Saturday, September 3, 2011

questionnaire - DOMINIK GRÜNBÜHEL

short interview with Dominik Grünbühel - Austrian visual artist who present his on going work on 21st September at L1danceFest

L1: Have you ever been to Hungary?

Dominik: yes

L1: If yes, which are the first 3 words that come to your mind about the country?

Dominik: free-market, freedom-of-speech, budapest

L1: What is your opinion about the Hungarian contemporary dance?

Dominik: I have heard of individuals or small initiatives but too little to have an opinion. i understand that artists are fighting

L1: Have you ever seen any Hungarian dance performance before?

Dominik: no, neither in hungary or abroad.

L1: What kind of performance do you offer during the Festival?

Dominik: media-solo

L1: Present the production in a few sentences!

Dominik: it is a loop which is supposed to function like a performative installation. something where people themselves decide how long they want to watch

L1: What is the last book you have read?

Dominik:"G." by John Berger

L1: Why did you choose this career?

Dominik: it was a natural development more than a choice

L1: Which performer or performance made the biggest impression on you in the last few years, and why?


L1: This is the tenth L1danceFest this year. Is there any similar festival in your country?

Dominik: In Austria we have the huge impuls festival. this year i tried to avoid it because it feels so commercial and by this turns the natural biosphere of viennese dance scene upside down each year.

L1: Have you ever received (such) an advice for life that you would share?


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