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Groovejam News 2018

I´m very happy to announce the very first groovejam dates of 2018! January groovejam will see me jamming together with Olaf Giesbrecht & MDL Both specialize on working with electronic hardware to create their music, Olaf even builds and sells his own components at Audiowerkstatt! I met MDL a few years ago at a very    […]

A look back at Groovejam in 2017

by Gisbert Schürig We started the Groovejam format last September and up to now enjoyed four evenings of music & dance. At the first Groovejam date, I had the pleasure of playing a noisy set of live music with Vincenz Kokot of My Sister Grenadine. When improvising, Vincenz usually brings a bunch of lo-fi electronic    […]

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