The article analyses the theatre project Homohalal and its performances in various forms from 2013 to 2018. Based on experiences during the Refugee Protest Camp Vienna 2012–13, the play was written by the Syrian author Ibrahim Amir and its first version was developed together with activists from the refugee camp. On the basis of this case study, crucial questions for artistic projects with and about refugees are articulated: Who represents whom? Whose voice can be heard? Who gains cultural capital? And, finally: What role do arts projects with and about refugees play in politics and society, and what impact do they have?