Sat 18 Aug 15:00
Panel Discussion

Freiheit der Künste / Freedom of Speech

18 Aug
  • 18 Aug
    First performance
    Jahrhunderthalle Bochum, Bochum
    Turbinenhalle an der Jahrhunderthalle

The Ruhrtriennale presents a panel discussion entitled FREEDOM OF SPEECH / FREIHEIT DER KÜNSTE in which artists, curators and politicians discuss the complex relationship that intellectual and artistic freedom have with individual and social responsibility in the context of German history. They will also consider the effectiveness and legitimacy of boycott strategies within the cultural sector.

Stefanie Carp, Artistic Director of the Ruhrtriennale,
Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, Minister for Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia,
Alain Platel, Belgian choreographer and theatre director,
Elliott Sharp, composer, multi-instrumentalist and performer from New York,
Michael Vesper, Chair of the Society of Friends and Supporters of the Ruhrtriennale,
The discussion will be chaired by: Norbert Lammert, former President of the German parliament (Bundestag)

Admission free. Telephone registration under: +49 221 280 210

Further Information

Language information: in German and English with simultaneaous translation


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