Open workshops



The international artistst from the Urban Art and Media Exchange offer additional workshops in the fields of art and media.
Please register for the workshops via e-mail to anmeldung@RRCGN.de.

All workshops will be held in English. Entrance is free, artists will pass a hat around for tips and free contributions.


Thursday, 27. August 2015 // 5 p. m.



Site specific performance // moving in and with performing objects



How to create a site-specific performance? How can one use and be inspired by the surrounding environment? In this workshop you will prepare the body and lead it to new movements and limits. We will use several kinds of dancing techniques (contemporary, acrobatics, butoh) and partnering work. Through some instructions we will start creating small performances in which we will use the surrounding environment ans some new performing objects wich were part of the installation//performance in the gateway of Altes Pfandhaus.

A workshop by Angeliki Meli, performer, acrobat and graduated architect from Volos, Greece.


Still life and spaghetti



An introduction to still life photography: What makes a good composition? How do fruit dance? How can we beat gravity? This workshop will explore the subtleties of still life, the power of natural light ... and spaghetti. Participants need a small amount of photography experience and a LOT of imagination.

A workshop by Peter Nwabuokei, photographer from Birmingham/UK who focuses on still life photography.



Friday, 28. August 2015 // 5 p. m.



Negotiating like a boss!



As an artist you love to do what you’re good at. But what about making money of it? Being underpaid hits us in our wallet, motivation and creativity. Join this 1 hour workshop to learn the basics and seven laws of the game called "negotiating like a boss".

A workshop by Shanti Bisesar from the Netherlands, director of "young female professionals", working for gender equality. She also is a coach, trainer and spreading the word about entrepreneurship.


Urban Dance Styles



Christopher Woschitz a.k.a. ChrisCross is a show dancer, choreographer, referent, dance teacher, model and actor. Chris is dancing since 11 years old, today he is one of the most famous new comers in terms of hip hop and break dance. He earned various awards in Europe and worldwide.

After a short warm-up you learn new techniques, steps and workflows of urban dances. Step by step also tact and body consciousness will be trained and also the fun won’t be missed out. At the end a choreography based on the learned contents will be trained.

Workshop language in German and/or English depending on workshops participants’ needs.


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Tuesday, 25. 8.

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Saturday, 29. 8.

LOUNGE 24Hz Exhibition

16:00

Altes Pfandhaus
LOUNGE 24Hz Exhibition

16:00

Altes Pfandhaus
LOUNGE 24Hz Exhibition

16:00

Altes Pfandhaus
LOUNGE 24Hz Exhibition

16:00

Altes Pfandhaus
OPEN WORKSHOPS

17:00

Altes Pfandhaus
OPEN WORKSHOPS

17:00

Altes Pfandhaus
WORKSHOPS
Arab Stereotypes in Western Media
DIY film equipment
Music producing

17:00

Altes Pfandhaus
PERFORMANCE Miss China

18:00

Altes Pfandhaus
PERFORMANCE Miss China

18:00

Altes Pfandhaus
VERNISSAGE 24Hz Exhibition

19:00

Altes Pfandhaus
PERFORMANCE Routes to Employment

19:00

Altes Pfandhaus
PERFORMANCE Routes to Employment

19:00

Altes Pfandhaus
PERFORMANCE Routes to Employment

19:00

Altes Pfandhaus
PERFORMANCE Routes to Employment

19:00

Altes Pfandhaus
THEATRE Mum & Gypsy

20:00

Kölner Künstlertheater
THEATRE Mum & Gypsy

20:00

Kölner Künstlertheater
CONCERT Dyrtbyte

20:30

Altes Pfandhaus
MOVIE PREMIERES Urban Art and Media Exchange

20:30

Odeon Kino
WORKSHOP Light painting

20:30

LICHTFAKTOR
MOVIE+MUSIC stummfilm:dj

20:30

Altes Pfandhaus
PREMIERE Routes to Employment

21:00

Altes Pfandhaus
CONCERT ZMoS-Collmer collaboration

20:30

Altes Pfandhaus
PERFORMANCE Elektro Body Force

20:30

Altes Pfandhaus
FINISSAGE with Jay Data

22:00

Altes Pfandhaus