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29 January - 2 February 2020

5 day Butoh Improvisation Workshop
with Yuko Kaseki

Studio 2, Kunstquartier Bethanien/ Mariannenplatz 2 
10997 Berlin

research on the "Sphere of MAGIC x LOGIC"

August 2019
research project body scenography with steven cohen

1 week
impulstanz festival; vienna; austria
parts of my solo "desire with no name" are developed and elaborated


since march 2019 ongoing
artistic research project „ecologies of desire“

paper "an emancipatory topology of desire" to appear in spring 2020 in the journal world futures, guest editor: sacha kagan
four different manifestations of desire are distinguished with their emancipatory potential highlighted: (1) the consuming aspect of desire with acts of deliberate non-capitalist desire, (2) the arousing aspect of desire encouraging acts of playful profanation, (3) the identity-shaping aspect of desire enabling acts of radical unbecoming, and (4) the future-shaping aspect of desire associated with acts of courageous deviantness.

July 4 – 7, 2019
artistic research working group  PSi conference #25 

performance studies international, calgary, alberta, canada

the tension between desire, characterised by the sensation of wanting to have something, and pleasure, characterised by the sensation of satisfaction, contentment and delight ( Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault) is of particular interest. can the potential energy flows and fields between wanting to have and satisfaction be captured? can topologies of desire be sketched?
the video „the desire to become“, 10min; is presented


in a second step a mapping approach covering four quadrants is taken. the horizontal axis covers the space between the subject of desire and the agent of pleasure. the vertical axis covers the space between positively felt affects and emotions and negatively felt affects and emotions.


i then put the map into practice along the question of how ungovernability unfolds and is performed. i intend to map moments of ungovernability. a simple example of becoming ungovernable is used to test the map, namely crossing a street when the pedestrian light is red.  in vienna people quite often would respect a red light. 

symposium applied microperformativity: live arts for a radical socio-economic turn 

innovation lab, university of applied arts vienna; Vienna, Austria 

co-creation project CO-CREATION LIVE FACTORY prologue 1

VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK; with VestandPage – verena stenke & andrea pagnes; palazzo mora, venice; italy
research along the questions who am i? who am I with others? performance "who am i?" is developed

31.07. – 11.08.2017
research project the inside is the outside is the inside: about nothing with Angela Schubot, Jared Gradinger & Robert Steijn

impulstanz festival; vienna; austria
research on spaces in-between and on flows of energy in these spaces


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