nadaproductions


nadaproductions stands for Chilean/ Mexican choreographer Amanda Piña and Swiss visual artist and film director Daniel Zimmermann working together since 2005. Their work focuses on aspects of reception and perception creating new concepts of performance that involve the audience in different ways. nadaproductions is based at the cultural space www.nadaLokal. at and creates in co-production with both brut Wien and Tanzquartier Wien. nadaproductions has presented their work throughout Europe and South America at festivals and venues such as Danza al Borde Valpara'so in Chile, Europäische Tanzplattform Mousonturm Frankfurt, Szene Salzburg, Choreographic Platform Austria 2009 and 2012, Imagetanz at brut Vienna, Tanzquartier Vienna, ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival, Sophiensaele Berlin, Kampnagel Hamburg, Gessnerallee Zurich, FTT Forum Freies Theater Düsseldorf, STUK Leuven, Beursschouwburg Brussels, Theater Frascati Amsterdam, Royal Festival Hall London, Drodesera Festival Italy.


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Amanda Piña

Daniel Zimmermann (CH/AT)


is a visual artist and film director. Originally trained as wood sculptor, he works on film, installation and performance art. His works are based on a fictional actionism located between visual and performance art. In his works he responds to situations and environments and through installation, performance and film rise questions related to the meaning and sustainability of human actions. He has initiated and realyzed numerous art projects in museums, galleries as well as in public space. His project also comprise films that have been shown at renowned international film festivals, such as Berlinale, International Film Festival Rotterdam and Sundance Film Festival. He has received numerous awards and grants for his films and art projects. Since 2005 Zimmermann works with the choreographer Amanda Piña with whom he founded the label nadaproductions. Together they opened the art and performance space nadalokal in Vienna in 2009 and founded in the same year the Austrian Ministry of Movement Affairs (BMfB).



Thomas Rhyner

Marie Christine Baratta Dragono


Marie-Christine Baratta-Dragono (FR/AT), consulting and editing. Studied at the French elite university »Ecole Nomale Supérieure« and is graduate (Agrégation) in French Literature. Assistant Professor at the University of Lund (Sweden) (1978-83). Director of the French Cultural Institute in Bonn (1984-1991), Cultural Attaché at the French Embassy in Vienna (1991-1996). Secretary-general of the Thomas Bernhard Private Foundation, Vienna (1998-2014), Coordinator of the international communication of ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival and of the European projects of the danceWEB association (1998-2015). Works with nadaproductions since 2014.



Sarah Blumenfeld

Lina Maria Venegaso


Dancer and engineer. Studied BA and MA in Contemporary Dance and Dance Pedagogy at the Bruckner University Linz, and Mechanical Engineering at University of the Andes in Bogota. In Colombia she assisted several environmental technological projects with Ministry of Environment and UNDP, and coordinated ArtEstudio Bogota, cultural project by Ricardo Rozo/Cie.Objets-Fax. She has danced with Ricardo Rozo, Sandrine Legendre, Rose Breuss, Anna Tenta, Robert Poole, Tanzfabrik Wien, Willi Dorner, Renato Zanella, a.o. Since 2006, dancer of Serapions Ensemble in Odeon Theater Vienna. Guest teacher at Tanz die Toleranz - Caritas Wien. Her choreographic work deals with social topics as migration and cultural identity, and have been presented in Austria, Germany, Colombia, and Japan.



Lina Maria Venegaso
Nadaproductions

Amanda Piña (CL/MX/AT)

Choreographer, dancer and cultural worker living in Vienna, Austria was born in Chile during military dictatorship from a Mexican-Chilean-Lebanese family. Studied Physical Theatre in Santiago de Chile, Theatre Anthropology in Barcelona and Classical, Modern and Contemporary Dance in Mexico, Barcelona, Salzburg (SEAD) and Montpellier,( Ex.e.r.ce Choreographic Centre Montpellier). Her choreographic work focus on the political social and environmental agency of dance, introducing non western cultural references and perspectives into contemporary performance. In 2006 she received the danceWEB scholarship and in 2007 the Scholarship for Young Choreographers from Tanz Quartier Vienna. Since 2013 she is a certified Feldenkrais practitioner applying the method to movement research in performance. She danced and performed in pieces by DD Dorvillier, Claudia Heu, Daniel Aschwanden, Frans Poelstra & Robert Steijn, Christine Gaigg, Since 2005, she collaborates with the visual artist Daniel Zimmermann under the label nadaproductions. Her work as choreographer includes the tetralogy Self, You, WE and THEM followed by 'SOCIALMOVEMENT, 'It… Enjoyment Consumption and waste' followed by TEATRO, NATURE, and WAR. She is co-founder of the performance art space nadaLokal and of the Austrian Ministry of Movement Affairs, (BMfB). Currently she works in the realisation of the project Endangered Human Movements.



Daniel Zimmermann

Thomas Rhyner

Thomas Rhyner (*1961 in Buchs, Switzerland) comes from a Swiss confectioner dynasty, but decided to work on paper instead of pastry. Trained as a Graphic Designer in Switzerland and Lichtenstein. Then Art Director in Swiss advertising agencies. Freelance Graphic Designer, mostly for Theatre, Dance and Visual Arts. Member of Mass & Fieber Theatre Company. Thomas Rhyner has been collaborating with Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist for over 25 years. Lives and works in Vienna and Zurich.



Marie Christine Baratta Dragono

Sarah Blumenfeld

Sarah Blumenfeld has a practical and theoretical background in theater and dance. After her master in theater she started to work as as choreographic and production assistant. Along that she continues her own artistic and organization projects.



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