theater.prekariat founded by Adelheid Schulz and fine artist Viyki Turnbull, develops theatrical productions at the interface between theatre and fine art. With focus on the relationship between city-space-human, they question how humans are influenced by urban space and, inversely, in what sense human attitudes and habits form the space around us. They view space not as something static but rather as an active phenomenon and social product: space is constantly mediated in new ways by the people who are acting with and within it.

theater.prekariat work to expose and challenge subjective narratives that are stored in the space around us. Activities, narratives, pictures, objects and videos are installed and staged at the break line between documentary and fiction. Their approach is participative; the precarious nature of the practice lies in the risk around what happens when artists and actors of different backgrounds, languages and residence status work together.


Adelheid Schulz, theatre director

Theatre studies at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, afterwards Drama Studies at the Reduta drama school Berlin. Works as a freelance actor in Berlin, Basle and Stuttgart. Since 2000 own productions among others in Basle, Stuttgart, Essen and Jena. Since 2010 member of the Landesverband of freelance theatres Baden-Württemberg. Conception and production of interdisciplinary works, among others Kalkül.Hölderlin. (Ludwigsburg/Basle 2010); Traumvogels Ende by Sudabeh Mohafez (Ludwigsburg 2012), affe|käfer|hund – Körpertexturen, a coproduction with UNO ART SPACE (Stuttgart 2014); Spuren, Spuren – Performance and agency work in cooperation with Württembergischer Kunstverein (Stuttgart 2015); Zappzarapp – from the heart to the sky in cooperation with Treffpunkt Rotebühlplatz (Stuttgart 2015).

Victoria Turnbull, Fine Artist

Studies in Fine Arts at the Norwich School of Art. Works as a freelance artist in London, Liverpool and Stuttgart. Afterwards artist in residence at the Whitechapel Gallery. Since 2010 works as a lecturer of Fine Arts and Art History in the National Gallery, Tate Gallery and the British Museum, London. Conception and interdisciplinary works, among others Religion and Place, (English Heritage 2007) Circus (landguard Fort 2011), Platzdeplay (PRJT 2014), Service (Creative Intelligence Agency 2014), Every Child Matters, on behalf of the Whitechapel Gallery (2007), Are we nearly there yet, on behalf of Great Ormond Street Hospital (2011), Performance in Fake Modern (Camden Arts Centre 2010), Performance Tactile (Vortex, 2015), Bound Konfinium (WKV Stuttgart 2015), Thinking Through Drawing (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013).

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