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Polish-English simultaneous translation will be available during the Conference

DAY 1 (23/11/2023)

12:00-12:15 "Arm to arm" Performance - Opening of the Conference (Big Stage)

12:15 - 13:00 Master lecture: Dr. ALICJA PUŚCIAN "Perception and reality: how the brain processes sensory information" (Big Stage)

13:00-13:45 Master lecture: prof. Ph.D. MAREK WASZKIEL "Partnership of actor and animant" (Big Stage)

13:45-14:00 break

14:00-14:30 Black Box Exhibition – performative opening of the exhibition (Black Room Stage)

14:30-15:30 lunch

15:30-16:55 Lectures (Big Stage): 

  • Ph.D. Marzenna Wiśniewska "Hybridity and multistable perception in puppet theater"

  • prof. Ph.D. Halina Waszkiel "Words in the theater without words"

  • Monika Marek-Łucka, MA with students of ASP in Wrocław "Don't read this!" - performance

  • Robert Jarosz, MA "Dramaturgical tools to bring matter to life."

16:55-17:30 coffee break

17:30-18:40 Lectures: (Big Stage)

  • Marcin Krzyżanowski, MA /Karolina Bikont "PENTESILEIC SHOCK - performance

  • Daria Ivanova-Hololobova and Kateryna Lukianenko "The "Sixth Sense" project: a new level of perception of puppetry shows in Ukraine."

  • Filip Jaśkiewicz, MA "Performative playgrounds / Perfoplaygrounds"

18:40-19:00 break

19:00-19:30 "Formations and deformations" opening of the poster exhibition PJATK LALKA NOVA (foyer) 

19:30-19:45 break

19:45 - 20:15 "let me in/out" performance / opening of the installation (room 031)



DAY 2 (24/11/2023)

10:00-11:00 Student section: "This is Croatia" (room 027), "Are there only graves on this planet" (room 028), "Trust" (room 027) - etudes, Theater Academy. A. Zelwerowicza in Warsaw, Branch in Białystok

11:15-12:00 Student section: "universum." performance - AST Wrocław (room 028)

12:15-13:00 Master lecture: Dr. Mark Down “What to do in a puppet emergency?” (Big Stage)

13:00-14:00 Lectures (Big Stage):​

  • Natalia Sakowicz, MA "Dance with me"

  • Ghazal Eskandarnejad, Phd “Post corona body as a new puppet” 

14:00-15:00 lunch

15:00-15:50 Lectures (Big Stage):

  • Paweł Palcat, Phd and Marta Streker, MA "Animal personality and theater creators"

  • Barbara Julia Lewińska "Puppet and disability - overcoming the normative perception of reality"

16:00 -16:45 "House. Re/Constructions." performance (Studio Stage)

17:00-17:45 Master lecture: Katarzyna Renes, MA "Exercises in being human" (Big Stage)

17:45-18:00 coffee break

18:00-18:50 "Woman and Life" performance (room 028)

19:30 - 20:30 "disarming II" - performance by Emanuel Gollob in collaboration with Daria Bogdan and Mar Sala Romagosa at the space for experiencing "something that changes in time”

location: WRO Art Center, ul. Widok 7, 50-052 Wrocław.


DAY 3 (25/11/2023)

10:00-12:00 VR show: 360° Virtual Puppetry "Der Erlkönig" (room 028)

11:00- 11:35 "CONTEMPORARY TECHNOLIGIES AND PUPPET THEATER - BORDER" - Film screening" (Big Stage)

12:00 - 12:45 Master lecture: Agata Duda Gracz, MA “On the subjectivity of theater. About illusion. About technique. About form.” (Big Stage)

13:00-14:15 Lectures (Big Stage):

  • Honorata Mierzejewska-Mikosza, MA "'Magnifying glass' as a tool supporting children's perception in performances for the youngest audience"

  • Nora Haakh, Phd "Footnote Mycelia for Tree Translations"

  • Henryk Mazurkiewicz, Phd "Lalka Nova in the face of "dark ecology"

14:15-15:15 lunch

15:15-15:40 Lectures (Big Stage):

  • Jan Łuć, MA "Pushing Boundaries: The Power of Sound in Immersive Performing Arts" (Studio Stage)

  • Ph.D. Małgorzata Budzowska "Virtual super-marionettes. Technological colonization of the identity of bodies and characters on stage""

  • Karol Bijata, MA & Natalia Dudziak "Art in the hands of AI (the process of creating a performance based on Aristotle)"

16:30-17:00 coffee break

17:00-17:30 Concert "Robots-duets" by Michał Górczński (room 028)

17:45-18:45 "FUTURA PUPPET" discussion panel (Big Stage)



Conference events take place at the Academy of Theater Arts:

street Braniborska 59, 53-680, Wrocław.  


Admission to the events is free.  


The number of places for the VR show: 360° Virtual Puppetry "Der Erlkönig" is limited - registration at the Info point is required.

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