visual site specific

Grotest Maru creates theatre in public spaces and is inspired by visual, physical, and object theatre, as well as installation and landart.

upcoming projects

VIDEO: MARA STIRNER

Video online

SCHWARM an audio-visual expedition

 

The Video of our new stilt theater production SCHWARM - an audio-visual expedition with the help of funding in the program Neustart Kultur / #TakeAction, Fonds Darstellende Künste is now online !


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PHOTO: ANDREAS KERMANN

 PARADA NARRNIA

a fairy tale parade with vertical dance REVIEW

 

 PARADA NARRNIA in a special version with vertical dance  on September 10th, 2021 at 5pm at Kleist Forum in Frankfurt/Oder in the frame of the festival

"20 Jahre Kleist Forum - Das große Wiedersehen! " was a great pleasure and success !

PHOTO: ANDREAS KERMANN
PHOTO: ANDREAS KERMANN

SCHWARM an audio-visual expedition REVIEW
We were very pleased to present our new stilt theater production SCHWARM - an audio-visual expedition with the help of funding in the program Neustart Kultur / #TakeAction, Fonds Darstellende Künste and premiere it in cooperation with Revier Südost at Bärenquell Brauerei in Schöneweide!


We had also the chance to show a night version for an outdoor stage at festival Sommerwerft in Frankfurt/Main and a day version at Lehniner Institut für Kunst und Kultur

 

more details about the project here...

 

Supported by Fonds Darstellende Künste with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media in the program #TakeAction.


PHOTO: ANDREAS KERMANN
PHOTO: ANDREAS KERMANN

We are happy to announce the new dates for 2021:
Fahrbibliothek LOS & Grotest Maru & Heike Scharpff

 

LeseUFO

a fair of words and games

  • June 19th, 2021, 2nd landing, Lindenberg, Cooperation with Wettermuseum
  • August 28th, 2021, 3rd landing, Woltersdorf, Kulturhaus Alte Schule
  • September 26th, 2021, 4th landing, Steinhöfel, Cooperation with the Apple Festival
  • Spring 2022, 5th landing, Neuzelle, 2022 
  • Summer 2022, 6th landing, location tbc

The Aliens are coming to study the knowledge container book of humankind and research about it with words, images and movements. What moves humanity?

LeseUFO, a cooperation between the Fahrbibliothek of Landkreises Oder-Spree, Grotest Maru and Heike Scharpff, is funded in the years 2020 and 2021 by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes in the Fonds „hochdrei – Stadtbibliotheken verändern“.

PHOTO: ANDREAS KERMANN
PHOTO: ANDREAS KERMANN

TIMEBANK REVIEW


As part of the 25th anniversary and after 10 years of touring national and international festivals, we finally showed the full version of TIMEBANK in Berlin,  in the frame of Summer of Performance at Bärenquell Brauerei in cooperation with Revier Südost.

 

Here some of our reviews:

rbb Television

taz

an interview by Christian Behring with Ursula Maria Berzborn on Youtube about the artistic work of Grotest Maru

 

 

NEW TRAILERS

TIMENBANK trailer day

TIMEBANK trailer night


Open Training

 

New format for performers of the network and interested artists.

We research the performativ principles of our work!

 

OUTDOOR SUMMER Training:

date coming soon!!


please register if you are interested: grotestmaru@grotest-maru.de

latest projects


 

 

 

 

 

 

The KuLe Book is still available!

 

With numerous images of interventions in public space, early street theatre actions, actual pictures and pics of the beginnings of Grotest Maru and interesting articles of Grotest Maru members.

 

More information here:

Program Dedications

The KuLe Book

on facebook

PHOTO:  FRANK SPERLIING
PHOTO: FRANK SPERLIING

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erinnerungslabor / Storytelling Laboratory

 
Spreepark 2019
The film is ready!!!!
Ole Jacobs created and edited a documentation film in collaboration with Grotest Maru.

 

PHOTO: MICHAEL ZIMMER
PHOTO: MICHAEL ZIMMER

Homo Botanicus dancing with plants

site specific special at Spreepark Berlin

 

Spaziert ins Grün! OPEN AIR THEATER Labor

September 2020

6 Stations with productions of Berlin Street Theatre Artistis

 

MORE IN 2021!!!

PHOTO: PETER VAN HEESEN
PHOTO: PETER VAN HEESEN

 Landpartie 2020
Church meets bus stop - places of encounter

 

A journey of discovery through the Uecker-Randow-Tal in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and encounters with the expressionist artist Paul Holz, talking bus stops, sounding churches, sunken manor houses and Huguenot tobacco farmers.

 

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