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ABSENCE / ANIMALS / CARUS, CARL GUSTAV / CASTLE / COMMUNITY / DANCE / DESIRE / ESCAPE MOVEMENT / EVANESCENCE / FANTASY / FRAGMENT / GARBOLOGY / GUIDED TOUR / IDYLL / INTOXICATION / INTROVERSION / IRONY / LANDSCAPE / LOVE / MARKET / MELANCHOLY / MYTHOLOGY / MUSIC / NATURE / RE-PRODUCTION / RESTORATION / SHADOWS / THE SUN, THE MOON AND THE STARS / SYMBOLS

COUNSELLING AND PRACTICAL EXERCISES / REPLACEMENT


ABSENCE

Dr Anke Froehlich, freelance Art Historian in Dresden, published her doctoral thesis on “Landscape Painting in Saxony in the 2nd half of the 18th Century” (2002)
Is there a God in the Landscape? Why artists “give a mysterious colour to the ordinary, and the dignity of the unknown to the common things”


ANIMALS

Kati Bischoffberger, Painter, Graphic Designer, Homeopath-in-training, Dresden
Self-Portrait with a Sheep, or: What Art has to do with Homeopathy

Dr Matthias Goerbert, Director of the Saxonian Stud Farm Administration Moritzburg, graduated about the Selection Criteria among Warm-blooded Mares
Sports Equipment, Status Symbol, and Strong Friend. On the Horse Market Boom, especially for Racing Horses and heavy Warm-blooded Horses

Local Historians in a Hybrid Game (Katja Hoffmann Wildner and Elke Schindler), Artists from Dresden
The Marriage of the Birds—Phenomenological Local History based on a Sorbian Custom, or: Watching the Border on this side of Nebelschuetz

Dr Petra Kuhlmann-Hodick, Conservator at the “Kupferstich-Kabinett” [Copperplate Museum], Dresden State Art Collections
The Fly on the Apollo. The Perception of Nature at a Crossroads in Carl Gustav Carus’s works

Dorothea Renz, Director of the Carl Maria von Weber Museum, Dresden
Of Talking Ravens, Hunting Dogs, and Capuchin Monkeys. Carl Maria von Weber and his Pets


CARUS, CARL GUSTAV

Stefan Heinemann, Trial Lawyer, Guest Lecturer in Fiscal and Criminal Law at the Dresden International University, Co-founder of the Forum for Contemporary Art
The Assault on the Juridical System in March, 1847, and what Carl Gustav Carus had to do with this

Dr Petra Kuhlmann-Hodick, Conservator at the “Kupferstich-Kabinett” [Copperplate Museum], Dresden State Art Collections
The Fly on the Apollo: The Perception of Nature at a Crossroads in Carl Gustav Carus’s works

Professor Dr Christian Albrecht May, Anatomist at the Department of Medicine “Carl Gustav Carus”, Technical University of Dresden, Novelist, Lyricist, plays the cello, the viola and the violin
Form follows Function: Principles of Figuration in Anatomy, including a digression on Carl Gustav Carus


CASTLE

Markus Retzlaff, Painter and Graphic Designer, Gallery “Oberlicht”, Radebeul
Castle Scharfenberg in 56 Variations

Dr Christian Striefler, Director of the State Service for Saxonian Castles and Gardens, Chairman of the Group of German Castle Administrations, Historian, Journalist, Spokesman of the Government of Saxony (2002 through 2005), Dresden
Castle Albrechtsburg Becoming Saxony’s Neuschwanstein


COMMUNITY

- artistic
Angela Hampel, Painter, Mountaineer, Dresden
The “Dresden Secession 89” Club – 20 Years of the Female Artists’ Community

- athletic
Veit Paetzug, Graphics Designer and Author of "Black Neck Yellow Teeth" Soccer Fans of Dynamo Dresden? (2006 and 2008), ?What We Have Never Been? (2010), and other books, e.g. on the Fan Scene of Lok Leipzig, Dresden
The Fan Scene of Dynamo Dresden: It´s never been that fair?
(canceld)

Robert Pohl, Political Scientist, Journalist, Member of the Soccer Club SG Dynamo, active in the reconstruction of the Stadium, Co-editor of the Fanzine “Nachspielzeit” [Stoppage Time], Moderator of the Internet Members’ Forum, Dresden
All the Games of my Life. Presenting a Collection of 247 Admission Tickets

