HACK ME BABY

TÒ SU

Film installation

Photo: Jenny Schäfer

Photo: Jenny Schäfer

Thu, June 30, 2022

ab 10:00 Uhr

Kampnagel Foyer

The installation is open to the public until 7 pm. Admission free.

In times of the pandemic, the classroom has become a risk zone for physical encounters. How do students experience the ambivalence between encounter and isolation in digital spaces? In a large-format film installation, the artist collective TÒ SU, together with young experts present aesthetically staged documentary research. They explore how to escape the attention economy of social networks, what solidarity on the net might look like, and what makes these technologies attractive.

The German-Italian artist duo TÒ SU is united by their common interest in exploring post- and neo-colonial narratives and transcultural border spaces in a global world, as well as the examination of Eurocentric perspectives and their own cultural identity. Documentary films, multimedia installations and performative interventions are created, for which the duo extends its artistic working methods piece by piece. The films and performances are created in collaboration with experts from art, science and everyday life and are mostly characterized by analog and digital interactivity, inviting the audience to participate.

EXPERTS / PERFORMANCE:Puja Abbassi, Oskar Chodzinski, Jancis Chung, Joshua Debrah, Curly Sue Nyga, Robbe Parplies, Mai Linh Pham Duc, Marla Toussaint

CONCEPT, CAMERA & EDIT:Martin Prinoth

CONCEPT, SPACE & EDIT:Martina Mahlknecht

EXPERT PERFORMANCE:Annika Scharm

EXPERT CHOREOGRAPHY:Yolanda Morales

SOUND RECORDING:René Huthwelker

DRONE PILOT:Anton Tormosov

TITLE SONG:Pose Dia

VOICE OVER:Carolin Jüngst

SOUNDTRACK:Konstantin Bessonov

EXPERT HACKING:Jan Girlich / Chaos Computer Club Hamburg

ASSISTANT EQUPIMENT:Mona Rizaj, Linda Schirmel

GRAPHICS:KLASS

PRODUCTION:TÒ SU

DRAMATURGY:Anna Teuwen

PUBLIC RELATIONS:STÜCKLIESEL

PHOTOGRAPHY:Jenny Schäfer

With the kind support of Fonds Darstellende Künste and #takeaction. Thanks to bauer + planer, Miriam Endrulat, Bazil Helffenstein, Sophia Hussein, Hamburg Kreativgesellschaft, Anna Mieves, Mable Preach, Doris Margarete Schmidt and Barbara Schmidt-Rohr.

The film lasts approximately 25 minutes. For questions or more information about accessibility, please contact Christoper Weymann at christopher.weymann@hauptsachefrei.de. Please note that details are subject to change until the day of the event.

On stage

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ARTISTS

A SINGTHING

Leo Hofmann & Benjamin van Bebber

When it comes to opera, many begin to dream: of the immediate power of singing and of a universal language of music - a language that finally unites everyone. Does the ancient powerhouse of emotions really hold opportunities for boundless understanding? For "A SINGTHING", the music theater duo Hofmann/van Bebber, together with the percussionist Sabrina Ma, …

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Wed, June 22

07:00 PM CEST

monsun.theater (Gaußstraße 149)

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BECUNTING

House of Brownies

With "BECUNTING", the performers embark on a journey of self-discovery through movement and song. In a series of stories dealing with existential questions, BI*PoC, queerness as well as a feeling state of physical and social discomfort, they address everyday experiences and process them in different dance styles - from contemporary to ballroom to classical …

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Sat, July 02

09:30 PM CEST

LICHTHOF Theater

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DAS LEBENDE MUSEUM

Die AZUBIS

The water of the old moat glistens in the sun, ducks quack and old trees provide shade for a break on the park bench. But where cars whiz by today, horses once trotted, and instead of the café, the heavily armed Bastion Rudolphus stood on the rampart. 202 years ago, it was decided to rededicate the military fortifications to Hamburg's first public garden. …

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Sat, July 02

04:00 PM CEST

Planten un Blomen

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DER KREIS

Philine Velhagen

More than two years ago, the group disappeared from our lives. It shrank to the size of our own household plus X - depending on the pandemic status, it pixelated itself in virtual space, became something forbidden, a longing fantasy. And now that pre-pandemic everyday life should gradually return? Do we just flip an inner lever and everything is as it never …

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Fri, June 24

06:30 PM CEST

Gerhart-Hauptmann-Platz

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DER MANIPULIERTE SEX

Susanne Reifenrath

"The Father and sex. Not an easy thematic link, especially if you are the daughter. The father of director and performer Susanne Reifenrath was a gambler & a philanderer. At Hamburg's LICHTHOF Theater, she turns daddy issues into an (extended) one-woman show. And the wild life also shows its #metoo grimace." - Katrin Ullmann on nachtkritik.de

