Barnaby Tree '66
Performer, musician, dancer, visual artist, poet and teacher. Barnaby for the last 25 years developed solo and collaborative work in experimental performance, dance and music. He is a musician (cello, piano) and singer trained in the physical disciplines of improvised performance practices, dance, yoga and chi kung. He has produced 5 albums, most recently “In my brain you are furry” and composes music for ￼￼￼film. Tree has performed at improvisation festivals and worked with performance companies all over Europe. He is based in Berlin and will be teaching for the 4th time “The Rise of the Moment”- a performance practice course. In early 2016 he began a weekly solo performance open to 1 to 11 people as part of the ongoing improvisation project ”The Musical Pie Kino.”
“I am driven to see what can be done with the bare bones, with just the body and acoustic sound; just the air between the performer and the audience. The physicality of song; the sweat and blood of the noise, the music of the dance.”
Some of the artist he has performed with include Gabi Reuter, Adrian Russi, Keith Hennessy, Jules Beckmann, Ecki, Sara Simoni, Jens Biedermann, The Little Queens, Gesine Daniels, Stephanie Maher, Shahar Dor, Jorge Hassman, Mirva Makinen, Frey Faust, Katja Mustonen, Diana Bonilla, Lisa Nelson, Steve Paxton, Derevo, Miriam King, Charlie Morrissey, Vera Mantero, Derek Jarman, Liz Agiss and Divas, KJ Holmes, Scott Smith, Sten Rudstrom, Peter Thompson, Sharon Lewis, Valija Zinch, Sandra Navarro Casino, and Moeno Wakamatsui.
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