Contemporary Performing Arts Search for Democracy

November 5, 2015 - 12:00 - November 6, 2015 - 13:00
Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Auditorium and October Hall
Event type: 
Panel Discussion
Event audience: 
CEU Community + Invited Guests
Center for Arts and Culture (CAC)
Contemporary Performing Arts Search for Democracy

Developing Theater Game

12:30 - 14:00, November 5, Thursday - CEU Auditorium

What about pervasive theatre? Together with game developers and theatre professionals we will explore the online game world and discover what it can offer to the performing arts and what it has offered already. We invited theatre-makers and game developers to tell about their experiences.


Moderator: Corina Bucea - La Fabrica de Pensule, Romania, (

With: Babak Arzani, Illegal Oedipus Mirko Stojkovic - University of Belgrade, Serbia (, Nick Tandavanitj - Blast Theory, UK (

Fortress Europe

15:30 - 17:30, November 5, Thursday - CEU Auditorium

As recent fiascos showed, the EU is not able to deal with the influx of refugees, nor to get the nation states to agree on an acceptance rate. We would like to continue the discussion on the Fortress of Europe started in Bergamo, to give voice both to those inside Europe and those outside the fortress. 


Moderator: Vahid Evazzadeh - The Counter Institute, Denmark (

With Anikó Bakonyi - Helsinki Committee, Hungary ( and Prem Kumar Rajaram – CEU, Hungary



Public Space as Democratic Space 

11:00 - 13:00, November 6, Friday

Meeting point: Szabadság tér, “eleven emlékmű”, discussion: CEU Oktober Hall


How democratic is public space in different countries / parts of the world? In what measure do access to public space and access to public issues correlate to each other?


Moderator: Esther Lagendijk - Over het IJ Festival, Netherlands (

With: Antonia Taddei - XTNT, France (, Thor McIntyre-Burnie –Aswarm,  UK (, , Vladimir US – Oberliht, Moldova


The events are free of charge and open for CEU community. However, if you want to attend, please register by sending an email to


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