The forest is many things in Germany: a place of longing and a counter-design to urban life, a financial resource, a patriotically charged symbol, a place for leisure and recreation, an essential ecosystem. How about having a date with this forest? Just you and the forest, in the middle of the city. Maybe it will be romantic, maybe you’ll just have a good time, maybe you’ll realize that it’s not really a good fit after all. »Dating a Forest« invites you to make new connections with the forest and grow together. And, as in a good rapprochement, to clear up misconceptions. How could one meet the forest in such a way that one takes it seriously as a partner? Whether the date becomes more in the end, you can determine for yourself.
»Dating a Forest« ranslates theories of post-anthropocentric sociology into practice – with experts on microbiology, ecosexuality, forest science, and nature writing.
In times of climate crisis – just you and Forest, for two in the public space around Ballhaus Ost. Book your dating slot – now!
Janna Pinsker and Wicki Bernhardt combine the lines of post-dramatic theater, choreography and performance for a young and intergenerational audience in their work. With an absurd-fragmentary and playful-confrontational aesthetic, they negotiate themes such as shame, bodily change, climate crisis or the power of couple relationships.
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