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Foto von Ariel Efraim Ashbel

Ariel Efraim Ashbel

artist

The Israeli artist Ariel Efraim Ashbel lives and works in Berlin. Since 2000, the theatre director has been busy in his work with the development of interdisciplinary structures that are situated in the gaps between theatre, dance, music, and installation.

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Antje Pfundtner in Gesellschaft (APiG)

Künstler*innengruppe

Antje Pfundtner in Gesellschaft (APiG) hat ihren Sitz in Hamburg, produziert Bühnenstücke und initiiert kollaborative Räume. Für die Gründung ihrer Gesellschaft erhielt Antje Pfundtner 2012/2013 als erste Choreografin die Konzeptionsförderung der Behörde für Kultur und Medien Hamburg.

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äöü

Kollektiv

Founded in 2018 by Patricia Bechtold and Johannes Karl, collective äöü employs means taken from theatre, performance, and installation. They subvert, collage, and animate influences originating in language, art, everyday life, and theory while searching for new forms and spaces for narratives.

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andcompany&Co.

collective

Gründer und Kern des Kollektivs andcompany&Co. sind Alexander Karschnia, Nicola Nord und Sascha Sulimma. Das „&Co.“-Kürzel soll auf die Offenheit des Kollektivs für neue Zusammenarbeiten mit nationalen und internationalen Künstler*innen verschiedener künstlerischer Disziplinen hinweisen.

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Ayreen Anastas

artist

Ayreen Anastas was born in 1976 in Bethlehem and lives and works in Brooklyn. Anastas is one of the organizers of the 16 Beaver group, a group of artists based at 16 Beaver street in Lower Manhattan.

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Elisabeth Bakambamba Tambwe

Choreografin, Tänzerin

Elisabeth Bakambamba Tambwe setzt sie sich u.a. mit Fragen nach Körper und Identität auseinander und vertieft ihre Praxis im Zeitgenössischen Tanz sowie im traditionellen guineischen, senegalesischen und afro-kubanischem Tanz. Sie spielt in vielen Stücken von La Fleur und übernahm bei Love is a warm gun zusammen mit Franck E. Yao und Monika Gintersdorfer die künstlerische Leitung des Projekts.

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Ein Foto von Maura Morales und Michio Woigardt

Cooperativa Maura Morales

dance company

The core collective of the contemporary dance company Cooperativa Maura Morales consists of the dancer/choreographer Maura Morales and the composer Michio Woirgardt.

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Gabriel Carneiro

artist

Gabriel Carneiro was born in Barbacena, Brazil, in 1990. He has been working in the fields of theatre and performance since 2006.

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Annick Choco

Dancer, musician

Annick Prisca Agbadou alias Annick Choco lebt und arbeitet in der Côte d‘Ivoir, Frankreich und Deutschland. Durch ihre beeindruckenden tänzerischen Fähigkeiten und ihre überzeugende Vermittlungsarbeit ist Annick Choco ein Role Model für junge Tänzer*innen.

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Nicoleta Esinencu

Autorin, Regisseurin

Nicoleta Esinencu (geb. 1978, Chișinău, UdSSR / Republik Moldau) lebt und arbeitet als Autorin und Regisseurin in Chișinău. 2010 war Esinencu Mitbegründerin der unabhängigen Initiative teatruspălătorie.

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Franck Edmond Yao alias Gadoukou la Star

Franck Edmond Yao alias Gadoukou la Star

dance, choregrapher

Franck Edmond Yao, geboren in Abidjan, Côte d‘Ivoire, studierte Tanz und Schauspiel an der Schule Kingbok. Er gewann 2003/04/05/06 den African Award als bester afrikanischer Tänzer in Paris, entwickelte Choreografien für Lino Versace und Boro Sanguy (Jet Set), 2008 Couper Decaler-Albumveröffentlichung als Gadoukou la Star.

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EMANZENEXPRESS

Collaboration

The EMANZENEXPRESS project began in 2019 with a two-month (performative) exhibition realized by curator Eva Busch and performance artist and author Julia Nitschke in Bochum at atelier automatique.

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Montserrat Gardó Castillo

Choreographer, dancer, performer

Montserrat Gardó Castillo is a choreographer, dancer and performer from Barcelona. She lives in Düsseldorf and completed her dance studies at the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona and at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen. Parallel to her artistic training, she completed a university degree in journalism.

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Monika Gintersdorfer

director

Monika Gintersdorfer studierte Germanistik und Theater-, Film- und Fernsehwissenschaften in Köln und Regie in Hamburg. Sie ist Mitbegründerin der aktionistischen Künstlergruppe Rekolonisation und Regisseurin der 2005 gegründeten deutsch-französisch-westafrikanischen Theater/Performance-Gruppe Gintersdorfer/Klaßen.

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Arno Gisinger

artist

Arno Gisinger is an Austrian photographic artist, curator and university lecturer. He lives and works in Paris.

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René Gabri

artist

René Gabri was born in Tehran in 1968 and lived in Athens and Los Angeles before moving to New York. In 1999 he graduated from the Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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Ted Gaier

Musician, author, theater and film maker

Ted Gaier, born in 1964 in Stuttgart, is a musician, author and theater and filmmaker as well as co-founder of the music label Buback and member of the bands Die Goldenen Zitronen, 3 Normal Beatles, Les Robespierres and Schwabinggrad Ballett.

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Gintersdorfer/Klaßen

Theater/Performance Group

Gintersdorfer/Klaßen have been developing projects since 2005 in which they make the life strategies and forms of expression of the performers the center and confront them with their own strategies and aesthetics. The team is German-ivory with international guests.

