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BARBARA LORECK


Education, professional experience

- born in Bamberg, Germany
- ongoing learning processes and studies since early childhood in Mühlhausen, Marseille, Munich, Berlin, Paris, Berlin, Massachusetts, Hannover and back to Berlin
- M.A../ masters in Theater- und Film studies, Roman literature and languages / Romanistik
- 4-year dance and movement program with Bonnie Bainbridge-Cohen at the School for Body-Mind-Centering, Massachusetts, USA; Certified Practitioner
- member of the theater- and performance group ex machinis until 2001
- 1999 / 2000 Coordinator for the ART Concept at the International Women’s University, Hannover, http://www.vifu.de/about/art
- co-founder of the artists’ network fernwärme, and member of the institute of primar energy, 2002
- since 2003 visiting professor at the University of Arts, Berlin, Department of Performing Arts
- co-curator of the series “The Making of Performing Arts” at ausland since 2003
- lives and works in Berlin and Bratislava
- 2009 residency, nadine/ arts laboratory aimed at developing research focusing on transdisciplinary experiments in the fields of new media and live arts, Brussels

Solo and group works, selection (2002 – 2009)

- Guest at Générique and Impersonation Game, tanz im august, 2009

- Blow up 160. Interactive Performance, nadine/Plateau, Brüssel 2/09 > pdf

- Ich würde auch so gerne mal ein Urlaubsvideo machen, Installation
in: Campaign & Exhibition /unvermittelt. … for a concept and practice of
labour beyond overwork and lack of work. Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende
Kunst, Berlin 08/09

- Das anziehende Bild / the attractive image. Installation, Workshhop & Exhibition Sometimes Fun is Over! Interventions into Advertisting, arttransponder Berlin 10/07

- I just want your Money, Honey, Research & Performance, mit dem
Institute for primary energy, ifpf, residency fabrik Potsdam 2007

- Namibian Islands. Concept, Choreography, in cooperation with the Katutura Community Art Center, Windhoek supported by Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Berlin, Namibia, 01- 06/07

- BSR. Business for Social Responsibitliy. Lecture-Performance, Staatl. Hochschule für Gestaltung, Karlsruhe, 5/06

-Elektropopklub - Space Shuttle , Wstep 1-6: polish-german project of cultural exchange in Bytom and Wolfsburg, co-curator, performer and workshop direction. A project supported by Bundeskulturstiftung; August – November 2005

- F.a.R.M. research and preparation for the international congresses «Financial strategies at the edge of the feasible – Berlin 2006», with the Institut for Primary Energy, supported by Werkstattprogramm des Hauptstadtkulturfonds, January - April 2005

- Bildlegenden. Poster series refering to the “Drei S” of public transport: Sicherheit/security, Service, Sauberkeit/cleanliness, U-2 Central Station Hamburg, 6/2005

- In 160 Zeichen. A short biography for handy display, Soloperformance, art.ig Hannover 1/2005

- Money Transfer oder sans argent tu ne manges pas, lecture-performance with sponsors/Geldspendern, beneficiaries/Geldempfängern und messengers/Geldboten, schloss Bröllin e.V. 8/2002, ausland Berlin, 12/2002, Kasko Basel 4/2003, staatsbank Berlin 7/2003, ngbk 4/2004, HBK Braunschweig, 7/2005

- kitchenette, views from inside a kitchen onto Halle-Neustadt. Video, 15 min. Festival Hotel Neustadt, Halle 10/2003

- radioriff - 8 brunch radio programs and 1 late night radio program, with the Institute of Primary Energy, about life, art and financial strategies, supported by Bundeskulturstiftung, ausland Berlin, 12/2003

Recent publications:

Meanings placed on the ejection seat and catapulted in to a life of their own, a conversation with Steffi Weismann, in: Steffi Weismann VIS-A-VIS, ed.: Petra Reichensperger, Steffi Weismann, Verlag für Moderne Kunst Nürnberg 2009

pöpp68: private-public-personal-political. In: pöpp68. Catalogue, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, ed, Berlin, 2009

Baumann, Goehler, Loreck (eds.), Remote sensing. Laboratories of art and science. Vice Versa, Berlin 2002

International Projects:

- You see what you get, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava
3/2008, http://www.vsvu.sk/katedra_intermedii_a_multimedii/iam_zone/

- Made in Namibia/, Research about the transcultural production of images
in todays postcolonial Namibia, supported by Hauptstadtkulturfonds,Berlin, 2-6/2007
in cooperation with International Theatre Institute, Germany, Goethe Center Windhoek, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

 


        

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