November 2018 December 2018 January 2019
Operndorf
21.12. - 04.01.
Christmas Holidays at Operndorf Afrika
The Students are in holidays and we take a break as well!

 

 

December 2018 January 2019 February 2019
January 2019 February 2019 March 2019
February 2019 March 2019 April 2019
March 2019 April 2019 May 2019
April 2019 May 2019 June 2019
May 2019 June 2019
September 2016 October 2016
September 2016 October 2016 November 2016
1 OCT
London
Artists’ Film Club: Christoph Schlingensief
»The African Twin Towers«
with an introduction by Aino Laberenz
(Director of Operndorf Afrika)
Institute of Contemporary Arts London
The Mall London, SW1Y 5Ah
1 OCT
Operndorf
first day of school
2016/2017 at Operndorf Afrika
starting at 9am
address of welcome to the new class and a walkabout with the parents
6–9 OCT
London
Operndorf @ Frieze London
GB – international contemporary art fair
exhibition of Operndorf Afrika within the Frieze Projects
daily from 12pm to 7pm
(on sundays the fair closed at 6pm)
13–14 OKT
Operndorf
workshop with KPG
(burkinabe author, teller of tales
and comedian)
two days workshop for the pupils at Operndorf Afrika,
words and music are combined and futhermore involved into the stories of the kids
14 OCT
Operndorf
presentation of the workshop with KPG
our pupils presented their workshop
29 OCT
Berlin
fund-raising party for Operndorf Afrika
@ Dandy Diner
party at Dandy Diner

 

 

October 2016 November 2016 December 2016
5 NOV
London
symposium @ London Goethe Institut
»How cultural differences might be articulated, mediated and enjoyed«
Programmed by Marcel Bleuler (artasfoundation), Michaela Crimmin (Culture+Conflict) and Raphael Gygax (Frieze Projects)
Goethe Institut United Kingdom,
50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2PH
11–12 NOV
Operndorf
workshop with Patrick Kabré

two-day workshop with the musician Patrick Kabré for the pupils of the Operndorf School
Operndorf
workshop presentation
concert with Patrick Kabré
workshop presentation with Patrick Kabré
18 NOV
Berlin
Congress: Süddeutsche Zeitung the economic summit 2016
@ Hotel Adlon, Berlin
8pm gala dinner including a panel discussion with guests from culture, sport and science.
Also with Aino Laberenz / Festspielhaus Afrika, foundation Operndorf Afrika
& Denis Scheck / literary critic
from 27 Nov
München
FRANCIS KÉRÉ. RADICALLY SIMPLE (exhibition)
Comprehensive overview of the architects oeuvre
at Architekturmuseum der TU München (Pinakothek der Moderne)
Radically Simple is the first solo-exhibition of Operndorf Afrika architect Francis Kéré
until: 26.03.2017
Guided Tour (Curator): Sa 3.12., 02:30pm | Mi 7.12. and 14.12.2016 and 18.1. and 15.2.2017, 03:00pm
from 27 Nov
Stettin (Poland)
"S/W" of Tobias Dostal (exhibiton)
Single exhibition about the originated art of Tobias Dostal at his residence in Operndorf Afrika 2015
until: 26th February 2017
TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art
4 Świętego Ducha St., Szczecin (Poland)

 

 

November 2016 December 2016 January 2017
1-31 Dec
Munich
FRANCIS KÉRÉ. RADICALLY SIMPLE (exhibition)
Comprehensive overview of the architects oeuvre
at Architekturmuseum TU München (Pinakothek der Moderne)
Radically Simple is the first solo-exhibition of Operndorf Afrika architect Francis Kéré
until: 26.03.2017
Guided Tour (Curator): Sa 3.12., 02:30pm | Mi 7.12. and 14.12.2016 and 18.1. and 15.2.2017, 03:00pm
1–31 Dec
Stettin (Poland)
»S/W« of Tobias Dostal (exhibtion)
Single exhibition about the originated art of Tobias Dostal at his residence in Operndorf Afrika 2015
until: 26th February 2017
TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art
4 Świętego Ducha St., Szczecin (Poland)
16 Dec
Ouagadougou
»Y yeelba« (performance)
by Pio Rahner & Vivien Sawadogo
8pm at Goethe Institut 192
rue de l’université BP 1226 01 Ouagadougou
the artists of the Operndorf Residence Pio Rahner and
Vivien Sawadogo presenting the performance ›Y yeelba‹ to the final festivities
of the year 2016 at Goethe Institut Ouagadougou
17 DEC
Ziniaré
final presentation of the awardees
relating to the Artist-In-Residence program 2016
with Vivien Sawadogo and Pio Rahner
at the library in Ziniaré

