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February 2018

Sat 10 Feb, 2018 : 14:30 - 15:45

The Anarchist Struggle for the Right to be Different

How to fight increasing repression towards people who are (deemed) mentally different and work towards a more free society through building voluntary solidarity networks of mutual support to avoid and abolish coercive measures.

Sat 10 Feb, 2018 : 16:00 - 17:45

Manarchists Interrupted

Workshop waar we haantjesgedrag analyseren en oefenen met het doorbreken van het patriarchale superioriteitsgevoel binnen de beweging.

Sat 10 Feb, 2018 : 18:00 - 19:30

Space for your own initiative: Open Space

This interactive ‘open space’ will provide a space where your own initiative, idea, action plan, or discussion can be set up, so you can find people to join in. In this way we hope that 2.Dh5 will provide a space where concrete initiative will take root, as well as providing a space for people who we couldn’t fit in the rest of the programme.

Sat 10 Feb, 2018 : 20:30 - Sun 11 Feb, 2018 : 01:00


's Avonds verplaatsen we naar de Vondelbunker om bij te komen, te praten en te feesten! Met live-muziek, djs en wellicht ronkende speeches!

Sun 11 Feb, 2018 : 15:30 - 16:45

Radikal Queer Activisms in times of LGBT conservatism

Interactive workshop exploring the (im)possibilities for radikal queer activisms in times where the political LGBTQI agenda is increasingly taken over by right wing groups and multinational corporations.

February 2019

Fri 22 Feb, 2019 : 20:30

Opening 2.Dh5 Festival 2019 – Power

De aftrap van het 2.Dh5 Festival! Met de traditionele Marretje Arents Quiz, dichters en muziek! (LET OP! Alternatieve locatie: Voormalig Handelsbladcomplex, Paleisstraat, 107, Amsterdam)

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 08:30 - 09:45


Organic vegan breakfast for a donation

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 10:30 - 11:45

Thank you for calling

Why is calling out oppressive behavior in white normative left wing activist spaces so difficult? Why are dominant groups within movement spaces trying to silence marginalized people who call out oppressive behavior? (spoiler: fragility)

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 10:30 - 11:45

The rise of the far-right and fascism today

How can we understand this global rise of the far-right? How can we best understand the project of FvD? How can we build the broad anti-fascist coalition which is needed to counter this threath?

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 10:30 - 11:45

The Organizing Model: A Recipe for Grassroots Movements?

How does the (union) 'organising' model work out in practice? How democratic and self-steering are the organized workers actually? And does it generate lasting movements, or are the celebrated successes only temporary? Workplace and community orgnisers and workers discuss.

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 12:00 - 13:30


Mental gymnastics and finger training! How does a lock work on the inside? En how many years does it take to open a lock without a key, using only self-made equipment? You'll find out and practice it in this workshops!

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 12:00 - 13:30

Constructing narratives for change / Learning from the Zapatistas

Taking the Zapatista uprising as an example Jorge DS explains what we can learn from the their use of narrative and rhetoric in making social change. Jerry Afriyie (Nederland Wordt Beter/KOZP) and Harriet Bergman (Code Rood) will reflect on their own experiences in the Netherlands. Moderator: Merel de Buck

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 13:30 - 14:15


Organic vegan lunch for the cost price

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 14:30 - 16:15

PoC Caucus

Conversation space reserved for people of color; subjects to be decided by the participants themselves.

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 16:30 - 17:45

Fossil Free Culture: Disobedient Art How To

In this workshop, we will explore 'Disobedient Art' -merging art and activism into new forms of resistance- as a strategy to generate affect and effect.

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 16:30 - 17:45

Difficult Solidarity: When The Left Comes To Power

Discussion about how to act as solidarity activists when the left comes to power and claims to need support for their policies. We alos want to have a critical debate on the state of Dutch initiatives for international solidarity.

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 18:00 - 19:00


Organic vegan dinner for the cost price

Sat 23 Feb, 2019 : 21:00 - Sun 24 Feb, 2019 : 03:00

Saturday night party: Performances and DJs

In OT301 with: Zea (Eclectic strange-edge monotype), Kanipchen-Fit (Funky Protest Poetry Blues), Trikosis (Anarcho klezmer folk), Dj's: no28/PVSP, Ultramars/NHC, Power vs Power /OT301, Vj: Nuns with Guns / ADM

Sun 24 Feb, 2019 : 08:30 - 09:45


Organic vegan breakfast for a donation

Sun 24 Feb, 2019 : 11:30 - 13:00

Ecocide, rights for nature, landscape restoration in Andalusië

The South-East of Spain is under threat of climate change and over-exploitation of natural resources. This talk will focus on how local inhabitants are using landscape restoration and legal struggles to fight back.

Sun 24 Feb, 2019 : 13:00 - 13:45


Organic vegan lunch for the cost price

Sun 24 Feb, 2019 : 15:30 - 16:45

Rhythms of Resistance

In this workshop we will teach some drum beats, so you can join any action with a Rhythms band, no matter where it is. Join the groove!

Sun 24 Feb, 2019 : 15:30 - 16:45

Mad Anarchy: Defending The Right to be Different

We will collectively explore ways to smash another dimension of hierarchy and domination: that between normal and abnormal, or sane and mad.

