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We're excited to say that we

(the artistic team of Be van Vark, Bärbel Jahn & Anja Schäplitz, as members of 'Tänzer ohne Grenzen')

were invited to the

Congress of Ideas on Culture, Everyday Life and Politics in Rural Areas 

27th–29th September 2023,

organised by Trafo-Modelle für Kultur und Wandel, in Change and initiated by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (Federal Cultural Foundation)...see the website here


We presented and discussed our project Das Fest–Uczta 'Tanz auf dem Plateau' (Dance on the Plateau) as a model for creating participative arts projects involving a large communities in rural areas, such as the German–Polish border region of North East Germany.

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ongoing work...

As part of the programme 'Global Youth Culture Exchange'

I've been making trips to Accra, Ghana

working with my team partner, Rita Ekua Richardson of Zaafi Arts  


I was invited to a partner conference 'Global Youth Culture Exchange' which took place at Alarm Theatre Bielefeld on 25th–27th October 2023

organised by BKJ, Federal Association for Cultural Education for Children and Youth

          details (in German)

This event was funded within the scope of the Teams Up! programme of the German–African Youth Office at Engagement Global and with funds from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)



Rita Ekua Richardson of Zaafi Arts with Anja Schäplitz

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