Culture Festival in Containers
Welcome to a city open to the world! Dresden’s cultural and scientific institutions invite you to a spontaneous culture festival in the old quarter of Dresden from February 12 through 23. In the frame of #WOD – Initiative weltoffenes Dresden, an initiative for Dresden as a place open to the world, we light a beacon for a city in which people of various cultures and religions live together and enrich the town with an active and inspiring dialogue. For a period of twelve days, six yellow containers will be set up at prominent locations – the Schlossplatz, the Postplatz and the terrace at the Brühlschen Garten. These types of containers are often used to accommodate refugees, when there are no other possibilities. Here, they become sites of improvisation for art, culture and science in our city’s public space. Actors from the field of art and science grant themselves and other initiatives and residents asylum for themes and provide a home for ideas. Dear flâneurs, residents, visitors and passersby – please use the opportunity to enter into a dialogue and an exchange with Dresden’s researchers, artists, and new and old residents!
Weltoffenes Dresden / Culture Festival in Containers: Goethe-Institute Dresden, Projektraum Hole of Fame, Kunsthaus Dresden – Municipal Gallery for Contemporary Art, The Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Landesbühnen Sachsen, Schlösserland Sachsen, Semperoper Dresden, Societaetstheater, Technische Sammlungen Dresden, Faculty of Medicine TU Dresden in collaboration with the University Hospital Carl-Gustav Carus