 

 

December 2016 January 2017 February 2017
1-31 Jan
Munich
FRANCIS KÉRÉ. RADICALLY SIMPLE (exhibition)
Comprehensive overview of the architects oeuvre
at Architekturmuseum TU München (Pinakothek der Moderne)
Radically Simple is the first solo-exhibition of Operndorf Afrika architect Francis Kéré
until: 26.03.2017
Guided Tour (Curator): 18.1. | 15.2.2017, 03:00pm
1 -31 Jan
Stettin (Poland)
"S/W" of Tobias Dostal (exhibtion)
Single exhibition about the originated art of Tobias Dostal at his residence in Operndorf Afrika 2015
until: 26th February 2017
TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art
4 Świętego Ducha St., Szczecin (Poland)
25 Jan
Bayreuth
"Die Oper als Gefäß"
Operndorf Afrika is presented by Aino Laberenz
Location: Iwalewa Haus, 7pm at foyer
The evening is part of the research project
"Wagner-Schlingensief-Afrika"
Curator: Fabian Lehmann
30 Jan
Munich
Learning from Africa - A place to encounter
The Operndorf Afrika (Burkina Faso) by Christoph Schlingensief / Aino Laberenz
Talk with Aino Laberenz to the occasion of the women in Real Estate Munich new-year´s reception at Literaturhaus München
Location: Literaturhaus München, Salvatorplatz 1, 80333 Munich
To the occasion of the women in Real Estate Munich new-year´s reception including aperitif and buffet.
30 - 31 Jan
Operndorf
Workshop with KPG
(Burkinian Author, Storyteller and Comedian)
Two Day Workshop for the students of Operndorf Afrika School, which focusses on Language and Expression and involves the children into stories

 

 

January 2017 February 2017 March 2017
01 Feb
Operndorf
public Workshop Presentation with KPG
for parents of Operndorf Afrika students
at Operndorf Afrika, Event at 4pm
1 - 28 Feb
Munich
FRANCIS KÉRÉ. RADICALLY SIMPLE (exhibition)
Comprehensive overview of the architects oeuvre
at Architekturmuseum TU München (Pinakothek der Moderne)
Radically Simple is the first solo-exhibition of Operndorf Afrika architect Francis Kéré
until: 26.03.2017
Guided Tour (Curator): 15.2.2017, 03:00pm
1 -26 Feb
Stettin (Poland)
"S/W" of Tobias Dostal (exhibtion)
Single exhibition about the originated art of Tobias Dostal at his residence in Operndorf Afrika 2015
until: 26th February 2017
TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art
4 Świętego Ducha St., Szczecin (Poland)
07 Feb
Heidelberg
Schlingensief – Wagner – Afrika: kitsch, art or social experiment?
Lecture, film screening and discussion
An evening with Prof. John Deathridge (King’s College London). Organised by the music-scientific seminar from the University of Heidelberg (Dr. Mauro Fosco Bertola) and supported by the cultural department Heidelberg.
Start: 7:30pm
Location: Karlstorkino, Am Karlstor 1, 69117 Heidelberg
Entrance fee: free

22 Feb
Operndorf
'Conference of Children' / Conference des Enfants
Workshop-Presentation
Closure of four day Workshop 'Conference des Enfants' with Johannes Volkmann (Papiertheater Nürnberg)
Presentation of Workshop-group - Film and Performance
Starts at 12 am
at Operndorf Afrika

 

 

