Chris Haring


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Chris Haring is and austrian dancer and choreographer. Worked with choreographers and companies such as DV8 Physical Theatre (London), Nikolais/Luis Dance Cie (USA), man act (GB), Nigel Charnock (GB), pilottanzt, a.o. In cooperation with multimedia artist and composer Klaus Obermaier he developed the video-dance performances D.A.V.E. and VIVISECTOR which have been successfully shown all over the world. One of his main influences for his performances, such as Fremdkörper (Best Performance at Biennale de La Danse in Lyon 2004) is science fiction and the human body as a cybernetic landscape. In 2005 he founded Liquid Loft together with Andreas Berger, Thomas Jelinek and Stephanie Cumming. As the artistic director of Liquid Loft, he choreographed performances such as Kind of Heroes (ImPulsTanz / Burgtheater Wien 2005), Running Sushi (ImPulsTanz 2006), Talking Head (Tanzquartier Wien 2010) and the Perfect Garden Series (since 2011). In 2007 the Posing Project Series was created and Posing Project B – The Art of Seduction won the Golden Lion for the Best Performance at the Biennale di Venezia. In 2013 Chris Haring received the outstanding artists award for performing arts from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Arts (BMUKK). With Liquid Loft he was responsible for the opening performance for the Austrian Pavilion at the World EXPO in Zaragoza (2008). Lately, he has also choreographed pieces for international groups such as the Jin Xing Dance Theatre (Shanghai), Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Dialogue Dance (Russia) and Staatstheater Kassel.