Beyond Welcome

BEYOND WELCOME – the video

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In May and June 2016 Schwabinggrad Ballett & Arrivati made a series of interventions in Hamburg under the title BEYOND WELCOME. Here’s a beautiful video documentation by Rabot Rummel to show you what happened. Here’s the vimeo link:

June 3: Schnelsen Refugee Camp!


Today, friday 3rd of June Schwabinggrad Ballett & Arrivati together with OpenEyesOpenHearts e.V., Superbude, Fux&Ganz-Cantina crew and  other activists and artists will go to a refugee-camp in Schnelsen to perform, talk, cook and have a good time together with the inhabitants of the camp. We named the event WOMEN EMPOWER WOMEN because we want to … Continued

Have a picnic with us! Urban Citizenship / Sat june 4


Schwabinggrad Ballett & Arrivati invite you to our final BEYOND WELCOME-event on saturday June 4 from 4-7pm. We’d like very much to see you at our URBAN CITIZENSHIP-picnic at the Stadtpark Grillwiese (not the big one but the smaller near the childrens pool / Kleine Festwiese am Kinderbecken). The idea is to come together and … Continued

Russom, Samuel, Farid and Trang: 4 Interviews

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As a contribution to BEYOND WELCOME Dan Thy Nguyen, artist and director, and Iraklis Panagiotopoulos have produced interviews with four people who give us a narration of how and why they or their family had to migrate and what arriving in Europe and Germany means: Russom, a young man from Eritrea, Sammy, a teacher from … Continued

Beyond Welcome: First weekend


On May 27 Schwabinggrad Ballett & Arrivati together with Superbude- and Cantina-Crew from the fux association organised a fest and a performance at the refugee camp in Hamburg-Neugraben. On the next day, May 28, we invited the people from the camp to come to the “Beyond Welcome”-parade from Messehallen to Axel-Springer-Platz. Here are some impressions … Continued

Beyond Welcome! 21.5.-4.6. a survey


Beyond Welcome! May 21 – June 4 // Schwabinggrad Ballett and Arrivati go in for a series of interventions in refugee camps and public spaces. Together with Right-to-the-City- and community-activists we want to give room to debates and performances on alternative planning, urban citizenship and free movement. Here you get a first survey.

May 28: Another Planning is Possible

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On May 28 Schwabinggrad Ballett will join the parade for a different kind of planning to the famous Axel-Springer-building. It will be a joint action of Right-to-the-City- and Refugee-activists. Here you can read the call.