February 2017 March 2017 April 2017
1 - 26 Mar
München
FRANCIS KÉRÉ. RADICALLY SIMPLE (exhibition)
Comprehensive overview of the architects œuvre
at Architekturmuseum TU München (Pinakothek der Moderne)
Radically Simple is the first solo-exhibition of Operndorf Afrika architect Francis Kéré
until: 26.03.2017
9 Mar
Berlin
Presentation of the book Radically Simple
The architect Francis Kéré talks with Chris Dercon about his new publication, the exhibition in Munich (Radically Simple extended till 26th of March 2017) and the new projects in Berlin (mobile theatre at the past airport Tempelhof) and London (Serpentine Pavilion).
on: Thursday, 09.03.2017
at: 7.30 pm
Location: Bücherbogen at Station Savignyplatz
Stadtbahnbogen 593

A registration is necessary.
17 Mar
Bremen
PANGA PANGA - Opening Exhibition of Operndorf Artist Residence of the year 2016
Opening of exhibition: Pio Rahner & Nomwindé Vivien Sawadogo
Friday March 17th at 8pm at ERLKÖNIGRAUM, Ellhornstrasse 24 in Bremen.
http://erlkoenigschau.tumblr.com
Exhibition from March 18th to 1st of April 2017
18 - 31 Mar
Bremen
PANGA PANGA - Operndorf Artist in Residence of the year 2016 (exhibition)
Exhibition of Pio Rahner & Nomwindé Vivien Sawadogo
at ERLKÖNIGRAUM, Ellhornstrasse 24 in Bremen.
Exhibition from March 18th to 1st of April 2017

 

 

March 2017 April 2017 Mai 2017
5 - 6 Apr
Operndorf
Workshop with Patrick Kabré
(burkinabe musician)
two-days workshop for the pupils of the Operndorf-School with Patrick Kabré
7 Apr
Operndorf
Workshop-presentation with Patrick Kabré
for the pupils of the Operndorf-School and the parents of the participating children
Location: Operndorf Afrika / 5 pm

 

 

April 2017 Mai 2017 Juni 2017
23 May
Braunschweig
Talk with Aino Laberenz about Operndorf Afrika and the continuation of the work by Christoph Schlingensief
At Hochschule für Bildenden Künste Braunschweig (Klasse Isa Melsheimer)
23rd of May 2017, 3 pm, public talk
building 05/ room 210
25 - 26 May
Operndorf
Puppet theatre Workshop
with Athanase Kabré (puppeteer)
Puppet theatre workshop with animation
26 May
Operndorf
Presentation of the puppetheatre workshop
with Athanase Kabré (puppeteer)
Presentation for the pupils of the Operndorf Afrika School and their parents
Place: Operndorf Afrika
Time: 17:00 hour

 

 

Mai 2017 Juni 2017 Juli 2017
09 Jun
Hamburg
Christoph Schlingensiefs
OPERNDORF AFRIKA: What happened so far
Aino Laberenz and Alex Moussa Sawadogo in conversation with Matthias Günther (Thalia Theater Hamburg)
Aino Laberenz, the Manager of the project, and the artistik Director Alex Moussa Sawadogo will talk about the Development of the unique project and try to search the bridging between Europe and Africa.
Location: MS Stubnitz Baakenhöft
Time: 19 hour
Tickets: 5 Euro
27 Jun
Berlin
Chance 2000 - Abschied von Deutschland
of Christoph Schlingensief. Movie Premiere.
Premiere of Chance 2000 with Program at Roter- and Grüner Salon of the Volksbühne Berlin. (Program starts at 5 pm at Roter- and Grüner Salon.)
Tickets: 8 Euro and 6 Euro discounted
29 Jun
Berlin
Opening: Laafi Bala
5pm until 9pm
Exhibition: 29. June - 28. July 2017
EIGEN + ART Lab and Operndorf Afrika are looking fordward to welcoming you to the exhibition opening of OPERNDORF AFRIKA "LAAFI BALA" with works by a.o. Tobias Dostal and Rouamba Maxime Wendyam.

The four-week long exhibition can be considered as a window into the reality of life in Operndorf Afrika and simultaneously also a window out of Burkina Faso, that facilitates contemporary perspectives of African and international art.

