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HAUPTSACHE FREI #7

Festival der

Darstellenden

Künste

Hamburgs

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AUGUST 25th –
SEPTEMBER 4th 2021

  • Letzte Chancen auf #szenebegegnen
  • 2021-09-03

    Blinde Passagiere | Traummaschine Inc.

    In dieser Ausgabe vom Hauptsache Frei haben wir einen besonderen Fokus auf die Begenung mit den Akteur*innen der freien Szene gelegt: Ob als Bester Gast in Tandems mit Künstler*innen oder in Workshopformaten in denen die Künstler*innen Einblicke in ihre Prozesse geben. Am letzten Festivaltag (Samstag, 04.09.) habt ihr bei diesen Beiden Programmen nochmal die Möglichkeit dazu:

  • #HauptsacheFamilie
  • 2021-08-27

    Liebe Menschen, die irgendwie und irgendwo Familie sind: Das Hauptsache Frei bietet dieses Jahr besondere transgenerationelle Angebote an zum Theater gucken, mitmachen und kennenlernen:

  • PLATEAU | Hauptsache Schnacken
  • 2021-08-24

    HAUPTSACHESCHNACKEN ist eine Interviewreihe mit Akteur:innen des Festivals Hauptsachefrei#7.

    Von Juni bis August 2021 führte Juliana Oliveira im Vorfeld zum Festival verschiedene Gespräche mit den Festival Macher:innen. HAUPTSACHESCHNACKEN ist ein kollektives Porträt hinter der Kulissen eines Festivals in Entstehung, ein auditives Schnuppern in den Visionen, Planungen, Herausforderungen und Ziele des neuen Teams.

  • Tandems | Beste Gäste
  • 2021-08-19

    #bestegäste #füralle #szenebegegnen #tandem

    In der aktuellen Ausgabe startet das Festival mit den ersten Formaten zur Barrierearmut, mit Tandems zwischen Akteur*innen der Freien Szene und Menschen, die noch kaum Berührungspunkte mit der Szene haben, Kinder und Familien, die selten in den Diskurs miteinbezogen werden. Der diesjährige Schwerpunkt liegt auf Menschen mit Blindheit und Sehbehinderung. In Kooperation mit dem Verein „Blinde Passagiere“ wird es eine Workshopreihe zu Audiodeskriptionen geben, Tandems für und mit Menschen mit Blindheit und Sehbehinderung. Zudem werden zwei Produktionen mit Audiodeskriptionen und Tastführungen in der Bühne stattfinden.

  • Corona-Maßnahmen
  • 2021-08-12

    Something

    • Beim Betreten der Spielstätten des Festivals Hauptsache Frei und während Veranstaltungen muss eine FFP2- oder OP-Maske getragen werden.
    • Der Abstand von 1,50 m zu anderen Menschen, die nicht zu Ihrer Infektionsgemeinschaft zählen, muss eingehalten werden.
    • Bitte achten Sie auf die Nies- und Hustetikette.
    • Bitte besuchen Sie uns nur, wenn Sie sich gesund fühlen!

    Es gilt die GGG-Regel: Geimpft / Genesen / Getestet. Sie brauchen also

    • ENTWEDER eine aktuelle zweifache Impfbestätigung (Impfpass oder Impfbescheinigung. Impfnachweis erst ab 14 Tage nach Zweitimpfung gültig)
    • ODER einen Genesenennachweis (mind. 28 Tage sowie maximal sechs Monate alt)
    • ODER einen aktuellen offiziellen negativen Schnelltest mit entsprechender Nachweisdokumentation des Testzentrums (KEIN privater Selbsttest).
  • Mentoring #BeyondDigital
  • 2021-06-14

    A conspiratorial and scene-connecting mentoring program 

    September - November 2021

    While digitization in the performing arts has exploded in the last year, many media artists* have long used digital space as a stage and material for their art. Since the emergence of the Internet, aesthetics have evolved, social spaces and arrangements have been interrogated and subverted, and questions of liveness and the role of the audience or user* have been considered.

    The mentoring #BeyondDigital connects Hamburg (emerging) artists with international media artists. In this first prototype of the mentoring program, four tandems work together to exchange ideas on poetics and discourses of net performance art. The mentoring begins with a practical workshop in August 2021. Afterwards, the participants are invited to develop a net-artistic sketch or prototype in the company of a mentor, which can be presented in the context of Hauptsache Frei 2022.

03.09.2021

Letzte Chancen auf #szenebegegnen

Blinde Passagiere | Traummaschine Inc.

In dieser Ausgabe vom Hauptsache Frei haben wir einen besonderen Fokus auf die Begenung mit den Akteur*innen der freien Szene gelegt: Ob als Bester Gast in Tandems mit Künstler*innen oder in Workshopformaten in denen die Künstler*innen Einblicke in ihre Prozesse geben. Am letzten Festivaltag (Samstag, 04.09.) habt ihr bei diesen Beiden Programmen nochmal die Möglichkeit dazu:

27.08.2021

#HauptsacheFamilie

Liebe Menschen, die irgendwie und irgendwo Familie sind: Das Hauptsache Frei bietet dieses Jahr besondere transgenerationelle Angebote an zum Theater gucken, mitmachen und kennenlernen:

24.08.2021

PLATEAU | Hauptsache Schnacken

HAUPTSACHESCHNACKEN ist eine Interviewreihe mit Akteur:innen des Festivals Hauptsachefrei#7.

Von Juni bis August 2021 führte Juliana Oliveira im Vorfeld zum Festival verschiedene Gespräche mit den Festival Macher:innen. HAUPTSACHESCHNACKEN ist ein kollektives Porträt hinter der Kulissen eines Festivals in Entstehung, ein auditives Schnuppern in den Visionen, Planungen, Herausforderungen und Ziele des neuen Teams.

19.08.2021

Tandems | Beste Gäste

#bestegäste #füralle #szenebegegnen #tandem

In der aktuellen Ausgabe startet das Festival mit den ersten Formaten zur Barrierearmut, mit Tandems zwischen Akteur*innen der Freien Szene und Menschen, die noch kaum Berührungspunkte mit der Szene haben, Kinder und Familien, die selten in den Diskurs miteinbezogen werden. Der diesjährige Schwerpunkt liegt auf Menschen mit Blindheit und Sehbehinderung. In Kooperation mit dem Verein „Blinde Passagiere“ wird es eine Workshopreihe zu Audiodeskriptionen geben, Tandems für und mit Menschen mit Blindheit und Sehbehinderung. Zudem werden zwei Produktionen mit Audiodeskriptionen und Tastführungen in der Bühne stattfinden.

12.08.2021

Corona-Maßnahmen

Something

  • Beim Betreten der Spielstätten des Festivals Hauptsache Frei und während Veranstaltungen muss eine FFP2- oder OP-Maske getragen werden.
  • Der Abstand von 1,50 m zu anderen Menschen, die nicht zu Ihrer Infektionsgemeinschaft zählen, muss eingehalten werden.
  • Bitte achten Sie auf die Nies- und Hustetikette.
  • Bitte besuchen Sie uns nur, wenn Sie sich gesund fühlen!

Es gilt die GGG-Regel: Geimpft / Genesen / Getestet. Sie brauchen also

  • ENTWEDER eine aktuelle zweifache Impfbestätigung (Impfpass oder Impfbescheinigung. Impfnachweis erst ab 14 Tage nach Zweitimpfung gültig)
  • ODER einen Genesenennachweis (mind. 28 Tage sowie maximal sechs Monate alt)
  • ODER einen aktuellen offiziellen negativen Schnelltest mit entsprechender Nachweisdokumentation des Testzentrums (KEIN privater Selbsttest).

14.06.2021

Mentoring #BeyondDigital

A conspiratorial and scene-connecting mentoring program 

September - November 2021

While digitization in the performing arts has exploded in the last year, many media artists* have long used digital space as a stage and material for their art. Since the emergence of the Internet, aesthetics have evolved, social spaces and arrangements have been interrogated and subverted, and questions of liveness and the role of the audience or user* have been considered.

The mentoring #BeyondDigital connects Hamburg (emerging) artists with international media artists. In this first prototype of the mentoring program, four tandems work together to exchange ideas on poetics and discourses of net performance art. The mentoring begins with a practical workshop in August 2021. Afterwards, the participants are invited to develop a net-artistic sketch or prototype in the company of a mentor, which can be presented in the context of Hauptsache Frei 2022.

