Beta Version Box - Workshop for Digital Theatre

Workshop talks

Part of “Spy on Me #3”

Please note the information on how to participate in Mozilla Hubs below on the detail page.

DialogueDigital Art

approx. 120 min.

The spectrum of digital performance projects is wide. In this workshop, HAU Hebbel am Ufer wants to offer insight into the development of a selection of works that are already connected to HAU or will be associated with HAU in the future. The respective artists will describe current issues in the development process and exchange ideas with invited respondents.

For this workshop, Roman Senkl and Nils Corte from minus.eins are creating a digital meeting place together with HAU Hebbel am Ufer. The VR platform mozilla hubs enables artists and audiences to meet and exchange in 3D spaces. In their work, Senkl and Corte explore the possibilities of digital spaces for artistic and discursive formats. Roman Senkl on this: “I'm convinced that our world, our reality itself has already become a cyborg – a hybrid of digital and analog components

26.3., 18:00-20:00

German and English

dgtl fmnsm “Project: Feminist Perspectives on A.I. and Digital Spaces”

An digital think tank at the intersection of art, technology and society. It is a collaborative space for an artistic and critical exploration and reception of technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, which can pose a fundamental threat to marginalised people.

Respondent: Francesca Schmidt


The Mycological Twist “Quadrat Sampling E-Ecologies”

A Workshop and discourse format exploring video games infrastructures as spaces for social encounters. Many games reproduce social prejudices and power relations. The artists want to break through these patterns through a subversive practice.

Event: HAU Hebbel am Ufer season 2021/2022

Respondent: Nada Schroer


27.3., 18:00-20:00

German “Loulu”

App as interactive fiction game that makes tangible the mechanisms of manipulation and calculated aims of the so-called New Right. It calculated goals of the so-called New Right and thus does preventive work against right-wing radicalisation on the net.

Respondents: The Agency


machina eX “Machina Commons”

An Commons platform as open toolset for digital-analog theater shows. On the platform, users can combine various software and hardware to create extensive scenarios, such as theatrical live games and interactive and digitally enhanced performances.

Respondent: Daniel Seitz (Jugend hackt)


28.3., 18:00-20:00


Anna Fries & Malu Peeters “Belly of the Beast” 

A VR performance on cyberfeminism, monster theory and representations of pregnancy and motherhood. The digital body essay is an invitation into the pregnant belly of the monster. The two artists already approached "becoming something else" last year in a digital residency:

Premiere: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, autumn 2021

Respondent: Keiken


Derin Cankaya & Saverio Cantoni “Pixelrave”

An Online rave connecting underrepresented heroes of rave subculture from different parts of the world. Cankaya and Canton creating the radical inclusiveness of dancefloors in a virtual deterritorialized location. In its digital dimension “Pixelrave” will gather non-normative aesthetics to de-construct extractive digital spaces.”

The project began in 2020 as part of the Digital Lab residency at HAU Hebbel am Ufer.

Respondent: Krip-Hop Nation

At the end of the talks, the minus.eins team will provide insight into their work.


Notes on participating in Mozilla Hubs

The capacity of the room is limited. In case all of the rooms are full, please be patient for a moment. Alternatively, you can watch the live stream.

On the 25.3 from 19:00 to 20:00 and on the 26.3. from 10:00 to 11:00, we welcome you to get to know the room and test out its features. A tech-team will be present and offering support. We strongly advise that you acquaint yourself with the virtual environment on one of these dates so that the events can take place as smoothly as possible.

On the days of the events from 5pm, a tech-support-team will welcome you and assist you with a smooth start.

Technical Requirements:
To participate, you need access to a current laptop or computer with a stable internet connection. Participation requires a current laptop or computer with a stable internet connection. It works best with the Chrome browser. Safari browsers are currently not optimised for online 3D applications.
Interactive participation additionally requires a headset (headphones with microphone). This helps avoid noise and feedback. You may also use VR glasses if you have them, but they are not required for participation. Make sure you are using a WebVR-compatible browser. Make sure your VR glasses are up to date. Test the WebVR in your browser before the event begins.

Discord can be used to communicate either as a standalone app or from within a browser. Register using your email address. During the event, you can chat with other guests on our Discord channel and get support in case you experience any problems. The channels are called: #spyonme (for the text channel for sharing) and #help (for support from staff)

You can stream the event here without registering at Mozilla Hubs. If you have difficulties with Mozilla Hubs, please use the stream link directly.

In case you have any difficulties while preparing, please get in touch via



Artistic Direction: Roman Senkl / Technical Management: Nils Corte / 3d Design: Nils Gallist / Web development: Armin Luschin / Sound design: Harald Günther Kainer / Production management: Péter Sanyo


  • Past
    Fri 26.3.2021, 18:00 / HAU4
    Sat 27.3.2021, 18:00 / HAU4
    Sun 28.3.2021, 18:00 / HAU4

The three events will be live-streamed on HAU4 and recorded for documentation purposes.


Production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Mozilla Hubs development: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Roman Senkl & Nils Corte (minus.eins). Artistic design & programming: Roman Senkl & Nils Corte (minus.eins).



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