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location: eden***** studios

 

Johannes Wieland

 

the invincible loser

i am a loser, and you, you're a loser too. then along comes this day. it makes you invincible. but you're still a loser. the only thing left to do is to make your way to berlin to participate in a workshop with first-rate-loser johannes wieland. be prepared for physical and mental exhaustion, being turned inside out and upside down with improvisation, movement and text.

some workshops offer group improvisation or partnering. these workshops elements may or may not be possible and the teachers and choreographers will modify their workshops accordingly in line with the health and safety measures required at the time. please stay flexible. thank you!

conceived in lisbon and born in berlin, johannes wieland earned his bfa at the amsterdam university of the arts, and worked thereupon in various companies with an extensive array of choreographers. after performing with the béjart ballet lausanne, he relocated to new york city, where he received his mfa in contemporary dance and choreography at nyu / tisch school of the arts. while running the company 'johannes wieland' in new york, he built from scratch what, for 15 years, has been known as the contemporary dance company at the staatstheater of kassel, germany, holding positions as a resident choreographer, artistic director and director of the dance department. his continued cinematic interest led him to making movies and he continues to create multi-disciplinary work through his berlin company mind eraser/johannes wieland. aside from being commissioned and teaching for companies and universities, his critically acclaimed pieces have been invited to tour internationally to festivals and events. johannes is also directing and curating b12 - the festival for contemporary dance and performance art (www.b12.space), which runs annually in berlin. he is a 1st prize winner of the kurt jooss prize, and has been awarded numerous other prizes, recognitions, scholarships, and grants. johannes was a nominee for the german theater prize der faust in 2016 for his creation you will be removed. he works on non-categorizing art.

www.mineraser.johanneswieland.org

 

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