‹Realize the invisible line, that connects everyone with everything›

One night in the Viennese Burgtheater Against Xenophobia

Jannuary 26th, 2017

Act.Now organized together with the Viennese Burgtheater an evening with André Heller and Karin Bergmann, where musicians from Europe, Africa and Asia presented their rich compositions, ensemble members read out of prominent author‘s literary work, who escaped their home countries themselves or grew up in foreign countries and personalities talked about their own emigration and immigration.



Music

NATAŠA MIRKOVIĆ

Bosnia Herzegovina

TOUKI

Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Georgia, Senegal

Salah Ammo - DD-Band

Syria, Austria

MiloŠ Todorovski, Konstantin Wladigeroff, Melissa Coleman, Maria Petrova

Bulgaria, Serbia, Australia

Golna & Mahan

Iran, Egypt

Marwan Abado, Viola Raheb & Peter Rosmanith

Lebanon, Palestine, Austria

Aliosha Biz

Russia

Edek Barz

Kazakhstan

Kobalo

Burkina Faso, South Africa


Talks

Hosted by: André Heller & Claudia Kaufmann-Freßner

Barbara COudenhove-Kalergi

* 1932 in Prague

Proschat Madani

* 1967 in Tabriz / Iran

Julya Rabinowich

* 1970 St. Petersburg

 

Fiston Mwanza Mujila

* 1981 in Lubumbashi / DR Kongo

Rachid Zinaladin

* 1995 in Aleppo / Syria

 

TextS

Presented by: Regina Fritsch, Mavie Hörbiger & Marie-Luise Stockinger

Tarek
Eltayeb

* 1959 in
Cairo / Egypt

Lina
Atfah 

* 1989 in
Salamiyya / Syria

Mahmud Darwish 

* 1941 in
al-Briwa /
Palestine

Hans Magnus Enzensberger

* 1929 in Kaufbeuren /  Germany

Christoph Hein

* 1944 in Heinzendorf / Lower Silesia

Max Herrmann-Neisse

* 1886 in
Silesia

Amin
Maalouf

* 1949 nahe
area of Beirut / Lebanon

Tanure
Ojaide

* 1947 in
Nigeria

 

Andreas
Okopenko

* 1930 in
Košic /
Czechoslovakia

Nelly
Sachs

* 1891 in
Berlin / Germany

Wislawa Szymborska

* 1923 in
Bnin /
Poznań

 

A cooperation with Respekt.net enabled refugees to visit the event. Thanks to all donors!

 


Press COverage


Contributors

Artistic direction: André Heller
Music curator: Edek Bartz
Stage: Georg Resetschnig
Photos: Rishabh Kaul
Text selection: Claudia Kaufmann-Freßner
Recording: ORF III