 

 

Juni 2017 Juli 2017 August 2017
1 - 28 JUL
Berlin
Exhibition: Laafi Bala
Duration: June 29 - July 28

At Eigen + Art Lab, Torstrasse 220, 10115 Berlin.
Opening Hours: Tuesday ‐ Friday 2 pm ‐ 6 pm and Saturday 11 am ‐ 6 pm
5 JUL
Berlin
Rap Performance by KEYTI (Senegal)
Operndorf Afrika presents KEYTI in the context of the Exhibition Laafi Bala at Eigen + Art Lab
Eigen + Art Lab, Torstrasse 220, 10115 Berlin
at 7 pm
08 JUL
Operndorf
Graduation Ceremony
with the issue of school certificates at Operndorf Afrika and awarding the best students. Afterwards presentation of the two day Puppettheatre Workshop with Athanase Kabré.
Operndorf School 8am
13 Jul
Berlin
Artist Talk with Tobias Dostal and Cosima Jentzsch
Operndorf Afrika presents Tobias Dostal, first resident artist in Operndorf Afrika in 2015 in a talk with Cosima Jentzsch, who at the same time arranged a four-month open studio at Operndorf Afrika in the context of the Exhibition Laafi Bala at Eigen + Art Lab
Eigen + Art Lab, Torstrasse 220, 10115 Berlin
at 7 pm
15 JUL
Berlin
Mitte Cup 2017
Almost a Tradition: The art-football-game at Blau-Weiß Berolina, made by Eigen + Art
Twelve teams. A target. Artists, collectors, gallery owners and authors play soccer.
The Opernorf team will be taking part for the third time this year.
20 JUL
Berlin
Film Screening 'Une Revolution Africaine'
Operndorf Afrika presents: 'Une Revolution Africaine' (Burkina Faso 2015, OmE, 98 min, R: Boubacar Sangar, Gidéon Vink), one of the most important contemporary films of Burkina Faso followed by a discussion with Alex Moussa Sawadogo in the context of the Exhibition Laafi Bala at Eigen + Art Lab
Eigen + Art Lab, Torstrasse 220, 10115 Berlin
at 7 pm

 

 

Juli 2017 August 2017 September 2017
Summer Break
Operndorf

 

 

August 2017 September 2017 Oktober 2017
07 Sep
Bozen, Italien
Opening: Operndorf Afrika at Transart
Aino Laberenz and Alex Moussa Sawadogo about the state of affairs at Operndorf Afrika
At festival HUB of the Transart festival at the municipal museum Bozen, South Tyrol.
The exhibition will run from the 07.09. until the 27.09.
Location: TRANSART Festival · Dantestr. 28 Via Dante, Bozen, BZ 39100, Italy.
at 8pm - free entrance
07 - 27 Sep
Bozen, Italy
Exhibition: Operndorf Afrika at Transart
At festival HUB of the Transart festival at the municipal museum Bozen, South Tyrol.
The exhibition will run from the 07.09. until the 27.09.
Location: TRANSART Festival · Dantestr. 28 Via Dante, Bozen, BZ 39100, Italy.
at 8pm - free entrance
22 Sep
Berlin
Charity auction for Operndorf Afrika

artists designing T-shirts
Location: St. Agnes, Alexandrinenstraße 118-121, 10969 Berlin
Preview: 22nd September 2017 from 11am - 7pm
Registration: 7pm - 8 pm, Auction 8 pm
30 Sep
Ravensburg
Operndorf Afrika at Kunstmuseum Ravensburg
Nicole Fritz (Director Kunstmuseum Ravensburg) talks with Aino Laberenz (Director Operndorf Afrika)
Location: Kunstmuseum Ravensburg, Burgstraße 9, 88212 Ravensburg
Time: 7pm

 

 

September 2017 Oktober 2017 November 2017
13 Okt
Munich
Exhibition: Kids behind the camera. Mach dir ein Bild
A project of Marie Köhler with children from Burkina Faso and Ruanda
Opening of the project 'Mach Dir ein Bild', with the photograph Marie Köhler, who started the project in 2013 at Operndorf Afrika in Burkina Faso. The project went on in Ruanda and Kongo and the exhibition is running until the 7th. of January 2018 at the Fünf Kontinente in Munich.