Programm
Timetable
Monday, 23. August
10:00
Going Beyond – Theater in digitalen Realitäten Workshop BeyondDigital
Lichthof Theater, Mendelssohnstraße 15, 22761 Hamburg
Have you been wanting to turn the web and virtual spaces into your stage, even before the pandemic? Don’t know where to start? Then join the workshop with digitally advanced performance-, theater- and media artists Gloria Schulz and Alla Popp and get to know practical tools and central artistic approaches of the …

August 23 —
August 26

10:00 AM CEST

Lichthof Theater, Mendelssohnstraße 15, 22761 Hamburg

Tuesday, 24. August
10:00
Going Beyond – Theater in digitalen Realitäten Workshop BeyondDigital
Lichthof Theater, Mendelssohnstraße 15, 22761 Hamburg
Have you been wanting to turn the web and virtual spaces into your stage, even before the pandemic? Don’t know where to start? Then join the workshop with digitally advanced performance-, theater- and media artists Gloria Schulz and Alla Popp and get to know practical tools and central artistic approaches of the …

August 23 —
August 26

10:00 AM CEST

Lichthof Theater, Mendelssohnstraße 15, 22761 Hamburg

Wednesday, 25. August
10:00
Going Beyond – Theater in digitalen Realitäten Workshop BeyondDigital
Lichthof Theater, Mendelssohnstraße 15, 22761 Hamburg
Have you been wanting to turn the web and virtual spaces into your stage, even before the pandemic? Don’t know where to start? Then join the workshop with digitally advanced performance-, theater- and media artists Gloria Schulz and Alla Popp and get to know practical tools and central artistic approaches of the …

August 23 —
August 26

10:00 AM CEST

Lichthof Theater, Mendelssohnstraße 15, 22761 Hamburg

17:30
Analoges Festivalzentrum
Das ANALOGE FESTIVALZENTRUM ist der Knotenpunkt, an dem sich die Festivalgäste vor, nach und zwischen den Performances und Veranstaltungen zusammenfinden. Es ist Versammlungsstätte und gibt Raum sowohl zum aktiven Reflektieren und sich Austauschen, als auch zum Verweilen und Pausieren. Das Festivalzentrum hat keinen …

August 25 —
September 04

05:30 PM CEST

Ort tba

19:00
She Legend — Rykena/Jüngst Tanz Audiodeskription
WIESE e.V.
In their dance production "She Legend", the choreographer duo Rykena/Jüngst (Hamburg/Munich) embarks on a search for the queer potentials of the comic world. Inspired by the visual power and the abstract, bizarre forms of expression, Lisa Rykena and Carolin Jüngst transform themselves into futuristic, cyborg-like …

Wed, August 25

07:00 PM CEST

WIESE e.V.

Thursday, 26. August
10:00
Hirn der Finsternis — Traummaschine Inc. Spaziergang
53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E
When we are young, we learn how to remember. Sometimes it's hard because there isn't much to practise with yet. Later, remembering becomes more difficult again. Maybe because you have to remember so much? But there is also a very nasty disease - Alzheimer's - that forces us to forget. A little more every day. What …

August 26 —
September 04

10:00 AM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

10:00
Going Beyond – Theater in digitalen Realitäten Workshop BeyondDigital
Lichthof Theater, Mendelssohnstraße 15, 22761 Hamburg
Have you been wanting to turn the web and virtual spaces into your stage, even before the pandemic? Don’t know where to start? Then join the workshop with digitally advanced performance-, theater- and media artists Gloria Schulz and Alla Popp and get to know practical tools and central artistic approaches of the …

August 23 —
August 26

10:00 AM CEST

Lichthof Theater, Mendelssohnstraße 15, 22761 Hamburg

10:30
Kafkaeske Szenarien – Verwaltungsvorschriften über die Durchführung von Bauaufgaben der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg (VV-Bau) Live-Stream Online-Talk
monsun.digital Online
Numerous independent cultural institutions in Hamburg are striving to further develop their buildings and are applying for public funds for this purpose, including the monsun.theatre for its barrier-free conversion. What starts out as a promising, forward-looking project increasingly turns into a complicated web of …

Thu, August 26

10:30 AM CEST

monsun.digital Online

14:00
Going Beyond – Online-Showing Showing BeyondDigital In English
online
In the first online showing of the workshop "Going Beyond - Theater in digital realities" , participants will present digital performance and project prototypes of various forms. The four-day workshop offers an insight into practical work with digital tools and artistic questions that working with digital …

Thu, August 26

02:00 PM CEST

online

17:00
BeyondDigital Kick-off BeyondDigital Talks & Showing
LICHTHOF Theater & Online
While digitization in the performing arts has exploded in the last year, many media artists have long used digital space as a stage and material for their art. Since the emergence of the Internet, aesthetics have been further developed, social spaces and arrangements have been questioned and subverted, and questions …

Thu, August 26

05:00 PM CEST

LICHTHOF Theater & Online

18:00
Practice BeyondDigital Talks In English BeyondDigital
LICHTHOF Theater & Online
Three international net, performance and media artists present their work and give insight into exciting net performance practices. They are mentors of our newly launched #BeyondDigital Mentoring Program and set the mood for a three-month exchange phase with performing artists. They discuss the role of the audience on …

Thu, August 26

06:00 PM CEST

LICHTHOF Theater & Online

20:00
Space Gives Place — Maria Zimpel Dance
LICHTHOF Theater
Choreographic layers emerge from a gravitational field, repeating themselves, revealing geometric grids and forming polyphonic rhythms. Space becomes movement, a wave, a field. Space happens and we become part of the event. Maria Zimpel’s choreographic research references quantum physics, quantum gravity and …

Thu, August 26

08:00 PM CEST

LICHTHOF Theater

21:00
#hauptsacheverliebt Night-Talk
hauptsache verliebt ❤️ The Daily Update of the festival with news, gossip and talk: What were the Love Moments😘 and Hot Topics🤑 of the day? Did the artists have a Good or Bad Hair Day😕 ? Which scenes should remain in the collective memory of the festival😇? Who is your Daily Crush😅? Which contributions and images do we …

Thu, August 26

09:00 PM CEST

Ort tba

Friday, 27. August
10:00
Hirn der Finsternis — Traummaschine Inc. Spaziergang
53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E
When we are young, we learn how to remember. Sometimes it's hard because there isn't much to practise with yet. Later, remembering becomes more difficult again. Maybe because you have to remember so much? But there is also a very nasty disease - Alzheimer's - that forces us to forget. A little more every day. What …

August 26 —
September 04

10:00 AM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

11:00
New Digital Stages Workshop BeyondDigital Professional Program
Kampnagel / K3
The pandemic was not the first time that venues and spaces for art and culture had to deal with the digital transformation and the resulting changes in artistic forms. More and more artists are already working with digital technologies and need new stages and support structures. At the same time, newly created …

Fri, August 27

11:00 AM CEST

Kampnagel / K3

11:00
"Chiaras Neuanfang" ein Comic-Theater Workshop Workshop
Kampnagel / K32
Who of you has always wanted to make creative self-designed theatre? You are cordially invited to join my workshop. Here you will have the opportunity to try your hand at creating your own theatre. You can learn to produce a play from a simple comic story. Together with me you can explore your talents. For example, …

Fri, August 27

11:00 AM CEST

Kampnagel / K32

15:00
Myths of Expediency – digitally extended rehearsal process Workshop
K31 / Kampnagel
The theatre project "Myths of Expediency" focuses on the themes of exclusion and identity, diversity, love and friendship. This is a performance that uses advanced digital means (e.g. avatars, holograms, live camera, body scans, landscape projections) to expand the artistic expression of the ensemble and confront the …

Fri, August 27

03:00 PM CEST

K31 / Kampnagel

17:00
Zwischen Autonomie und behindert werden Podiumsdiskussion
Kampnagel / K2
For several years now, the ensemble MEINE DAMEN UND HERREN has been working on new collaborative working and organisational structures. In order to get closer to the goal of changing their work in the direction of equality, MD&H have come up with various projects that they have been implementing since 2019 under …

Fri, August 27

05:00 PM CEST

Kampnagel / K2

19:00
Hitler Baby One More Time — Dor Aloni & Raban Witt Performance Bühne
Kampnagel / K3
In his solo evening, director and actor Dor Aloni is searching for evil - in himself and in us. He leads us through his memories, which range from his Yemeni-Jewish parental home to the Israeli army to his encounter with Hitler in a television store in Munich. But when Aloni tells us about himself this evening, we can …

