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Open Stage – 4. Zeitform

Zum 4. Mal wird mor­gen die Zeit­form stat­tfinden, das offene Kul­tur­for­mat am Salzachufer. Erlaubt ist alles, was in 7 min passt, vom Live-Painting bis zum Schmähgedicht, ganz zu schweigen von den Klas­sik­ern Lit­er­atur und Musik. Und ganz neben­bei wird es wohl etwas von Quelle und Echo zu hören geben.
Anmel­dun­gen kön­nen bis 19.15 Uhr im Lokal oder per E-Mail erfol­gen.
4. Zeitform

Zeitform – Open Stage on 30 August 2017

Eng­lish ver­sion below

Nach der zweiten gelun­genen Aus­gabe wird die Zeit­form erneut angewen­det, kön­nte man sagen. Zur wohl offen­sten Bühne der Region sind alle eige­nen Ideen willkom­men, vom Reise­bericht über kleine The­ater­stücke bis hin zu Diakunst. Das her­zliche Ambi­ente bietet im Anschluss wie immer Raum für den Aus­tausch untere­inan­der.
3. zeitform
Fol­low­ing the sec­ond suc­cess­ful edi­tion, Zeit­form is going to be applied again, so to say. Any idea of one’s own is wel­come to join the (sup­pos­edly) most open stage in the region, com­pris­ing travel jour­nals, small the­atre pieces as well as slide show art. As always, the warm-hearted atmos­phere offers room for exchange afterwards.

Open Stage Series Launched

After a vibrant pilot in June, I am launch­ing more edi­tions of the open stage event Zeit­form in Laufen, Bavaria. From light­ning pre­sen­ta­tions to exper­i­ments in music, from media art to read­ings, the stage offers a plat­form for any idea off the beaten track. Zeit­form aims at empow­er­ing the cre­ative poten­tial that lies in every­one of us.
The next edi­tion is going to be on Wednes­day, 26 July at Café Con­trast in Laufen.


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A Little Chat In The Sink


Next to his alpine hut 2000 m above sea level, the owner uses his wooden sink to draw water from the nearby arti­fi­cial lake. To make a long story short, you will hear water doing happy drum­ming, cap­tured with two piezo mics. This post­ing is the only way to avoid pub­lish­ing the beau­ti­ful silence up there, really, it could never be played back.
Recorded at Tauern­moosseealm, Hohe Tauern, Austria

Not Red

Not Red at Lake Studios

How to react to move­ment with only sound? On 16 Decem­ber 2016 I had the chance to accom­pany the impro­vised dance piece “Not Red” by Jen­nifer Ocampo and Jas­minka Stenz. It was an inspir­ing evening of con­tem­po­rary dance, also thanks to the open dis­cus­sion after­wards at Lake Stu­dios Berlin.

Quelle und Echo: Banaszyk

Here goes a lovely video edit by Her­man Koekkoek who filmed our gig at City Art Rot­ter­dam in April 2016. The song is about the dark fate of a home­less man. The synth was entirely built out of sam­ples blow­ing empty bot­tles, those items that he had once tried to make a liv­ing of.


Fremde Heimatfunde — Foreign Findings

Dur­ing the res­i­dency pro­gram Ortung in Stuhlfelden, Aus­tria, I devel­oped a solo set, reflect­ing on the music and the sto­ries in the vil­lage. On the musi­cal level every­day objects were rein­ter­preted as rough instru­ments and recorded sounds were turned into vir­tual instru­ments in order to invent tra­di­tional music. Two ana­log instru­ments werde built dur­ing that period: the ”Paz­i­fis­ten­bo­gen“, a plucked bow for archery put on a res­onat­ing bucket, and the ”Uschin­del“, a sort of marimba of shin­gles which were lined up accord­ing to the Ara­bic scale.

Here go some snip­pets of the solo set “Fremde Heimatfunde”.

Localizing A Village

Between August and Sep­tem­ber 2016 I had the plea­sure to par­tic­i­pate in the site-specific art project ”Ortung” in the Aus­trian Alps. Liv­ing between old sta­ples, long­ing for moun­tain tops, watch­ing tra­di­tional crafts­man­ship and last but not least shar­ing sto­ries with the locals of Stuhlfelden led to pro­duc­tive weeks.

The inter­dis­ci­pli­nary col­lab­o­ra­tions with chore­o­g­ra­phers Toshiko Oka and Karl Bau­mann, media-artists Maria Morschitzky and Thomas Hörl, plus painter Diala Brisly were fruit­ful and always warm-hearted.

The sec­tion “pieces” pro­vides more infor­ma­tion on the solo set which I devel­oped along­side. Here go some snip­pets of ”Fremde Heimatfunde“.