By now Smockey has become a legend in Burkina Faso, and not only among young people. As a musician he has politicised and mobilised young Burkinabes for years, and as one of the founders and activists in the movement "Balai Citoyen" (Broom Citizen) he played a significant role in the fall of dictator Blaise Compaoré.



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    Thu 17.11.2016, 20:30 / HAU2


Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin

There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. (in Großbeerenstraße). Wheelchair ramp and lift available. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Advance notification advised via

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The Glowing Room

Text by Hendrik Otremba.

An Introduction to “Collectivize Facebook”

By Jonas Staal

“Collectivize Facebook” is a lawsuit aimed to turn Facebook into public property, initiated by artist Jonas Staal and lawyer Jan Fermon. Read here Staal’s introduction to the project.

“Manifestos for Queer Futures”

Video Documentation

As part of the festival “The Present Is Not Enough – Performing Queer Histories and Futures”, HAU initiated an open call for artists based in Berlin, who were invited to submit proposals for their Manifestos for Queer Futures.