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MIMOS 2016

Theater HORA

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Anne Fournier, Paola Gilardi, Andreas Härter and Beate Hochholdinger-Reiterer

Theater HORA, 1993 in Zürich als Kulturwerkstatt für Menschen mit einer geistigen Behinderung entstanden, erobert heute als «freie Republik» die Bühnen weltweit. Dem breiten Spektrum der künstlerischen Arbeit und den aktuellsten Entwicklungen dieses einzigartigen Projekts gilt das vorliegende Buch.

Le Théâtre HORA, créé à Zurich en 1993 comme atelier culturel pour personnes en situation de handicap mental, conquiert aujourd’hui les scènes du monde en tant que « République libre ». Le présent ouvrage se penche sur le large spectre du travail artistique de ce projet unique et sur ses audaces les plus actuelles.

Il Theater HORA, fondato nel 1993 come laboratorio artistico per persone con una disabilità mentale, è divenuto oggi una «Libera Repubblica» alla conquista della scena internazionale. Il presente volume analizza l’ampio ventaglio dell’espressione artistica e l’evoluzione più recente di questo progetto unico nel suo genere.

Theater HORA, which began in Zurich in 1993 as a cultural workshop for people with a mental disability, is today conquering stages around the world as a «free republic». The present book is devoted to the broad spectrum of artistic work and most recent developments of this unique project.

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«Wir sind alle wie wildes Schilf gewachsene Performerinnen und Performer» Gespräch mit Florian Loycke zu Mars Attacks! und Freie Republik HORA Résumé Riassunto Abstract 244–252 P41711_Broschuere_Mimos_2015_IH.indd 242 05.12.16 13:53 Proben von Mars Attacks!, Koproduktion von Theater HORA und DAS HELMI (Berlin); im Bild: Florian Loycke (vorne, gefesselt), Cora Frost (im Hinter- grund, mit den Puppen) und (v. l. n. r.) die HORA-Schauspielenden Matthias Grandjean, Tiziana Pagliaro, Julia Häusermann, Nikolai Gralak und Gianni Blumer, Fabriktheater, Rote Fabrik, Zürich, 03.05.2014 (Premiere: 05.05.2015). Regie: Florian Loycke, Cora Frost; Puppen(bau)training: Florian Loycke; Sound System: Solène Garnier (DAS HELMI) Foto: © Frances D’Ath / Theater HORA P41711_Broschuere_Mimos_2015_IH.indd 243 05.12.16 13:53 244 In this interview Florian Loycke, co-founder of the Berlin puppet theatre collective DAS HELMI, describes his company’s horizon- broadening collaboration with Theater HORA and the unbridled pleasure in play and performance they share. Their first encoun- ter was in 2011 at a workshop on puppet-making led by Loycke as part of the inclusive OKKUPATION! festival in Zurich. HORA’s directors got back in touch with Loycke following the international success of Disabled Theater (2012). They decided to join forces to stage a maverick version of Tim Burton’s science fiction comedy Mars Attacks! But who would play the aliens? The ‘intellectually disabled’ HORA actors, or the anarchist members of DAS HELMI with the “ugliest puppets in the world”? In summer 2016, Loycke experi- enced a unique form of collaboration...

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