MOUVOIR / Stephanie Thiersch & collaborators

The Memory Machine | a TANZFONDS ERBE project

InstallationTanz im August

The installation can be visited like a regular exhibition anytime between 17:00 until 22:00.

The Memory Machine re-views dance history from the 1980s to 2000 through eyewitness reports. The testimonies were collected in an associative way, and are playfully fed into a machine that imitates brain structures. Sensuously envision the history of contemporary dance!

With memories by:

Cornelia Albrecht, Gabriele Brandstetter, Dieter Buroch, Dana Caspersen, Guy Cools, Ingo Diehl, Luc Dunberry, Viviana Escalé, Kerstin Evert, Sigrid Gareis, Thierry Guiderdoni, Claudia Henne, Walter Heun, Reinhild Hoffmann, Rui Horta, David Kern, Hanna Koller, Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola, Heike Lehmke, Bettina Masuch, Anita Mathieu, Jean-Paul Montanari, David Morrow, Bertram Müller, Gabriele Naumann-Maertens, Kajo Nelles, Micha Purucker, Jan Pusch, Martin Puttke, Omar Rajeh, Madeline Ritter, Vera Sander, Jochen Sandig, Katja Schneider, Katharina Sehnert, Gerald Siegmund, Meg Stuart, Virve Sutinen, Christiane Theobald, Helena Waldmann, Arnd Wesemann

Production: MOUVOIR/Stephanie Thiersch & collaborators, tanzhaus nrw.

Funded by TANZFONDS ERBE – Eine Initiative der Kulturstiftung des Bundes, ministry of district NRW, arts department city of Cologne, Kunststiftung NRW. Further support: O Espaço do Tempo, Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal.


Concept, artistic direction: Stephanie Thiersch / Dramaturgy: Guy Cools / Installation: Jasper Diekamp / Concept, Performance: Tommy Noonan / Performance support: Anton Skrzypiciel, Simona Ferrar / Research support: Heike Lehmke, Viviana Escalé / Technical support: Oliver Kunkel, Sven Mause, Tim Becker, Matthias Krauß und Gerd Nesgen /PING tonstudios Köln / Camera support: Tom Schreiber, Lucy Milanova, Karl Hofmann, Martin Gasch, Nikolas Kuhl / Assistance: Jan Rohwedder / Transcription: Ines Disselbrede, Heike Lehmke, Karolin Henze, Stephanie Thiersch / Management: Béla Bisom / Production management: Karolin Henze


  • Past
    Fri 15.8.2014, 17:00 / HAU2
    Sat 16.8.2014, 17:00 / HAU2
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    Fri 29.8.2014, 17:00 / HAU2
    Sat 30.8.2014, 13:00 / HAU2


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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