Andrew Morrish on Solo Improvisation

One of my main memories of attending a workshop with Andrew Morrish is the playful atmosphere of permission, in which creativity just seems to ooze out of everyone. It was wonderful to have a long chat with him, go deeper and learn about his values and his thinking around improvising as performance. Here is the…Read more Andrew Morrish on Solo Improvisation

would you reject an autumn tree?

I can only paraphrase what was said and hope I get it right and can share it as it was, simple and beautiful, inspiring for performance and elevating for life. After the concert played on 13.01.17 by Michael Harenberg (electronics), Frank Fiedler (percussion) and Ernesto Molinari (contrabass clarinet) at Musikinstrumenten-Museum (Berlin) the floor was opened…Read more would you reject an autumn tree?

contigüidad – rizomas y calor

La primavera pasada empecé a pensar en la recurrencia de la linealidad en la composición instantánea: lo uno lleva a lo otro, que lleva a lo siguiente. Un continuo de conciencia fluyendo hacia delante como un río. ¿Podría uno componer en el momento utilizando un modelo diferente? ¿Qué tipo de modelo sería? “Contiguity” (contigüidad) –…Read more contigüidad – rizomas y calor

Zeitgenössischer Glanz – the process

the glimmer of the everyday made dance. May 27th and 28th 2016 Studioboerne45 – Börnestraße 45 (Berlin-Weißensee) Dance: María Ferrara Soundscape: Justin Buckley Choreography: María Ferrara & Ingo Reulecke 06.05.16 – In transit, rehearsals under way! mf – Berlin – 2016 The society of information – that’s ours! The ever-increasing amount of information available and…Read more Zeitgenössischer Glanz – the process

common ground #1

Berlin's new instant-composition series born out of Freistil. 2015 saw the last Freistil programme in its nine years of life. With its focus on improvised performance, this monthly series, curated by Heide Moldenhauer and hosted by Tanzfabrik, can be considered  a pioneering classic in the Berlin instant-composition scene. Although the proliferation of programmes focussing on…Read more common ground #1

coming up: grapeshade #50

After missing several occasions to attend a Grapeshade performance, I finally got my chance last April, in the 60_minutes instant-composition series curated by impro.per.arts. This experience made me dive into their video archive, to discover more through the eyes and camera of Carlos Bustamante. Grapeshade brings together dexterous and experimental music, dance, sound and movement;…Read more coming up: grapeshade #50