Gob Squad

Gob Squad is a group of artists that works collectively on conception, staging and performance in the borderlands between theater, art and media. Founded in 1994 by students from Nottingham and Gießen, Gob Squad has been settled in Berlin since 1999. They place their works in theaters and galleries but also in the middle of the urban environment. Gob Squad seeks out encounters with spectators that exceed the classical conditions of reception. They are invited to dance or play along. The group alternates between stage performance, video installation, interactive live film, radio play and urban intervention. They use the media to broadcast their works through in order to excavate the longing and desire under the digital surfaces of the 21st century. Even in their early works, Gob Squad found their way to a style that has received international attention since their successful appearance at "theater outlines" at documenta X (1997). Since then their productions have been shown in many parts of the world, where projects such as the recent Before Your Very Eyes (invited to the German Theatertreffen 2012) have become highly desired exports. In November 2014, Gob Squad celebrated its 20 years of existence with the long weekend Be Part of Something Bigger – Celebrating the art of collectives and 20 years of Gob Squad at HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Western Society (2013), Are You With Us? (2010) and Gob Squad's Kitchen (You've never had it so good) (2007) have been presented repeatedly at HAU.

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In cooperation with BcmA
Performance

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In cooperation with BcmA
Performance

Das weiße Rössl am Central Park

(In bad German and English)
Music Theater/Performance

Definitely Maybe

Installation/Exhibition/Video, Spoken Word Theater, Dance

Die Leiche loswerden

By and with Caroline Creutzburg - and objects
Performance

Dogs of Love

A Queer Quantum Love Story
Performance

EINS

A play about Artificial Intelligence
Spoken Word Theater

ES IST ZU SPÄT

for internil
Performance

Floating

Performance, Dance

gesellschaften - Wahr sprechen

"Who is the Boss?"
Performance

Historic 360°

Tour Through Sophiensaele
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IT'S JUST A PHASE, BABY!

by copy & waste
Performance, Spoken Word Theater
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KARNEVAL DER TIERE

/ von Thermoboy FK nach Camille Saint-Saëns
Performance
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O.B.E.

Egopassagen
In Public Space, Installation/Exhibition/Video, Dance

On the first night we looked at maps

LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA - Documentary performance for 10 spectators by Wenzel U. Vöcks & Federico Schwindt
Introducing, Performance

Playground #4

An audio-visual sono-choreography
Installation/Exhibition/Video, Music Theater/Performance, Performance

Prächtiger Vogel Leierschwanz

Introducing, Music Theater/Performance

VERSPROCHEN IST VERSPROCHEN

Theatre and pub evening
Performance
17:00

imloop@homeoffice

When the body goes on strike

Livestream as part of the Digital Showroom
Digital Showroom, Live, Performance
18:00

Boys in Sync

Introducing, Performance
18:00

imloop@homeoffice

When the body goes on strike

Livestream as part of the Digital Showroom
Digital Showroom, Live, Performance
19:00

Kick-Off!

Welcome and digital get-together

Moderiert von Sandra Klöss (ehrliche arbeit) und Marianne Ramsay-Sonneck (LAFT Berlin)
Live, Talk
10:00

Digital Showroom

Digital dive into the independent performing arts community of Berlin

With works from all artists, groups and venues 2020
Digital Showroom
16:00

Network Meeting "Bridging the Scenes"

An event by the Berlin Performing Arts Program

With Adriana Svetlikova & Petr Pola (Malá inventura), Veselin Dimov (ACT Festival), Grit Uldall-Jessen & Erik Pold (Selected Works) & Thomas Fabian Eder (Performing Arts Festival Berlin). Moderated by Caroline Galvis (Berlin Performing Arts Program).
Professionals, Suitable for english audience
17:00

Professionals Meet & Greet

"Meet & Greet" for visiting industry professionals from throughout Germany and abroad.

Moderated by Thomas Fabian Eder (Performing Arts Festival Berlin)
Professionals, Suitable for english audience
19:00

The 2020 Tabori Prize

Online Awards Ceremony

An online event presented by
Fonds Darstellende Künste e. V.
Live
19:30

Premiere of the PAF Documentary Series, Episode 1

Why Do We Need the Performing Arts in Times of Crisis?

Followed by a discussion with the artists Olympia Bukkakis & Siegmar Zacharias, hosted by Yael Sherill, and music by Hans Unstern
Film, Suitable for english audience, Live
00:00

Digital Showroom

Digital dive into the independent performing arts community of Berlin

With works from all artists, groups and venues 2020
Digital Showroom
10:00

Introducing… Presents "Instructions for Those at Home"

With contributions by Bambi Bambule, Wenzel U. Vöcks & Federico Schwindt, Simon Zeller, Jakob Krog & Jay Fiskerstrand, Gloria Höckner & Team, Tobias Malcharzik, Pauline Jacob
Suitable for english audience, Introducing
11:00

We're Not Here To Talk About Trees!

