DISPLACED 2015 – the Programme this coming Weekend

Sat 27th June, Mendelsohn Hall 11:00-21:00 DISPLACED 2015 Exhibition & Video-Tent Artworks by selected international artists to the theme DISPLACED 2015: fine art, sculpture, video and much more. 14:00 Guided tour of the exhibition with Emily Pütter, artistic director of DISPLACED 2015 15:30 DISPLACED Film #3 69 min (3€) International film festival Difference Screen present a collection of short and […]

Festival Launch and World Refugee Day Weekend

Following on from our successful festival launch we are looking forward to the next four weekends of DISPLACED 2015. The launch-weekend featured a panel-discussion on the theme of Displacement and the meeting of art and science, there was a delicious buffet prepared by Luckenwalde resident Syrian refugee Marwan Osso, a guided tour of the exhibition, and […]

Launch Programme

SCHLACHTEN Festival welcome you to our official launch. The theme of this year’s festival is DISPLACED 2015. An exhibition by international artists, musical performances, a guided tour, our video screenings in the refugee tents of the German Red Cross, drinks and delicious food by a Syrian chef await you.   16:00 Welcome by Emily Pütter […]

The Victims of War, Forced Labor, Flight and Expulsion

Jan M. Piskorski (* 1956 in Stettin) is a Polish Historian. In his internationally acclaimed book „Die Verjagten“ he lays out the story of flight and expulsion in Europe of the 20th century. During his two month long residency with DISPLACED 2015 at Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf he is researching this issue specific to the region of […]

Wish-Cushions : New Submissions

New Wish-Cushion submissions have arrived! Director of Schloss Wiepersdorf, Anne Frechen, offers white roses for the foreigners; artist Isabella Gresser quotes the German saying: “Whoever places a pillow under a stranger’s head, when in need will find a bed.” To submit your Wish-Cushions, see our Wish-Cushion initiative!  

DISPLACED 2015 Artists

The artist-pages for DISPLACED 2015 are now live at schlachten.org/artists We’ve received a large number of excellent submissions, which we are excited to share with you! Artists entires are still being added and we are in the process of translating them into German. The festival launch is approaching fast – one month to go! Put […]


The official launch of DISPLACED 2015 will take place on the 13th of June at 16:00 in the Mendelsohn Hall, in Luckenwalde. There will be a panel discussion with international artists and historians, music and performance, including a cello piece by the The Refugees KM, as well as wine and appetisers. We look forward to seeing you all. […]

Filling-in the Space

Application for DISPLACED 2015 is now closed. We’ve received a very large number of outstanding applications. Our jury will now be poring over these. A very big thank you to all who contributed of their creativity, time and effort to our vision! Applicants will receive a notification of the Jury’s decision in the week following Easter break.   Mostapha Romli Director of the […]