Sun 24 Feb, 2019 : 18:00 - 20:00


Organic vegan dinner for the cost price

February 2020

Sat 1 Feb : 09:45 - 09:55

Opening 2.Dh5

Opening van 2.Dh5 2020 met welkomstwoord door BAK, basis voor actuele kunst

Sat 1 Feb : 11:30 - 13:00

Does the future have to be incorporated?

Political economist Laura Horn will lead a workshop on possibilities for freedom inside and beyond capitalism. How can Sci-Fi help us break out of capitalist realism and show alternatives to dystopias?

Sat 1 Feb : 13:00 - 14:00


Is offered at cost prices and are prepared by the Basic Activist Kitchen, Taste Before You Waste, and other local collectives.

Sat 1 Feb : 14:00 - 15:15

Data-mining the far-right

A brief excursion through various techniques to collect and analyse datasets from online far-right platforms. How can computational methods help to understand and counter far-right politics?

Sat 1 Feb : 14:00 - 15:15

Feminist & intersectional takes on the climate crisis

In this interactive workshop intersectional feminist researcher Karijn van den Berg is joined by several activists, organisers and thinkers to discuss and strengthen feminist intersectional approaches to our current socio-ecological crises. We will discuss the importance of intersectional action for climate justice, connecting with other issues and movements, and how to put this into practice.

Sat 1 Feb : 14:00 - 15:15

Building a Transportation Commons: The Carry Goods Network

We are setting up a network to transport goods. Starting from a more people- and life-friendly do-it-together-approach. For this transport commons, we are developing a community, a structure and a storyline. So, let's move-it-together!

Sat 1 Feb : 15:30 - 16:45

Surveillance capitalism and the future of data activism

This talk explores how citizens, social change activists, and variably skilled users engage with datafication looking at emerging practices of "data activism”. It takes stock of the main tendencies we observe on the field, and surveys emerging areas such as algorithmic activism and device activism.

Sat 1 Feb : 15:30 - 16:45

Fossil Free Culture: Disobedient Art How To

In this workshop, we will explore ‘Disobedient Art’ - merging art and activism into new forms of resistance - as a strategy to generate affect and effect.

Sat 1 Feb : 17:00 - 18:15

Art, Joy and Utopian Imagination

Done with dystopia? Let go. And then let go again. Join Fossil Free Culture NL for a panel on the joy to be found in shifting the paradigm, and art as a vital necessity to imagine other possible futures. The panel is not a panel. Though there will be talking. You might even find yourself sharing words at some point. Join, discuss and let go!

Sat 1 Feb : 18:30 - Sun 2 Feb : 03:00

Poison Paradise Party (ACU)

Dinner (Taste Before You Waste), spoken word, upcoming action horizon extravaganza, protest songs, antifa hip hop and DJ sets: Marikit, MC Mustaj, Joke Kaviaar, Batta, Kai, specially awkward B2B DJ set from Dis-graCe & DisComFort, closing by Deadwave Radio.

Sun 2 Feb : 11:30 - 13:00

Reflecting on Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion (XR) has an extreme stance on actions organised under its name: non-violent mass civil disobedience to disrupt – but also cooperation with the police. Where does this insistence on this tactic come from, and where to go from here?

Sun 2 Feb : 11:30 - 13:00

Lessons from Rojava

Internationalists discuss their experiences in Rojava, the ideology and structure of the Rojava Revolution and the current situation of the region. What can we in a European context learn from northern Syria? Particular emphasis on the women's revolution.

Sun 2 Feb : 13:00 - 14:00


Is offered at cost prices and are prepared by the Basic Activist Kitchen, Taste Before You Waste, and other local collectives.

Sun 2 Feb : 14:00 - 15:15

Fighting industrial agriculture

Industrial Agriculture is responsible for half of all global greenhouse gas emissions and upholding colonial practices by using it's enormous lobbying power to trap farmers into cycles of debt and dependence.But knowledge is power, and understanding these systems can help us to take direct action to create food autonomy.

Sun 2 Feb : 15:30 - 16:45

Dystopia war gaming

What if it all goes down? What if the revolution never comes and the shit hits the fan? In the darkness of the unimaginable and the predictable, will we sit and cry? Hell, no. Let's play war gaming! We will imagine several dystopian scenario's and our answers to them. Bring it on.

Sun 2 Feb : 15:30 - 16:45

Climate change, conflict and migration

Panel discussion about the future of the nexus climate change, energy security, migration, (armed) conflict and arms trade. Why should social movements active on these subjects work together and how can we cooperate to tackle the intertwined issues?

Sun 2 Feb : 17:15 - 20:00

Barricade (ACU) – Strategies for the housing struggle

During this conversation, different action groups and individuals fighting for livable housing in different cities in the Netherlands will share their struggles and tactics, and discuss the next steps towards housing for all.

Sun 2 Feb : 20:30 - 23:00

Pasthéi (ACU): Movie screening

To close the 2.Dh5 festival, we will screen a movie on the theme of defeating dystopia. Movie will be announced later on our website/during the Barricade dinner!

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