Home Workspace Program launched its second edition in September 2012 with resident producer (RP) Matthias Lilienthal.
Downloadable material HWP 2012-13 Brochure (ENG) HWP 2012-13 Brochure (AR)
Home Workspace Program launched its second edition in September 2012 with Resident Producer Matthias Lilienthal.
Mapping Beirut | Tony Chakar and Matthias Lilienthal (25th September-5th October, 2012, orientation)
Examples are brought in from the work Matthias Lilienthal
is doing with the participants of the 2012-2013 Home Workspace Program.
X-Apartments | Matthias Lilienthal with HWP 2012-13 Participants (12th-14th May, 2013)
studied theatre, history and German studies.
career in theatre in 1979, and has since worked as artistic director in Theatre Basel and the Volksbühne (Berlin), collaborating with directors and artists such as Frank-Patrick Steckel, Achim Freyer, Christoph Marthaler, Johann Kresnik, Michael Simon, Stefan Bachmann, Stefan Pucher, Andrej Woron and Armin Petras, as well as his
good friend Christoph Schlingensief.
He has worked as a freelance journalist for publications including the taz, the Berlin listings magazine zitty and the broadsheet Süddeutsche Zeitung, and has also given lectures in Tokyo, Krakow, Buenos Aires and other places.
In mid-2000, Lilienthal was appointed deputy director of performing arts at the Berlin Akademie der Künste, and was program director for Theater der Welt 2002 festival in Bonn, Düsseldorf, Cologne and Duisburg later that year.
In May/ June 2000, he
collaborated with Christoph Schlingensief on the Ausländer Aus (Foreigners Out!) project for the Wiener Festwochen and the follow-up book, published by Suhrkamp.
He has been manager and artistic director of the new Hebbel Theatre GmbH, Berlin, with the theatre locations HAU 1, HAU 2 and HAU 3, since September 2003.
has also collaborated over many years with Krzysztof Warlikowski's Novy Teatr in Warsaw, Johan Simon's NT Gent and Bruno Beltrãos Grupo de Rua de Niterói in Rio de Janeiro, and Alain Platel and his Compagnie C.de la B.
has repeatedly brought social and political issues to the stage in an almost journalistic fashion.
For the Theater der Welt 2002 festival, Lilienthal
developed the X-Wohnungen format, which combines a new form of reality with an intimate setting for its reception.