Özlem Alkis

HfMT 2015

Flüsternde Bilder

(5-8 min.)

This choreography is part of tour "Stadt".


Özlem Alkis born in 1977, creates transdisciplinary formats and present her works in various mediums: stage, installation and video. She was born in Istanbul and currently lives in Cologne. In 2003 she studied in the ex.e.r.ce programme at the Centre Chorégraphique National de Montpellier before participating in the essais choreographic research programme at the Centre National de Danse Contemporaine-Angers. She is one of the co-founders of the Amber Art and Technology Festival in Istanbul, which she also codirected until 2012. In 2012, she also directed the Istanbul edition of the Special Issue European Project that encourages developing discursive practices in Performing Arts. Between 2012 and 2015, she was enrolled in the M.A. programme Dance Dissemination in Contemporary Contexts at the Cologne University of Music and Dance. In 2014, she received a Berlin scholarship awarded by the Akademie der Künste and she is invited to Sprungbrett – an emerging artists platform organized by tanz nrw’15 Festival. Recent works are We began walking THERE we have been with Maayan Danoch, Dust Devil, Dog park with Neele Hülcker, In Situ, and Reverbs with Vilacu Golcea.