- cultural
Mira Sommer, holds a degree in German Studies, Journalist, Radio Host and Author of Short-Documentary-Motion Pictures from Leipzig
Wave-Gothic Meeting. Leipzig’s Black Dance

- marginalised
Campaign against the Exclusion of Asylum Seekers (Carsten Enders and Pablo Gomez), Dresden
The Right to Freedom of Movement. Obligatory Residence in Dresden

- political
Claudia Jerzak, Sociologist and Art Historian, Fan of the “Hamburger Schule” [Hamburg School], currently working on a study about All-Day Schooling at the Technical University Dresden
1. A Flat-Sharing Community in Pieschen
2. February 13th. Perspectives of Cultural-Memorial Protagonists

“Ladyfest” Crew (Kathrin Krahl, Irmgard Lumpini, Claudia Minet), Dresden
If you feel like a Lady! Feminist Entertainment and Theory in the Collective

Johannes Pohl, Technical Director of “Stadtentwaesserung Dresden GmbH” [Dresden City Drainage, Ltd.], Co-founder of the Democratic Movement of 1989, ex-City Council and City Commissary for Environmental issues in Dresden
Stories from the Underground II: Democratic Movement

- social
Sabine Friedel, MP (SPD) in the Saxonian “Landtag” [State House of Representatives] and City Council in Dresden’s “Neustadt”
Associations, Clubs, Parties and Republics in Dresden’s Neustadt since 1989

- theoretical
Dr Isolde Charim, Philosopher, Co-founder of the Austrian Democratic Offensive, University Lecturer and Political Publicist (Standard, taz, Falter et.al.), Vienna
Expressive Totality. How do I become part of a community?

Professor Dr Ethel Matala de Mazza, German Studies, Professor for Cultural Theory and Methods of Cultural Studies, with an emphasis on: Literary History from the 17th to the 20th Century, Interrelations between Law and Literature, University of Konstanz / Berlin
Organic Community as a Romantic Project

Professor Dr Karl-Siegbert Rehberg, occupies the Chair for Sociological Theory, History of Theory and Cultural Sociology at the Technical University Dresden, Scientific Director of the Dresden School of Culture at the Dresden International University
Romanticism between the Communal Ideal and the “Ego Trip”

- vitaminised
Frank Becker, Hacker, Net Citizen and Data Traveller, Member of the Chaos Computer Club Dresden (c3d2)
Analogue Reality comes into Collision with the Biotope of Net Citizens and both are being swirled

Professor Dr Ludger Udolph, Institute of Slavonic Studies at the Technical University Dresden, Co-founder of the Institute of Central European Cultural Studies, research on Russian, Czech, Bulgarian and Sorbian Culture
Imported Feelings. German Romanticism in Russia


DANCE

Katja Erfurth, freelance Dancer and Choreographer, former member of the Corps-de-Ballet at the Semper Opera, Lecturer at the College of Musik “Carl Maria von Weber” Dresden
Entering the Realm of the Fairies with a Hammer and a Wire Brush: Working on Toe Shoes


DESIRE

Annamateur, Chanteuse from Dresden, Expert on Brain-Carnival, Alpha-Leadress, Anti-Diva, Tsunami of Emotions, naturally stoned
Rests __________ are Music, too. On Desire Between the Lines

Professor Dr Harald Marx, Art Historian, Director of the Gallery of Old Masters at the Dresden State Art Collections (1991 through 2009)
1. How is Romanticism dreaming of Baroque?
2. How is Dresden dreaming of Romantisicm?

Christiane Mennicke-Schwarz, Artistic Director of the Kunsthaus Dresden (Municipal Gallery of Contemporary Art), Curator, Art Historian, Mother, specialising in Contemporary Art and History
Parlez Globish?—Open Art Forms in the 21st Century

Professor Dr Ilsedore Reinsberg, Head Dramaturge at the Semper Opera Dresden
Empty Desire and a Ruthless Happy Ending. Carl Maria von Weber’s Opera “Euryanthe”

- deathwish
Conny Cobra, heavily occupied Metal fan, Gallerist, Artist and Organiser of Cultural Events (Record Covers, Tattoos, Concerts), Education Fanatic with a partiality for morbid incidents, Dresden
BLOOD FIRE DEATH—The Presence of Death and the Devil in Metal

