Antonia Baehr

Choreographer, director, performer and film-maker, Antonia Baehr graduated in Film- and Media Arts at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin with Valie Export (1996) and obtained a DAAD-grant and a Merit Scholarship for the School of The Art Institute of Chicago where she completed her Master in Performance with Lin Hixson of the performance group Goat Island and began collaborating with William Wheeler.Since 2000 she is based in Berlin and works characteristically in collaboration with different people in switching roles: each person is alternately director / author and performer for the other one. From 2001 to 2003 she co-organized the experimental music and performance series Labor Sonor at KuLe. From 2006–2008, she was associated artist in residence at Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers in France.

In 2008 she published her book Rire / Laugh / Lachen. Her productions include: Holding hands (2000), Un après-midi (2003), Larry Peacock (2005), Merci (2006), Rire (2008) and Over The Shoulder (2009). Antonia Baehr works with artists including Lindy Annis, Gaetan Bulourde, Valérie Castan, Antonija Livingstone, Eszter Salamon, Tamar Shelef and William Wheeler. She is the producer of the horse whisperer, the dancer Werner Hirsch, the musician and choreographer Henri Fleur, and the composer Henry Wilt.

Having last presented her productions ›Lachen‹ and ›For Faces‹ on a double bill at PACT Zollverein in 2011, Antonia Baehr returned in November 2013 with ›Abecedarium Bestiarium‹.

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