Maintaining power is an art in itself, cynical as that may sound. Some dictators manage the feat for four decades without being deposed in a revolution. But the people are not crazy either. In all dictatorships citizens develop techniques to make daily life as bearable as possible. Often they use simple strategies like: grow your own vegetables, don’t trust anybody or flee in your own head. In the pop-up museum you will find a series of beautiful video portraits in which Europeans tell anout their favorite survival strategy. Together these videos form sort of a survival guide. You can also read about the strategies of dictators to maintain power as long as possible and find out who the dictator longest in chair is of this moment.