Professor em. Dr med. Werner Felber, Psychiatric Consultant and Therapist, former Director of the Suicide Emergency Room at the Academy of Medicine “Carl Gustav Carus” Dresden and President of the German Society of Suicide Prevention, Dresden
Loneliness, Senselessness, Desperation, Blackness, Rumination—On Suicidal Ideation

Professor em. Dr. Jochen Oehler, Biologist, Chairman of the Saxonian State Society of Biology, Biological Sciences and Biomedicine in Germany, Dresden
Devil in the Brain. Suicide from a biological point of view


ESCAPE MOVEMENT

Peter Ehrlich, Maths, Physics and Computer Science teacher, Globe-trotter from Dresden
Fleeing the Sweat-mill on a Treadmill. 12,500 miles from Dresden to the End of the World

Angela Hampel, Painter, Mountaineer, Dresden
Saxonian Climbing Culture in the Eyes of a Painting Mountaineer

Frank Meutzner, Mountaineer, Mountain-filmmaker, Author of “Gipfelträume [Dreams of the Summit]” (2001)
Longing for the Summit with Difficulties in Breathing at Minus 4 Degrees Fahrenheit: Mount Makalu (27,765 ft.) and Mount McKinley (20,320 ft.)

Hang Thanh Phung, Interpreter from Vietnam who holds a degree in German Studies, did not return to her home country after studying in the German Democratic Republic and hid herself illegally; Fingernail Designer, Studies in Social Education, Dresden
The Revolution’s Disobedient Offspring

Joerg Stuebing, Owner of the Bookstore “Best Books”, Philosopher, Publisher, Founder of the “Treibhaus” Gallery, ex-Country Communard, Mechanical Engineer, Shrimp Breeder and Drawing-room Presenter, Dresden
The Mysterious Way leads Inside. Exploring the World by Self-Questioning after Novalis

Norbert Weiss, Author: “Dresden in the Rain is better than Vienna in the Sun. Famous Contemporaries and the City on the River Elbe” (2006), Dresden
Blown Away. Poets travelling through Dresden from Andersen to Zweig


EVANESCENCE

René Dietze, Disinfector and Pest Controller, Managing Director of the Saxonian Service of Disinfection and Hygiene, Moritzburg
Flies all over the place, and the floor pavement stinks. On the Disinfestation of Corpse-Flats and the Removal of Dead Ponies

Andrea Hilger, Dancer, Choreographer, Light Designer, Artist, Founder of the Company “Tanzart” and the Firm “Hillumination”; has been curating and organising the International Arts Exhibition “Ostrale” since 2007, Dresden
Redevelopment Strategies of Mud and Voids, drawing on the example of the Slaughterhouse Area

Dr Gernot Kamecke, Translator, Literary Scholar, Philosopher, Postgraduate Coordinator at the Special Research Centre for Transcendence and Communal Spirit, Technical University Dresden
Today I Am Going To Disinter My Beloved. The Invention of Romanticism in Spain (José de Cadalso)

Claudia Muntschick, Architect and City Developer from Dresden, investigating Synergies between Sub-Culture and the Preservation of Monuments and Buildings; Mother, Punk-Rocker, and experimenting on herself as a Recipient of Culture
The Beautiful Ruin. On the Sub-Culture’s Tendency towards Places of Decay

Beatrice Teichmann, Landscaping Engineer, Administrative Director of the Elias, Trinitatis and Johannis Cemeteries, Dresden
Poppy Flowers and Butterflies: Staging the Commemoration of the Deceased


FANTASY

FATALIA Cabinet of Mirrors (Baerbel and Stefan Voigt), Radebeul
Truth, Lies—Phantoms and Duplicities. A Magical Table Show

Sylke Gottlebe, Managing Director of the AG Short Film, Director of the Filmfest Dresden (1997 through 2001), Development Aid Worker in Papua New Guinea, Mother of 3 children
A Mini Table Animation Film Festival, featuring Grotesque Masterpieces by Jan Švankmajer, Jirí Barta, and the Quay Brothers

performance.DRAMATEN (Sabine Koehler, Heiko Ikkola), Puppeteers and Object Theatre Artists, Dresden
Romanticism-in-a-Box. Theatre for One Eye


