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Martín Valdés-Stauber

Martín Valdés-Stauber founded in 2021 the artistic research area “Erinnerung als Arbeit an der Gegenwart” (Memory as Work on the Present), which he is leading since then. He has been a member of the Artistic Directional Team of the Münchner Kammerspiele as dramaturg from 2017 until 2023. Since 2023, he is a dramaturg at Schaubühne Berlin.

After studying sociology and economics in Munich, Friedrichshafen, Berkeley and Cambridge he returned to Germany, where he is teaching at various universities. Since 2020, he is honorary “Commissioner for Open Society” in his hometown of Kaufbeuren.

In the past he has worked with the likes of Rabih Mroué, Marlene Monteiro Freitas, Philipe Quesne, Rimini Protokoll (Stefan Kaegi), Marco Layera and Milo Rau. Since 2018, he has been carrying out research for the long-term project Schicksale (Fates) with Janne and Klaus Weinzierl. The project investigates the lives of those who worked at the Münchner Kammerspiele and were persecuted by the Nazi regime.

MK Projects Remembrance as work on the present