Acceptance speech by winner of the International Ibsen Award 2014, Peter Handke.
The Norwegian novelist, Karl Ove Knausgård gave a speech titled: Peter Handke and singularity.
The German theatre scholar Hans-Thies Lehmann spoke on the subject «Poetic text and Stage – reflections on Peter Handke’s work.»
Fabjan Hafner, Austrian writer and scholar, famousfor his book (Peter Handke. Heading for the Ninth Country) focused his lecture on political and
autobiographical aspects of Handke’s writing, with a special attention to Immer noch Sturm (Storm still).
The first day concludend with a roundtable discussion between Peter Handke, Claus Peymann, Friederike Heller and Katharina Pektor.
How are classical dramas used to comment on contemporary societies and settings?
Presentation of winners of Ibsen Scholarships 2014:
Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People as a Brecht’s teaching-play by Zlatko Paković from Serbia.
Ibsen’s Venuses by Tânia Pires from Brazil.
Hedda’s sisters. Empowering Women Theatre Artists in Romania and Eastern Europe by Cristina Modreanu from Romania.
Art and the state: performative practices in public space.
Omer Krieger is an artist and curator who composes performative actions, political situations, forms of assembly and civic choreographies in public spaces, in Israel and internationally. Krieger studies the public experience and the performance of the state, and is interested in the relations between art, citizenship, politics and action. Co-founder of the performative research body Public Movement, Krieger has served for the last four years as artistic director of Under the Mountain: New Public Art Festival, as part of the Jerusalem Season of Culture. New Public Art in Jerusalem, a book edited by Tea Tupajic, compiling actions from the first three years of the festival, was published earlier this year by Public School Editions.
I hate theatre. I love pornography
Curated performance for Ibsen Awards by Zoukak Theatre Company, Lebanon.
Alexsis. A Greek tragedy
Guest performance by Motus, Italy.
Min(d)ing Ibsen: An Enemy of the People meets the People
Ibsen Scholarship winner 2013. Lecture performance presented by Korina Vasileiadou, Charis Pechlivanidis and Giorgos Toulas.