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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    […]

Whirling through July

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    […]

Naïma Ferré talking about Whirling

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.

Take Off Berlin 23. Jul 2016

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 naimaferreber@gmail.com WHIRLING Explore continuous repetitive movement around your own center. Every child from an early age spins    […]

Whirling Atelier Video

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    […]

Beats for whirling

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.    […]

Electronics & Throat singing from Take Off

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.

Recycled cycles for circlers

WhirlingSession2 17/1/16 ‘Cinematic Minimalism’ by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at First: the second track recorded at the January Whirling Atelier in MimeCentrum Berlin. This one features less improvisation than previous tracks for whirling, it´s a variation on a short arpeggio reminiscent of some classic Minimal Music – or should i say I´m ripping off Philip Glass,    […]

Electronic Whirling Atelier Series 2016

by Gisbert Schürig Every other month I will be playing live electronic music at Naima Ferré´s Whirling Atelier. Listen here to previous sets for whirling dates & times: 17/1 – 16:00-19:00 20/3 – 17:00-20:00 15/5 – 16:00-19:00 10/7 – 16:00-19:00 The Whirling Atelier with dancer Naïma Ferré offers a unique space to try out the    […]