Tuesday – Sunday
9.30 am – 5.30 pm
13 Okt
Moskau
Discussion: Nordwind Festival - Новый мир / Neue Welt
Performative theatrical salon in Moscow and Hamburg as part of the Nordwind Festival 2017
Talk evening "Charity-Fair" with Alex Moussa Sawadogo (Artistic Director Opernorf Afrika). Moderation: Konstantin Bogomolov, further guest: Julia Peresild
The talk evening questions the development of new forms of foundations in Russia and Germany, the experiences with international artistic networks and the connection between charity and glamor.
Start: 8:30 pm, Venue: Theater of the Nations, Petrovskiy per., 3
ab 22 Okt
Oldenburg
Exhibition: Tobias Dostal
6. Horst Janssen graphic award winner of the Claus Hüppe Foundation. The graphic prize, endowed with 20,000 euros, was awarded to Dostal for a work that was created in the Opernorf Afrika in 2015. Tobias Dostal was the first Artist-in-Resident in 2015. Find more under Artist-In-Resident 2015
Exhibition from the 22th. of October 2017 until the 14th. of January 2018
Venue: Horst-Janssen-Museum Oldenburg

 

 

Oktober 2017 November 2017 Dezember 2017
1 - 30 Nov
Oldenburg
Exhibition: Tobias Dostal
6. Horst Janssen graphic award winner of the Claus Hüppe Foundation. The graphic prize, endowed with 20,000 euros, was awarded to Dostal for a work that was created in the Opernorf Afrika in 2015. Tobias Dostal was the first Artist-in-Resident in 2015. Find more under Artist-In-Resident 2015
Exhibition from 22 October 2017 to 14 January 2018
Location: Horst-Janssen-Museum Oldenburg
10 Nov
Ouagadougou
Exhibition Opening "YAM WEKRE“
This exhibition is the result of a residence of seven international artists at the National Museum Ouagadougou. Among them is the Bremen artist Pio Rahner, who was part of the Artist-in-Residence program at the Operndorf Afrika in 2016 and now returns to Burkina Faso.
Where: Nationalmuseum Ouagadougou
At 7pm.
13 Nov - 19 Nov
Berlin
AFRIKAMERA: Curent Cinema from Africa.
Focus in 2017: "Talking about Sahel" - Movies from West Africa
Filmfestival AFRIKAMERA at Arsenal Berlin, Potsdamer Platz
14 Nov
Berlin
Ouagadougou Shorts -
Short Movies from Burkina Faso
a collaboration between Afrikamera and Opernorf Afrika
7:00 pm at Kino Arsenal, Potsdamer Platz

 

 

November 2017 Dezember 2017 January 2018
1 - 31 Dez
Oldenburg
Exhibition: Tobias Dostal
6. Horst Janssen graphic award winner of the Claus Hüppe Foundation. The graphic prize, endowed with 20,000 euros, was awarded to Dostal for a work that was created in the Opernorf Afrika in 2015. Tobias Dostal was the first Artist-in-Residence in 2015. More under Artist-In-Residence 2015
Exhibition from 22 October 2017 to 14 January 2018
Location: Horst-Janssen-Museum Oldenburg
18 - 20 Dec
Operndorf
Workshop with Patrick Kabré
two day long workshop with Patrick Kabré for the pupils of the Operndorf School followed by a concert
When? 18 - 20 of December
Where? Operndorf Afrika

 

 

Dezember 2017 January 2018 February 2018
1 - 14 Jan
Oldenburg
Exhibition: Tobias Dostal
6. Horst Janssen Graphics Prize Winner of the Claus Hüppe Foundation. The prize, worth 20,000 euros, was awarded to Dostal for a work that was created in 2015 in the Operndorf Afrika. Tobias Dostal was first Artist-In-Resident 2015, more under Artist-In-Resident 2015.
Exhibition from October 22, 2017 to January 14, 2018
Location: Horst Janssen Museum Oldenburg
15 Jan
Ludwigsburg
Aino Laberenz in conversation with Elisabeth Schweeger (Akademie für Darstellende Kunst baden-Württemberg)
Aino Laberenz and Elisabeth Schweeger talk about the Operndorf Afrika - its idea and realization and ask what the future might look like.
Talk: 15 Januar at 20 h
Where: ADK Ludwigsburg

 

 

January 2018 February 2018 March 2018
14 Feb
Dakar
Screening: AU PAYS des HOMMES INTÈGRES
of Moustapha Mouhamadou Diop
Screening of the film by our Artist-in-Residence Artist from 2017. After the screening, the artist will talk about his work and his stay at the Operndorf Afrika.

