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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         

                                    European Society.


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          

                                    technical support.



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


                                   kunstLABor 2012



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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