Susanne Martin (Berlin)

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– 29 October 2017 Susi &Gabie’s Salon -100 questions to contemporary dance, Tanzfabrik Kreuzberg, 18.00. Guest artists: Shannon Cooney, Darko Dragicevic, Alicia Grant, Martin Sonderkamp, Claudia Tomasi. FREE ENTRANCE

– 22 September 2017 Von der Schönheit und Seltsamkeit des Anlehnens, choreographed together with Eliane Hutmacher, is invited to Tanztreffen der Jugend, Haus der Berliner Festspiele

– I’m teaching this summer at Contact Festival Bucharest and International Contact Festival Freiburg

-I give lecture performances this summer at Coventry University, Biennale di Venezia, Uniarts Helsinki

– My book Dancing Age(ing): Rethinking Age(ing) in and through Improvisation Practice and Performance is out there since February. Published by transcript, see also transcript-verlag.de/978-3-8376-3714-4/Dancing-Ageing

– The next edition of 7 minutes of fame will be 6 April, 18 May and 8 June 2017, for info please check the facebook group ‚7 minutes of fame‘ or facebook page ‚Stammtisch‘

Von der Schönheit und Seltsamkeit des Anlehnens premieres 30 March 2017 at Feuerwache Axel-Springer-Str. 40/41 in Berlin

– December 2016: research presentations in Stockholm, Göteborg, Växjö, in Sweden

– 22 July 2016, Doctor D. meets Doctor V. – Please improvise for me
An interdisciplinary dialogue between two artistic research projects, one based in dance, the other in voice/live electronics. Susanne Martin and Alex Nowitz at Improvisationxchange Festival 2016, Dock 11, Berlin. see site: berlinartsunited.com

– June 2016 PhD  is completed

Susanne is an artist and researcher and teacher in the field of contemporary dance. She creates performances internationally as soloist and in collaboration with Bronja Novak (Göteborg), Gabriele Reuter (Berlin), Theater M21 (Göttingen) and others. Her work focuses on the relation between improvisation and choreography, narrations of the ageing body, and contact improvisation in performance. Recently she completed her PhD at Middlesex University London, UK. In her thesis Dancing Age(ing): Rethinking Age(ing) In and Through Improvisation Practice and Performance she discusses the role of improvisation-based dance in developing a critical position towards conceptions of age and aging, and the imperative of youthfulness in dance.