Parallel Lives - 20th Century through the Eyes of Secret Police

5 Participating countries:
Start: 01/05/2013
Project Reference: 536319-CU-1-2013-1-SK-CULTURE-VOL121


Parallel Lives – 20th Century through the Eyes of Secret Police is an international project whose aim is to CREATE AND TOUR 6 DOCUMENTARY THEATRE PRODUCTIONS based on the study of materials contained in the ARCHIVES OF SECRET POLICE operating in the territories of FORMER SOVIET BLOC COUNTRIES during the era of communism.

The project aims at creating a PLATFORM FOR ARTISTS FROM VARIOUS COUNTRIES and stirr CONFRONTATION OF THE DIFFERENT CREATIVE METHODS and methods of working with documentary material within various national cultures or personal artistic approaches.

The countries involved in the project are: DE, CZ, HU, RO, SK and PL.

The project’s nature is:
- it intertwines artistic methods with methods of historical, political-science and sociological research;
- it connects theatre makers with theatre production houses and memory institutions, as well as art theoreticians;
- cooperation of artists and theatre institutions from the participating countries leads to the creation of new networks which can help ensure future cooperation;
- the project engages memory institutions from 6 countries encouraging exchange of information and experience between them;
- an international platform is created where artistic teams present their methods and the results of their work, which will enable discussion between participating artists and offer a more complex view and REFLECTION OF THE METHODS OF DOCUMENTARY THEATRE IN THE COUNTRIES OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE.

- 6 documentary theatre productions created and toured in 6 EU countries based on a research of documents in secret police archives
- Mobile Parallel Lives minifestivals in 6 countries: DE, CZ, PL, HU, SK, RO - featuring the documentary theatre productions accompanied by discussions, lectures, exhibitions, meetings with experts
- PLL Reader of stories from archives
- PLL Publication
- Website
- PLL Documentary videofilm


Results for this project are not available.


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