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AUTOPLAY

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A dance mashup, a bastard pop collage stolen from 1000 different sources: In AUTOPLAY, the copy & paste button becomes the leitmotif. Every movement, every sound, every image is an objet trouvé taken from the World Wide Web. From contemporary choreography to the Harlem Shake, from the video game Fortnite to shampoo commercials, from the selfie style on Instagram to the globally marketed pose of Michelangelo’s David – everything is recombined, reorganized and intermixed.

 

World premiere: 14. November 2019, schwere reiter Munich

Choreography: Moritz Ostruschnjak together with Daniela Bendini and the dancers

Dance: Annamaria Ajmone, Daniel Conant, Cristian Cucco, Antoine Roux-Briffaud

Video: Moritz Stumm

Music mixing & editing: Jonas Friedlich

Dramatic adviser: Armin Kerber

Light design: Andreas Harder

Costume: Daniela Bendini, Renate Ostruschnjak

Audio engineering: Paolo Mariangeli

Production management: Hannah Melder

PR: Simone Lutz

Credits

A production by Moritz Ostruschnjak. Supported by the Department of Arts and Culture of the City of Munich

and the BLZT, Bavarian State Association for Contemporary Dance with funding from the Bavarian State Ministry

for Science and Arts. Realised by a residency of the Theater Freiburg. The artist is supported by Grand Luxe

network 2019/20 an is a member of Tanztendenz München e. V.

RANGDA

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RANGDA

 

 

costume in cooperation with Svenja Gassen

SPLINTER

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SPLINTER

 

safety-glas, wood, light

ongoing series

WIE SICH DER KLEINE MORITZ DIE WELTGESCHICHTE VORSTELLT

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WIE SICH DER KLEINE MORITZ DIE WELTGESCHICHTE VORSTELLT

 

2017

c-print, alu dibond

size variable

HECTORS CALL

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HECTORS CALL

 

2019

video, 4:21 min.

DANCE INSTRUCTION (WALL OF DEATH)

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DANCE INSTRUCTION (WALL OF DEATH)

 

2017

PVC tarpaulin, 350 x 500 cm

IBOGAIN

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IBOGAIN

 

2018

audiovisual live-performance

10 inch Dubplate, Edition of 30 + 5AP ‘s

 

Henk Heuer’s and Moritz Stumm’s -work Ibogain, modifies states of consciousness through audio visual stimulants. By incorporating acoustic illusions such as binaural beats, the Shepard-Risset-Glissando, and time-shifting polyrhythms, a psychoacoustic experiment  emerges that is expanded by hypnotic, geometrical projections in the three-dimensional space.
Extracted from an African tropical plant, the hallucinogen Ibogan is administered in shamanic rituals and leads to a waking dream-consciousness. Sound and rhythm have always been used for healing and the enhancement of perception. Simultaneously, there is a belief in the enhancement of the human being through technology and science which has taken on religious traits. With the help of neuronal stimulation and so-called brain-computer interfaces, a new-, more efficient and intelligent human being is supposed to be created. The cooperation of Heuer and Stumm oscillates between these poles of archaic spirituality and the current tendencies of a supposed rational optimization of human beings. The cultural and psychic aspects of sound and music are recurrent motifs in Moritz Stumms artistic work.

WHO STOLE MY FACE

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WHO STOLE MY FACE

 

2018

multi-channel, video-loop, 30 min.

PROPAGANDA/ MANTIS

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PROPAGANDA

 

ongoing

 

are audiovisual live-performances an collaboration with Nik Nowak. They deal with topics of sonic warfare, propaganda and the psychology of sound.

 

THE KNIFE

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THE KNIFE

 

2017

 

knife, wood, steel, electrical-components

120 x 30 x 30 cm