 

 

February 2018 March 2018 April 2018
3 - 4 Mar
Operndorf
Canceled: Africa Bass Culture Festival
In view of the current events in Burkina Faso on Friday, March 02, 2018, the Africa Bass Culture Festival is interrupting its program this weekend and will not take place at Operndorf Afrika. The festival will continue – more information about the program on the website.
An avant-garde meeting place for electronic music and African cultures, a veritable artistic crossroads for Afro-Electro, the festival aims to enhance the interactivity between contemporary tools and traditional music, as well as the richness and diversity of artistic forms. and cultural practices in the making.
13 Mär
Operndorf
MUSIC WORKSHOP
CANCELED: In view of the current events in Burkina Faso on Friday, March 02, 2018, the workshop will not take place at Operndorf Afrika.
Full-time Workshop for girls of the Operndorf School with Johanna aka James & Perera Elsewhere
Perera Elsewhere and Born in Flamez are 2 electronic musicians from Berlin. As part of the workshop, the students of the Operndorf School will be introduced to the recording techniques of instruments and voices in the recording studio.
15 Mär
Operndorf
MUSIC WORKSHOP
CANCELED: In view of the current events in Burkina Faso on Friday, March 02, 2018, the workshop will not take place at Operndorf Afrika.
Full-time Workshop for girls of the Operndorf School with Johanna aka James & Perera Elsewhere
Perera Elsewhere and Born in Flamez are 2 electronic musicians from Berlin. As part of the workshop, the students of the Operndorf School will be introduced to the recording techniques of instruments and voices in the recording studio.

 

 

March 2018 April 2018 Mai 2018
11. April
Operndorf
Concert at Operndorf Afrika
Kokondo Zaz
Open-air concert at Operndorf Afrika - Admission is free!
12 April
Operndorf
Workshop-Präsentation Artist couple Rapedius
Thomas & Renée Rapedius present the works of the pupils of Operndorf Afrika School
1:30 am at the atelier at Operndorf Afrika

 

 

April 2018 Mai 2018 June 2018
02 - 03 May
Operndorf
Storytelling-Workshop with Minata Djéné and Tata Bamouni
Two day long workshop for the pupils of the Operndorf School
03 May
Berlin
Opening: Mars über Afrika
Per Schumann and Juliette Gaubert show works from Operndorf Afrika in Burkina Faso, where they lived and work at the beginning of 2018.
Weekend-Show just until 06. May (open daily from 2 to 6 am)
Kreuzberg Pavillon, Naunynstraße 53, 10999 Berlin
04 May
Operndorf
Polygamico of Minata Djéné and Tata Bamouni
The performance « Polygamico » is an incursion of two storytelling - comediennes, in the life of polygamous couples and families.
Free admission
17 May
Hamburg
Opening: Mars über Afrika
Per Schumann and Juliette Gaubert show works from Operndorf Afrika in Burkina Faso, where they lived and work at the beginning of 2018.
The exhibition is until 9. June.
Galerie Multiple Box, Admiralitätsstraße 76, 20459 Berlin
18 May
Operndorf
Filmscreening: Le silence de Lydie of Aissata Ouarma (Burkina Faso)
Screening at 4 pm in presence of the director
26 May
Operndorf
Birds know what god is like
Contemporary cinema from African countries presented by Alex Moussa Sawadogo (artistic director Operndorf Afrika) at M.Bassy Hamburg
26.05.2018, 19.30
Reservations: reservation@m-bassy.org

 

 

Mai 2018 June 2018 July 2018
1 June
Operndorf
Theatreperformance: LE GENE DU SALAUD
08 June
Operndorf
Concert: Negroides

 

 

