander Kluge
The film will be screened in original with German subtitles.

Friday, Sep 27, 2019, 7 pm

Sprechsaal Berlin
Sprechsaal Berlin

Aug 17 — Sep 27, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, Aug 16, 7 pm
Framework program: please see above

Marienstraße 26, 10117 Berlin
[District: Mitte | Borough: Mitte]

Opening hours: Wed – Sat 2 – 10 pm

Admission free

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