Ren Saibara is a Japanese director, actress and performer. She studied German studies in Tokyo and historical urban studies in Berlin. She founded the artist collective actnetwork in Japan and has shown her works in several international theater festivals in Japan. In her works she compares the Japanese perspective with the European, often calling the comprehensive global mechanism in current social problems into question. At the same time, she confronts the insurmountable strangeness between German and Japanese culture.
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).
Moderated by Thomas Fabian Eder (Performing Arts Festival Berlin)
Followed by a discussion with the artists Olympia Bukkakis & Siegmar Zacharias, hosted by Yael Sherill, and music by Hans Unstern
With Anke Schiemann, Marcel Karnapke & Fernanda Parente (Curation & Moderation)
2nd part of the discourse series "Sustainability and Independent Artistic Production" of the Berlin Performing Arts Program
With Noa Winter (coordinator Making A Difference), Dr. Azadeh Sharifi (theatre scholar), Lara-Sophie Milagro (Artistic Director Label Noir & actress) & Tessa Hartig (PAF Berlin)