29.05.2021: Magdalena Emmerig — House of Interstitium

Saturday, 29th May 2021, 3 – 5.30 pm @ Westpark

We're in the future, let's say the year 2050.
The world is by and large an ecologically just and balanced place.
Imagine the world and say 1 word you associate with it.

In biology, interstitium is the name given to the spaces between cells that cushion our skin and where the supplying pathways run. House of Interstitium is what we call where we come together: All of us weaving the social interstitium, the in-between spaces and care pathways that connect us and our environment. This reproductive work is often rendered invisible and not acknowledged in our society. At House of Interstitium, we focus on this and gather, practice, and strengthen it. We play a game in small groups where a shared future is forged through the telling of fictional memories.

Photos: Constanza Meléndez
Financially supported by Kulturreferat München


Magdalena Emmerig is a theater maker and freelance costume and set designer living and working in Berlin. She is a trained tailor and studied Fine Arts/Stage and Costume Design at the Weißensee Academy of Art in Berlin. Her focus is on immersive formats that allow the audience to engage and interact and allow for a personal encounter. Within this framework, she is also performing, including creating video works and performances around the fictional character "Peggy Bigott" (YouTube: BarbieASMR). Magdalena Emmerig is a founding member of The Agency, whose immersive performances are shown internationally.

This sheet of paper is both a pattern and a game manual.
We play with our friends, neighbors and colleagues.
We choose our present, we tell our past,
we simulate our future and nurture its changes.

84.1 x 118.9 cm, c-print on transparent paper, folded on DIN A4, w/ original drawings and marks by Magdalena on each print, language is German, content: game instructions and settings for House of Interstitium, cutting pattern of the carrier bag, concept of House of Interstitium and reference to Ursula K. Le Guins carrier bag theory


limited edition of 70

12 EUR + shipping keine Ausweisung der Mehrwertsteuer gemäß § 19 UStG

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