PTV: Performance TV

Chapter 3

  • Jeremy Wade
    • Is a performer, performance maker, teacher, and curator. He received a Bessie Award for his first evening length work titled Glory at Dance Theater Workshop, New York City in 2006. Since then, he lives in Berlin and works in close collaboration with HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Recently, Wade has created Together Forever, Death Asshole Rave Video, and DrawnOnward. In combination with a rigorous teaching practice, Wade is busy with the curation, production, and subsequent hosting of ecstatic event, series, festivals, and symposia, such as Politic of Ecstasy, The Great Big Togetherness, or Who Cares.

    • Between Sirens is part of The Battlefield Nurse, a production by Jeremy Wade in coproduction with HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin) and Gessnerallee (Zürich). Supported with funds from the Hauptstadtkulturfonds and the SenatsverwaltungfürKultur und Europa. Between Sirens is commissioned in frames of PTV: Performance TV program.


  • Marta Ziółek
    • Is a choreographer and performer. Before she began her study of choreography at the School for New Dance Development (SNDO) in Amsterdam, she was a student of an inter-faculty humanities program at the University of Warsaw. In her work she uses the language of pop culture and new technologies. Shes interested in identity and new rituals and tests the boundaries between visual arts, performing arts, and choreography.

  • Michael Portnoy

    • Is a New York-based artist. Coming from a background in dance and stand-up comedy, his performance-based work employs a variety of media: from participatory installations to sculpture, painting, writing, theater, video, and curating. Portnoy is largely concerned with manipulating language and behavior as a tool for world-bendingeither in his Relational Stalinist game structures in which confusion, complication, and ambiguity are used to stretch participants speech and movement; or his quest to “improve existing breeds of art through re-engineering. He has presented internationally in museums, art galleries, theaters, and music halls.

  • Dominika Olszowy

    • works at the interface of diverse media, employing video, performance, sculpture, installation, and stage design. She is a graduate of intermedia studies from the University of Fine Arts in Poznań in the video studio of Marek Wasilewski. She created the ephemeral Sandra Gallery and was a co-founder of the radical hip-hop group Cipedrapskuad, and is a member and co-founder of the moped gang Horsefuckers M.C.

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