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Sisters Hope – In Memory of Rose

This workshop took place at the high school FLOW, HF, Odense, as part of a music and drama course, December 2009 Participants getting ready to dive in to the fiction. Participant upholding her appearance within the fictional universe

Sisters Hope – Trust

This workshop took place at the university, University of Copenhagen, January 2007 At this workshop we were in an auditorium and in the fiction the participants met the sisters right after the war as the sisters had just founded Sisters Hope. In this workshop, which also functioned as our drama pedagogical examination at the University of Copenhagen, the participants consisted of a colorful mix of different nationalities, who furthermore had…

Sisters Hope – Starlight Hotel

This workshop took place at the folk high school Herning Højskole, Herning, November 2006 The participants of this fiction was the participants of the drama course at Herning Højskole. The fiction said that the sisters had taken over a bombed hotel during the war between The Whites and The Reds. The condition of the hotel is fragile and poor due to times of war. The people working there stay inside….

Example of program

First day 8.30 – 9.15: Presentation: “Who are we and what is a fictional parallel universe?” 9.30 – 11.45: Presentation: The fictional frame, including a ‘baptism’ where the participants get their character’s name, a function and a armband with their fictional name on it. 11.45 – 12.30: Lunch 12.30 – 15.00: Character work: 1. Short presentation and introduction of the visual style concept 2. Dream travel 3. Questions for the…

The Poetic Revolution

Aiming at enchanting and evoking poetry in everyday life Sisters Hope is part of The Poetic Revolution. Read more about the movement here.

Unfolding Academia

Sisters Hope is also investigating new forms of research and (re)presentation within the world of academia through the creation of interactive and affective learning-spaces. Sisters Hope has previously participated in a series of international symposia (see below) exploring how to Unfold Academia. Read more about the initiative here. How to do Things with Academia Sisters Hope participated in the symposium How to do Things with Academia, Copenhagen, June 2011. This…

Collective Futures

Sisters Hope participated in the symposium COLLECTIVE FUTURES, Goldsmiths, London, March 2011, and explored questions such as: How can we create a ‘learning space’ or a ‘research lab’, where the participants are inspired to approach their project in a new way with the outset in bodily and somatic experiences within the space? And how can the universe continue and expand even though the sisters are moving on?

Humanities Unplugged

Sisters Hope participated at HUMANITIES UN-PLUGGED, InterArt, Freie Universität, Berlin, November 2010   At HUMANITIES UN-PLUGGED we constructed an alternative frame to aspire and inspire to debate and discussions whit the outset in the activation of the aesthetic dimension. Through the use of fictional strategies we experimented with new ways of learning, knowledge production, and reflection. Thereby we wished, not only to (re)present and communicate the humanities in new ways,…

When we reshaped the City of Copenhagen

In close collaboration with the Municipality of Copenhagen we unfolded the poetic and the sensuous on the streets and in a range of institutions in the city. Pure enchantment.

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