Fri, August 27

07:00 PM CEST

Kampnagel / K3

21:00
Care Affair — Frauen und Fiktion Tandem Beste Gäste
Kampnagel / K1
Frauen und Fiktion invite you to a glamorous evening of caregivers, a celebration of caring figures beyond clear gender roles. From conversations with people who do care work professionally and/or privately, Frauen und Fiktion, together with their accomplices, create sensual images of caring activities such as …

Fri, August 27

09:00 PM CEST

Kampnagel / K1

22:00
#hauptsacheverliebt Night-Talk
hauptsache verliebt ❤️ The Daily Update of the festival with news, gossip and talk: What were the Love Moments😘 and Hot Topics🤑 of the day? Did the artists have a Good or Bad Hair Day😕 ? Which scenes should remain in the collective memory of the festival😇? Who is your Daily Crush😅? Which contributions and images do we …

Fri, August 27

10:00 PM CEST

Ort tba

Saturday, 28. August
10:00
Hirn der Finsternis — Traummaschine Inc. Spaziergang
53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E
When we are young, we learn how to remember. Sometimes it's hard because there isn't much to practise with yet. Later, remembering becomes more difficult again. Maybe because you have to remember so much? But there is also a very nasty disease - Alzheimer's - that forces us to forget. A little more every day. What …

August 26 —
September 04

10:00 AM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

11:00
Description in the Present Workshop In English
Kampnagel - Probebühne 5. Stock
This masterclass will be an exploration of identity by description. We pose ourselves the question: how does describing something or someone affect our own identity? How does describing invoke speech, sound and movement? How does a description become a bridge for communication, a two-way connection, a collective …

August 28 —
August 29

11:00 AM CEST

Kampnagel - Probebühne 5. Stock

14:00
+more
Fashionshow: Working Class Daughters — Kristina und Karolina Dreit, Anna Trzpis-McLean Installation
Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof
Ein Auto steht da. Kofferraum offen. Das Radio läuft. Frauen und Queers sprechen. Und sie sprechen über Klasse. Ausgehend von Interviews verhandelt die Installation Fashionshow: Working Class Daughters Fragen von Klasse, Geschlecht und Migration. Dabei wird die eigene Rolle als u. a. Working Class Academic …

August 28 —
August 29

02:00 PM CEST

+more

Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof

14:00
+more
The Great Report - Exhibition — Moritz Frischkorn Installation Lecture In English
Harburger Kunstverein
In his research project »The Great Report«, Hamburg-based choreographer Moritz Frischkorn joint forces with artists from different fields. Together, they traveled to the central hubs of global logistics. In a joint installation of sound, film, photo works and text, they document their journey and draw a complex …

August 28 —
August 29

02:00 PM CEST

+more

Harburger Kunstverein

14:00
Classmatters Workshop
Classism refers to discrimination based on class origin or class membership and limits access to housing, educational attainment, health care, power, participation, recognition and money. The workshop gives an introduction to this often forgotten form of discrimination. Workshop content How does classism show up in …

Sat, August 28

02:00 PM CEST

Ort tba

15:00
Schlagsahne — Regina Rossi Ab 6 Jahren Kinder Tandem Beste Gäste Tanz
Harburger Theater
We all know anger, even when we were little. But if anger is a feeling we all share, why is everyone angry in a different way? Babies cry, parents argue, they seem to be allowed to do that. But if children are angry, what are they allowed to do? And are boys* allowed to be angry differently than girls*? To get to the …

Sat, August 28

03:00 PM CEST

Harburger Theater

15:30
ZOLLO | Exit Gender — ZOLLO | Workshop: Lann Hornscheidt workshop zollo
PARKS | Kraftwerk Bille
What could a life beyond structural violence look like? Could gender freedom be a way away from neoliberalism and capitalism? What would that do to one's own ideas of close relationships, love, desire, sexual orientation, self-understandings, language...? language? Is gender freedom livable in a society that really …

Sat, August 28

03:30 PM CEST

PARKS | Kraftwerk Bille

16:30
volumeXvolume 1. walk — Manuel Gies, Luka Lenzin, Kathrin Dröppelmann Wahrnehmungsspaziergang
Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof
everything I always have with me my ears, my sense, my memory, my ideas, my energy, my time. It entrusts something to me, I trust myself with something. The place and myself enter into a creative synthesis. We conceive a chance-based walk. A performative walk that becomes an experimental dialogical space in urban …

Sat, August 28

04:30 PM CEST

Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof

16:30
VolumeXvolume 2. walk — VolumenXvolume Spaziergang
Meeting Point: Festival Headquarter
everything I always have with me my ears, my sense, my memory, my ideas, my energy, my time. It entrusts something to me, I trust myself with something. The place and myself enter into a creative synthesis. We conceive a chance-based walk. A performative walk that becomes an experimental dialogical space in urban …

August 28 —

04:30 PM CEST

Meeting Point: Festival Headquarter

17:00
The Great Report — Moritz Frischkorn Lecture In English
Harburger Kunstverein & Online
In his research project »The Great Report«, Hamburg-based choreographer Moritz Frischkorn joint forces with artists from different fields. Together, they traveled to the central hubs of global logistics. In a joint installation of sound, film, photo works and text, they document their journey and draw a complex …

Sat, August 28

05:00 PM CEST

Harburger Kunstverein & Online

18:00
Klassismus im Kunst- und Kulturbetrieb Gesprächsrunde
Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof
Classism refers to discrimination based on class origin or class membership and limits access to housing, educational attainment, health care, power, participation, recognition, and money. Verena Brakonier and Francis Seek introduce the discussion round with impulses from their workshop.

Sat, August 28

06:00 PM CEST

Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof

19:30
ZOLLO | REGELWIDRIGE KÖRPER — ZOLLO | Suma Abdelsamie, Cornelia Kost & Daniel Schiano (4Be TransSuchtHilfe) und Eliah Lüthi
In conversation afterwards: Cornelia Kost & Daniel Schiano (4Be TransSuchtHilfe) and Eliah Lüthi Moderation: Luka (ZOLLO). The conversation will explore how normative notions of health and the body are transformed into laws or are established by laws in the first place. The structural connection of racism, …

Sat, August 28

07:30 PM CEST

Ort tba

20:00
Sepia Sepia — Les Trucs Concert Performance
Stellwerk, Hamburg
Frankfurt-based electronic duo Les Trucs are back with motivational music for new-age survivalists on a new EP ("Wir zieh'n das Geld wie ein Magnet") and a concert performance for crisis management. Following Vilém Flusser's philosophy of man from the point of view of the anti-man, a deep-sea monster called …

Sat, August 28

08:00 PM CEST

Stellwerk, Hamburg

21:00
#hauptsacheverliebt Night-Talk
hauptsache verliebt ❤️ The Daily Update of the festival with news, gossip and talk: What were the Love Moments😘 and Hot Topics🤑 of the day? Did the artists have a Good or Bad Hair Day😕 ? Which scenes should remain in the collective memory of the festival😇? Who is your Daily Crush😅? Which contributions and images do we …

Sat, August 28

09:00 PM CEST

Ort tba

Sunday, 29. August
10:00
Hirn der Finsternis — Traummaschine Inc. Spaziergang
53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E
When we are young, we learn how to remember. Sometimes it's hard because there isn't much to practise with yet. Later, remembering becomes more difficult again. Maybe because you have to remember so much? But there is also a very nasty disease - Alzheimer's - that forces us to forget. A little more every day. What …

August 26 —
September 04

10:00 AM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

11:00
Description in the Present Workshop In English
Kampnagel - Probebühne 5. Stock
This masterclass will be an exploration of identity by description. We pose ourselves the question: how does describing something or someone affect our own identity? How does describing invoke speech, sound and movement? How does a description become a bridge for communication, a two-way connection, a collective …

August 28 —
August 29

11:00 AM CEST

Kampnagel - Probebühne 5. Stock

14:00
+more
Fashionshow: Working Class Daughters — Kristina und Karolina Dreit, Anna Trzpis-McLean Installation
Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof
Ein Auto steht da. Kofferraum offen. Das Radio läuft. Frauen und Queers sprechen. Und sie sprechen über Klasse. Ausgehend von Interviews verhandelt die Installation Fashionshow: Working Class Daughters Fragen von Klasse, Geschlecht und Migration. Dabei wird die eigene Rolle als u. a. Working Class Academic …

