Theater group from Istanbul on tour with play against violence against women

The IMGE theater group from Istanbul is performing its play "Benim Adım" (My Name) in several German cities. Afterwards, there will be a discussion about violence against women and the possibilities of self-defense.

As part of their European tour, the theater group IMGE from Istanbul is performing their play "Benim Adım" (My Name) in several German cities. The play will be performed in Turkish with German subtitles. Afterwards, there will be discussions with the artists and regional organizers. Violence against women in Turkey, as well as the possibilities and means of self-defense of women against it will be discussed during the events.

The play itself deals with the subject of violence against women and also tells the story of self-defense. The Protagonist, Meryem, embodies the fate of three women from different generations. She tells of how she herself has put up with much throughout her life, but when she sees that her daughter faces the same fate, her resistance grows. Through the struggle for liberation, she intervenes in the course of history and at the same time tells about the many forms of violence against women.

The text and performance are by Ayşe Nur DEMİR, directed by Ahmet Uçar. German subtitles will be projected on the wall. The discussion sessions will also be translated.


April 29, 2022: 7:00 p.m., Pumpe, Haßstr. 22, 24103 Kiel

May 1, 2022: 3:00 p.m., Mut! Theater, Amandastr. 58, 20357 Hamburg

May 6, 2022: 7:00 p.m., Oyoun, Lucy-Lameck-Str. 32, 12049 Berlin

May 7, 2022: Kulturbunker, Berlinerstr. 20, 51063 Cologne

May 8, 2022: 2.30 p.m., Schwalbenstr. 41, 89231 Neu-Ulm

May 13, 2022: 7:00 p.m., Güneş Theater, Rebstöcker Str. 49d, 60326 Frankfurt am Main

May 14, 2022: 7:00 p.m., Rio Palast Cinema, Fürther Str. 61, 90429 Nuremberg

May 15, 2022: 3 p.m., Böblingerstr. 105, 70199 Stuttgart

May 20, 2022: 7.00 p.m., Ada-Christen-Gasse 2, 1100 Vienna

May 22, 2022: 4:00 p.m., Pottenbrunn, 3140, St. Pölten

May 28, 2022: 7:00 p.m., Maison du quartier sous gare, Av. Édouard Dapples 50, 1006 Lausanne

May 29, 2022: 2 p.m., Bläsischulhaus, Müllheimerstr. 94, 4057 Basel