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Fri, July 01

07:00 PM CEST

monsun.theater (Gaußstraße 149)

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FOLKSTRANCE

Véronique Langlott

Based on the most clicked folk dance YouTube videos, "FOLKSTRANCE" revisits the teaching of folk dances in the digital age and cultural context of the 21st century. The dance heritage from Germany and Ukraine is juxtaposed and its potential projected into the future. A transnational collaboration creates an energetic choreography, a trance-like frenzy of …

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Thu, June 23

08:30 PM CEST

Kampnagel K1

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GRANDE ATTAQUE

Greta Granderath & Regina Rossi

"GRANDE ATTAQUE" is a concert choreography between seizure and attack, in which the choreographer Regina Rossi and theater maker Greta Granderath celebrate the excess of gestures and clamor, affect and pathos, appearance and reality. Starting from stagings of hysteria in the 19th century, the whimsical evening questions attributions and pathologizations of …

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Fri, July 01

08:30 PM CEST

LICHTHOF Theater

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HACK ME BABY

TÒ SU

In times of the pandemic, the classroom has become a risk zone for physical encounters. How do students experience the ambivalence between encounter and isolation in digital spaces? In a large-format film installation, the artist collective TÒ SU, together with young experts present aesthetically staged documentary research. They explore how to escape the …

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Thu, June 30

10:00 AM CEST

Kampnagel Foyer

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HANDS ON AIDS

InterAKT Initiative presents: a project by Frisch&Schick

In this hybrid of concert, performance and installation Frisch&Schick deal with the topic of HIV and AIDS prevention as well as with the history of the disease and its impact on psyche and society. From the fear of a death sentence at the time to today's classification of a chronic disease, the team encounters the history of a virus that knows no …

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Sat, June 25

06:00 PM CEST

Oberhafen / Hanseatische Materialverwaltung

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HIBERNATION

O-Team

"HIBERNATION" refers to the dormant state of computers, the artificial coma in humans and hibernation in animals. In a poetic series of images, the performance traces what slumbers beneath the sterile surface of things in the in-between. In dreamlike sequences, a lonely spotlight searches for life, two disposers run out - or away. A pack of cleaning robots …

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Thu, June 30

08:30 PM CEST

Kampnagel P1

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HORSES

Yolanda Morales

Choreographer Yolanda Morales takes the 500-year conquest by the Conquista in Mexico as the occasion for her dance production "HORSES". In pre-colonial Mexico there were no horses, and the large animals terrified the indigenous population. In Hall 3 of the Oberhafen in Hamburg, 10 dancers now tell a different story. It is about an approach to the figure of …

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Fri, June 24

09:00 PM CEST

Oberhafen (Halle 3)

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INTERVISION #11 – FREI SEIN

MischPULK

For the fourth time, INTERVISIONS is examining the questions of the 21st century as part of the altonale - on a daily basis and from multiple perspectives. The question of what freedom can be is particularly pressing now. Whose freedom? Of what? And what does it mean for others? Together with other artists and experts, MischPULK will illuminate what is …

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Sat, June 25

05:00 PM CEST

Ort tba

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JESSE JAMES ODER WAS DER KOMMUNISMUS WAR

Janis Jirotka, Reyhaneh Scharifi, Nguyen Quoc Tuan, Shahab Anousha, Linda Jiayun Gao-Lenders

Three performers approach the post-socialist memories of three fathers and ask themselves: What is the image of the second generation of "communism"? The stories unfold between Czechoslovakia, Iran and Vietnam and finally lead to Germany. They try and fail: on interview fragments, sound and video collages, on collective text bodies, on the system, on …

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Wed, June 29

08:30 PM CEST

MUT! Theater

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L’APRÈS-MIDI D’UNE LICORNE

Guy Marsan

»L'APRÈS-MIDI D'UNE LICORNE« searches for queerness and uniqueness in the image of the unicorn through dance. Based on the ballet piece »L'Après-midi d'un faune« by Vaslav Nijinsky from 1912, rules and norms in sexuality and dance are questioned. Where do the lines run? How are are they set? How do these lines shape our orientation? And how can we queer …

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Thu, June 23

06:30 PM CEST

Hamburger Sprechwerk

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LACHEN VERBOTEN!

Göktuğ Engel

»When I perform, it‘s very personal. I‘m sharing things I like, inviting the audience into my room.« - Andy Kaufman Even as a young boy growing up in Istanbul, Göktuğ Engel noticed that his father always dominated the social space. On the one hand, through his masculinity, which conformed to social expectations, and on the other hand, through his humour. If …

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Wed, June 29

07:00 PM CEST

MUT! Theater

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LUCA – DIE URZELLE SPIELT VERRÜCKT

kirschkern Compes & Co.

