The 63rd International Theater Festival MESS took place between 30th September and 8th October in Sarajevo. Ana Ogrizović reports on this year’s programme including the world premiere of a new production of Susan Sontag’s Alice in Bed.
Director Selma Spahić talks to Darija Davidović about the legacy of the wars of the 1990s, post-Yugoslav artistic collaboration, the role documentary theatre has played in her work and the importance of communities.
The 63rd International Theater Festival MESS in Sarajevo will be held this year from 30th September to 8th October and will feature work by Maladype Theatre and Boris Liješević.
Nihad Kreševljaković, artistic director of Mess Festival, discusses the Sarajevo War Theatre, the power of memory, and the role of the artist in times of conflict.
The 62nd International Theater Festival MESS took place in Sarajevo between 30th September and 9th October and featured work by Oliver Frljić and Pippo Delbono. Mladen Bićanić reports on this year’s highlights.
The programme for the 62nd edition of the MESS festival will feature work by Oliver Frljić and Sebastian Nübling
British Bosnian playwrights Igor Memic and Miran Hadžić discuss Memic’s play Old Bridge, writing, identity, telling Bosnian stories in the UK and artistic responsibility.
Mittelyoung – part of Mittelfest – has issued an open call for Italian, Central-European and Balkan makers of theatre, music, dance, circus and multidisciplinary arts.
A look at how a Bosnian theatre festival in Brčko became the focal point for women’s resistance and solidarity, and galvanised the MeToo movement in the Balkans.
On the marginalisation of Roma people on stage and in the wider world, and the role theatre can play in addressing genocide and as an archive of social memory.