June 2018 July 2018 August 2018
01 July 2018
Berlin
Mitte Cup Vol. 6
The MITTE CUP, in which Berlin galleries, institutions and artists meet for the great football tournament, enters the sixth round.
from 12 noon - 6 pm at Berolina in Berlin-Mitte
05 July - 17 August
Berlin
Via audio guide to Operndorf Afrika "Audiomapping 1: TROPErndorf"
At TROPEZ kiosk audio guides will be issued from 05.07. until 17.08., with which you can go on a trip to Operndorf Afrika in Burkina Faso. Girls and boys of the Operndorf School will take you through their village and explain what is there: The school, sound studio, the medical center... In this way you can experience the Operndorf Afrika through the public pool Sommerbad Humboldthain.
Available daily during the opening hours of public pool Sommerbad Humboldthain.
14 July
Operndorf
Graduation Ceremony
The end of the school year's ceremony with music by Deme Salif Bruno and band.
From 8 am to 12 pm at the Operndorf school
21 July - 04 August
Munich
Operndorf Afrika at The Lovelace
The Lovelace brings Operndorf Afrika to Munich and dedicates a multi-day exhibition to the project, which will be accompanied by various event formats.
Opening on the 21.07 at 8pm.
Exhibition until the 04.08.2018
21 July
Munich
Panel Discussion "Our Opera is a Village – Operndorf Afrika - the State of Things"

In a panel discussion, Aino Laberenz talks about the artistic concept of the project and its potential for the region in Burkina Faso. In exchange with Matthias Lilienthal (Artistic Director of Kammerspiele München), the comparison with the vision of Christoph Schlingensief is also intensified. Lilienthal, like Laberenz, accompanied the idea from the very beginning and worked closely with Schlingensief. The conversation will be led by cultural scientist Marcel Bleuler.
21.07.2018 at 8pm at The Lovelace, Munich
22 July
Munich
Film Screening of Knistern der Zeit by Sibylle Dahrendorf
After the film, Sévérin Sobgo, who accompanied Christoph Schlingensiefs since 2009 and has been coordinator of the artistic program in Operndorf Afrika since 2011, answers your questions.
22.07 at 8pm at The Lovelace, Munich
23 July
Muncih
Filmscreening Shortmovies Ouagadougou Shorts
With the OUAGADOUGOU SHORTS program, Operndorf Afrika presents a selection of current short films from Burkina Faso. Including short films that were created at operndorf Afrika in the film class and in a summer film camp in 2016 and reflect the perspective of Operndorf pupils.

After the film screening, employees of the Operndorf Africa are available for questions: Both staff from the Berlin project office and the project office Ouagadougou are on site.
23 July at 8pm at The Lovelace, Munich
29 July - 04 August
Berlin
Workshop Bubbles (2018) with Abdoul Kader Traoré in cooperation with TROPEZ
Workshop for children at public pool Sommerbad Humboldthain.
Daily from 11 am to 4 pm
Admission free.

 

 

July 2018 August 2018 September 2018
August 2018
Operndorf
Summer break
01 August - 04 August
Munich
Operndorf Afrika at The Lovelace
The Lovelace brings Operndorf Afrika to Munich and dedicates a multi-day exhibition to the project, which will be accompanied by various event formats that will discuss the creation of the project and its artistic added value and take us into the realities of the people of Burkina Faso.
Open Daily
04 August
Berlin
Presentation Bubbles
Presentation of the Workshop Bubbles with Abdoul Kader Traoré
at Tropez in Humboldthain Swimmingpool at 11am

 

 

August 2018 September 2018 October 2018
September 2018
Operndorf
Summer break

 

 

