Conference n.1 | WHAT DO WE BELIEVE IN?

The first conference of the Face To Faith project

2 May 2021

Together with the 6 project partners we explored and questioned the faith thinking of communities that cross the life of theaters from all over Europe. A moment of listening and active sharing to create new ideas for the future. Face to Faith is a project by Sommerblut Kulturfestival (Germany), Divadlo pod Palmovkou (Czech Republic), Teatro dei Venti (Italy), Teatr Powszechny (Poland), ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival (Finland), Gesher Theatre (Israel), Jam Factory Art Center (Ukraine).


  • Paweł Sztarbowski and Joanna Wichowska – Teatr Powszechny (Poland)
  • Roy Chen – Gesher Theatre (Israel)
  • Felix Dornseifer and André Erlen – SommerblutKulturfestival eV (Germany)
  • Stefano Tè and Caterina Gambetta – Teatro dei Venti (Italy)
  • Michal Lang – Divadlo pod Palmovkou (Czech Republic)
  • Bozhena Pelenska – Jam Factory Art Center (Ukraine)
  • Elisa Itkonen and Johanna Tuukkanen – ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival (Finland)
  • Renzo Francabandera (journalist, critic, and curator of the event)
  • And the whole Face to Faith community


  • 9.30 am – 12.30 am – Community impulses – testimonies and reflections from common believers from different backgrounds. A peek into Europe. Listening to the community around us.
  • 12.30 am – 2.00 pm Social lunch break
  • 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm – Interactive and sharing space for audiences.

Conference recording can be found here.