The Performer as Interpreter: an Embodied Double (Artist’s talk)

27 February 2019, 15:00 - 17:00

Judith E. Wilson Studio, Faculty of English, 9 West Road *NB Different venue and time today*

Professor Raphael Sbrzesny (University of the Arts, Bremen)

 

Berlin-based performance and video artist and classically trained drummer Raphael Sbrzesny (Professor for Creation and Interpretation with a focus on sound, performance and concept at the University of the Arts in Bremen) will talk about his work of re-staging and re-interpreting pieces of classical music and works by Beckett and John Cage. He will introduce his performance concept of ‘the figure of the interpreter as the performer's second body’. https://www.raphaelsbrzesny.com/

Curated by Dr Sophie Seita (https://www.english.cam.ac.uk/people/Sophie.Seita/)


Raphael Sbrzesny studied New Music, Classical Drums and Chamber Music in Stuttgart and Paris, Experimental Music Theater and Composition in Bern, and Visual Arts in Stuttgart and Munich. He has received scholarships and prizes from the Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, the Cité Internationale des Arts Paris, the Karl Schmidt-Rottluff scholarship for fine arts, and was a Fellow at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in 2017. He has performed at the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin and the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart and had solo exhibitions at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart in 2015/2016; group exhibitions at the Videonale.15 in Bonn, the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts, Leipzig, Open Studios in the Villa Romana, Florence, and the Venice Biennale. Spector Books published his artist book and exhibition catalogue Service Continu 7/7 in 2017.

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Part of 'Re-' Interdisciplinary Network series

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