Nightly Research Salons accompanying the Ciudades Paralelas Festival

On seven evenings, Research Salons and public talks are held in the festival center in the Schiffbau. Guests from academic and cultural backgrounds meet with the artists of Ciudades Paralelas, exchange their impressions about and thoughts of the recently visited places and discuss this special form of theater performance.

June 24 Lukas Bärfuss (author, Schauspielhaus Zurich) und Nikolaus Müller-Schöll (theater scholar, University of Hamburg) speak with Mariano Pensotti and Ligna
June 25 Martin Burckhardt (philosopher, Berlin) and Christopher Dell (musician and theorist of improvisation, Darmstadt) speak with Christian Garcia
June 27 Andres Bosshard (sound researcher and -composer, Zurich) and Philip Ursprung (art historian, ETH) speak with Ant Hampton
June 28 Christopher Henning (philosopher, University of St. Gall) and Clemens Bellut (philosopher, ZHdK) speak with Gerardo Naumann
June 29 Jens Badura (philosopher, ZHdK) and Angeli Janhsen (art historian, University of Freiburg) speak with Ligna und Lola Arias
June 30 Georg Christoph Tholen (media and art scholar, University of Basel) and Patrick Primavesi (theater scholar, University of Leipzig) speak with Dominic Huber
July 1 Miriam Drewes (theater scholar, University of Munich) speaks with Stefan Kaegi

Moderation und conception: Imanuel Schipper

The research labs are part of the project „Re/Occupation – design of publics in urban space through theatrical interventions“ (project leader: Imanuel Schipper). „Re/Occupation“ is funded by the Swiss National Fonds (DoRe) and based at the ZHdK (Institut Design2context) and the ETH (professorship for architecture and urban development).