Chris Haring

chris-haringThe Austrian choreographer Chris Haring has worked with choreographers and companies such as DV8 Physical Theatre (London), Nikolais/Luis Dance Cie (USA), man act (GB), Nigel Charnock (GB), pilottanzt, a.o.. Together with the multimedia artist and composer Klaus Obermaier he created the video-dance performance D.A.V.E. and VIVISECTOR, which have been successfully performed all over the world. Some of his main inspiration for the performances, such as Fremdkorper (awarded as the best performance at the Dance Biennale in Lyons in 2004), are science fiction and the human body seen as a cybernetic landscape. Since 2005 he has been the artistic director of Liquid Loft. He choreographed performances such as Kind of Heroes, Running Sushi, Talking Head and The Perfect Garden series. In 2007 he created the Posing Project Series and his Posing Project B – The Art of Seduction won the Leone d’Oro for best performance at Biennale di Venezia. In 2010 he was awarded with the “Oustanding Artists Award” for performing arts by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Culture (BMUKK). He was the responsible for the opening performance of the Austrian Pavillion at the Universal Expo in Zaragoza (2008) with Liquid Loft. He also created choreographies for international companies such as Jin Xing Dance Theatre (Shanghai), Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo (F), Dialogue Dance (RU), Staatstheater Kassel (GER) and Ballett Moskau (RU).