August 28 —
August 29

02:00 PM CEST

+more

Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof

14:00
+more
The Great Report - Exhibition — Moritz Frischkorn Installation Lecture In English
Harburger Kunstverein
In his research project »The Great Report«, Hamburg-based choreographer Moritz Frischkorn joint forces with artists from different fields. Together, they traveled to the central hubs of global logistics. In a joint installation of sound, film, photo works and text, they document their journey and draw a complex …

August 28 —
August 29

02:00 PM CEST

+more

Harburger Kunstverein

15:00
ZOLLO | ALLY WORKSHOP — ZOLLO | Ajayini Sathyan
Kraftwerk Bille | PARKS
Ajayini Sathyan brings legal, societal and political issues around the topic of "rule-breaking bodies" to the table (the workshop will take place outside, at a long table). Because although in Germany society is supposed to be inclusive, it is obvious that this is not the case. Everything is still as cis, white, …

Sun, August 29

03:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille | PARKS

21:00
52 HERTZ — 52 HERTZ Zuhause Theater Gastspiel
52 HERTZ comes to your home by mail. On the day of the performance, your kitchen becomes the stage, the starting point of a journey. You turn out the light and open the envelope: tectonic shifts begin in your kitchen, a search for the impossible in the possible and for the connection from the I to the you. What form …

Sun, August 29

09:00 PM CEST

Ort tba

Monday, 30. August
10:00
Hirn der Finsternis — Traummaschine Inc. Spaziergang
53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E
When we are young, we learn how to remember. Sometimes it's hard because there isn't much to practise with yet. Later, remembering becomes more difficult again. Maybe because you have to remember so much? But there is also a very nasty disease - Alzheimer's - that forces us to forget. A little more every day. What …

August 26 —
September 04

10:00 AM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

21:00
52 HERTZ — 52 HERTZ Zuhause Theater Gastspiel
52 HERTZ comes to your home by mail. On the day of the performance, your kitchen becomes the stage, the starting point of a journey. You turn out the light and open the envelope: tectonic shifts begin in your kitchen, a search for the impossible in the possible and for the connection from the I to the you. What form …

Mon, August 30

09:00 PM CEST

Ort tba

Tuesday, 31. August
10:00
Hirn der Finsternis — Traummaschine Inc. Spaziergang
53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E
When we are young, we learn how to remember. Sometimes it's hard because there isn't much to practise with yet. Later, remembering becomes more difficult again. Maybe because you have to remember so much? But there is also a very nasty disease - Alzheimer's - that forces us to forget. A little more every day. What …

August 26 —
September 04

10:00 AM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

21:00
52 HERTZ — 52 HERTZ Zuhause Theater Gastspiel
52 HERTZ comes to your home by mail. On the day of the performance, your kitchen becomes the stage, the starting point of a journey. You turn out the light and open the envelope: tectonic shifts begin in your kitchen, a search for the impossible in the possible and for the connection from the I to the you. What form …

Tue, August 31

09:00 PM CEST

Ort tba

Wednesday, 01. September
10:00
Hirn der Finsternis — Traummaschine Inc. Spaziergang
53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E
When we are young, we learn how to remember. Sometimes it's hard because there isn't much to practise with yet. Later, remembering becomes more difficult again. Maybe because you have to remember so much? But there is also a very nasty disease - Alzheimer's - that forces us to forget. A little more every day. What …

August 26 —
September 04

10:00 AM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

16:00
VolumeXvolume 2. walk — VolumenXvolume Spaziergang
Meeting Point: Festival Headquarter
everything I always have with me my ears, my sense, my memory, my ideas, my energy, my time. It entrusts something to me, I trust myself with something. The place and myself enter into a creative synthesis. We conceive a chance-based walk. A performative walk that becomes an experimental dialogical space in urban …

August 28 —

04:00 PM CEST

Meeting Point: Festival Headquarter

19:00
Aus dem Innenleben eines Staubsaugerbeutels — äöü Performance Beste Gäste Gastspiel
Sprechwerk
Dust is everywhere. No matter how often we remove it, it always comes back as a companion of all living things. It floats through our lives in the smallest particles or as a wool mouse and fills vacuum cleaner bag after vacuum cleaner bag. äöü takes a closer look at the "black box" and dissects this dirty, gray and …

Wed, September 01

07:00 PM CEST

Sprechwerk

22:00
PLATEAU Radio Online
Radio | Online
– PLATEAU ist eine diskursive Plattform für die Freien Darstellenden Künste in Hamburg. Seit Januar 2018 gibt es neben dem Blog -PLATEAU auch als Radiosendung im FSK - Freies Sender Kombinat. Jeden dritten Mittwoch im Monat berichten wir über aktuelle künstlerische Arbeiten und ihre Entstehungsprozesse. Unser Anliegen …

September 20 —

10:00 PM CEST

Radio | Online

Thursday, 02. September
10:00
Hirn der Finsternis — Traummaschine Inc. Spaziergang
53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E
When we are young, we learn how to remember. Sometimes it's hard because there isn't much to practise with yet. Later, remembering becomes more difficult again. Maybe because you have to remember so much? But there is also a very nasty disease - Alzheimer's - that forces us to forget. A little more every day. What …

August 26 —
September 04

10:00 AM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

10:00
Körperpraxis - Dagmar Bock Warm-Up
Gängeviertel / Bewegungsraum
The morning body practice invites you to connect with your own vibration, your inner spaciousness and to playfully let contact with the outside world emerge: breathe, rest, move, listen, travel through imaginary landscapes, exchange impulses, pause and dance together.

Thu, September 02

10:00 AM CEST

Gängeviertel / Bewegungsraum

16:00
+more
Anleitung für Daheimgebliebene — Pauline Jacob Hörspiel
Gängeviertel
The vocal piece »Anleitung für Daheimgebliebene« begins as an audiophile relaxation tutorial and becomes increasingly entangled in an intimate soliloquy: About hierarchies of perception, self- and other-determination and about how our remote bodies can connect with each other in listening. So - lie down, prick up your …

Thu, September 02

04:00 PM CEST

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Gängeviertel

17:00
VolumeXvolume 2. walk — VolumenXvolume Spaziergang
Meeting Point: Festival Headquarter
everything I always have with me my ears, my sense, my memory, my ideas, my energy, my time. It entrusts something to me, I trust myself with something. The place and myself enter into a creative synthesis. We conceive a chance-based walk. A performative walk that becomes an experimental dialogical space in urban …

August 28 —

05:00 PM CEST

Meeting Point: Festival Headquarter

17:00
+more
Futuradio — Len Pappe Audio-Play
Online
Perished worlds are places of longing. Inspired by the radio plays of Bertold Brecht and Hanns Eisler, the music theatre piece Futuradio plays virtuously with the theme of dystopian visions in its radio play version. The collage of drama, music, and sound art presents the everyday life of a destroyed world in which …

Thu, September 02

05:00 PM CEST

+more

Online

17:00
VolumeXvolume 3. walk — VolumenXvolume Spaziergang
Meeting Point: Festival Headquarter
everything I always have with me my ears, my sense, my memory, my ideas, my energy, my time. It entrusts something to me, I trust myself with something. The place and myself enter into a creative synthesis. We conceive a chance-based walk. A performative walk that becomes an experimental dialogical space in urban …

August 28 —

05:00 PM CEST

Meeting Point: Festival Headquarter

17:00
WE PRESENT: Visitenkarten — Pitch for Professionals
Online | Zoom | Anmeldung unter anja.kerschkewicz@hauptsachefrei.de
The pitch format WE PRESENT:Business Cards presents 12 young Hamburg artists and groups in an online zoom meeting. In short presentations, professional dramaturges, curators and programmers can get to know different artistic signatures and ask personal questions in the Q&A format that follows. with the artists: …

Thu, September 02

05:00 PM CEST

Online | Zoom | Anmeldung unter anja.kerschkewicz@hauptsachefrei.de

19:00
IN.FLUENCE — systemrhizoma We Present Performance
Gängeviertel
In »IN.FLUENCE« the dance stage and film set merge. The dancer Selina Glockner makes her way through the angles of incidence of cameras and angles of projections. As she crosses invisible lines, she raises questions: What is original, what is a reproduction of an image? How can the view of the dancer's body be …

Thu, September 02

07:00 PM CEST

Gängeviertel

21:00
You, Copiphora gorgonensis — MICHAELBRAILEY Online We Present
Gängeviertel
»You, Copiphora gorgonensis« is an hour-long meditative experience for online audience focusing on interspecies relationships, psychoacoustics and presence. Over five stages, participants undergo a metamorphosis into Copiphora gorgonensis, a grasshopper-like insect that - despite 650 million years of evolutionary …

Thu, September 02

09:00 PM CEST

Gängeviertel

Friday, 03. September
10:00
Hirn der Finsternis — Traummaschine Inc. Spaziergang
53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E
When we are young, we learn how to remember. Sometimes it's hard because there isn't much to practise with yet. Later, remembering becomes more difficult again. Maybe because you have to remember so much? But there is also a very nasty disease - Alzheimer's - that forces us to forget. A little more every day. What …

August 26 —
September 04

10:00 AM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

10:00
Körperpraxis - Dagmar Bock Warm-Up
Gängeviertel / Bewegungsraum
The morning body practice invites you to connect with your own vibration, your inner spaciousness and to playfully let contact with the outside world emerge: breathe, rest, move, listen, travel through imaginary landscapes, exchange impulses, pause and dance together.

