Season 3 October 20-30th 2011

Silke Grabinger

Dancer / Choreographer  |  Austria
Silke Grabinger - © Julia Change
© Julia Change
Silke Grabinger was born in Upperaustria, lives in Linz and Vienna. Her multimedia art works were exhibited in the United States, Canada and Europe and awarded with several prizes. She got in touch with breakdance in 1997. Projects with Pottporus and international touring followed. 2006 – 2008 she performed in the Cirque du Soleil / The Beatles Show “LOVE“ in Las Vegas, Solo and as an aerial artist and worked with the choreographers Dave St.Pierre, Margie Gillis and Daniel Ezralow. In 2008, she created her first Solo performance entitled [SLIK], in cooperation with Pilottanzt. [SLIK] was the winner of the award of Linz09 - culture capital city of Europe 2009 and Posthof and was successfully touring Europe and Africa. In 2009, Silke Grabinger was granted the scholarship for music and performing arts, and received the Austrian design state award for a group exhibition with “space & designstrategies“. She created the character ANIMA in "playGuldaplay" of the honor of Friedrich Gulda, with Paul Gulda, Martha Agerich and others in the Wiener Konzerthaus. Her current Touring production is "Versuchsperson Silke Grabinger".

Silke Grabinger will participate in:
« Beauty Contest—Human Beauty and Its Social Construction », performance / discussion, Wednesday, October 19th, The Austrian Cultural Forum.

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”  Isaac Newton