Forecast Festival 2021 – Edition 5
Two hybrid digital festivals on April 1–2 and April 9–10, 2021, livestreamed from radialsystem in Berlin, will conclude the fourth and fifth editions of the international mentorship program Forecast.
The twelve mentees of the fourth and fifth editions of Forecast will unveil their productions at the Forecast Festivals, which take place as hybrid events staged at radialsystem and streamed online. Following the postponement of the fourth edition’s closing event by a year due to the pandemic, both editions will celebrate their culmination in two consecutive events.
09. April 2021
Mentor: Evgeny Morozov
In conversation with curator Irini Papadimitriou, creative director, Future Everything
Jonathan Reus: “Celestial Fruit on Earthly Ground”
Mentor: Du Yun
In conversation with artist Ibrahim Mahama
Ozoz Sokoh: “Coast to Coast: From West Africa to the World”
Mentor: Koyo Kouoh
In conversation with N.N.
10. April 2021
Andrea Nones-Kobiakov: “Whatever that Ground May Be”
Mentor: Manu Buffara
In conversation with curator Eva Posas
Adéola Ọlágúnjú: “Born Throw Way!”
Mentor: Tobias Zielony
In conversation with journalist, poet, and filmmaker Wana Udobang
Only Game in Town: “LD50: The Vorkoster – A durational performance with Janet Rothe, Florian Loycke, and Rasmus Slätis”
Mentor: Markus Öhrn
In conversation with performance artist Anders Carlsson
The artists and thinkers of both editions will bring their projects to life in concerts, performances, installations, and conversations with leading figures in their fields, including Roc Jiménez de Cisneros, Fran Edgerly (Assemble), Blanca de la Torre, and Irini Papadimitriou.
The festivals will be moderated by Kimberly Bradley and Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.