Fri, September 03

10:00 AM CEST

Gängeviertel / Bewegungsraum

16:00
Spaziergang von der Schaltzentrale bis PARKS Spaziergang Gespräch
Kraftwerk Bille / Treffpunkt Festivalzentrum
"If there is one impossible scenario among the countless scenarios for the east of Hamburg and the area in Hammerbrook around the Billebogen, it is that everything remains as it is - because the city never stands still. Under the magnifying glass of several official interests and planned by the visions of the master …

Fri, September 03

04:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / Treffpunkt Festivalzentrum

17:00
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FUTURE DREAMS 2021 — Barbara Schmidt Rohr Installation
Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS
Together with media artist Daniel Hengst, artist and choreographer Barbara Schmidt-Rohr explores the role of new technologies in scenic art. FUTURE DREAMS is a media installation that shows atmospheric, large-format video portraits of many children. The code programmed for this work calculates according to the …

Fri, September 03

05:00 PM CEST

+more

Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS

17:00
Hauptsache Divers? - Shaping Cultural Practice Critical of Discrimination in the Independent Scene Lecture Workshop
Kraftwerk Bille | Kesselhalle
Blacklivesmatter, #metoo, #actout have arrived in the German Arts and Culture sphere. But what is part of a cultural practice and policy that is critical of discrimination and power? What (cultural policy) strategies are there to reduce discrimination in the arts and cultural sector and to what extent can institutions …

Fri, September 03

05:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille | Kesselhalle

21:00
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE (WIR)? — Israel Akpan Sunday Dance Best Guests
Kraftwerk Bille / Kesselhalle
Together with two musicians, Nigerian choreographer Israel Akpan Sunday embarks on an artistic journey of causal research regarding the problem of a universal responsibility. The result is an experimental piece about the realities of our deepest fears and about people's stereotypical thinking. The artists combine …

Fri, September 03

09:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / Kesselhalle

23:00
#hauptsacheverliebt Night-Talk
hauptsache verliebt ❤️ The Daily Update of the festival with news, gossip and talk: What were the Love Moments😘 and Hot Topics🤑 of the day? Did the artists have a Good or Bad Hair Day😕 ? Which scenes should remain in the collective memory of the festival😇? Who is your Daily Crush😅? Which contributions and images do we …

Fri, September 03

11:00 PM CEST

Ort tba

22:00
LOVESONG — Daniel Dominguez Teruel Konzertperformance Tandem Beste Gäste lovesong
Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS
Can the German national anthem be replaced? In his latest work, which will be premiered at HF#7, the composer Daniel Dominguez Teruel follows the melody and addresses the societal overwhelmingness in dealing with the anthem. National anthems are odes, praises, and longings set to music. They are love songs dedicated …

September 03 —
September 04

10:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS

Saturday, 04. September
10:00
Hirn der Finsternis — Traummaschine Inc. Spaziergang
53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E
When we are young, we learn how to remember. Sometimes it's hard because there isn't much to practise with yet. Later, remembering becomes more difficult again. Maybe because you have to remember so much? But there is also a very nasty disease - Alzheimer's - that forces us to forget. A little more every day. What …

August 26 —
September 04

10:00 AM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

10:00
Körperpraxis - Dagmar Bock Warm-Up
Gängeviertel / Bewegungsraum
The morning body practice invites you to connect with your own vibration, your inner spaciousness and to playfully let contact with the outside world emerge: breathe, rest, move, listen, travel through imaginary landscapes, exchange impulses, pause and dance together.

Sat, September 04

10:00 AM CEST

Gängeviertel / Bewegungsraum

10:30
Probeneinblick bei BLINDE PASSAGIERE Workshop
Kraftwerkbille | Kesselhalle
Behind "Blinde Passagiere" is an ensemble of experienced blind or visually impaired actors and professional sighted actors and musicians. Blindfische und Sehfische" was the first play loosely based on Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the former Kultur Bühne Bugenhagen in Hamburg. In the meantime, "Stranded …

Sat, September 04

10:30 AM CEST

Kraftwerkbille | Kesselhalle

12:00
Hirn der Finsternis | Workshop Tandem — Traummaschine Inc. spaziergang gemeinsamer Spaziergang Treffen vor Ort
53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E
In their new project, the dream machinists travel through the brain of a forgetful captain and have found a special area in Hamburg for this undertaking: the source of the Mühlenau at the HSV Arena. An artificially drained stream bed on the former Stoltzenberg site and next to it an embankment that was once piled up …

Sat, September 04

12:00 PM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

14:00
Lernen aus dem Lockdown Talk
Kraftwerk Bille / Kesselhalle
The lockdown of cultural life in 2020 & 2021 has, on the one hand, exposed problems that were or could have been known about beforehand. On the other hand, it has also raised awareness of the uniqueness of theater as an art of assembly and encounter, provoking action in solidarity and unexpected solutions. And …

Sat, September 04

02:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / Kesselhalle

16:00
Neue Strukturen für die Freien Darstellenden Künste Hamburgs! Austausch Fachpublikum
Kraftwerkbille / Kesselhalle
Künstler*innen aus den darstellenden Künsten und die Spielstätten der freien Szene sind seit Corona – wie die meisten Teile der Gesellschaft – im Krisenmodus. Die positive Entwicklung der Kulturförderung in Hamburg wurde durch die Pandemie abrupt unterbrochen. In der Krise ist klar geworden, dass die Öffentlichkeit …

Sat, September 04

04:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerkbille / Kesselhalle

17:00
+more
FUTURE DREAMS 2021 — Barbara Schmidt Rohr Installation
Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS
Together with media artist Daniel Hengst, artist and choreographer Barbara Schmidt-Rohr explores the role of new technologies in scenic art. FUTURE DREAMS is a media installation that shows atmospheric, large-format video portraits of many children. The code programmed for this work calculates according to the …

Sat, September 04

05:00 PM CEST

+more

Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS

20:30
Platz nehmen — Antje Pfundtner
Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS
March or blockade: does the alarm entail standing up, or rather staying seated? In her latest solo performance, which premiered at TD Berlin 2019, Antje Pfundtner asks the fundamental question of what is worth standing up for and when we are better off staying seated. Usually, stage people rise when the audience takes …

Sat, September 04

08:30 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS

22:00
LOVESONG — Daniel Dominguez Teruel Konzertperformance Tandem Beste Gäste lovesong
Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS
Can the German national anthem be replaced? In his latest work, which will be premiered at HF#7, the composer Daniel Dominguez Teruel follows the melody and addresses the societal overwhelmingness in dealing with the anthem. National anthems are odes, praises, and longings set to music. They are love songs dedicated …

September 03 —
September 04

10:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS

23:00
Fathoeburger X Don Jegosah in Space — One Mother Concert
Kraftwerk Bille / Kesselhalle
How far do we allow music to touch and change us? Let yourself be seduced by the pulsating beats and musical self-questioning of Preach aka Fathoeburger and Don Jegosah - a concert that invites you to collective self-dissolution. #FeministSuperPowers Song: Fathoeburger - Aus Weiß; Song: Fathoeburger - Wasserfall Song: …

Sat, September 04

11:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / Kesselhalle

On Stage

TITLE

ARTISTS

Space Gives Place

Maria Zimpel

Choreographic layers emerge from a gravitational field, repeating themselves, revealing geometric grids and forming polyphonic rhythms. Space becomes movement, a wave, a field. Space happens and we become part of the event. Maria Zimpel’s choreographic research references quantum physics, quantum gravity and …

