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2 hours of music from ‘Take Off’

Take Off by Gisbert Schürig on Improvised Electronic music for ‘Take Off – a night of whirling and minimal improvisation’. Recorded live April 18th at Mime Centrum, Bethanien, Berlin. I improvised this set supporting dancers spinning around their axis for hours, inspired by the whirling tradition of sufi dervishes. The set was preceded by    […]

Why whirl? Join the discourse

Photo: Luca S An opportunity to share and discuss aspects of the whirling practice – it´s aesthetics, it´s physicality, mind-altering qualities of experiences it offers, philosophical associations; also, it´s connections to a specific religious and/or mythical tradition, the Sufi Dervishes. How to define an approach to whirling, that is not embedded in this tradition but    […]

Aerial whirling research

Researching the possibilities of aerial whirling – Jennie Zimmermann and Jana Korb in action. A lot of possibilities are popping up, let´s see where this will lead us… The music was created in Ableton live, using my new self-made Max for Live-devices, more on that later.

Minimalist electronic music for whirling

Repetitive music for the repetitive movements of whirling. Recorded at Naïma Ferré´s ‘Whirling Atelier’, Tatwerk Berlin, 4/11/15. Unlike the other tracks for whirling this one was edited. The track was improvised together with vocal loops by Jennie Zimmermann and live percussion by Sebastian Flaig, both were not recorded. The remaining track is pretty minimalist, very    […]

Take Off Whirling night coming next weekend

Only one week until whirling for hours and hours into the night… Yeah! time: 23:00-04:00 (open doors at 22:30) costs: 15 – 30 € (sliding scale) location: Mime Centrum Kunstquartier Bethanien Mariannenplatz 2 10997 Berlin info: 0157 34029858 WHIRLING Explore continuous repetitive movement around your own center. Every child from an early age spins    […]