January February
15
Sat
16:00
Stadtlabor-Forum Historisches Museum Frankfurt
Am Saalhof 1 Frankfurt am Main

Small excursions around Ottoman Shadow Theatre

Followed by a talk with Birgit Auf der Lauer

Closing Event & Trembling is the Curtain / Shaken the Screen:

Birgit Auf der Lauer & Caspar Pauli will give a short presentation on the history and structure of ottoman
Gölge Oyunu/ Shadow Puppetry. 

In this workshop, Bi'bak will turn into a temporary shadow theatre, to revisit an Ottoman shadow puppet cast. It consists of Jews and b*tches, Arabs, dandies, belly dancers, Armenians, Opium addicts, witches, European and Anatolian types. The artist invite to make new monsters / shadow puppets, while asking how nationalist ideology affect the characters in the shadow play.

Closing Event begins at 19:00

Birgit Auf der Lauer has been working together with Caspar Pauli since 2010. They are interested in aesthetic and political levels of urban and rural areas. After detailed research, they work with different forms of expression such as installation, drawing and performance. For their work they receive regular promotions and awards. Together with the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Museum in Berlin they run the Kanuclub for Urban Exploration.