The art of building a better world
Cocky commitment is Cirkus Cirkör’s primary guiding principle. To question, explore, challenge, and critically examine, especially what is considered impossible – and then, with passion and dedication, going for it: daring to go through with precisely the impossible. That’s why engaging in various forms of activism, far from the stage, comes naturally to Cirkör – where performances can grow into worldwide movements, and the magic of the circus can generate real change.
Wire walking for life
This summer, participants from our course Lines & Wires wire-walked across the River Corrib in Galway, Ireland. Many young people have lost their lives in the river over the years, but now the water turned into a stage for the courage and determination required to cross it on a wire. The project was organized by our friends at Galway Community Circus. Now the mini-documentary about LifeLine has been released on YouTube - and HERE you can also read the ETC article from last summer (in Swedish)
Contemporary circus meets yarn in a worldwide movement for peace.
Since 2013, thousands have knitted peace with us. During its travels around the world, our production Knitting Peace has engaged and encountered “peace-knitters” who in turn have shared their creations and reflections on knitting peace with us and others.
Female values are changing the world
Before each performance of Epifónima, the theatre foyer was filled with conversations with authors, norm-critical dance, photo exhibitions, music, poetry and much more. The movement took place between 2018 and 2019.
Integration in the theatre foyer
Fear to Action takes place alongside performances of Limits and pays tribute to all the enthusiasts who work for integration and crossing boundaries. In Östersund, a grab bag was set up, in Stockholm lectures and photo exhibitions, in Västerås an art auction. Each venue celebrates local projects.