IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress

On Sunday, 17 September 2017, we performed at the Welcome Reception of the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress in Freiburg. IUFRO is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists, which promotes global cooperation in forest-related research and enhances the understanding of the ecological, economic and social aspects of forests and trees. IUFRO is “the” global network for forest science cooperation. It unites more than 15,000 scientists in almost 700 Member Organizations in over 110 countries, and is a member of ICSU. Scientists cooperate in IUFRO on a voluntary basis.

“Auf dem Weg zu einer zukunftsfähigen Lern-Kultur”-Congress

On Friday, 29 April 2016, we will performed at the congress “Auf dem Weg zu einer zukunftsfähigen Lern-Kultur – Mit Freude Lernen angesichts globaler Herausforderungen” organised by the Ökumenische Initiative Eine Welt / Erd-Charta Deutschland. The weekend congress focusses on Education for Sustainable Development and new ways of sustainability learning. Part of the programme is also a key note by the neuro scientist Prof. Gerald Hüther.

Global Landscapes Forum in Paris

On Saturday, 5 December 2015, we performed at the  2015 Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Paris. The GLF is the leading platform for bringing together individuals and organizations that have an impact on land use. The event was the largest meeting on the sidelines of the UNFCCC COP21 with more than 3200 participants. We presened various scenes about (un)sustainable land-use and resource governance with the title “Soil, Society and Soul”. A short clip of our performance is part of the official GLF highlights (@ 1:07min).

ACT TWO Performance – Soil, Society & Soul

On Wednesday, 18 November at 19:30, we presented our new production “Soil Society and Soul” in the Archäologische Sammlung der Universität Freiburg, Herderbau (Tennenbacher Straße 4, Freiburg). The performance is a journey around the globe that captures the drama of Sustainability in the simple stories of people’s every-day lives. After the show, audience and actors sat together to wrap-up the evening with a candid discussion on the play. Read more about the ACTTWO event series in November.

ACT TWO Workshop – Let’s Play Transformations

On Wednesday, 11 November 2015, Maria Heras facilitated an evening workshop on “Performative methods for sustainability learning” in the Archäologische Sammlung, Herderbau (Tennenbacher Straße 4, Freiburg). By combining theory with theatre-based activities and reflection on action, this workshop explored from an embodied perspective the possibilities of participatory-theatre methods in our research practice and brought the participants into a creative, aesthetical dialogue. Read more about the evening workshop and the ACTTWO event series in November 2015.

RAMIRAN 2015 in Hamburg

On 9th September 2015 we performed at the RAMIRAN 2015 conference in Hamburg. RAMIRAN is the scientific network on organic residues and their application in agriculture. It is an interdisciplinary meeting place for scientist and practioners; young professionals and students can exchange thoughts with experienced experts for mutual benefit. RAMIRAN 2015 focused on “Rural-Urban symbiosis”. For the performance at the conference dinner we developt a humorous play on soil, agriculture and conflicts between rural and urban communities.

AgriKultur Festival Freiburg

On Saturday, 25 July 2015 at 15h, we performed at AgriKultur Festival in Freiburg. We presented a tailored production on agriculture, food and our role as consumers. The public AgriKultur Festival focusses on food and sustainable agriculture and combines presentations with performances and concerts. The AgriKultur 2015 took place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (24th-26th July) in the Escholzpark, Freiburg.