Imanuel Schipper

Imanuel Schipper
HafenCity University Hamburg | HCU · CityScienceLab



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Additional affiliations
February 2016 - present
Medical School Hamburg
  • Professor
October 2014 - April 2015
Leuphana University Lüneburg
  • Research Associate
August 2009 - June 2014
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
  • Senior Researcher


Publications (14)
Conference Paper
Politisches Theater ist en vouge – ohne das klar ist wie das gemeint ist. Was ist politisches Theater und wie macht man das? Rimini Protokoll nimmt sich den Phänomenen des Postdemokratischen an (Staat 1-4, 2016-2018), Milo Rau inszeniert eine General Assembly (2017), Jonas Staal gar einen New World Summit (2016) und diverse New Unions (2017). Alle...
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In their most up to date production, the tetralogy State 1-4 (2016-18), Rimini Protokoll focuses on post democratic phenomena such as the global network of intelligence, construction sites and lobbyism, digitalisation of democracy and the interweaving structures of global companies and politics. For each of this rather political contents a special...
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In four theatre productions (Top Secret International, Society under Construction, Dreaming Collectives. Tapping sheep and Davos: State of the World) shows Rimini Protocol interactive scenic results of a research trip along the edges of the democratic legitimated state. Diary entries and snapshots provide insights into the production process. Impre...
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Every year in December, the signatories of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (unfccc) convene for the un climate conference (Conference of the Parties, cop) to work on a binding international environmental accord to retard and reduce human disruption of the climate. cop 20, held in Lima in 2014, was attended by more than 13...
While artistic interventions in urban space multiply continuously, there seems to be a lack of knowledge about what is really happening in and with public spaces in such processes. David Harvey’s proposition that “the right to the city” means the “right to change ourselves” begs the question: Who is producing the city, and in turn, what new ways of...
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Three participatory art projects, three ways of constructing and experiencing space: as the outcome of interactions between the audience and the structures themselves.


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Projects (4)
Archived project
Longing for Authenticity - A Critical Research of the Concept and the Experience in the Context of Contemporary Theatre Settings