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Heike Bröckerhoff works as a choreographer, dance dramaturge, performance-maker, writer and radio journalist in Germany and France. She studied Media and Cultural Studies in Düsseldorf and Philosophy in Nantes. In 2013, she graduated from the MA programme Performance Studies, Hamburg. In 2014/2015 she was participant of Critical Practice - Made in Yugoslavia, scholarship for young authors and critics of contemporary performing arts. Since 2010, she has been working on artistic research projects in collaboration with Colyne Morange, Višnja Sretenović, Livia Piazza, Moritz Frischkorn and in a collective with dancers and architects (Jakob K.). The work has been presented at Kampnagel Hamburg, 104 Paris, Sophiensäle Berlin, Tanzhaus NRW Düsseldorf, TU Nantes and at diverse art festivals. Topics vary from collective remembrance, to  participation in the arts, Turbofolk, logistics, and self-optimization. In her performances and radio features, she combines science fiction with historical research, interviews, found footage, and theory.

 

Apart from her artistic work, she has developed diverse exchange formats for artists and audience, as well as workshops, publications, a blog with a monthly radio show, ( – PLATEAU) and lecture performances. In her work for various festivals she is particularly interested in collective processes that build new (temporary) communities: As dramaturge she accompanied the festival DanceKiosk - 48h Nomads and curated Garden State*Hamburg, an installation by mamaza at the Live Art Festival, Kampnagel. Furthermore, she documented the artist gathering Treffen Total in the city of Hamburg as well as the festival explore dance - dance for young audience at K3.