Sponsorships – Acknowledgments
2005 Nomination of Hey You V.2.0 (music video clip) for the Viper International Award 2006
1986 »Achtung! Raum-Kontrolle« (»Caution! Space Control«) (music video clip), commissioned work for ArsElectronica ’86
1986 »Kunstblock« (»Artblock«) (video object with music), »Das Bild vom Ich, Perspective ’86« (»The Image of the Ego, Perspective ’86«), support programme of the Art Cologne | Gallery Grita Insam
1983 »Eissalon« (»Ice Cream Parlour«) (drawing, video, music), sponsored booth at the Art Cologne | Gallery Grita Insam
Nelly O. feat. Barbie & Ken
They live and work as freelance artists in Vienna/Lower Austria and the WWW.
3D-designer in charge of the realisation of virtual projects – always speaks German, but never sings words in any defined language.
Performer, draughtsman, writer, and producer of sound constructions – identifies himself as a »ANTI-PERSON« and describes his studies in philosophy and the fine arts as »INTERGALACTIC MANOEUVRES«, his graphic works of art as a »REDUCTION TO THE [NON]-ESSENTIAL« and his writing as a »LOGICAL STRING OF THOUGHTS«.
Performer, writer, and visual terminator – deals with text design as a specifically perception-based method of interpretation in communication cycles.
THE REPRESENTATIVES - nameless guests
Avatars, they live and work as freelance artists in the virtual and the real space.
»For a successful visualization it does not matter whether the perceived object reproduces nature true to detail, it is rather sufficient that the essential traits of the original exist.«
PERFORMANCE & TANZ - D.ID
LIZ KING (Artistic Director D.ID)
Liz King studied at the Royal Ballet School , London . Entered the Stuttgart Ballet under John Cranko. Returned to London to study movement with actors. Danced with the Ballet Royale de Wallonie , Belgium .
In 1978 moved to Vienna .
In 1982 founded Tanztheater Wien.
In 1982 Liz King became Director and Choreographer of the Heidelberg Ballett.
On returning to Vienna in 1995 she refounded Tanztheater Wien.
From September 1999 to September 2003 Director of the Ballet at the Volksoper Wien.
Liz King was awarded the Ursula Blickle Prize for her work in Dance in 2001.
2006 founded D.ID with Manfred Biskup.
MANFRED BISKUP (Co-director D.ID)
Born in Riedlingsdorf , Austria , Manfred Biskup graduated with an MA in economics from the University of Vienna and later from the University of Louvain, Belgium in Cultural Anthropology. Worked for 7 years as a social scientist for ISSC (International Social Science Research Council) in Vienna where he co-ordinated a research project in Cultural Studies and the Linking for Information Systems. A research commission for UNESCO, publications in Cultural and Information Services and a teaching seat at Vienna University followed. In 1982 he became a founder member of Tanztheater Wien and shortly afterwards left his work in social sciences to become co. director and manager of the company. He worked for 10 years as artistic adviser for dance at the Theatre of the City of Heidelberg and at the Volksoper, Vienna . Founded D.ID in 2006 with Liz King.
(translations exepted D.ID.: Simone von der Geest)