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Frieder Weiss



Frieder Weiss is an engineer in the arts, video designer and author of computer programs specializing in dance, music and computer art. As a pioneer in intermedial performance art, he developed technologies and stage works that are performed worldwide. In his work as a video artist, he developed an aesthetic that integrates projection and the moving body very closely. Leading the way were interactive projections for the internationally successful dance pieces of the Australian company "Chunky Move" the u. a. was awarded the "Green Room Award for Design in Dance" in Melbourne and the "Australia Helpmann Award for Best Visual or Physical Theater Production". Frieder Weiss has adapted this method for the most varied forms of performance, such as: Music videos (Kylie Minogue), TV productions, New Circus Akrobatic (Moscow State Circus and Dummy Lab, Berlin). He has enriched numerous opera performances with interactive video art. Long Beach Opera, Opera Bonn, German Opera Berlin, Stanislavski Music Theater Moscow, Garayev Festival, Baku. In 2016, he worked as a video designer for "Tristan und Isolde" at the ENO in London in addition to numerous international productions, a production with set designer Anish Kapoor. He created the videos for the choreography "Dürer's Dog" by Goyo Montero.

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