AT A GLANCE
LOCATION Stift Millstatt Kärnten / Carinthia / Koroska
Stift Millstatt is an old monastery that was built around 1070 and served as a spiritual and
cultural center of the upper Carinthian region in the Carinthian mountains of Austria. Due to the
special position close to Slovenja and Italy, Stift Millstatt always represented an open minded
attitude towards the world.
ART SPACE ART SPACE stift millstatt
Is a 400qm big multifunctional space for contemporary Art presenting a full year programme
including Gallery, Dance and Film activity throughout the year.
The ART SPACE hosts the büro für tanz I theater I produktionen, the international
active collective of artists NETZWERK AKS, the Gallery FORUM KUNST
contemporary and the NGO Forum Kunst.
OFFICE The büro für tanz I theater I produktionen constitutes a permanent base in the Carinthian
mountains which allows to move anywhere in the world flexible in order to start producing on
the spot where production activity is needed. The office mainly serves as the organizational
backbone for the free-floating platform NETZWERK AKS, for the international edition of
LIGHT ON – LIGHT OFF and other smaller formats and guest performances in contemporary
dance.It elaborates international work and focuses more and more on collaborations with
national and international artists and institutions throughout Europe and Asia. With the aim
to challenge and to explore tendencies and trends in contemporary dance, fine arts, new
media and installation, the büro für tanz I theater I produktionen has taken it upon itself to
newly arrange the current cultural map of Carinthia within the context of an open minded
PHILOSOPHY It is our philosophy to create a portable, open space for individual work approaches, for the
initiation of professional-level artistic concepts by NETZWERK AKS and outside artists and
to contribute to the realization of these projects throug infrastructural, dramaturgical and
TEAM Andrea K. Schlehwein is the creative director of the production office, runs
the think tank and creates art concepts. She is in charge of the international
management and international public relations. She curates various kinds of projects in
contemporary art and is the Artistic Director of NETZWERK AKS.
Eleonore Schäfer manages the production office and is in charge of
marketing, grafic lay out and the press work. She curates the national edition
of LIGHT ON – LIGHT OFF and of regional projects of the NGO Forum Kunst.
She runs the gallery FORUM KUNST contemporary located in ART SPACE stift millstatt.
INTERNATIONAL Over the last ten years the productions initiated and managed by
büro für tanz I theater I produktionen were presented in Austria, Turkey, at various
international festivals in Indonesia, in Tucuman + Buenos Aires / Argentina, in Cuba,
Germany, Spain and at major international festivals like SIDance / Korea and BISFF
(Busan International Short Film Festival) among others.
FORMATS Tanz im November 2015
LIGHT ON – LIGHT OFF 2013, 1014
dance festival for outstanding international contemporary dance performances
Diskurse und Dialoge im zeitgenössischen Tanz Kärnten 07 / 09 / 011 / 015
RESIDENCY write an informal, personal application including:
* topic of research + length of necessary working period
* partners and funding to date
* needs + necessities + availability for a presentation
* biography + photos + video link
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