Journal
Insights, perspectives,
actions & impulses

#ResidencyInsights
Aya Metwalli

Aya Metwalli is an Egyptian singer/songwriter, composer and sound artist currently based in Beirut. She grew up in Cairo and long before she was able to form her own music taste, Aya was fed immense amounts of Arabic classic songs and melodies that now lie on a bed of velvet inside her subconscious mind.

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Riyadhus Shalihin & Gatari Surya Kusuma

›Ancestors‹ is an open studio and open-ended project. The project is mainly concerned with ways of experiencing an archive and seeks to go further into studying photo archives, memory, technology in the colonial era, and how this is related to personal/family history.

Takeover: DemokraTier

Im Rahmen ihrer Takeover-Residenz haben sich die künstlerische Leiterin Tashina Mende, sowie
die Graphikdesignerin Nadine Sleiman und einer der drei Performer:innen, Johan
Schüling, hauptsächlich mit Bienen beschäftigt.

Takeover: Miyoko Urayama

In the context of her Takeover residency, Miyoko Urayama explores the possibilities and impossibilities of physical proximity against the background of the pandemic.

#Takeover: Linda Hafeneger

Linda Hafeneger hat sich im Rahmen des Takeovers durch die Erprobung verschiedener Medien und Darstellungsweisen mit dem Thema Trauer beschäftigt. 

#Takeover: Katja Stuke & Oliver Sieber

In ihrem WerkStadt-Takeover wollen Katja Stuke und Oliver Sieber Verbindungen und Verknüpfungen zwischen Konohana und Katernberg für ihre umfangreiche »Cartografie Dynamique« finden.

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Diana Niepce

» I am interested in observing the dance archive and understand the hierarchy that organizes the body. Approaching and researching The other side of dance, understanding that the body was not always excluded, but as a performer, which bodies were thrown to the margins and what form those excluded bodies moved and found their place.«

#Takeover: Lilith Ribitzki & Simon Ringelhahn

Die beiden Fotografie-Studierenden beschäftigen sich mit den Elementen Wasser und Himmel und stellen ihre Arbeiten im Takeover in Bezug zu einander.

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Sprungbrett<>Tanzrecherche NRW
Igor Meneses Sousa & Paula Pau

Igor Meneses Sousa and Paula Pau are giving insights into their research process during their time at PACT. The two performers are investigating the intersection between queerness and spirituality.