Artist Talk Meet & Greet with Steffi Weismann

Steffi Weismann LapStrap live © Steffi Weismann

Tue, 20.02.2018

Goethe-Institut Wellington

150 Cuba St (entrance on Garrett St, level 6)
PO BOX 9253
Wellington

You are warmly invited to a Meet & Greet with Steffi Weismann.

Steffi Weismann is a performance and sound artist based in Berlin since 1988. She works on audiovisual and spatial concepts in time-based arts and explores the interactions between language, sound and new communication media. Apart from works in the context of performance and visual art, she has been performing experimental vocal music and fluxus with the group Maulwerker over many years. As a video artist she completed a number of audiovisual projects in collaboration with Berlin based composers and musicians connected to Echtzeitmusik and contemporary new music.

Steffi Weismann Portrait © Steffi Weismann Weismann is the co-founder of several independent art spaces and event series in Berlin, such as Kunsthaus KuLe and Labor Sonor. She received residencies and grants in Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Basel and Vienna a.o. Since 2010 she has been performing variations of her solo LapStrap using a soundbelt with portable audio devices and creating instant compositions for voices and fieldrecordings at indoor and outdoor spaces. With LapStrap she will take part in the Performance Arcade 2018 each day from the 22nd to the 25th of February at the Waterfront Wellington.

After a presentation of her work there will be plenty of opportunity to mingle.

Steffi Weismann will perform at the Performance Arcade
on Thursday, 22.02., from 7:30 to 8pm,
on Friday, 23.02., from 2 to 2:30pm and from 6:30 to 7pm,
on Saturday, 24.02., from 1:30 to 2pm and from 6:30 to 7pm,
and on Sunday, 25.02., from 1:30 to 2pm and from 6:30 to 7pm.

 

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