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Warsaw 2020

Performing the future

Institutions and politics of memory

2 - 5 June 2020
Theatre Institute Warsaw, in collaboration with the Institute of Polish Culture of Warsaw University.

Invitation

 

33rd SIBMAS Conference – Warsaw 2-5 of June 2020

The Executive Committee of SIBMAS and the Organisational Committee are looking forward to welcome you in Warsaw for our 2020 SIBMAS Conference which will take place from 2 – 5 of June.

Performing the future. Institutions and politics of memory.

The 33th SIBMAS Conference will focus on the following issues:

  • Facts, emotions, narratives – ideas and practices of a narrative museum.
  • Museums, archives and libraries as an interactive space – how to develop a relationship with visitors, practitioners of performing arts, and collectively contribute to an open society.
  • Marketing and collection – developing exhibitions and an image for a library or collection.
  • Theatre heritage institutions and the politics of memory – what narratives do we need and for what purpose?
  • Canonical and alternative approaches to the archives and library collections on performing arts.
  • Body and archive – documenting of “unpreservable” by museums, archives, libraries or artists themselves.
  • Performing the past/reviving the narrative – collaboration between archives, museums, libraries on the one hand and artists on the other.
  • The impact of policies, politics, and conventions on theatre and performing arts practices as well as its preservation.
  • Ecology in the library, archive and museum – practicing care for the Earth; how do perform jobs and help save the planet.