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Marlin de Haan

director, sculptor

Marlin de Haan, Düsseldorf-based director and sculptor, realises theatre works, performances, and films, devises stage spaces, and presents exhibitions and performative interactions in varying working constellations with other artists, in theatre, art, private or public spaces.

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Samuel Hertz

sound artist

Samuel Hertz (b. 1987 Washington, D.C., USA) is a Berlin-based sound artist and researcher investigating connections between sound and climate that emphasise geologic, ecologic, and social listening practices at more-than-human scales.

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Petr Hastik

Choreograf, Tänzer, Performer

Petr Hastik is a choreographer, dancer and performer from the Czech Republic. He studied dance theater and dance pedagogy at the Duncan Centre Conservatory in Prague and modern dance at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen.

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kainkollektiv

Künstler*innenteam

kainkollektiv recherchiert, entwickelt, kompiliert und inszeniert primär eigene Texte, Szenarien und Performances, Installationen, Ausstellungen und Theaterinszenierungen und arbeitet beständig an seiner eigenen Öffnung, Zerstreuung und Erweiterung durch engeren oder loseren Einbezug unterschiedlicher Künstler*innen, Gruppen und Häuser.

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Bouchra Khalili

artist

Bouchra Khalili is a Moroccan-born interdisciplinary artist. Her practice articulates eyewitness accounts and the collective memory of repressed histories to challenge restrictive notions of „citizenship.“ 

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Jan Lemitz

Photographer, artist

Jan Lemitz lives and works as a photographer and artist. His projects take landscape, architecture and infrastructure as the starting point for media-archaeological research.

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miu (Ryutaro Mimura)

conceptual artist

miu Konzeptkünstler, Komponist, Programmierer und Autor aus Japan. Er lebt und arbeitet in Düsseldorf.

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Morgan Nardi

Performer, Choreograph, Mentor

Morgan Nardi is a choreographer and director working in the field of dance and performing arts. He developed a series of projects in collaboration with performers, musicians and visual artists from different countries. In his work he is interested in questions of gender and power.

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pulk fiktion

performance group

pulk fiktion is a Cologne-base performance group founded in 2007. A heterogenous pulk (german for “bunch” or “group”) of artists from the fields of theatre, film, music, performance, video art, and interactive media, in different constellations, works on productions for children, youths, and adults

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Laurie Penny

writer, journalist

Laurie Penny, geboren 1986 in London, ist Buch- und Drehbuchautorin und Journalistin. Sie ist die wichtigste junge Feministin (DIE ZEIT).

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Pan Pan Theatre

Theatergruppe

Pan Pan Theatre wurde 1993 von den Co-Regisseuren Aedín Cosgrove und Gavin Quinn gegründet. Das Team hat 43 neue Theater- und Performancestücke geschaffen, ist weltweit auf Tournee gegangen und hat mehrere nationale und internationale Auszeichnungen erhalten.

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Saskia Rudat

Performerin, Choreografin, Regisseurin, Autorin

Saskia Rudat, born 1991 in Dresden, works as a performer, choreographer, director and author. Her artistic skills and interests range from music, text, directing and acting to mask, puppet and object theater, performance art, dance and acrobatics.

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subbotnik

Theaterkollektiv

Das Deutsch-Ukrainische Theaterkollektiv aus NRW subbotnik verbindet Vokal- und Instrumentalkompositionen, Erzählung und Live-Performance zu einer eigenen Bühnensprache.

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She She Pop

performance collective

She She Pop is a performance collective founded in the 90s at the Giessen Institute for Applied Theater Studies. The members of the group are mostly women and work as a collective.

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Mithu Sanyal

author, journalist

Mithu Sanyal is an award-winning author, broadcaster, and cultural scholar. She works in the fields of gender, race and sexualities.

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Adania Shibli

writer, artist

Adania Shibli was born in Palestine in 1974. She writes novels, plays, short stories and narrative essays that have been published in several languages in anthologies, art books, literary and cultural magazines.

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Schwabinggrad Ballett

activist-artistic collective

The Schwabinggrad Ballet is an activist-artistic collective from Hamburg, which was founded at the turn of the millennium to produce unexpected situations beyond ritualized leftist forms of protest.

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Oliver Sieber + Katja Stuke (Böhm/Kobayashi)

Artist couple

Since 2010, Böhm/Kobayashi have curated the exhibition ANT!FOTO once a year at Kunstraum Düsseldorf and Künstlerverein Malkasten. In 2016, together with Oliver Sieber, they curated the main exhibition of the festival of the International Photoscene Cologne under the title „Innere Sicherheit, the state I am in“.

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Ingo Toben

director

Ingo Toben, director, lives in Düsseldorf. Since 2007 he has been working with children and young people on experimental live formats at the FFT Düsseldorf.

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Prof. Dr. phil. Vassilis S. Tsianos

Professor, Autor

Prof. Dr. phil. Vassilis S. Tsianos (FH Kiel) unterrichtet Soziologie an der Fachhochschule Kiel. Zu seinen Arbeitsschwerpunkten gehören die Soziologie der postmigrantischen Gesellschaft, sozialwissenschaftliche Rassismusforschung sowie die Biometrisierung der europäischen Grenze.

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Via Negativa (VN)

international platform

Via Negativa (VN) is an international platform for research, development and production of contemporary performing arts based in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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Siegmar Zacharias

performanceartist

Siegmar Zacharias works in theory and practice of performance. She develops performances and formats of artistic research in her works. Performance is her medium of ecological, posthuman, artistic and political practice, in which uncontrollable materials such as smoke, slime or the nervous system emerge as collaborative partners.

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