The documentary theatre play “A few Ways to Lose a Friendship” by Mikhail Kaluzhsky  was based on given testimonies regarding the loss of friendship due to ideological arguments. These testimonies were collected by Kaluzhsky and his students during a workshop he gave at the village of Tekali, located on the border of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. As part of a collaboration between Meir Tati and Mikhail Kaluzhsky, the original play along with newly collected testimonies from Israel and Ukraine - will take place at the exhibition.

 

Mikhail Kaluzhsky (born 1967, Novosibirsk) is a Russian playwright, journalist and activist. He currently lives and works in Berlin. He studied Russian literature in Novosibirsk, successfully graduated from Novosibirsk State University in 1992. Worked as a journalist for various publications (1993–1997, 2005-2010), as a program director and consultant for various international NGOs (1997-2004), and as a curator of documentary projects at the Joseph Beuys Theatre in Moscow (2010–2012). He run the theatre program at the Sakharov Center in Moscow (2012-2014).

 

Actors : Ivan Timofeev, Dina Yakerson.