The primordial cell LUCA (Last Universal Common Ancestor) is the sole and only ancestor of all life on earth. With LUCA, we dive into the primordial soup - into the inconceivable, mind-boggling, miraculous fact that life exists at all. We start in the here and now and catapult ourselves back to the big bang: In the beginning. Dark. LUCA in the black …

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Thu, June 30

11:00 AM CEST

Kampnagel K4

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O SOLITUDE!

Flocker & Lockig (Michelle Stoop & Nora Becker)

»O SOLITUDE!« is a one-to-one performance, a walk through the city, a telephone conversation with senior citizens. with senior citizens. Sounds inspired by stories from a long life are mixed with stories from everyday life - in the senior citizens' residence, in the home, in one's own flat. Based on interviews with senior citizens from Altona, moments of …

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Sat, July 02

03:00 PM CEST

Bernstorffstraße 147 ● 22767 Hamburg ● ReBBZ Altona

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ROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLLING IN THE DEEP?

Linda Lou Dierich-Matzke

We appropriate world(s) via the movement principle of rolling. Whether for mobility, the transport of goods or as a leisure activity: modern people roll in public transport, in cars, on bicycles or roller skates. The performance uses rolling be-movement and he-movement and creates a choreography of control, orientation and surrender with humour. Rolling is …

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Fri, July 01

05:30 PM CEST

monsun.theater (Gaußstraße 149)

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STEINSTAUB

Barbara Schmidt Rohr & Helen Schröder

»STEINSTAUB« is an adorably performed show for a young audience in which the world of digital, video games and social media is intertwined with the analogue world of the stage. The performers film each other live with their mobile phones and compete for the favour of their followers by dancing and singing for the next like. In the process, they visit …

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Thu, June 30

07:30 PM CEST

Kampnagel K1

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THE TRIUMPH OF THE GOLDEN GLORY

Nora Elberfeld & Jonas Woltemate

In their film, Nora Elberfeld, Jonas Woltemate and their seven-member ensemble celebrate the visually powerful language of Baroque painting with movement, music, costume and great emotion. Nine pictures with motifs such as abundance, pathos and sensuality are examined in opulent choreographies for their significance for the present. In places of more or …

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Fri, June 24

10:15 PM CEST

Oberhafen / Hanseatische Materialverwaltung

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Events and discourse

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BERATUNGSBÖRSE

Do you have questions about your self-employment as an artist, your next application or what the next step to your own project might be? In our advice exchange, different experts are available to you with their knowledge. In 20-minute slots, you'll get concentrated answers to your questions and know afterwards where to go next. Especially recommended for …

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Fri, June 24

11:00 AM CEST

Kampnagel K3

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CAFÉ DER (FÖRDER-)MÖGLICHKEITEN

Would you like to get an overview of the funding landscape for the independent performing arts in Hamburg and talk directly with funding recipients? Then our Café der (Förder-)Möglichkeiten is just the right thing for you. Whether you are a young artist, a newcomer or a seasoned veteran - we invite you to an informal meet and greet over coffee and cake with …

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Sat, July 02

04:00 PM CEST

LICHTHOF / Probebühne

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EMPOWERING PERFORMING ARTISTS

Who am I as an artist? What is my vision? How do I find my way into the independent performing arts scene? What resources do I bring with me and how can I use them? Together with the performing arts producers and systemic business coaches Jessica Buchholz and Pam Goroncy we will search for answers and illustrate visions of the future path. In an honest and …

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Fri, June 24

10:00 AM CEST

Kampnagel K3

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HAUPTSACHE DANCEN

Under the motto HAUPTSACHE DANCEN, we are looking forward to welcoming all those who would like to dance with us for two hours on the sun deck of the Hanseatische Materialverwaltung on June 25, 2022. The event will start at 4 pm. The purchase of a ticket for this event also allows access to the performance » HANDS ON AIDS « as well as to the film …

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Sat, June 25

04:00 PM CEST

Hanseatische Materialverwaltung

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HAUPTSACHE FÜR ALLE: WHAT’S NEXT?