September 2018 October 2018 November 2018
1 October
Operndorf
Start of the school year
11 October
Operndorf
Concert of Banda Internationale
Banda Internationale is a collective of refugee and non-refugee musicians. They are united by the desire to change the existing conditions in Saxony, especially those in Dresden. They believe that prejudices should be dismantled and replaced with bridges between cultures, religions, and ethnicities. Through their music, they doing their best to help integration succeed and a more open Saxony to emerge.
4 p.m.
12 October
Operndorf
Open Studio
During her residence last year, writer and dramaturge Jeannette Mohr hold a theatre workshop with ten children from Operndorf Afrika. Now the children and Jeannette Mohr give an impression of their theatre exploring journey on Claus Föttinger's Bar 3000.
13 October
Operndorf
Africa Bass Culture Festival and Opening of the Bar3000 by Claus Föttinger
After the festival program could not take place in March at Operndorf Afrika, we are happy about a resumption. The Africa Bass Culture Festival presents various african and international artists from the field of visual arts and electronic music in Burkina Faso. In various event formats such as i.a. happenings, workshops or DJ / VJ parties the Festival brings contemporary instruments, traditional music and digital technologies together to show the diversity of artistic expressions.
6 p.m until 6 a.m.
Banda Internationale (DE)
Ezé Endtoin & band (DE und BF)
Jowaa (GH)
DJ Raie Mentale (FR)
Ali Bombay (BF und RDC)
Ouagatronik (BF)
CC Selekta (FR)
Arystan & Arne (DE)
Yalkabèlectro (Michel Platinierte Vs Kolaps)
14. October
Berlin
Christoph Schlingensief Birthday special
Movie program with special guest
starts at 7p.m. at Lichtblick Kino Berlin
30 october
Karlsruhe
The Artist-In-Residence Program at Operndorf Afrika
Talk between Prof. Leni Hoffmann and Aino Laberenz (Director Operndorf Afrika)
Kunstakademie Karlsruhe at 7 pm

 

 

October 2018 November 2018 December 2018
9. - 30. November
Düsseldorf
Bar3000
EXHIBITION OF OPERNDORF AFRIKA RESIDENCE ARTISTS 2017 
MAHAMOUDOU MOUSTAPHA DIOP / CLAUS FÖTTINGER / JEANNETTE MOHR
Studio for Artistic Research, Ackerstraße 33, 40233 Düsseldorf
Opening times will follow
9. November
Düsseldorf
Vernissage of the exhibition Bar3000 at 7 pm
EXHIBITION OF OPERNDORF AFRIKA RESIDENCE ARTISTS 2017 
MAHAMOUDOU MOUSTAPHA DIOP / CLAUS FÖTTINGER / JEANNETTE MOHR
Exhibition dates: 9.11.2018 - 30.11.2018
Studio for Artistic Research, Ackerstraße 33, 40233 Düsseldorf
9. November
Düsseldorf
Artist Talk
With the artists Mahamoudou Moustapha Diop, Claus Föttinger, Jeannette Mohr and Aino Laberenz (managing director of Operndorf Afrika)
8 pm. at Studio for Artistic Research, Ackerstraße 33, 40233 Düsseldorf
10. November
Düsseldorf
Filmscreening Knistern der Zeit (Germany, 2012, OV, 112 min., Dir.: Sibylle Dahrendorf)
Followed by a Q&A with Aino Laberenz
7pm
Studio for Artistic Research, Ackerstraße 33, 40233 Düsseldorf
16. November
Düsseldorf
Shortfilmscreening
Au pays des hommes intègres (Burkina Faso, 2017, 20 min., Dir.: Mahamoudou Moustapha Diop)
Désordre dans la cité (Senegal, 2018, 3 min., Dir.: Mahamoudou Moustapha Diop)
kawulƏ (Burkina Faso & Germany, 2018, ca. 10 min., Dir.: Mahamoudou Moustapha Diop and Jeannette Mohr)
8pm
Studio for Artistic Research, Ackerstraße 33, 40233 Düsseldorf
16. November
Besançon
Screening: Knistern der Zeit of Sybille Dahrendorf
In partnership with the festival "Lumières d'Afrique" as part of "Ecrans blancs"
At 8:30 pm. at Cinéma Victor Hugo
23. November
Düsseldorf
Filmscreening: Une Révolution Africaine
(Burkina Faso, 2015, OV, 98 min., Dir.: Boubacar Sangar, Gidéon Vink)
8pm
Studio for Artistic Research, Ackerstraße 33, 40233 Düsseldorf
24./25. November
Operndorf
FESTIVAL DONKÔKÉNÉ // BANGR SIMANDÉ
Festival of the residency-artists at Operndorf Afrika
Saturday, the 24th of November:
15 pm opening
17 pm concert and exhibition

Sunday, the 25th of November:
13 pm Open Stage for musicians and singers
exhibition afterwards
27. November
Düsseldorf
Filmscreening: The Koro of Bakoro
(Burkina Faso, France, 2017, OV, 78 min., Dir.: Simplice Herman Ganou)
8pm
Studio for Artistic Research, Ackerstraße 33, 40233 Düsseldorf