Posts in Category: Walks

Autumn 2021 Catchup

Even though juggling online and presence teaching through our Guest Professorship at the UdK Studium Generale for Interdisciplinary Artistic Practice and Theory, finishing a PhD at Exeter University (Sophia) and teaching still at the HZT, Berlin is taking a lot of time and energy we thought we’d let you know what else we have been up to….

At the invitation of Sandra Noeth, we gave a talk at https://hallning.se/ in June which is still available till March next year called The pros and cons of being digitally vegan (we start at 41:14)

Dan continued his collaboration with Sabine Zahn in August and September with the project Into Dwelling, where they made a site responsive performative study of the area near Alexanderplatz.

Sophia and Ruby took part in a podcast series that Sheena McGrandles initiated called Don’t Mother Me For the upcoming podcast they discussed the video they made together in 2014 called ‘The matter between me and you which they then showed as part of an accompanying exhibition taking place during Sheena’s latest performance, Dawn – a Musical on Reproduction at the end of September

Dan is currently rehearsing with She She Pop on their latest production, Dance Me which is currently scheduled to premiere in January 2022 at Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin

Dan performing Fremdgehen in Potsdam

Sabine Zahn’s urban movement project Fremdgehen, which premiered last year around Anhalter Bahnhof in Berlin has been invited to be part of Potsdamer Tanztage 2020. Dan once again joins Arantxa Martinez and Joshua Rutter to develop and perform this one-on-one movement piece through the streets of Potsdam. Tickets and further details available through the Fabrik Potsdam site.

Dan and Martin Howse talk about Stadterweitern on reboot.fm

Martin Howse and Dan have just recorded a walk near Martin’s studio in Mitte which will be broadcast this Sunday 17 May at 10pm on reboot.fm During the hour-long walk, we talk about Martin’s visit to two of the Stadterweitern labs organised by Sabine Zahn that Andrea Keiz and Dan devised last week. Martin kindly lent his electromagnetic detektors that were used in the Stadterweitern labs. UPDATE: if you missed the broadcast, you can listen to the programme here on reboot.fm’s mixcloud channel

Stadterweitern 5-9 May

Dan prepared a series of lab experiments in urban space with Andrea Keiz as part of the series of labs called Stadterweitern by Sabine Zahn. You can find out more on the Stadterweitern website, as well as some sample excercises to do anywhere and feed into the research process.

Fremdgehen

We are delighted to be involved in a unique psychogeographic, choreographic performance ‘Fremdgehen’, initiated by Sabine Zahn. Sophia and I will be performing with Arantxa Martinez and Joshua Rutter. Also involved in the project are Andrea Keiz and Benoît Verjat. Fremdgehen will run twice a day (11am and 1pm) on 2-4 July and 5-8 August.

Here’s an excerpt from the flyer:

Fremdgehen comprises four choreographic city duets each made together with an unknown companion in the area around Anhalter Bahnhof. You are invited to subtly shift your own viewpoint through movement and physical communication. Fremdgehen tests how much playfulness the daily life of this neighbourhood allows.

Tickets: 14 EUR from eventbrite

Fremdgehen structure imagesimage: Andrea Keiz and company