"Theatre of the Oppressed" by Ramshid Rashidpour, Iran
In "Theatre of the Oppressed", Iranian Ramshid Rashidpour aimed to raise political awareness and combine it with a liberating educational function. The destination of the theatrical journey taken by the Iranian-German cast was not fixed, as the plot development and dialogue were largely determined by the audience. Only one thing was certain: "Theatre of the Oppressed" merged democratic processes and shared ideas and solutions to create a promising entertainment format.
Impressions of the evening
About the Initiator
Ramshid Rashidpour grew up in an Iranian artist family. Ever since she was born, she is inspired by music, paintings, handwork design and theatre. The graduate environmental scientist completed her CCP internship at the Naturschutzbund Deutschland (NABU) in Berlin in 2015. As a specialist for environmental topics with artistic roots, she has always been fascinated by the idea of interlacing education, art, culture and environmental issues. As a result, she chose the format 'Theater of the Oppressed' as an interactive method for sustainable education and entertainment. 'Through the use of promising theatrical techniques, viewers begin to discover, show, analyze or even transform the reality in which they live,' explains Ramshid Rashidpour.