Hannah Ma | Herausgeberin
Hannah is a German/Chinese choreographer. She was born in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria in Germany. Her focus is on contemporary rituals and the translation of archaic roots within our society. Her works are divided in twochoreographic directions: “Taming Monsters” and “Transformances”.
Hannah reflects on eurocentrism, (post-)colonialism, racism, sexism and focuses on diversity mainstreaming, empowerment of feminist actions and gender fluidity. Her choreographic language is creatively mixing elements of dance and theatre, of ballet, dance theatre and performance.
Hannah is and has been working with and been supported by:
Théâtre National Luxemburg; Trois C-L | Choreographic Center Luxemburg;Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen; the German Unesco Commission; Festival Passages Metz; German Consulate General New York; Dachverband TanzDeutschland; Fonds Darstellende Künste; Arp Museum am Rolandseck; UJ Arts & Culture Johannesburg; National Arts Festival South Africa; MAC Creteil Paris; and others.
In addition to her work as an artist, producer and curator, Hannah has also worked as a hospice helper since 2021.
Dirk Seifert | Chefredakteur
Dirk Seifert has been working in the media industry since 1990, as well as a journalist since 1999. He is the owner and CEO of Conpep Verlag Ltd. and co-founder of three magazines. Since 1999 he has been leading the special interest magazine "Kiteboarding". Dirk Seifert has been working with Hannah Ma Dance since the summer of 2020. The first joint project is "The People United Magazin", a performing arts festival - recorded on paper with embedded digital content. It’s funded by Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V. as a part of the program "Restart Culture - #Take Part”. Dirk Seifert focuses on the reproduction of analogies in the body-oriented, performative community of kite boarders and performing artists as well as the scenic fields surrounding them.
Studio Polenta | Grafikdesign
Studio Polenta is a progressive design studio founded in the summer of 2013. Visual identities, screen design and innovative print work are their trademarks for commercial, cultural and institutional projects. Studio Polenta was founded by Annick Kieffer and Rick Tonizzo. Since early 2020, Annick has been running Polenta with Art Director Sara Giubelli.
Maintaining open communication with our client through out a project is important to us. Together we review and analyse the project, then we create original design solutions reflecting the project’s spirit. We also collaborate with resources from our national and international creative network, this allows us to deliver a constant high quality standard and achieve an effective outcome on behalf of our clients.