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Julian Hetzel | CAMPO (Wolfach | Utrecht | Ghent)

03.11. 20:30 – 22:15

04.11. 21:00 – 22:45

Münchner Kammerspiele Kammer 2

entrance € 19,00 | reduced € 6,00

Artist talk after both performances, on Nov 3rd moderated by Christoph Gurk, on Nov 4th moderated by Sophie Becker

English with German supertitles, short passages without supertitles.

  • Rollstuhlgerecht
  • Induktive Höranlage

Several kilogrammes of war debris are the raw material in Julian Hetzel’s performance ALL INCLUSIVE. They come from Syria and are the products of a conflict that for eight years has shaped the political reality and its media perception like no other. In ALL INCLUSIVE the audience watches a group of refugees on a guided tour with an art mediator whose job it is to familiarise them with the western canon. In the fictitious museum situation, the group is confronted with war debris which, in this context, is presented as exhibits. Julian Hetzel is challenging the aestheticisation of violence. If sculptures can be created from bomb debris, and if a verbal speech reporting the number of war dead can be transformed into notes and music by a synthesiser, what is the relationship between the horror and artistic beauty and its production? In all questions, Julian Hetzel incorporates the concrete reality of refugees. They do not have the luxury of apprehending an aerial bomb in purely aesthetic categories.

Julian Hetzel presented THE INDUSTRY OF WAITING at SPIELART in 2013 and SCULPTING FEAR in 2015.



#Performance  #Politics and History  #Migration and Refuge 

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Director Julian Hetzel Performers Kristien de Proost | Edoardo Ripani |  Geert Belpaeme Local Extras on Nov 3rd Ahmad Alghorani | Mehdi Karimi | Hikmat Kheiri | Ahamad Nayef | Ali Sherzad | Scherief Ukkeh Dramaturg Miguel Angel Melgares Artistic Advice Sodja Lotker Costumes Anne-Catherine Kunz Production assistance Sabine Mangeleer Technical Korneel Coessens & Piet Depoortere  


Julian Hetzel is a performance artist, musician and visual artist. He develops his works on the interface between theatre, music and media. His works, which he produces and presents internationally, are marked out by their documentary character as well as their political dimension. He is the artistic director of Ism & Heit, a foundation based in Utrecht which realises and produces his artistic work. Since 2018 he has been an associate artist at the CAMPO arts centre in Ghent. Julian Hetzel was born in the Black Forest and currently lives in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). He studied at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, where he focused on visual communication, and DasArts in Amsterdam. He is a founding member of the electro-pop band Pentatones. 

Production and realization

Production CAMPO in collaboration with Ism & Heit
Coproduction Frascati Productions, Schauspiel Leipzig & Münchner Kammerspiele

Realisation in cooperation with Münchner Kammerspiele Funded by Nederlands Fonds voor Podiumskunsten