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Der Widerkehr des Verstauten (inspiration, process)
Vor kurzem habe ich mich an diesen Artikel erinnert, von Sven Hillenkamp für DIE ZEIT, der Flohmarkt der Eitelkeiten .  Das waren damals für einige Arbeiten von mir ziemlich wichtige, ausschlaggebende Gedanken (für z.B. Pflege: Zwischen Zwangshandlung und k...

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How Brains Make Moral Judgements (inspiration, process)
This is Rebecca Saxe, cognitive neuroscientist, talking about what really interests me at the moment: cognitive science, science of the mind--and the human capacity to think about other people's thoughts. "...the crux of the problem is the machine that we u...

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About Paying Attention (inspiration, process)
Something I really find interesting and inspiring: In her TED talk, developmental psychologist Alison Gopnik , author of "The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love, and the Meaning of Life" talks about how babies and young chil...

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New work: "extrem interessant" at the Sammlung Prinzhorn
Partizipatorisches Kunstprojekt von Janet Grau: „extrem interessant“ für die Ausstellung Dubuffets Liste in der Sammlung Prinzhorn. Als ich Ende 2012 nach Heidelberg gezogen war, entdeckte ich die Sammlung Prinzhorn. Besonders toll fand ich die künstlerisch...

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The German Library Pjongyang (Guest)
One of my earlier works, Rückblick / Re-Viewing, is part of an artwork by Sara van der Heide, " Die Deutsche Informations Bibliothek Pjöngjang – The German Library and Information Centre Pyongyang " at the 1st Asia Biennial/5th Guangzhou Triennial the Deuts...

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New work going public: Break it Down @ SIGNALWEGE
Break it Down, 2015 (Videostills), Tanzperformance, Video und Installation,
Rudolf-Virchow-Zentrum Würzburg SIGNALWEGE. Eine Begegnung von Kunst und Wissenschaft* im Rudolf-Virchow-Zentrum, Universität Würzburg Josef-Schneider-Straße 2, Haus D15, 97080 Würz...

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The riddle of experience vs. memory (inspiration, ideas)
Very inspiring and fascinating TED talk--the differences between the "experiencing self" and the "remembering self" will probably work its way into my work at some point in the near future... Daniel Kahnemann: "The Riddle of Experience vs. Memory" "Using ex...

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Break it Down, shooting video (work-in-progress, 2015)
"They say knowledge is king, but what's a king to believe?" After the split... "Everything's connected" Motor protein Roswitha schlepping Thomas Our elegant ion channel

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Break it Down (work-in-progress, 2015)
Rehearsing at the TANZRAUM in Würzburg, partner work (how to use your partner's weight as a support and how to move together, as if "connected"). The "cell" with roDDie in the "nucleus"! (before and after costumes) 

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The Protein Folding Problem (inspiration, work-in-progress)
Before I started working on my recent project, I wouldn't have even known about "the protein folding problem"--but now I even find it inspirational and very interesting. Many of the things he talks about in this lecture are being built into the choreography...
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