Lustgarten (Museumsinsel) Stage
Image: Foto: Katja Münker, Zeichnungen: Andreas Harder, Gestaltung: Andrea Keiz

SCHRITTWEISE – Choreographing City

Performance · Premiere by Katja Münker
In the frame of Fold – Into The City

Walking is an everyday activity. It is a universal experience, spanning individuals and cultures. Walking, we establish relationships: between here and there, towards and away from, next to, behind, along with ... We walk in different ways and for the most diverse purposes. Walking creates a basis from which we can meet and collectively experience and form the world.

«SCHRITTWEISE» is a participatory performance in and with the city, allowing a choreography to emerge from small experiments with movement and perception, conducted while walking.
«SCHRITTWEISE» is a game that is played both individually and in a group.

Step by step, walking may become strange ...

Participants are provided with MP3 players to follow instructions for playing via a pre-produced audio guide.

If you have questions about accessibility, feel free to contact Juan Harcha by email at: harcha@tanzfabrik-berlin.de or by phone: 030-200 592 70.

Katja Münker

Katja Münker is a choreographer/performer, artistic researcher, Feldenkrais practitioner, mountain hiking guide & walking artist in Berlin. She is professionally trained in physiotherapy and Feldenkrais Method, contemporary dance studies, (contact-) improvisation and instant composition. She has worked as educational director of somatic training-programs such as Environmental Somatics Training and the somatic dance and performance training EMERGE at Somatic Academy Berlin. Her artistic works and collaborative performance projects have included performative walks, somatic and artistic research, conference contributions and publications on the interconnectedness of choreographic and somatic practices, as well as on walking as an artistic practice, and embodied understanding and agency.  She conducts regular teaching activities, including at UdK Berlin, HZT Berlin and HafenCityUniversität Hamburg. She has collaborated on artistic research and projects with partners including Alex Arteaga, AREAL_artistic research lab Berlin, Gabriele Brandstetter, Amos Hetz, Ingo Reulecke and Martin Nachbar, and co-curated the Take Us for a Walk symposium (2014) & BODY IQ Festival (2015-2017).
Meeting point: Lustgarten (Museumsinsel)  Eiserne Brücke, Bodestr. / Ecke Zeughausstr.
Language: Saturday, 01.10.22 in English. All other dates are in German!
Duration: approx. 1,5 h
Tickets: pay what you can (10€ / 15€ / 20€ / 25€)
Concept, choreography, artistic director & speaker: Katja Münker | Documentation, videography, website-design & artistic cooperation: Andrea Keiz | Production manager & artistic cooperation: Paula Kramer | Dramaturgic cooperation: Maxim Kares | Sound-Design: Mattef Kuhlmey | Graphics & technical director: Andreas Harder | Research-lab-participants & test-walkers
In cooperation with Tanzfabrik Berlin. Supported by the NATIONAL PERFORMANCE NETWORK - STEPPING OUT, funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media as part of the initiative NEUSTART KULTUR. Aid Programme Dance.