FRAGMENT

Professor Dr theol., Lic. phil. Albert Franz occupies the Chair of Systematic Theology (Catholic Theology) at the Technical University Dresden The Oldest System Program of German Idealism (1795, unknown author).
Crisis of Romanticism and the Romanticism of Crisis
(canceld)

Professor Dr Constanze Peres, Philosopher, Professor of Philosophy / Aesthetic at the College of Visual Arts Dresden
The Fragment and the Infinite Reflection of Irony


GARBOLOGY

Peter Hofinger, Managing Director of the “Stadtreinigung Dresden GmbH” [Dresden City Cleaning, Ltd.] and the Dresden Recycling Company, Initiator of the “Dresden Fruehjahrsputz” [Dresden Spring-Cleaning], Specialist for International Waste Management, Marketing and Communication
I Love Waste

Johannes Pohl, Technical Director of “Stadtentwaesserung Dresden GmbH” [Dresden City Drainage, Ltd.], Co-founder of the Democratic Movement of 1989, ex-City Council and City Commissary for Environmental issues in Dresden
Stories from the Underground I: Purification Plants


GUIDED TOUR

Michaela Hausding, Director of the Museum for Romanticism in Dresden / Kuegelgenhaus
A Tabletop Tour through the Museum

Kerstin Klauer-Hartmann, “Miss Kerstin” (“Stadtentfuehrungen” [City Abductions]), “Lady Sunshine” (DJ), “Jacqueline Vin de Pot” (Singer of the Marc Brandenburg Combo), “Mum” (journalist), Dresden
In the Fairyland of the Old Town. A Tabletop City Tour


IDYLL

Susanne Dagen, Bookseller and Organiser of Cultural Events at the BuchHaus [BookHouse] and at the KulturHaus Loschwitz
How do we live an Idyll. Constructing and Antiquating an Experience of Life in Dresden

Jens Wonneberger, Author and Civil Engineer, Dresden
The “Waldschloesschenbruecke” [“Waldschloesschen” Bridge] in Dresden and the Destruction of an Idyll


INTOXICATION

Sebastian Baumgarten, Drama and Opera Director, directed “The Soldier’s Tale” (Stravinsky), “Wozzeck” (Berg), “Peter Grimes” (Britten) at the Semper Opera, lives in Berlin
Punch, Espionage, and the Incursion of the Unknown. On the Production “Der goldne Topf” [The Golden Pot] by E.T.A. Hoffmann at the Dresden State Theatre

Holger John, Painter, Graphic Designer, Emperor of Parties, Event Art Director for Rammstein, Lecturer at the College of Visual Arts Dresden, designated Deputy Director of “Die Partei” [The (Political) Party] Saxony
The Staging of Excess. A World Premiere with a Drawing Quill and Indian Ink


INTROVERSION

Andreas Genz, Occupational Psychologist, Co-founder of the Drawing Room “Work and Life”, Cosmic Banker, Coach and Trainer, Dresden
Work and Life. A Discourse on Work, Social Values, and the Desire for Being Completely Human

Susanne H. Liebe, Specialist in Occupational Medicine, Company Doctor at the University of Dresden Hospital “Carl Gustav Carus”, Developer of Ideas, Networker and Organiser of Knitting Nights
Life and Work. A narrative Approach to your own Creative Phantasy, Subjectivity, and the wonderful Passions of the Soul beyond specific Tasks

Joerg Stuebing, Owner of the Bookstore “Best Books”, Philosopher, Publisher, Founder of the “Treibhaus” Gallery, ex-Country Communard, Mechanical Engineer, Shrimp Breeder and Drawing-room Presenter, Dresden
The Mysterious Way leads Inside. Exploring the World by Self-Questioning after Novalis


IRONY

Martin Heckmanns, Dramaturge and Playwright-in-Residence at the Dresden State Theatre; Selected Plays: “Schiess doch, Kaufhaus!” [Shoot It, Department Store!] (2002), “Zukunft fuer immer” [Future For Ever] (2009)
Did You Know This One? The Joke in the Early Romantic Period

Professor Dr Constanze Peres, Philosopher, Professor of Philosophy / Aesthetic at the College of Visual Arts Dresden
The Fragment and the Infinite Reflection of Irony


