Fire Playgrounds

Throughout the summer we have been hosting a series of introductory burns for our volunteers and other curious honorary pirates. Fire jams are a regular feature of Berlin subculture, but can often seem intimidating or closed off to outsiders to get involved and participate. To break the illusion of grandeur and complexity, we created the concept of a fire playground, with accessible fire props like palm torches and interactive movement games to encourage people to build shapes together and experiment in a safe performance space.

We brought our set up to Volkspark Friedrichshain and Insel der Jugend and held the space for participants to have their first burn, alongside other more seasoned fire spinners in a supportive atmosphere. Thanks to the Berlin fire community for inspiring and being there. We’re already looking forward to the next.

Veröffentlicht von circusspacepirates

Circus Space Pirates Collective (www.circusspacepirates.org) – We are a group of passionate performers, educators and activists, who have all met through the berlin-based social circus actions. What started out as a small idea, has now turned into something greater, which we wish to share and invite to grow together with everyone who feels the calling to join this journey. Since March 2022 we are also supporting Ukrainian people with circus pedagogical offers at the Ukrainian border: www.mobilecircusforpeace.org

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