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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 - Sat, 31 Oct 2015

Location WerkStadt, Emser Straße 124, 12051 Berlin

The Art of Forms

Lisa Schwalb & Thomas Lindenberg

Formulare Kunst - Workshop for Analysis, Critique, and Alternative Dealings with Bureaucratic Forms

A project by Lisa Schwalb in cooperation with ongoing project, artworks and typography by Thomas Lindenberg

06. - 31.10.2015


An art installation containing:

- Workshops for handling German bureaucracy;

- Events, informative speeches, and podium discussions by experts;

- Performances, a potluck dinner, and a political petition.


Salon for bureaucratic forms and help with paperwork!

7th - 15th of October, 2015
Daily from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, except Sunday



Program Calender

Events begin at 8:00 PM



Workshop Opening
Tuesday, the 6th of October, 2015

An evening of frameworks, status reports, forms, and art.

Project Introduction, Performance (securities, stocks and bonds)


Room to Maneuver < > Form
Friday, the 9th of October, 2015

An evening of law, rules, functions, and grey zones.

Talks by lawyer Thomas Lange and professor Dr. Eckbert Klüsener; followed by a podium discussion.

Action | ongoing project, Thomas Lindenberg (play)



Social Room < > Form
Saturday. the 10th of October, 2015

An evening of consultiation, everyday life, effectiveness, and solidarity.

Podium discussion with the social charitable organisation AWO, and the BASTA! Berlin initiative for the mentally ill.

Action | Isabelle Zinsmayer, Sebastian Woess (interaction)


Mental Space < > Form
Thursday, the 15th of October, 2015

An evening of form, idealogy, constraints, amorphousness.

Talk by Christian Drießen

Action | Wahshi K. (performance)



Closing Party
Friday, the 16th of October, 2015

Community "Soup Kitchen" (Cooking Form): Potluck Dinner; Reading of the petition