LANDSCAPE

Dr Dietmar Elger, Director of the Gerhard Richter Archive Dresden; selected publications: “Gerhard Richter, Painter. Biography and Works” (2002)
Gerhard Richter: “My romantic landscapes are mendacious, first of all”

Ulrike Grossarth, Artist and Professor at the College of Visual Arts Dresden
The Passage at “Schreckenstein” [lit.: Haunted Stone. A painting by Ludwig Richter, 1837]. A Re-enactment. With a 10-minute dialogic Game about Standstill and Relativity

Dr Gerd Spitzer, Head Conservator at the Gallery of New Masters at the Dresden State Art Collections, specialising in Romantic Painting
The Paintings by Ludwig Richter. Fairy-tale Idylls or Symbolic World-Landscapes?


LOVE

- early romantic period
Sophie Arlet, Expert on Sexuality in the Philosophic Novel of the 18th Century; studied Philosophy and Literature, Dresden
Give Love New Space: Friedrich Schlegel’s Dalliance of Phantasy

Michael Bittner, Author and Literary Scholar, Part of the Reading Circle “Sax Royal”, Columnist at the Saechsische Zeitung, currently working on his doctoral thesis on romantic love, Dresden
The Invention of Modern Love. Friedrich Schlegel, the “Jena Circle”, and the notorious Lucinde

Andreas Roesch, Social Worker, Systemic Marriage Counselor and Family Therapist, Director of an office for psychological counselling in the “Diakonie” City Mission Dresden
The Last Refuge of Authenticity and Warmth in Technocratic Times: Romantic Love. And Why it does not work. A Counselling.

- evanescent
Stefan Heinemann, Trial Lawyer, Guest Lecturer in Fiscal and Criminal Law at the Dresden International University, Co-founder of the Forum for Contemporary Art
Murdering a Beloved as an Expression of Beauty in the Works of Jean Genet

Dr Gernot Kamecke, Translator, Literary Scholar, Philosopher, Postgraduate Coordinator at the Special Research Centre for Transcendence and Communal Spirit, Technical University Dresden
Today I Am Going To Disinter My Beloved. The Invention of Romanticism in Spain (José de Cadalso)

Katja Knetschke, Freelance Graphic Designer, Photographer (“ZoKa” photo sessions) in Dresden, Mother, Expert on Lovesickness
The 5 types and 5 stages of lovesickness

- marriage
Frank Dehlis, Photo Journalist and Wedding Photographer, Dresden
1,000 Attempts to Capture Life’s Best Moment

Thomas Koerner, Master Glazier, Owner of the Company “Glaswerkstatt Koerner” [Glass-workshop Koerner], a workshop for restoring and manufacturing leaded glass, glass paintings, and modern glass designs, Dresden
The Making of a Church Window by Glass Fusing for the Wedding Chapel “Maria am Wasser” [St. Mary-on-the-Shore]

Claudia Tille-Doebelt, Managing Director of the 60-year-old family business “Brautmoden Tille” [Tille Bridal Fashion]
The Halter-Neck Empire Dress in the A-Line, or: What Type of Bride Am I? – A Counselling.

- sociological
Professor Dr Karl Lenz, Micro-Sociologist and Vice-Chancellor for Education at the Technical University Dresden, publications include: “Sociology of Relationship. An Introduction” (2009)
Overcoming the Improbability Barrier and other successful Communication Strategies of Love. Remarks on Niklas Luhmann


MARKET

Dr Philipp Ekardt, Researcher at the FU [Free University] Berlin, occasional writer on Aesthetics of Contemporary Culture (Fine Arts, Fashion, Music)
Romantic Tendencies: Fashion, Electronic Music, and Fine Arts from recent years

Michael Pattis, Managing Director of the “Romantik Hotel” and Pattis Restaurant, Dresden
Successful Strategies of Producing and Consuming Romanticism in Marketing, Sales and Management



MELANCHOLY

Dr Johanna Sasse, Psychiatric Consultant and Therapist at the University of Dresden Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Specialist in Bipolar Disorders and Depressions The Joy of Being Sad
On the Changing Image of Melancholy
(canceld)

MYTHOLOGY

Margitta Hensel, Art Historian, Curator of the Exhibition “Drei Haselnuesse fuer Aschenbroedel” [Three Hazelnuts for Cinderella] at Castle Moritzburg
On the Perpetual Desire for Getting Discovered: The Cinderella in Us All

