Is an interdisciplinary, experimental and creative encounter in Bad Cannstatt
Artists from different disciplines, including dance, music, theatre and visual arts, are discovering public space as an alternative performance venue.
They investigate the potential of Bad Cannstatt’s special space as an exciting meeting space, using the existing data and the backdrop of the district as inspiration for their artistic works.
Historical political and current local issues can be negotiated, such as the special importance of water, the question of mobility or the growing vacancy rate that characterizes the streetscape.
When: 05. and 06.06.2022, 18:30
Meeting place: Stop Kursaal (Lautenschläger Brunnen)
Stretch: 4 km / 94 Elevation gain / accessible
Duration: ca. 2½ hours
Admission: donation from 5€ cash on site
Registration by E-mail to email@example.com
Cheerful people and colorful clothes are expressly desired.
The artistic performances can be found along a 4km long route through Bad Cannstatt, along which the audience is guided along in the form of a city walk.
kann.statt.frei meaning “can.instead of.free” you can exchange: “free. instead of.can.” If you can do something, are you no longer free? In the artistic laboratory workshop, encounters between artists and residents o the Bad Cannstatt district are sought.
They will take place in May 2022.
What happens at the laboratory days?
The artists try out their ideas.
Where do they take place?
On the planned route of the city walk in Bad Cannstatt.
At the art laboratory kann.statt.frei. freelance artists from Stuttgart and the region who have experience or interest in interdisciplinary exchange and artistic work in public space participate.
designer, performing artist, stage and figure builder
freelance actress and narrator
For me, art in public space means making public space appear in private light.
musician and composer
Art in public space draws attention to the environments through which we might otherwise wander thoughtlessly. Past and future merge into the present.
actress, director, theatre scholar and theatre pedagogue
performer in puppet, make-up and body theatre and freelance artist in stage and costume design
For me, art in public space is the opportunity to create an exchange that lies outside personal boundaries and potentially appeals to and connects all people.
Art in public space: Public sharing and participation in current art discourses.
freelance dancer and movement artist
actor, performing artist, theatre pedagogue and director
Art in public space is a direct mirror with the ability to transform reality and society.
dancer, actor and performer
The artistic events, the arts in public space, an unlimited space, change in structure and architecture, depending on the positions between spectators and performers, which are not easy to define.
composer, conductor and trombonist
Encountering art in everyday life | Expand perception and perspective | Spontaneous / unprepared reactions | Art as an unlimited experience
freelance artist, actress and performer
Performative art in public space is a surprising phenomenon that interrupts the ordinary events of an urban place. It’s like lightning. Either you noticed them or simply missed them.
freelance and visual artist, stage and costume designer
Ethnologist, theatre pedagogue, cultural scientist and cultural manager
With the idea of the project kann.statt.frei, through artistic and choreographic practices to explore a place like Bad Cannstatt, the public space in which we move every day also becomes a space of encounter, action and interaction.
Hans Peter Lutsch
… kann.statt.frei uses these potentials [of Bad Cannstatt, editor’s note] for a surprising and multifaceted networked journey of discovery, which, through its publicity and openness, reminds a broad audience of the hidden subtleties of this contrasting district.
Historian and chairman of the association Pro Alt-Cannstatt