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Final Groovejams in and around Berlin

Phyla will pause resident stay in Berlin and start travelling around much more this summer. Thus, the June Groovejam will be the final instance of our monthly series in Berlin, at least for the near future. So if you never it made before or if you wish to groovejam in Berlin one more time –    […]

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    […]

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.    […]