Jaroslaw Kapuscinski / Nik Haffner

Jaroslaw Kapuscinski graduated from the Academy of Music in Warsaw as a pianist and composition student of Wlodzimierz Kotonski. He began to work in an audiovisual idiom at the Banff Center School of Fine Arts in 1988-89. His works are shown at music as well as video festivals world-wide. In 1999-2000 he was artist in residence at the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie in Karlsruhe. Nik Haffner studied art history at Giessen University and dance at the Australian Ballet School in Melbourne. In 1994 he joined Ballet Frankfurt. In the past few years he has worked increasingly in film and multimedia and has created video installations for several of William Forsythe's pieces. Since contributing to the CD-ROM "Improvisation Technologies", he has also worked regularly with the ZKM, Center for Art and Media Technology in Karlsruhe.