The Matrix of Democracy

Heimathafen Neukölln

25 adolescents, 44 weeks, ages 11-26, ACT- Festival Studio Theater Heimathafen Neukölln

The new world order is frightening – so we ask ourselves: What can democracy do? Can WE do democracy? Do we want democracy? Why? Why not? What does it look like – the secret code, the matrix of democracy?

We are asking people in Berlin, we’re filming, we’re inquiring, we’re documenting: What is happening to “democracy“ at the moment? What is happening to the world we know? The project “The Matrix of Democracy“ is a research project. Among other things we are creating: film material, a theater piece and events in public spaces.

Lead by Maike Plath and Moritz Degen

This project is sponsored by

“ÜBERsetzen” (Translation/Interpretation)

Haus der Jugend Wedding, Zimmertheater Lichtenberg, Kepler-Schule Neukölln

42 adolescents, 88 weeks, ages 12-23, ACT-Festival Studio Theater Heimathafen

What does it mean when someone says “freedom“? What does it mean when someone says „“home“? What does is mean when someone says „“war“? Words often fail us when we come from different worlds. Young Berliners and young people who have sought refuge in Berlin begin the search for the meaning behind words. In that place where our thoughts and experiences, wishes and abilities, in short, where our complete human potential lie hidden. It is only once we have understood this that we can begin find a common language.

Lead by Ana-Svenja Kiesewalter, Clara Pujalte-Ibarrondo, Lukas Oertel, Nicole Huiskamp, Stefanie López and Falko Glomm

This project is sponsored by

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