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Stream: Workshop

Dani Joss
Drosia Triantaki
Friday 16 September 2022
15:00 GMT+1
LICHTHOF Theater
  • Workshop
Greece

| Synopsis

A composition workshop that will explore the creation of works that utilise interactive movement. Based on Die Wolke’s wearable inertial sensor interfaces, the group’s Dani Joss and Drosia Triantaki will elaborate on their working methodology and invite participants to explore their interactive ideas to connect movement to media. Emphasis will be given to creative methodologies and decision-making in choreography, as well as audiovisual composition, while also presenting an overview of the tools that can be used to this end.
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| Credits

Workshop led by: Dani Joss and Drosia Triantaki

Drosia Triantaki

| Biography

Founding member, art director, choreographer, and principal performer of Die Wolke art group. Graduate of Folkwang Universität der Kunst Pina Bausch and National Dance School, Athens. Outside her work with Die Wolke, for which she was the choreographer and/or principal performer (see Die Wolke CV), Drosia has collaborated with the National Theatre of Northern Greece, dance company Sinequanon, the Thessaloniki Concert Hall, M. Siezckarek, B. J. Riepe, C. Kaido, R. Leoni, S. Brinkman, and many others. She has also choreographed for theatre group Ars Moriendi.

In 2017 and 2018, she participated in the Gdansk International Dance Festival, while in the summer of 2018 she represented Greece by teaching at Atom Choreographic Series in Sofia, BG. In 2019, she participated in the project Enclosures / Pass-throughs at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall, along with the 6daEXIt improvisation Ensemble by composer Alexis Porfiriadis. She is also collaborating with composer Dimitri Papageorgiou on the creation of a future piece. Drosia teaches contemporary dance and contemporary ballet in dance schools in Thessaloniki, as well as her own choreography workshop.

| Biography

Founding member, art director, choreographer, and principal performer of Die Wolke art group. Graduate of Folkwang Universität der Kunst Pina Bausch and National Dance School, Athens. Outside her work with Die Wolke, for which she was the choreographer and/or principal performer (see Die Wolke CV), Drosia has collaborated with the National Theatre of Northern Greece, dance company Sinequanon, the Thessaloniki Concert Hall, M. Siezckarek, B. J. Riepe, C. Kaido, R. Leoni, S. Brinkman, and many others. She has also choreographed for theatre group Ars Moriendi.

In 2017 and 2018, she participated in the Gdansk International Dance Festival, while in the summer of 2018 she represented Greece by teaching at Atom Choreographic Series in Sofia, BG. In 2019, she participated in the project Enclosures / Pass-throughs at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall, along with the 6daEXIt improvisation Ensemble by composer Alexis Porfiriadis. She is also collaborating with composer Dimitri Papageorgiou on the creation of a future piece. Drosia teaches contemporary dance and contemporary ballet in dance schools in Thessaloniki, as well as her own choreography workshop.

Dani Joss

| Biography

Sound artist and composer of electroacoustic/electronic music, creator of two albums, including Shaper of Form, which has been awarded the Qwartz prize for research and experimentation (Paris 2007). Since 2015, he is responsible for Die Wolke’s technical and musical needs. Also known as a producer and sound engineer, he has composed for a variety of of theatre and dance performances and has directed the series of experimental dance films Imago, a work that has received plenty of awards and festival participations around the world. Dani is also a member of Paradigm Weave, a sound design firm based in London, as well as Occam’s Sharpener, designers of audiovisual media, VFX, and integrated immersive experiences. With these groups, he has created soundscapes, sound art works, automations, and special effects for various projects. He has also created videos for the State Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki, and has presented a number of installation works. Dani has taught acoustics and music technology at the AMC Metropolitan College. He holds an MA and BSc from the Sonic Arts department of the Lansdown Centre for Electronic Arts, Middlesex University, London, and has conducted research at the Acoustic Communication department of Berlin’s Technische Universität.

| Biography

Sound artist and composer of electroacoustic/electronic music, creator of two albums, including Shaper of Form, which has been awarded the Qwartz prize for research and experimentation (Paris 2007). Since 2015, he is responsible for Die Wolke’s technical and musical needs. Also known as a producer and sound engineer, he has composed for a variety of of theatre and dance performances and has directed the series of experimental dance films Imago, a work that has received plenty of awards and festival participations around the world. Dani is also a member of Paradigm Weave, a sound design firm based in London, as well as Occam’s Sharpener, designers of audiovisual media, VFX, and integrated immersive experiences. With these groups, he has created soundscapes, sound art works, automations, and special effects for various projects. He has also created videos for the State Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki, and has presented a number of installation works. Dani has taught acoustics and music technology at the AMC Metropolitan College. He holds an MA and BSc from the Sonic Arts department of the Lansdown Centre for Electronic Arts, Middlesex University, London, and has conducted research at the Acoustic Communication department of Berlin’s Technische Universität.

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