Insights, perspectives,
actions & impulses

Agata Maszkiewicz

During their residency in PACT Agata Maszkiewicz and her team tried out the strategy of ›LISTING‹. For 10 days Agata Maszkiewicz, Olivier Normand, Christophe Demarthe and Vincent Tirmarche launched themselves onto a trip of creating, imagining, composing, representing, choreographing lists of everything that surrounded them.

Seyed Alireza Mirmohammadi

Seyed Alireza Mirmohammadi is an Iranian choreographer based in Tehran. During his month-long residency at PACT he has been working on an art project orbiting the theme of mourning which is strongly influenced by the loss of a close friend. 

Miriam Coretta Schulte, Rahel Kesselring, Johanna-Yassira Kluhs, Oliver Roth, Felix Worpenberg

During their residency at PACT Miriam Coretta Schulte and her team – including Rahel Kesselring, Johanna-Yassira Kluhs, Oliver Roth and Felix Worpenberg – are working on their research platform ›Mimesia‹.

Shingo Ota and his theatre company ›Hydroblast‹

During their three week residency at PACT Shingo Ota, a writer and director from Japan, together with his theatre company Hydroblast was developing the performance ›Ghosts take the taxi‹ which is being premiered on February 9th in Tokio.

Mizu Sugai & Jonathan Jung

During their residence at PACT Mizu Sugai & Jonathan Jung are engaging with medially different concepts of brutality as well as current events of resistance using the example of protest camps, pursuing a site-specific research work.

François Chaignaud and Marie-Pierre Brébant

›Symphonia Harmoniæ Cælestium Revelationum (2019)‹ is the title of the project that François Chaignaud and Marie-Pierre Brébant are working on during their residency at PACT. Here you can find an insight to their residence in Studio 2.

Katja Dreyer & Karen Røise Kielland

For their project ›cry me a river – a quest for the source‹ PACTs artists in residence Katja Dreyer & Karen Røise Kielland hiked from the mouth to the source of the mythologically legendary river Styx in Greece. At the Journal they give an insight on the several myths and stories towards Styx and their powers on the lifes of people in Greece.

Sophia New & Daniel Belasco Rogers (plan b)

During their residence at PACT Zollverein Sophia New & Daniel Belasco Rogers (plan b) continue their project ›Taxonomy of Togetherness‹ (working title). Together they think about how the terms "togetherness/together" and "separated/removed" can be defined today - in a digital age. As a basis for these considerations they use a GPS recording, which shows exactly where the artists have been in the last 10 years.

Antonia Steffens & Bruno Listopad

Antonia Steffens künstlerische Praxis bewegt sich zwischen Tanz, Malerei und Schreiben. In ihrer choreographischen Forschung versucht sie, dem Bild als nicht-hierarchisches Element zu begegnen. Für ihre Residenz bei PACT, die im Rahmen der Choreographischen Dialoge stattfand, hat sie mit dem Choreographen Bruno Listopard zusammengearbeitet.