Daniel Aschwanden - DOG_men. Neue Körper, Mythen & die Stadt
Daniel Aschwanden is a Swiss performer, choreographer, director, curator and lives and works in Vienna. With the festival “Tanzsprache“, he founded the first festival of the independent scene in Vienna. Within the framework of Bilderwerfer he worked with dancers with and without special needs and together with the groud he received the Austrian State Prize of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Art for innovative and trend-setting achievements in this field. In the following years up to the present, his focus shifts to questions of (performing) arts in public space with participatory approaches, but also to questions of the role of art in urban development processes. His movement and dance biography encompasses a wide range of experiences from movement based theatre, contact improvisation, Feldenkreis to Butoh.