Thu, August 26

08:00 PM CEST

LICHTHOF Theater

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Hitler Baby One More Time

Dor Aloni & Raban Witt

In his solo evening, director and actor Dor Aloni is searching for evil - in himself and in us. He leads us through his memories, which range from his Yemeni-Jewish parental home to the Israeli army to his encounter with Hitler in a television store in Munich. But when Aloni tells us about himself this evening, we can …

Fri, August 27

07:00 PM CEST

Kampnagel / K3

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52 HERTZ

52 HERTZ

52 HERTZ comes to your home by mail. On the day of the performance, your kitchen becomes the stage, the starting point of a journey. You turn out the light and open the envelope: tectonic shifts begin in your kitchen, a search for the impossible in the possible and for the connection from the I to the you. What form …

Sun, August 29

09:00 PM CEST

Ort tba

More info →

Care Affair

Frauen und Fiktion

Frauen und Fiktion invite you to a glamorous evening of caregivers, a celebration of caring figures beyond clear gender roles. From conversations with people who do care work professionally and/or privately, Frauen und Fiktion, together with their accomplices, create sensual images of caring activities such as …

Fri, August 27

09:00 PM CEST

Kampnagel / K1

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Grusel Grusel

Die neue Kompanie

Finally, the chance to be really spooky again! Die neue Kompanie shows us in 26 clips why children and adults from all parts of the world have always told each other scary stories for fun. They report on eerily beautiful creatures like the forest spider witch or show us hilariously scary creatures from Singapore. In …

August 25 —
September 04

Time tba

Online

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Fathoeburger X Don Jegosah in Space

One Mother

How far do we allow music to touch and change us? Let yourself be seduced by the pulsating beats and musical self-questioning of Preach aka Fathoeburger and Don Jegosah - a concert that invites you to collective self-dissolution. #FeministSuperPowers Song: Fathoeburger - Aus Weiß; Song: Fathoeburger - Wasserfall Song: …

Sat, September 04

11:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / Kesselhalle

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LOVESONG

Daniel Dominguez Teruel

Can the German national anthem be replaced? In his latest work, which will be premiered at HF#7, the composer Daniel Dominguez Teruel follows the melody and addresses the societal overwhelmingness in dealing with the anthem. National anthems are odes, praises, and longings set to music. They are love songs dedicated …

September 03 —
September 04

10:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS

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My Dance Space

Yolanda Gutiérrez

Corona presented challenges to artists around the world: How to rehearse under curfew? A duo with spacing rules? Why dance without an audience? Yolanda Gutiérrez accompanied four Hamburg choreographers in their everyday life during the pandemic and in developing their own »dance spaces« at home and in the city at the …

August 25 —
September 04

Time tba

Online

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Anleitung für Daheimgebliebene

Pauline Jacob

The vocal piece »Anleitung für Daheimgebliebene« begins as an audiophile relaxation tutorial and becomes increasingly entangled in an intimate soliloquy: About hierarchies of perception, self- and other-determination and about how our remote bodies can connect with each other in listening. So - lie down, prick up your …

Thu, September 02

04:00 PM CEST

Gängeviertel

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She Legend

Rykena/Jüngst

In their dance production "She Legend", the choreographer duo Rykena/Jüngst (Hamburg/Munich) embarks on a search for the queer potentials of the comic world. Inspired by the visual power and the abstract, bizarre forms of expression, Lisa Rykena and Carolin Jüngst transform themselves into futuristic, cyborg-like …

Wed, August 25

07:00 PM CEST

WIESE e.V.

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Unforgettable

Fernanda Ortiz

Her own private story in a large historical-social context: »Unforgettable« takes different perspectives on the biography of Fernanda Ortiz, a choreographer born in Argentina and living in Hamburg. What traces does the legacy of her father, the murdered leftist revolutionary Rodolfo Ortiz, leave in her own life? The …

Wed, August 25

Time tba

Online

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VolumeXvolume 2. walk

VolumenXvolume

everything I always have with me my ears, my sense, my memory, my ideas, my energy, my time. It entrusts something to me, I trust myself with something. The place and myself enter into a creative synthesis. We conceive a chance-based walk. A performative walk that becomes an experimental dialogical space in urban …

August 28 —

04:30 PM CEST

Meeting Point: Festival Headquarter

More info →

Platz nehmen

Antje Pfundtner

March or blockade: does the alarm entail standing up, or rather staying seated? In her latest solo performance, which premiered at TD Berlin 2019, Antje Pfundtner asks the fundamental question of what is worth standing up for and when we are better off staying seated. Usually, stage people rise when the audience takes …

Sat, September 04

08:30 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS

More info →

FUTURE DREAMS 2021

Barbara Schmidt Rohr

Together with media artist Daniel Hengst, artist and choreographer Barbara Schmidt-Rohr explores the role of new technologies in scenic art. FUTURE DREAMS is a media installation that shows atmospheric, large-format video portraits of many children. The code programmed for this work calculates according to the …

Fri, September 03

05:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / PARKS

More info →

Futuradio

Len Pappe

Perished worlds are places of longing. Inspired by the radio plays of Bertold Brecht and Hanns Eisler, the music theatre piece Futuradio plays virtuously with the theme of dystopian visions in its radio play version. The collage of drama, music, and sound art presents the everyday life of a destroyed world in which …

Thu, September 02

05:00 PM CEST

Online

More info →

IN.FLUENCE

systemrhizoma

In »IN.FLUENCE« the dance stage and film set merge. The dancer Selina Glockner makes her way through the angles of incidence of cameras and angles of projections. As she crosses invisible lines, she raises questions: What is original, what is a reproduction of an image? How can the view of the dancer's body be …

Thu, September 02

07:00 PM CEST

Gängeviertel

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WHO IS RESPONSIBLE (WIR)?

Israel Akpan Sunday

Together with two musicians, Nigerian choreographer Israel Akpan Sunday embarks on an artistic journey of causal research regarding the problem of a universal responsibility. The result is an experimental piece about the realities of our deepest fears and about people's stereotypical thinking. The artists combine …

Fri, September 03

09:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / Kesselhalle

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Schlagsahne

Regina Rossi

We all know anger, even when we were little. But if anger is a feeling we all share, why is everyone angry in a different way? Babies cry, parents argue, they seem to be allowed to do that. But if children are angry, what are they allowed to do? And are boys* allowed to be angry differently than girls*? To get to the …

Sat, August 28

03:00 PM CEST

Harburger Theater

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Hirn der Finsternis

Traummaschine Inc.

When we are young, we learn how to remember. Sometimes it's hard because there isn't much to practise with yet. Later, remembering becomes more difficult again. Maybe because you have to remember so much? But there is also a very nasty disease - Alzheimer's - that forces us to forget. A little more every day. What …

August 26 —
September 04

10:00 AM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

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volumeXvolume 1. walk

Manuel Gies, Luka Lenzin, Kathrin Dröppelmann

everything I always have with me my ears, my sense, my memory, my ideas, my energy, my time. It entrusts something to me, I trust myself with something. The place and myself enter into a creative synthesis. We conceive a chance-based walk. A performative walk that becomes an experimental dialogical space in urban …

Sat, August 28

04:30 PM CEST

Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof

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Aus dem Innenleben eines Staubsaugerbeutels

äöü

Dust is everywhere. No matter how often we remove it, it always comes back as a companion of all living things. It floats through our lives in the smallest particles or as a wool mouse and fills vacuum cleaner bag after vacuum cleaner bag. äöü takes a closer look at the "black box" and dissects this dirty, gray and …

Wed, September 01

07:00 PM CEST

Sprechwerk

More info →

You, Copiphora gorgonensis

MICHAELBRAILEY

»You, Copiphora gorgonensis« is an hour-long meditative experience for online audience focusing on interspecies relationships, psychoacoustics and presence. Over five stages, participants undergo a metamorphosis into Copiphora gorgonensis, a grasshopper-like insect that - despite 650 million years of evolutionary …

Thu, September 02

09:00 PM CEST

Gängeviertel

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The Great Report - Exhibition

Moritz Frischkorn

In his research project »The Great Report«, Hamburg-based choreographer Moritz Frischkorn joint forces with artists from different fields. Together, they traveled to the central hubs of global logistics. In a joint installation of sound, film, photo works and text, they document their journey and draw a complex …

