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A DAY IN A LIFE is a platform to develop networked performances in simultaneous realtime streamings. It offers space for discoveries and unexpected connections.

It was developed in the year 2008 by Horst Konietzny REFRAMES as a project in the framework of the 850th anniversary of the city of Munich. Since the three months long starting event saeveral groups of artist used the platform for their own artistic purposes. (look at EVENTS for more information) The project is to be continued.



DANCERS for ESMOG Festival

Long Distance Danceperformance (Demoversion) with dancers in Sao Paolo, Wuppertal, München and Singapore. Friday, 19th of March at 10 pm CET

The performance is a work in progress: this time it will have four dancers involved, who create a collaborative choreography that will be performed live and in real time with each dancer performing alone in his/her space but act together on four screens. The choreography will evolve like a chain reaction starting with an impulse to move given by one of the dancers, taken and modified by the next and so on. The actions can either take place in public spaces or in a private situation. The performance will be rehearsed in online meetings in February and will be performed in front of live audiences / or in solitude but can be shown via live stream in all places linked with the electrosmog festival.

Morena Nasciemento in Sao Paolo
< Morena Nascimento was born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil in 1980. She has been working since 15 years mainly with dance. She studied at Campinas State University (UNICAMP- SP) where she had her first dance graduation course, in 2001. She was for 3 years a fix member of Primeiro Ato Grupo de Danca, where she worked as a professional dancer and choreographer. Besides she worked with renowned choreographers in Brazil. In 2005 she moved to Germany and studied at Folkwang Hochschule, Essen. There she worked with choreographers like Susane Link, Malou Airadou, Chikao Kaido, Rodolfo Leoni, among others. Then she was invited to integrate the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, where she is until nowadays. With her own creations as "Lady Marmalade", "Sex, Love and other Accidents" and "Quase Ela" she participated in many festivals around the world. At the moment she is working and living between Sao Paulo and NRW, Germany.

Geraldo Si in Wuppertal
Geraldo Si began his dance career in 1981 with Pantanaliadança, Brazil, after having been taking dance classes for three years. In São Paulo, he worked as dancer and actor with Antonio Abujamra, Geraldo Thomas, Penha de Souza, the Teatro Brasileiro de Dança, Marzipan Dance Cia amongst others. He also participated in a number of T.V. series.
In 1990 Si came to Germany to join the Wuppertaler Tanztheater led by Pina Bausch, where he danced as a soloist for four years. Subsequently he collaborated with Raimund Hoghe (“Geraldos solo” in 1996 and “Tanzgeschichten” in 2003), Stephanie Thiersch, Healing Theatre Köln, rodolpho leoni dance, Vera Sander Art Connect and Cocoondance.
In 1996 Si founded x.x.y. theater in Wuppertal and directed several of its productions.
He is also artistic director of Sommertanz Junge Talente a dance theatre project for the youth, that was a pilotscheme from the Kunststiftung NRW from 2003 till 2005.
Inspired by the collaboration with Suprapto Suryodarmo, for the past twelve years Geraldo Si’s has focused most of his work on improvisation and the concept of “growing through movement”. In 2002 he initiated an ongoing series of events „SichtLaut” – Dance improvisation to live Music“. On these performance evening dancers and musicians experiment within the borders of improvisation.
Geraldo Si

Vincent Yong in Singapore
Vincent Yong was a graduate of CODARTS, The Netherlands, and now is a adjunct-lecturer for LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore. He has worked with Michael Schumacher in With Without and performed in Holland Dance Festival and ITS festival amongst others. He collaborated with different artists from Visual & Dance in Pointe to Point for Asia Europe Foundation in Warsaw, Poland (2006). Besides teaching dance and refining the concept of "movement" daily in his classes, he is currently also proposing his works for Taiwan amongst others and is interested in seeking parties to share ideas across cultures and borders for performances.
While never compromising his artistic integrity, Vincent Yong is a firm believer of accessibility and inclusiveness in his art. Cited to be and regarded as the "creative brain" and "true gem" by dance critics of De Volksrant; Holland and Today, Singapore,respectively.
He is a recipient of numerous awards such as the SHELL-National Arts Council Scholarship and SIA Award of Excellence in the Arts.

Barbara Messner München
studied dance at the rotterdam dance academie with the emphasis on contemporary dance and improvisation, and theatre in paris and munich. since many years barbara is working as a dancer/ choreographer and actress for theatre and film.
22.00-22.30 Uhr




Starting Event_2008

„A Day in a Life“ is an international networking project. It gives a lot of space for discoveries, pushes accidental development in communication, letting emerge irritating and surprising connections.

Direction: Horst Konietzny

The project A DAY IN A LIFE locates the global in the local. The peculiarities and characteristics of each location are contrasted with those typical and atypical to other locations, other cities, other countries, coalescing their similarities and differences into a poetic fusion.

Participating artists: Octavio Camargo (Curitiba/Brazil), Stefan Dreher (Munich Judith Egger (Munich), Helen Varley Jamieson, Suzan Fuks und James Cunningham (Brisbane/Australia), Claudia Kappenberger (Brighton), Boris Petrovski (Skopje/Macedonia), Ruth Geiersberger (Munich), ), Sandra Hoffmann, Takehito Shiina (Sendai/Japan) and many others.

Sponsored by the Department of Culture of the Bavarian Capital Munich. Some participating artists are supported bei the „Artist-in-Residence“ programme of Villa Waldberta. We thank Dr. Elisabeth Hartung, curator of the program: "Contemporary Art at the Wittelsbacher Platz, Christian Gögger, curator of the ZKMax and all partners and participants for their kind support.


The catalogue according to the project is available now!

You can order the catalogue in your bookshop:

ISBN 978-3-938218-30-3
Published in November 2008

Selling price 10,- €
distributers price 7,00 €

Have a look at the catalogue (PDF) ...