Monika Radha Hickstein, Fairytale Teller and Natural Educationalist, City of Wehlen
FairytaleNatureMagic: Jorinde and Joringel (Jung-Stilling, 1777 / Brothers Grimm, 1812)

Undine Materni, Chemist, Hurdle Racer, Literary Critic, Lecturer, Poet, Dresden
Poetry and Treason: Mermaids, Nymphs, Melusines, and Ondines


MUSIC

- conducting
Ekkehard Klemm, Conductor and Professor at the College of Music “Carl Maria von Weber” Dresden, Artistic Director of the “Singakademie” [Choral Society] Dresden
Beating or Drawing—Skills and Magic of the Baton

- Lieder
KS Professor Olaf Baer, Singer, Dean of the Lied and Concert Class at the College of Music “Carl Maria von Weber” Dresden
A Singer’s Approach to Schumann’s Lied Compositions from Dresden

Professor Dr Michael Heinemann, Musicologist at the College of Music “Carl Maria von Weber” Dresden
Schubert in the Winter & Moonlit Nights with Schumann, or: The Loneliness of the Compositional Subject under the Conditions of Government Constraints

Professor Dr phil. habil. Hans John, former member of the Dresden Kreuzchoir, Founder and former Director of the Institute of Musicology at the College of Music “Carl Maria von Weber” Dresden
Robert Schumann: Between Reverie and Recovery

Professor Dr Hans-Guenter Ottenberg, Musicologist at the Technical University Dresden; researching on the History of German Music of the 18th and 19th Centuries, on the Social History of Music, and the History of Music Criticism
Following Robert and Clara Schumann’s Trail in Dresden

Smart, Rapper from Dresden, Mouthpiece, track: “Das ist Dresden” [This is Dresden] (2007)
A Love-song for Dresden

- opera
Professor Andreas Baumann, Vice-Chancellor for Artistic Practice and Dean of the Opera Class at the College of Music “Carl Maria von Weber” Dresden, freelance Opera Director
Be Afraid! Fears of Exams, Failures and Survival and their Instrumentalisation in Carl Maria von Weber’s “Freischuetz” [The Marksman with the Magic Bullets]

Dr Christian Muehne, Director of the Richard Wagner Site in Graupa, Musicologist
Broken down and Vanquished: The Romantic Echo in the Theatrical “Gesamtkunstwerk” of Richard Wagner

Professor Dr Ilsedore Reinsberg, Head Dramaturge at the Semper Opera Dresden
Empty Desire and a Ruthless Happy Ending. Carl Maria von Weber’s Opera “Euryanthe”

- popular
Sven Helbig, Music Producer and Composer, including the bands “Polarkreis 18” [Polar Circle 18], The Pet Shop Boys, Rammstein, Snoop Dogg, The Fauré Quartet; Co-founder of the Dresden Symphony Orchestra, Director, Drummer, Dresden
The Obscenity of the Romantic Here and Now. From Hip-Hop to the New German Rigour


NATURE

Uta Krause, Forest Ranger in the Ullersdorf State Forest, Graduate Engineer for Forestry, Radeberg
In the Forest and on the Heathland. 1,300 hectares of flat-rooting Spruces and lots to do after every storm

Frank Richter, Photographer and Author: “The Historic Path of the Painters: The Discovery of the ‘Saxonian Switzerland’ in the 18th and 19th Centuries” (2007), “Caspar David Friedrich: Looking for Footprints in Dresden’s Vicinity and in the ‘Saxonian Switzerland’” (2009), Dresden
“I must unite with my clouds and rocks.” How to Perceive Nature


RE-PRODUCTION

Frank Apel, Operator of the Cinema “Schauburg”, Engineer for Information Processing, first self-employed Cinema Operator in Saxony after the German Reunification
“Andrei Rublev” by Andrei Tarkovsky. A Movie Re-narration


RESTORATION

Professor Marlies Giebe, Direktor of the Restoration Workshop at the Old and New Masters’ Galleries of the Dresden State Art Collections
Paintings on the X-Ray Table. An Introduction to art-technological examinations, drawing on the example of Ludwig Richter’s “Brautzug im Fruehling” [Bridal Parade in the Spring]

