In the project series ‘floating interspaces’, we – a dancer and a painter – meet at various locations in performative encounters. In site-specific improvisations, we confront the moving handling of the uncertain. Using brushes, paints and ice skates, we explore the potential of movement as a means of communication and expression around the theme of water and ice. Within our encounters, we ignore the familiar and follow our bodies and their movement impulses. Our art forms work alongside, with and...
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What ist space? What is time? What is the relationship between our body and the universe that surrounds us?   Moving2Silence is an audio-video-object of the encounter of two artists as a confluence of their intentions - in relation to body and movement on the one hand and the creation of meanings through audio and video on the other.   In collaboration with audio and video artist Lorenzo Francesconi, a cinematic journey through contrasts and interactions is created.   Production IceDanceTheater-Fusion...
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With the digital dance mediation format Let’s talk about Dance & Ice we want to open up new approaches to aspects of contemporary dance and performance art. In doing so, all interested parties are cordially invited to enter into conversation with each other. In digital spaces, questions, individual perceptions and thoughts can be shared. In a mindful and respectful atmosphere, space will be created for tracing one’s own knowledge. Knowledge from dance education, contemporary skating, dance science, theater...
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Quick View Quick View An experiment in gliding motion and acceleration dance. Choreographic explorations in a new space.   How exactly can a dance phrase be transferred onto the ice? What happens when “static” dance movement is superimposed on the gliding motion that ice demands and both are merged? Does movement performed on ice automatically change dance movement into something that glides? How does the audience’s optical perception of dance change in the vastness of the new space provided by...
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As co-founder and co-organizer of the international UNFREEZE Contemporary Ice Skating Festival Berlin, I am happy to develop new visions and concepts together with my colleagues, to promote creative exchange, to open up further education and stage space, to attract audiences as well as to strengthen existing structures of networking, communication and collaboration in the genre of contemporary ice skating.   With festival WORKSHOPS, STAGE, Ice-JAM and CONFERENCE we create a platform and meeting point for national...
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Is what appears strange to me risk or freedom? Is what I know really safety or is it merely habit?
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“Get creative and learn from each other.”   The international American Contemporary Skating Festival offers figure skating artists, choreographers, coaches and professional figure skaters worldwide an annual meeting place and platform for joint exchange. In workshops about dance on ice and skating-specific movement technique, individual working methods are shared and new ideas are tested in a familiar atmosphere. A final stage provides space to present own short performance pieces as well as workshop...
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A relationship mirror without realationship   An emotional game, a projection of hopes, desires, and dreams onto a balloon.   Can an imaginary relationship be brought into motion? Does contact with the object change the gliding movements on the frozen medium, ice? How does the gliding motion change the relationship to the object? Curiosity, play instinct and projection of desire develop a momentum of fluid static gliding and steady acceleration.   Blind Date premiered at the international festival for...
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Are the performers two women, one woman and her mirror image, or just a reflection from the past? When does one’s self become just a memory?
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