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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
by Gisbert Schürig Here´s a new track of music for whirling recorded live last sunday, 10th of July at Blo Ateliers in Berlin. You are free to dance to it without circling around your center, but if you dare trying out the latter, you might want to join us for the next Take Off, a […]
by Gisbert Schürig This month I´m involved in several events related to the whirling practice: First, 10th of July, the last edition of Naïma Ferré´s Whirling Atelier before the summer break. Me, I´m offering electronic sounds for you whirling around. Listen to this track recorded at a previous Whirling Atelier to get an impression of […]
Our collaborator Naïma Ferré gave a talk on Whirling at Questioning Aesthetics Symposium in Dublin, held by the Transdisciplinary Aesthetics Foundation. Have a look to get an impression of Naïma`s thoughts on this fascinating practice, looking at it from her perspective as a contemporary dancer.
A night to practice whirling to minimalist improvised music. Whirl for hours and hours through the night… time: 21:30-04:00 costs: 20 – 35 € (sliding scale) location: Mime Centrum Kunstquartier Bethanien Mariannenplatz 2 10997 Berlin info/registration: 0157 34029858 email@example.com WHIRLING Explore continuous repetitive movement around your own center. Every child from an early age spins […]
by Gisbert Schürig Here it is, the video teaser for Naïma Ferré´s monthly Whirling Atelier! Have a look to see what this is about and – if you are in Berlin – don´t hesitate to come along and try it out, look for dates at the link above. The footage was shot by me during […]
TAKE OFF (ACUD) 2 by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at Second part of the electronic improvisations for the whirling dancers from Take Off night November 14th 2015 at ACUD, Berlin. This one is rather percussive and rhythmic. All done in Ableton live, using quiet a few of the wonderful maxforlive devices the makers share so generously. […]
TAKE OFF (ACUD) 1 by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at This is the first part of live electronics for the Take Off Whirling night November 14th 2015 at ACUD, Berlin. Nearly one and a half hours of improvised electronic music plus voice, especially throat singing by myself. No editing. Enjoy.