August 28 —
August 29

02:00 PM CEST

Harburger Kunstverein

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Sepia Sepia

Les Trucs

Frankfurt-based electronic duo Les Trucs are back with motivational music for new-age survivalists on a new EP ("Wir zieh'n das Geld wie ein Magnet") and a concert performance for crisis management. Following Vilém Flusser's philosophy of man from the point of view of the anti-man, a deep-sea monster called …

Sat, August 28

08:00 PM CEST

Stellwerk, Hamburg

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Fashionshow: Working Class Daughters

Kristina und Karolina Dreit, Anna Trzpis-McLean

Ein Auto steht da. Kofferraum offen. Das Radio läuft. Frauen und Queers sprechen. Und sie sprechen über Klasse. Ausgehend von Interviews verhandelt die Installation Fashionshow: Working Class Daughters Fragen von Klasse, Geschlecht und Migration. Dabei wird die eigene Rolle als u. a. Working Class Academic …

August 28 —
August 29

02:00 PM CEST

Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof

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VolumeXvolume 3. walk

VolumenXvolume

everything I always have with me my ears, my sense, my memory, my ideas, my energy, my time. It entrusts something to me, I trust myself with something. The place and myself enter into a creative synthesis. We conceive a chance-based walk. A performative walk that becomes an experimental dialogical space in urban …

August 28 —

05:00 PM CEST

Meeting Point: Festival Headquarter

More info →

WE PRESENT: Visitenkarten

Pitch for Professionals

The pitch format WE PRESENT:Business Cards presents 12 young Hamburg artists and groups in an online zoom meeting. In short presentations, professional dramaturges, curators and programmers can get to know different artistic signatures and ask personal questions in the Q&A format that follows. with the artists: …

Thu, September 02

05:00 PM CEST

Online | Zoom | Anmeldung unter anja.kerschkewicz@hauptsachefrei.de

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ZOLLO | Exit Gender

ZOLLO | Workshop: Lann Hornscheidt

What could a life beyond structural violence look like? Could gender freedom be a way away from neoliberalism and capitalism? What would that do to one's own ideas of close relationships, love, desire, sexual orientation, self-understandings, language...? language? Is gender freedom livable in a society that really …

Sat, August 28

03:30 PM CEST

PARKS | Kraftwerk Bille

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ZOLLO | REGELWIDRIGE KÖRPER

ZOLLO | Suma Abdelsamie, Cornelia Kost & Daniel Schiano (4Be TransSuchtHilfe) und Eliah Lüthi

In conversation afterwards: Cornelia Kost & Daniel Schiano (4Be TransSuchtHilfe) and Eliah Lüthi Moderation: Luka (ZOLLO). The conversation will explore how normative notions of health and the body are transformed into laws or are established by laws in the first place. The structural connection of racism, …

Sat, August 28

07:30 PM CEST

Ort tba

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ZOLLO | ALLY WORKSHOP

ZOLLO | Ajayini Sathyan

Ajayini Sathyan brings legal, societal and political issues around the topic of "rule-breaking bodies" to the table (the workshop will take place outside, at a long table). Because although in Germany society is supposed to be inclusive, it is obvious that this is not the case. Everything is still as cis, white, …

Sun, August 29

03:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille | PARKS

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The Great Report

Moritz Frischkorn

In his research project »The Great Report«, Hamburg-based choreographer Moritz Frischkorn joint forces with artists from different fields. Together, they traveled to the central hubs of global logistics. In a joint installation of sound, film, photo works and text, they document their journey and draw a complex …

Sat, August 28

05:00 PM CEST

Harburger Kunstverein & Online

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Hirn der Finsternis | Workshop Tandem

Traummaschine Inc.

In their new project, the dream machinists travel through the brain of a forgetful captain and have found a special area in Hamburg for this undertaking: the source of the Mühlenau at the HSV Arena. An artificially drained stream bed on the former Stoltzenberg site and next to it an embankment that was once piled up …

Sat, September 04

12:00 PM CEST

53°35’16.2″N 9°54’07.4″E

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Praxis-, Diskurs- und Austauschprogramm

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Going Beyond – Theater in digitalen Realitäten

Workshop, BeyondDigital

Have you been wanting to turn the web and virtual spaces into your stage, even before the pandemic? Don’t know where to start? Then join the workshop with digitally advanced performance-, theater- and media artists Gloria Schulz and Alla Popp and get to know practical tools and central artistic approaches of the …

August 23 —
August 26

10:00 AM CEST

Lichthof Theater, Mendelssohnstraße 15, 22761 Hamburg

Going Beyond – Online-Showing

Showing, BeyondDigital, In English

In the first online showing of the workshop "Going Beyond - Theater in digital realities" , participants will present digital performance and project prototypes of various forms. The four-day workshop offers an insight into practical work with digital tools and artistic questions that working with digital …

Thu, August 26

02:00 PM CEST

online

BeyondDigital Kick-off

BeyondDigital, Talks & Showing

While digitization in the performing arts has exploded in the last year, many media artists have long used digital space as a stage and material for their art. Since the emergence of the Internet, aesthetics have been further developed, social spaces and arrangements have been questioned and subverted, and questions …

Thu, August 26

05:00 PM CEST

LICHTHOF Theater & Online

Practice BeyondDigital

Talks, In English, BeyondDigital

Three international net, performance and media artists present their work and give insight into exciting net performance practices. They are mentors of our newly launched #BeyondDigital Mentoring Program and set the mood for a three-month exchange phase with performing artists. They discuss the role of the audience on …

Thu, August 26

06:00 PM CEST

LICHTHOF Theater & Online

Probeneinblick bei BLINDE PASSAGIERE

Workshop

Behind "Blinde Passagiere" is an ensemble of experienced blind or visually impaired actors and professional sighted actors and musicians. Blindfische und Sehfische" was the first play loosely based on Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the former Kultur Bühne Bugenhagen in Hamburg. In the meantime, "Stranded …

Sat, September 04

10:30 AM CEST

Kraftwerkbille | Kesselhalle

Classmatters

Workshop

Classism refers to discrimination based on class origin or class membership and limits access to housing, educational attainment, health care, power, participation, recognition and money. The workshop gives an introduction to this often forgotten form of discrimination. Workshop content How does classism show up in …

Sat, August 28

02:00 PM CEST

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"Chiaras Neuanfang" ein Comic-Theater Workshop

Workshop

Who of you has always wanted to make creative self-designed theatre? You are cordially invited to join my workshop. Here you will have the opportunity to try your hand at creating your own theatre. You can learn to produce a play from a simple comic story. Together with me you can explore your talents. For example, …

Fri, August 27

11:00 AM CEST

Kampnagel / K32

Description in the Present

Workshop, In English

This masterclass will be an exploration of identity by description. We pose ourselves the question: how does describing something or someone affect our own identity? How does describing invoke speech, sound and movement? How does a description become a bridge for communication, a two-way connection, a collective …

August 28 —
August 29

11:00 AM CEST

Kampnagel - Probebühne 5. Stock

Hauptsache Divers? - Shaping Cultural Practice Critical of Discrimination in the Independent Scene

Lecture, Workshop

Blacklivesmatter, #metoo, #actout have arrived in the German Arts and Culture sphere. But what is part of a cultural practice and policy that is critical of discrimination and power? What (cultural policy) strategies are there to reduce discrimination in the arts and cultural sector and to what extent can institutions …

Fri, September 03

05:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille | Kesselhalle

New Digital Stages

Workshop, BeyondDigital, Professional Program

The pandemic was not the first time that venues and spaces for art and culture had to deal with the digital transformation and the resulting changes in artistic forms. More and more artists are already working with digital technologies and need new stages and support structures. At the same time, newly created …

Fri, August 27

11:00 AM CEST

Kampnagel / K3

Körperpraxis - Dagmar Bock

Warm-Up

The morning body practice invites you to connect with your own vibration, your inner spaciousness and to playfully let contact with the outside world emerge: breathe, rest, move, listen, travel through imaginary landscapes, exchange impulses, pause and dance together.

