Work in Progress

September 2020 marks forty years since Jon Beedell and Richie Smith founded Desperate Men in Berlin’s Tanzfabrik studio. It’s been a crazy four decades, and to celebrate this big birthday we have planned a year of provocation, reflection and creativity.

Covid-19 has forced us to adapt, so the next year will be one of challenge as well as celebration, but we’ll keep you updated here with anniversary news and events.

Collaborative, exciting and hopeful, our new projects look at the extraordinary times we live in and beyond. What does the future hold – for us, for everyone? We’re exploring the possibilities …


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