Dr Ralf Lunau, Mayor for Culture in Dresden, no party affiliation
Dresden’s Stagings of the Past as a Symbol and Monument

Professor Dr Karl-Siegbert Rehberg, occupies the Chair for Sociological Theory, History of Theory and Cultural Sociology at the Technical University Dresden, Scientific Director of the Dresden School of Culture at the Dresden International University
The Myth of Dresden as a romantic invention

Nilsson Samuelsson, Architect, City Guide, Co-founder of the Geh8 Space for the Arts and Studios, Dresden
Re-Auratised Places, Constructed Memorial Spaces, Galvanised Past—A Tour through Present-day Dresden

Dr Eva-Maria Stange, MP (SPD) in the Saxonian “Landtag” [State House of Representatives], former President of the German National Committee for the Protection of Historical Buildings and Monuments, former Saxonian State Minister for Science and Culture, Dresden
Stage Magic and Screen Memories for Pilgrims and Educational Travellers—On Restoring and Antiquating the City

Christine Starke, Photographer of Portraits, Architecture and Products, Studio: “Strong Photographers”, Engineer for Processing Technology, Dresden
Pictorial Memory: Buildings and Streets in Mickten, Pieschen, and Trachau from 1981-84


SHADOWS

Britta Jonas, Stonemason and Artist, Dresden
Why I Prefer Depicting a Diffuse Shadow to Depicting a Lit Body


THE SUN, THE MOON AND THE STARS

Professor Dr Christian Bernhofer, Director of the Department of Meteorology at the Technical University Dresden; research emphasis on: Applied Meteorology, Regional Climates, Reciprocations of Land Surfaces
—Parameters of a Romantic Sunset

Silvia Danowski, Counselling Astrologist and Psychologist from Dresden, Nature and Travel Photographer who loves the Mediterranean, Improvisational Artist, Mother of three, German Rocker
A Glance on the Screenplay of Life—An Astrological Counselling

Ulf Peschel, Director of the Radebeul Observatory, Expert on Astronomy
Is the moon in Caspar David Friedrich’s works an effigy of nature or just another romantic attachment? With a Tellurium presentation

Andreas Weber, Mechanical Engineer, Coordinator of the Satellite Project SOMP (Student’s Oxygen Measurement Project) at the Institute of Air and Space Technology at the Technical University Dresden
How to Construct a Miniature Satellite. A Manual for SOMP with an Animation Video


SYMBOLS

Annette Jahns, Opera singer and director, Dresden
Ideals, Visions, Nightmares. Joseph von Eichendorff’s enigmatic texts

 

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COUNSELLING AND PRACTICAL EXERCISES

Silvia Danowski, Counselling Astrologist and Psychologist from Dresden, Nature and Travel Photographer who loves the Mediterranean, Improvisational Artist, Mother of three, German Rocker
A Glance on the Screenplay of Life—An Astrological Counselling

Ulrike Grossarth, Artist and Professor at the College of Visual Arts Dresden
The Passage at “Schreckenstein” [lit.: Haunted Stone. A painting by Ludwig Richter, 1837]. A Re-enactment. With a 10-minute dialogic Game about Standstill and Relativity

Lamettanest, Studio for Staged Photography and Identity Research (Heike Neubauer-Antoci, Evelyna Schubert, as a guest: Ralf Wezel), Dresden
Fair Appearance. Practical Exercises of Transformation in 30 Minutes

Andreas Roesch, Social Worker, Systemic Marriage Counselor and Family Therapist, Director of an office for psychological counselling in the “Diakonie” City Mission Dresden
The Last Refuge of Authenticity and Warmth in Technocratic Times: Romantic Love. And Why it does not work. A Counselling.

Claudia Tille-Doebelt, Managing Director of the 60-year-old family business “Brautmoden Tille” [Tille Bridal Fashion]
The Halter-Neck Empire Dress in the A-Line, or: What Type of Bride Am I? – A Counselling.

Andreas Weber, Mechanical Engineer, Coordinator of the Satellite Project SOMP (Student’s Oxygen Measurement Project) at the Institute of Air and Space Technology at the Technical University Dresden
How to Construct a Miniature Satellite. A Manual for SOMP with an Animation Video


REPLACEMENT

Robert Koall, scenario editor, Staatsschauspiel Dresden

Simeon Meier, freelance stagedesigner, Zürich