Thu, September 02

10:00 AM CEST

Gängeviertel / Bewegungsraum

Myths of Expediency – digitally extended rehearsal process

Workshop

The theatre project "Myths of Expediency" focuses on the themes of exclusion and identity, diversity, love and friendship. This is a performance that uses advanced digital means (e.g. avatars, holograms, live camera, body scans, landscape projections) to expand the artistic expression of the ensemble and confront the …

Fri, August 27

03:00 PM CEST

K31 / Kampnagel

Zwischen Autonomie und behindert werden

Podiumsdiskussion

For several years now, the ensemble MEINE DAMEN UND HERREN has been working on new collaborative working and organisational structures. In order to get closer to the goal of changing their work in the direction of equality, MD&H have come up with various projects that they have been implementing since 2019 under …

Fri, August 27

05:00 PM CEST

Kampnagel / K2

Kafkaeske Szenarien – Verwaltungsvorschriften über die Durchführung von Bauaufgaben der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg (VV-Bau)

Live-Stream, Online-Talk

Numerous independent cultural institutions in Hamburg are striving to further develop their buildings and are applying for public funds for this purpose, including the monsun.theatre for its barrier-free conversion. What starts out as a promising, forward-looking project increasingly turns into a complicated web of …

Thu, August 26

10:30 AM CEST

monsun.digital Online

Barrieren

Radiofeature, Gesprächsreihe

This radio feature is available in our online library: Tickets »Barriers« in the theater exclude. They hinder and prevent diversity and participation. What can and must artists do to help break down barriers? And what responsibility do institutions bear? The radio feature presents three different initiatives from the …

August 25 —
September 04

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Online

Lernen aus dem Lockdown

Talk

The lockdown of cultural life in 2020 & 2021 has, on the one hand, exposed problems that were or could have been known about beforehand. On the other hand, it has also raised awareness of the uniqueness of theater as an art of assembly and encounter, provoking action in solidarity and unexpected solutions. And …

Sat, September 04

02:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / Kesselhalle

Neue Strukturen für die Freien Darstellenden Künste Hamburgs!

Austausch , Fachpublikum

Künstler*innen aus den darstellenden Künsten und die Spielstätten der freien Szene sind seit Corona – wie die meisten Teile der Gesellschaft – im Krisenmodus. Die positive Entwicklung der Kulturförderung in Hamburg wurde durch die Pandemie abrupt unterbrochen. In der Krise ist klar geworden, dass die Öffentlichkeit …

Sat, September 04

04:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerkbille / Kesselhalle

Spaziergang von der Schaltzentrale bis PARKS

Spaziergang, Gespräch

"If there is one impossible scenario among the countless scenarios for the east of Hamburg and the area in Hammerbrook around the Billebogen, it is that everything remains as it is - because the city never stands still. Under the magnifying glass of several official interests and planned by the visions of the master …

Fri, September 03

04:00 PM CEST

Kraftwerk Bille / Treffpunkt Festivalzentrum

Klassismus im Kunst- und Kulturbetrieb

Gesprächsrunde

Classism refers to discrimination based on class origin or class membership and limits access to housing, educational attainment, health care, power, participation, recognition, and money. Verena Brakonier and Francis Seek introduce the discussion round with impulses from their workshop.

Sat, August 28

06:00 PM CEST

Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof

#hauptsacheverliebt

Night-Talk

hauptsache verliebt ❤️ The Daily Update of the festival with news, gossip and talk: What were the Love Moments😘 and Hot Topics🤑 of the day? Did the artists have a Good or Bad Hair Day😕 ? Which scenes should remain in the collective memory of the festival😇? Who is your Daily Crush😅? Which contributions and images do we …

Thu, August 26

09:00 PM CEST

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Modules

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Analoges Festivalzentrum

Das ANALOGE FESTIVALZENTRUM ist der Knotenpunkt, an dem sich die Festivalgäste vor, nach und zwischen den Performances und Veranstaltungen zusammenfinden. Es ist Versammlungsstätte und gibt Raum sowohl zum aktiven Reflektieren und sich Austauschen, als auch zum Verweilen und Pausieren. Das Festivalzentrum hat keinen …

August 25 —
September 04

05:30 PM CEST

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PLATEAU

Radio, Online

– PLATEAU ist eine diskursive Plattform für die Freien Darstellenden Künste in Hamburg. Seit Januar 2018 gibt es neben dem Blog -PLATEAU auch als Radiosendung im FSK - Freies Sender Kombinat. Jeden dritten Mittwoch im Monat berichten wir über aktuelle künstlerische Arbeiten und ihre Entstehungsprozesse. Unser Anliegen …

September 20 —

10:00 PM CEST

Radio | Online

Beyond Digital

With the focus "Beyond Digital", an analogue-digital intertwined place of encounter and new connections is offered and the artistic examination of the digital is continued: How can the performing arts conceive of the digital as an artistic field of work, tool, material and reference space, while contributing and …

Wed, September 01

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festivalfriends: Labor

The ANALOGUE FESTIVAL CENTRE is the hub where festival guests meet before, after and between performances and events. It is a meeting place and provides space for active reflection and exchange as well as for lingering and taking a break. The festival centre has no fixed location, but follows the nomadic principle of …

August 25 —
September 04

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ÜBERALL

WE PRESENT

Die Nachwuchsplattform WE PRESENT zeigt junge Hamburger Performance-Künstler*innen und experimentelle Musiker*innen am 02.09. im Gängeviertel. Seit 2017 ist das Format Teil des Festivals und macht den Nachwuchs in etablierten Strukturen sichtbar. Mit Vernetzungs- und Weiterbildungsmaßnahmen hinter der Bühne schafft WE …

Wed, September 01

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#hauptsacheverliebt

Das Daily Update des Festivals mit News, Gossip und Talk: Was waren die Love Moments und Hot Topics des Tages? Hatten die Künstler*innen heute einen Good oder Bad Hair Day? Welche Szenen sollten im kollektiven Gedächtnis des Festivals bleiben? Wer ist euer Daily Crush? Welche Beiträge und Bilder möchten wir ganz …

Wed, September 01

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Vermittlung und Teilhabe

In der aktuellen Ausgabe startet das Festival mit den ersten Formaten zur Barrierearmut, mit Tandems zwischen Akteur*innen der Freien Szene und Menschen, die noch kaum Berührungspunkte mit der Szene haben, Kinder und Familien, die selten in den Diskurs miteinbezogen werden. Der diesjährige Schwerpunkt liegt auf …

Wed, September 01

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Venues

  • 25.08.WIESE eG

    Adresse: Wiesendamm 24

    Website
  • 26.08.Lichthof Theater

    Adresse: Mendelssohnstraße 15

    Website
  • 26.08.monsun.theater

    Adresse: Friedensallee 20

    Website
  • 27.08.Kampnagel

    Adresse: Jarrestraße 20

    Website
  • 27.08.K3

    Adresse: Jarrestraße 20

    Website
  • 28.08.Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof

    Adresse: Hannoversche Str. 85, über Gleis 3 & 4

    Website
  • 28.08.Stellwerk

    Adresse: Hannoversche Str. 85

    Website
  • 28.08.Harburger Theater

    Adresse: Museumspl. 2

    Website
  • 01.09.Sprechwerk

    Adresse: Klaus-Groth-Straße 23

    Website
  • 02.09.Gängeviertel

    Adresse: Valentinskamp 28A

    Website
  • 03.09. + 04.09.Kraftwerk Bille

    Adresse: Bullerdeich 12-14

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About the festival

Hauptsache Frei is the festival of Hamburg's independent performing arts. Founded in 2015, the festival provides a platform for the artists of Hamburg's independent scene and invites professionals of the scene from all over Germany to Hamburg for exchange and networking. Concentrated on one week, the festival becomes a platform for artistic productions, contemporary trends, aesthetic innovations, socio-political discourses and scientific impulses. Hauptsache Frei is supported by the Bündnis für Festivals der Freien Tanz- und Theaterschaffenden Hamburgs e.V., a sponsoring association consisting of various institutions - venues but also interest groups such as DfdK Hamburg e.V. - in the city.


Zu den Corona-Maßnahmen

Team

    Christine Grosche

    Artistic direction

    Jens Dietrich

    Artistic direction

    Jeanne Charlotte Vogt

    Curatorial team

    Christopher Weimann

    Curatorial team

    Anja Kerschkewicz

    Curatorial team

    Janne Weirup

    Production management (until 05/2021)

    Lars Kracht

    Technique

    Ulrike Steffel

    Press and public relations (until 2021)

    Hark Empen

    Press and public relations

    Elisabeth Bell

    Production management

    Joshua Lerp-Petersen

    Social Media

    Zengquiang He

    Festivalfriends