Happy Families (Quartett) with

Part of "Be Part of Something Bigger"



The web site brings together a diversity of Berlin based companies ranging from cinema, taxi firms, printers to organic food shops and many more. What unites them is the collective way of working and an "...everyday collective attempt to organise economically, with the ideal of social responsibility foremost and for the aim of work not to be primarily about the most efficient output and profit. Somewhere between the appropriation of the means of production and self exploitation, emancipation and precariousness, the question arises, are collectives perhaps a treasure trove for the day before the morning after capitalism?" This and other questions can be debated over a public game of Happy Families (Quartett). are bringing the playing cards with them that they have developed and published...


  • Past
    Fri 21.11.2014, 20:00 / HAU1
    Sat 22.11.2014, 18:00 / HAU1


Stresemannstr. 29, 10963 Berlin

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