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Urban Commons in Berlin

Workshop Leaders Yelta Köm, Merve Gül Özokcu and Herkes İçin Mimarlık – Architecture for All

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AN INTERACTIVE NEIGHBOURHOOD GAME FOR SOLDINER KIEZ

Workshop Leaders Karsten Michael Drohsel

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Workshop Leaders Prof. Hüsnü Dokak

Followed by a talk with Seçkin Aydın

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A pimped-out model car convoy on the road from Berlin-Wedding to Istanbul.

Workshop Leaders Tuna Arkun and Malve Lippmann

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Intercultural cooking and video courses for unaccompanied minor refugees and young people

Workshop Leaders Branka Pavlović, Assibi Wartenberg and Mazhar Iqbal

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Workshop Leaders Tuna Arkun and Malve Lippmann

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THE TIGER COMES...

Projectseries about the life of the tiger in the foreign lands

Concept by Can Sungu and Malve Lippmann

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A film project with unaccompanied refugee minors and their guardians (Vormünder)

Workshop Leaders Branka Pavlović, Malve Lippmann and Can Sungu

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Workshop Leaders Tuna Arkun and Malve Lippmann

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SOE Sommercamp Istanbul

Experimenting with moving pictures and cinematographic apparatuses

Workshop Leaders Can Sungu and Malve Lippmann

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Workshop Leaders Malve Lippmann and Can Sungu

URBAN LANDSCAPES

How do we see our own city and how is it perceived by tourists? What are the most important places for us as natives, that we particularly love and without which we couldn't imagine our city? But where do tourists want to shoot their photos proving "I was here"? What do the sights of our city really mean for us, which are listed as “The 100 places you must see”, and which we almost never notice in daily life?

In our workshop, we deal with depictions of cities (as consumer goods) and critically discuss the touristic gaze. We talk about places in our city and how we see and experience them. Then together we build our transcultural, giant city map of cardboard. This hybrid urban landscape grows larger with every workshop and every group of participants. Using cardboard, adhesive tapes, scissors, cutters and rulers and also flashlights and various light elements, the city architecture becomes vivid and dazzling. The meandering city silhouette forms into three rooms and serves as a background for the interactive game Klangstraße.

A project by bi’bak in cooperation with Goethe Institute Ankara.

In the frame of SOE Camp Izmir in Izmir Resim ve Heykel Müzesi.

Malve Lippmann studied at the State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart and at the Institute for Art in Context at the Berlin University of the Arts (MA). She worked as a freelance stagedesigner and artist. Since 2010 she has also been active as a cultural manager in various cultural and community projects. She is co-founder and artistic director of bi'bak and Sinema Transtopia.

Can Sungu studied film and visual communication design in Istanbul and at the Institute for Art in Context at the Berlin University of the Arts. He has given workshops and seminars in the field of film and published texts on film and migration. As an artist, he participated in numerous exhibitions, including at MMSU Rijeka, Künstlerhaus Vienna and REDCAT Los Angeles. He is co-founder and artistic director of bi‘bak.