The eighth edition of Hauptsache Frei tries to become more barrier-free and to create more connection possibilities. In the process, more and more barriers become visible that need to be removed. Therefore, the participation team invites you to the barrier awareness workshop: Awareness means mindfulness and respectful treatment of oneself and others, paying …

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Sat, June 25

11:00 AM CEST

Oberhafen (Proberaum)

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HAUPTSACHE FÜR ALLE: WHAT’S NEXT? #2

The eighth edition of Hauptsache Frei tries to become more barrier-free and to create more connection possibilities. In the process, more and more barriers become visible that need to be removed. Therefore, the participation team invites you to the barrier awareness workshop: The word diversity has long been part of the good tone in the independent scene, …

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Sat, June 25

04:00 PM CEST

Oberhafen (Proberaum)

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KOMPETENZEN EINSETZEN

How can the dialogue between the federal government, the states and the municipalities succeed in pulling together in terms of cultural policy? Can the forward-looking potential of the independent performing arts be leveraged together? The panel discussion will explore the question of whether federal funding should continue to be limited to excellence …

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Thu, June 30

06:00 PM CEST

Kampnagel KMH

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KUSCH - DIE FREIE SZENE MACHT SCHULE

The "TUSCH" program has been bringing together schools interested in theater and Hamburg theater stages for over 20 years. Now TUSCH is also becoming "KUSCH" (Kollektive Und SCHulen). The idea is that artist collectives idealize, conceive and realize their projects in exchange with schools. The team of KUSCH shares with interested artists, teachers and …

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Thu, June 30

04:00 PM CEST

Kampnagel K3

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PRACTICE #BEYONDDIGITAL LABOR

This year, #BEYONDDIGITAL, in cooperation with the #lichthof_lab and the program "FESTIVALFRIENDS", brings together three artistic tandems of artists working in Hamburg and throughout Germany to visit the festival together, exchange ideas about their work in the field of digitality, and network with other artists in the Hamburg scene. A two-day lab invites …

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Tue, June 28

12:00 PM CEST

LICHTHOF Theater / Haus E

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PRACTICE #BEYONDDIGITAL PANELS

The first public panel event will present findings from the lab, introduce the tandem artists, and invite other international media and digital artists to bring their perspectives to the conversation around digital and hybrid performance practices. PANEL #1 07/01/2022 2 – 5 PM LICHTHOF Theater / Haus E PANEL #2 07/02/2022 3 – 5 PM LICHTHOF Theater / Haus E …

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Tue, June 28

Time tba

LICHTHOF Theater / Haus E

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WE DON’T NEED NO EDUCATION? (PANEL)

Hamburg has a lively independent performing arts scene. This requires a close-meshed network of training and funding opportunities, newcomer formats and entry aids for newcomers and graduates. How can we keep this constantly changing network up to date and maintain it in the long term? The panel will start with a keynote speech that gives an overview of …

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Fri, June 24

05:30 PM CEST

Kampnagel K3

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WE DON’T NEED NO EDUCATION? (THINKTANK)

After the presentation of the final theses of the master's program in Performance Studies in June 2022, a building block of training in Hamburg's independent performing arts will be eliminated. What does this mean for the work of the next generation? We invite representatives of Hamburg's training institutes, theaters, funding institutions, and artists from …

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Fri, June 24

03:00 PM CEST

Kampnagel K3

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WE PRESENT: VISITENKARTEN

The pitch format "WE PRESENT: Visitenkarten" presents eight young artists and groups from Hamburg in an analogue and digital space. In short presentations, professional dramaturges, curators and programmers can get to know different artistic signatures and ask personal questions in the Q&A afterwards. Friday, 06/24/2022 1 – 2:30 PM Kampnagel K3

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Fri, June 24

01:00 PM CEST

Kampnagel K3

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HAUPTSACHE VORBEI

On 02.07.2022 we invite all visitors and participants of the festival to celebrate the last evening with us and toast to eight exciting festival days at LICHTHOF Theater. Good vibes and music will be provided.

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Sat, July 02

10:30 PM CEST

LICHTHOF Theater

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Modules

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Beyond Digital

Not only since the pandemic have Hamburg artists from the performing arts taken post-digital positions, experimenting with VR, artificial intelligence, questioning the authorship of technology and the function of the net as a social and performative space. With the focus "#BEYONDDIGITAL" we continue the development of a digital artistic performance scene in …

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TEILHABE: HAUPTSACHE FÜR ALLE

This year, the festival continues to break down barriers to make connections possible for all: Through translations of the productions, awareness workshops, encounter formats and an on-site participation team. In addition, more than ten productions will be shown this year with either audio description and touch guidance or DGS. With "BESTE GÄSTE" we invite …

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WE PRESENT

"WE PRESENT" is the platform for networking and presenting young Hamburg performance artists* and experimental musicians* from the LICHTHOF Theater. Whether performance, interactive play or music installation: "WE PRESENT" shows works that were created in the study programs Performance Studies at the Theaterakademie, the HfMT, the HfBK, the HAW or even …

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