Xplore Sydney 2012

Performance Evening

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Felix Ruckert


Founder, artistic director as well as curator of the Europe Festival on the Art of Lust - Xplore - and founder as well as director of the performance laboratory space - schwelle7 - in Berlin

Felix Ruckert is a dancer, choreographer, and conceptor. His experimental dance pieces and installations, his participatory work, but also his choreographies for ballet companies earned him an international reputation as one of the most innovative contemporary choreographers.

Since 30 years he is interested in all sort of body techniques. He studied ballet, modern and contemporary dance, Improvisation, Feldenkrais, Yoga, Chi Kung Tantra, Kyudo and much more. He worked as a dancer with several renowned european companies, before concentrating on choreography and conceptual work.

Since ten years he is also involved in a practical and theoretical investigation of BDSM and explores connections between BDSM techniques and artistic practices, developing an art and philosophy of sensual communication.

He directs the performance space schwelle7 in Berlin and curates and organizes the annual festival xplore.

Felix Ruckert is in Australia on the invitation of Critical Path and Strut Dance, with the support of the Goethe-Institut

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