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ImPulsTanz Research offers a series of investigative projects for professional dancers for a restricted number of participating artists chosen by the project head. The working process emphasises challenging interaction between project head and students, thus creating one level for both students and teacher. Distinguished mainly by duration, we offer three different research formats:
- Field Projects: 5 days of 6 hours each, mostly process oriented
- Pro Series: 8-12 days of 6-7 hours each, mostly process oriented, sometimes presentation oriented
- Choreographers' Venture: 10-28 days of 7-8 hours each
So far, artists like Merce Cunningham (New York), Emio Greco | PC (Amsterdam), Wendy Houstoun (London), Akram Khan (London), Vera Mantero (Lissabon), Mathilde Monnier (Montpellier), Lloyd Newson (London), Steve Paxton (Vermont), Mark Tompkins (Paris), Thomas Hauert (Brussels), Meg Stuart (Berlin) and Wim Vandekeybus (Brussels) brought in their creativity and contributed to the all-communication focus of ImPulsTanz Research.
In 2016, the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival extends the dialogue between visual arts and contemporary dance and launched a unique workshop & research series – visual arts X dance – in close collaboration with the German-British artist Tino Sehgal. Featuring among others Klaus Biesenbach, Koo Jeong, Xavier Le Roy, Wolfgang Gantner/Gelitin, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Maria Hassabi...
visual arts X dance
The detailed Research programme 2017 and all application information will be available online as of mid April 2017. From then on also the application period for the Research Projects 2017 starts.