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Making music for ci, dancing & aerial arts

by Gisbert Schürig Looking forward to some music making soon: This friday, October the 20th I´m making live electronic music for the Südstern Jam at PhynixTanzt. What is contact improvisation? You may have a look at Wikipedia. Or come along to the jam and find out. On Saturday the 21st I have the pleasure to    […]

Contact Improvisation Summerseries

Different tastes of CI with 9 Teachers from Berlin! 06.07. – 31.08.2017 You are very welcome to join this years Contact Improvisation Summerseries! 9 different teachers will offer a variety of interesting topics and ideas concerning the practice of Contact Improvisation. Teaching will be in german and english. Drop in for single sessions possible. teaching:    […]

Minimal Improvisation @ Garbicz Festival

by Gisbert Schürig I´m very happy to share that Phyla will be performing Minimal Improvisation at Garbicz Festival 3-6 August 2017! Vincenz Kokot, Jennie Zimmermann and me will offer the longest sessions of Minimal Improvisation that we ever did. I´m excited to bring our calm and subtle improvisations into the context of loud electronic music    […]

Minimal Improvisation Impressions

We did a session of Minimal Improvisation with Alex Zampini shooting video footage. Such a nice chap, we had a great day! Have a look. If you like our approach to improvisation, come see us perform live at Performing Arts Festival – we are happy to be part of Fragile Matter at Paulstudios.

Sounds, Words, Water & Dance

An outlook on upcoming Phyla activities in the following weeks by Gisbert Schürig: I have the pleasure to play live improvised groove music with Vincenz Kokot at Alessandro Marogna´s Vernissage on the 9th of June at Oranienwerk. Come along, check out Alessandro´s paintings and let our music blow your mind. On June the 16th we    […]

RAUS!!! Body | Voice | Dance

RAUSFLYER (Flyer deutsch) Deutschsprachige Infos: RAUS!!! We Phyla people are very happy to collaborate with Jo Bruhn and Armin and Alexandra Sommer of Steigemühle: RAUS!!! is a series of workshops and a contact improvisation festival. ​RAUS!!! means OUT!!! – out of the everyday, out of town, into an inspiring workshop or a cosy festival. Together    […]

Resonor installation: mysterious throatsinging resonances

by Gisbert Schürig I´m happy to have been part of the Resonor installation by Katharina Bévand at Großer Wasserspeicher Berlin, contributing throat singing & overtone singing. Katharina placed speakers playing recordings of my singing inside those metal tubes, together with the ambience of the space this arrangement resulted in a rich, deep and mysterious soundscape.    […]

Gisbert Schürig @ Keller III Hannover 29 April 2017

Gisbert Schürig performing live electronic music at Keller III in Hannover. Thanks to mysistergrenadine for the invitation to play as supporting act! time 20:00 location Keller III Weidendamm 28 30167 Hannover What to expect? Listen to generative study (for jennie zimmermann) byGisbert Schürig on hearthis.at

String Quartett arrangement for Yifat Cohen

by Gisbert Schürig One of the pleasures of working with Yifat Cohen was being asked to arrange a string quartett. I never did this before and it wasn´t on my to do list, but it was great fun doing it. I especially enjoyed writing the instrumental interlude. Listen to the whole track on Yifat´s bandcamp.    […]

“On a clear Day” at Kunsthaus Essen

by Gisbert Schürig "On a clear Day? by Elma Riza" from Elma Riza on Vimeo. Look and listen to Elma Riza´s new video, containing my electronic sounds for her work “Anamorphose #2”. This is part of her exhibition at Kunsthaus Essen which just opened last weekend and can be seen until the 5th of march.    […]