GANZ 2016

Do you want to find out what Black Yoga Screaming Chamber is, and how your screaming affects your psycho-physical condition, what is so compelling about electronic metal opera (yes, you read that correctly!), and how to painlessly get rid of anger without harming yourself or others?

For the first time in Croatia, at Raging Ganz New Festival which will take place between October 13th and October 16th in Student Centre in Zagreb, you can explore rage through dance, movement, voice and laughter. Thus in our main and off program of the festival, Croatian, European, Lebanese, Icelandic and Australian artists, associates Adriana Josipović, DJ, Osobna!, Edo Maajka, Erna Ómarsdóttir & Valdimar Jóhannsson, Enesa Mahić, Kristoff K. Roll, Live band Karaoke, Lotte van den Berg & Daan ’t Sas, María Jerez, Cuqui Jerez, Eva Badanjek, Ivan Penović, Matea Bilosnić, Martina Zelenika & Sara Ercegović, Miro Župa, Nataša Rajković, Nenad Kovačić, Rabih Mroué, Roberta Milevoj, Zrinka Užbinec, Matija Ferlin & Bojan Gagić, Rosalind Crisp & Bo Wiget, Saša Božić and many others will offer you 4 days of free theatre and dance performances, art installations, workshops and uncompromising DJ dance evenings. Among other things, you will experience theatre of sound by sound art duo Kristoff K. Roll who will take you in the world of dreams and sound, a whole set of conversation techniques of diverse cultures in Building Conversation by theatre artist Lotte van den Berg, and two multimedia projects by Rabih Mroué, a director and actor from Beirut whose work has been presented all over the world. Australian artist Rosaling Crisp, together with Swiss composer and musician Bo Wiget, will present their musical and dance performance Crisp & Wiget at the French pavilion, and Croatian dance artists Roberta Milevoj and Zrinka Užbinec will present the premiere of their dance project In The Eyes. As we have already announced, on this year Raging Ganz you can expect several interesting workshops concerning rage: Extravagant furies, by theatre artist Adriana Josipović, which will teach you how to throw out negative emotions, Metal Yoga Screaming Workshop, by Icelandic artist Erna Ómarsdóttir for all hacked yoga lovers, Rage dance; where with the help of Enesa mahić you can explore your own personal history through dance, movement and physically oriented psychotherapeutic exercises, the legend of the Croatian hip hop scene Edo Maajka will guide you through the workshop Ganz New Songs, and with the acknowledged theatre artist Nataša Rajković you will go through every phase of art projects development. Also, we would like to invite you to apply for our not-to-be-missed call for Ganz critics. Critiques will be paid and published on the festival’s web site, and in the Bulletin of the festival, which will be available during the festival in Savska 25.

For the end of each festival day we have prepared instant healing dance parties where you are going to be treated by DJ Nenad Kovačić, DJ, osobna! and DJ Miro Župa. And for the last day of the festival there is Live band Karaoke with whom you will finally be able to make your dream come true, climb the stage and become a star, at least for one night!

Entrance to the festival is free.

Festival is a part of the apap-Performing Europe 2020 project, which is supported by European Commission – Creative Europe program. The realization of the festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, City of Zagreb, and Australian Government  through Ministry for the Arts’ Catalyst—Australian Arts and Culture Fund, in cooperation with art organizations de facto and Omeo Dance, French institute, TransARTE project, TEATROSKOP program, Goethe Institut in Croatia, Academy of Dramatic Art and The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia.

More information will be available soon at Facebook page and Facebook festival event.

Pobjesnjeli Ganz

Visual identity: Klara Rusan