CURRICULUM VITAE

August 2021 

April – July 2021

Dec 2020 – Jan 2021

 

 

February 2020

 

Sept 2019 –  Dec 2020

 

January 2019

 

August 2018

May/June 2018

April 2018 – now 

 

 

 

Jan – March 2018

 

 

Jan 2018 – now

 

 

 

 

Sept 2017

 

 

 

Nov 2016 – March 2017

 

 

 

 

June 2016

 

2014 and 2016

 

 

July 2015

 

February 2015

 

 

Sept – Dec 2014

 

2011 – 2013

 

 

 

Aug – Dec 2011

 

 

 

2009 – 2011

 

 

 

2009 – 2010

 

 

May 2009

TodAncestor – dust till down

assistant to director Yuko Kaseki, DOCK11, Berlin

 

Ästhetik und Erkenntnis

coordination of the XI. congress of the German Society of  Aesthetics (DGÄ); course of event and website

 

The Sound They Make When No One Listens

artistic advisor for Thiago Granato dance production; public premiere August 19-22 2021, Tanz im August Festival, Berlin

 

L_and Encounter

directing a 48h self-inquiry retreat during a research residency at Rumah Tangga, Jakarta

 

Institute for Aesthetic Theory (ZHdK)

Scientific Assistant at the Zurich School of the Arts; academic administration, coordination of exhibitions and events  

 

Jahrbuch Medienphilosophie (yearly edition)

editor, published at De Gruyter 

 

The Listeners

performing for social choreographer Ernesto Pujol in the frame of “Labor Europa”, Peace Hall, Town Hall Osnabrück

 

The Heart Inherited

assembled research and performance presentation with Cristina Planas and Joana Moher in the frame of “22Cubic – Space/Object/Body”, MATERIC, Barcelona

 

Psych*O*pomp

research performance; performed at Tamago Gallery (Berlin 2018), Lìtost Gallery (Prague 2018), 6 8 2 1 (Cairo 2019), Rumah Tangga (Jakarta 2020), Grüntaler9 (Berlin 2021)

 

Gender Shot

creation of a photographic project during a residency at Studio Ellen Luise Weise, Berlin

 

The Body WithIn

teaching my own movement methodology as either workshop or regular class at Kunsthochschule Weißensee, Young Urban Performance Festival Osnabrück, Cairo Contemporary Dance Center, Rumah Tangga Jakarta, Padang Bulan Yogyakarta

 

MOLT
sculptural performance, co-created and co-performed in collaboration with Hermes Pittakos and Federica Dauri; premiere Nov 9th 2017 at Buffer Fringe Festival, Nicosia/Cyprus; performed at No New Idols Festival, Riga 2019, and “Hacking The Computable”-conference, HDMK Stuttgart 2020

 

TO

durational performance by invitation of Nikhil Chopra in the curation LUCID SLEEP, Serendipity Arts Festival, Panaji, Goa; and research residency with monthly performative presentations, HH Art Spaces, Goa, India

 

Subject To Life

solo performance and research during a residency at Trumbullplex, Detroit/Michigan, USA

 

Performance Studio (SAIC)

Teaching Assistant at the School of the Arts Institute Chicago in the Performance Department, Chicago/Illinois, USA

 

LOVE.

three-days performance series and solo exhibition; performed as practical part of the same-titled master thesis, SomoS Art House, Berlin

 

FESTUNG/EUROPA

spatial choreography; performing for Moritz Majce and Sandra Man, Sophiensäle, Berlin

 

Justified Beliefs

performing for Christian Falsnaes in the exhibition “Schwindel der Wirklichkeit”, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

 

Visibility and Visualisation

Research Student at the same titled interdisciplinary PhD program, funded by the German Research Council, University of Potsdam

 

SLOW PIECES

creation of a solo performance cycle; questioning human needs and the being-in-the-world; performed monthly as a resident at Grüntaler9, Berlin

 

HEIMAT

research and performances with artist Maud Le Monnier, presented yearly at localize – das Heimatfestival, Potsdam

 

Culinary Cinema (60. Berlinale)

assistant to project manager; film programming, internal communication, coordinating and facilitating the screenings

 

Drawing Memory IX

artistic employee at the Kunstenfestivaldesarts to assist artist Nikhil Chopra with his above titled performance, Brussels

Publications

Stertz, Lisa: LOVE. — eine Projektarbeit zur Feststellung, dass Liebe nicht erklärt, sondern nur erfahren werden kann. Akademikerverlag, Saarbrücken 2016

Sternagel/Mersch/Stertz: Kraft der Alterität — Ethische und aisthetische Formen des Performativen, transcript Metabasis, Bielefeld 2015

 

As editor:

Mersch, Dieter: Praktiken Ästhetischen Denkens, transcript, Bielefeld (forthcoming)

Mersch/Mayer: Jahrbuch Medienphilosophie, De Gruyter, Berlin (yearly edition; ed. 7 forthcoming)

Mayer, Michael: Melancholie und Medium. Das schwache Subjekt, die Toten und die ununterbrochene Trauerarbeit, Passagen Verlag, Wien 2019 

 

 

Education

 

July 2013 – May 2016      M.F.A. in Fine Arts Studio, School of the Arts Institute Chicago (under a Fulbright Grant and                                                   a New Artist Society Scholarship)

Oct 2010 – Sept 2015      M.A. (with distinction) in European Media Studies, University of Potsdam 

Oct 2004 – Mar 2009      B.A. (excellent) in European Media Studies, University of Potsdam

 

 

Qualifications

 

Since 2011                            Butoh Dance under Yuko Kaseki, Valentin Tszin, and Yumiko Yoshioka

Since 2016                           Internal Martial Arts (Baguazhang under Yunuen Rhi, Taiji Quan under Lingji Hon, Qi Gong                                                        under Ali al-Sarraf)

Since 2019                           Dervish Whirling under Ziya Azazi

IT

 

Microsoft Office                Good

Adobe InDesign                 Good

Adobe  Premiere               Good

Adobe  Photoshop            General Knowledge

Adobe  Illustrator              General Knowledge

 

 

Languages

 

German                                  Native Speaker

English                                   Fluent

French                                    Fluent

Italian                                      General conversation

Spanish                                  Basics

Arabic                                     Basics

Turkish                                   Basics