Sustainability, Cultural Policy and Independent Artistic Production

Kick-off of the discourse series of the Berlin Performing Arts Program

Professionals, Talk
17:00

From Venue to Venue #1

Representatives of Berlin venues present their places
Professionals, Suitable for english audience
19:00

Premiere of the PAF Documentary Series, Episode 2

What Can the Internet and the Performing Arts Learn From Each Other?
Suitable for english audience, Live
19:15

Extended Reality Narratives - A Conversation (in VR!)

Directly after the premiere of the second episode of the "PAF Documentary Miniseries"

With Anke Schiemann, Marcel Karnapke & Fernanda Parente (Curation & Moderation)
Suitable for english audience, Live, Talk
00:00

Digital Showroom

Digital dive into the independent performing arts community of Berlin

With works from all artists, groups and venues 2020
Digital Showroom
00:00

Introducing… Presents "Instructions for Those at Home"

With contributions by Bambi Bambule, Wenzel U. Vöcks & Federico Schwindt, Simon Zeller, Jakob Krog & Jay Fiskerstrand, Gloria Höckner & Team, Tobias Malcharzik, Pauline Jacob
Suitable for english audience, Introducing
11.00

Producing Sustainably!

The Role of Associations, Initiatives and Funding Institutions

2nd part of the discourse series "Sustainability and Independent Artistic Production" of the Berlin Performing Arts Program
Professionals, Live, Talk
17:00

From Venue to Venue #2

Representatives* of Berlin venues present their places
Professionals, Live, Talk
19:00

Premiere of the PAF Documentary Series, Episode 3

How Can We Use the Performing Arts to Help Us Envision a Hopeful Future?
Film, Suitable for english audience, Live
19:15

(Re)-Imagined – Intersectional Future Perspectives from the Independent Performing Arts

Directly after the premiere of the third episode of the "PAF Documentary Miniseries"

With Noa Winter (coordinator Making A Difference), Dr. Azadeh Sharifi (theatre scholar), Lara-Sophie Milagro (Artistic Director Label Noir & actress) & Tessa Hartig (PAF Berlin)
00:00

Digital Showroom

Digital dive into the independent performing arts community of Berlin

With works from all artists, groups and venues 2020
Digital Showroom
00:00

Introducing… Presents "Instructions for Those at Home"

With contributions by Bambi Bambule, Wenzel U. Vöcks & Federico Schwindt, Simon Zeller, Jakob Krog & Jay Fiskerstrand, Gloria Höckner & Team, Tobias Malcharzik, Pauline Jacob
Suitable for english audience, Introducing
10:00

Library of Voices

Artistic Contributions to the PAF Documentary Miniseries: Raw & Uncut
Film, Suitable for english audience
17:00

PAF Show & Tell

Subtitle: Berlin-based Artists Present Their Works in Video Chat
Professionals, Live, Talk
00:00

Digital Showroom

Digital dive into the independent performing arts community of Berlin

With works from all artists, groups and venues 2020
Digital Showroom
00:00

Introducing… Presents "Instructions for Those at Home"

With contributions by Bambi Bambule, Wenzel U. Vöcks & Federico Schwindt, Simon Zeller, Jakob Krog & Jay Fiskerstrand, Gloria Höckner & Team, Tobias Malcharzik, Pauline Jacob
Suitable for english audience, Introducing
00:00

Library of Voices

Artistic Contributions to the PAF Documentary Miniseries: Raw & Uncut
Film, Suitable for english audience
12:00

Keynote Speech on Opportunities for Action in Times of Extreme Openness

Sarah Israel (PAF Berlin) in conversation with Raul Zelik (political scientist, journalist and translator), Melanie Jame Wolf (artist and performer) and Tina Pfurr (Ballhaus Ost)
Suitable for english audience, Live, Talk
14:00

Corona Update # 1001 - The Independent Performing arts and the Cultural Landscape Following the Coronavirus Pandemic

Janina Benduski (LAFT Berlin) in conversation with Berlin's State Secretary for Culture Dr. Torsten Wöhlert, Franziska Werner (Rat für die Künste Berlin, Berlin’s artistic advisory council) and Stephan Behrmann (Allianz der freien Künste, the German National Alliance of the Independent Arts)