Jonny-Bix Bongers
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Jonny-Bix Bongers is director, dramaturg and designer from Berlin. He has a background in theatre and cultural science. Since 2020 he is studying Design and Computation at UdK Berlin. In his more recent pieces he works at the intersection of performative art, new media and emerging technology.

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Jonny-Bix Bongers is a researcher, curator, and artist from Berlin. His is intrested in narratives in emerging technology and multimedia storytelling. He creates events, transdisciplinary research, and new media performances.

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EDUCATION


2020-2023        TU Berlin / UdK Berlin, Design and Computation

2013-2020         University of Hildesheim, B.A. Scenic Arts, Cultural Studies

2016-2017          Zurich University of the Arts, B.A. Directing


ARTISTIC AND PROFESSIONAL WORK


2023        Ars Electronica, b3 Biennale FFM, "Oceanflight", MA Final Project, concept and realization, more

2022/23        Berliner Ensemble, Komische Oper, "Spielräume", Augmented Reality Walk, dramaturgy, more

2022/23      Grips-Theater Berlin, "theatAR", AR research project, dramaturgy,  more

2022/23        UdK Berlin, "Innovation künstlerische Lehre (InKüLe)", research program, media didactic assistance, more

2022        Center for Literature, Digitale Burg, “Enjoy Schatz”, VR Lesung, Design and Live- Streaming, more

2022        ARS Electronica, UdK Berlin, "A Psalm for A Body-Build", VR installation, concept and realization, 

2022        ARS Electronica, UdK Berlin”, Boutique 2XXX", interactive installation, concept and realisation

2021/22        UdK Berlin, "Colliding Spaces", event series, co-curation

2021/22        UdK Berlin, "D&C x Meisterkreis", cooperation, co-organization

2021        Goethe Institute Bangalore, Sandbox Collective, "Solar Punk X Bicycle", workshop design, workshop lead

2021        Zentrum für politische Schönheit, "Wo sind unsere Waffen?", performance, staging cooperation

2020        Münchner Kammerspiele, "Tann or Who owns the forest?", research project, concept and realisation

2017-19        Münchner Kammerspiele, Assistant director

2019        Münchner Kammerspiele/Haus der Kunst, "These Teens Will Save the Future", performance, music/sound design

2019        Goethe Institute Beijing, "Theatertreffen in China", acting workshop, co-direction

2019        Münchner Kammerspiele, "Werther’s Quest For Love", performance, direction

2018        Münchner Kammerspiele, "Little Temple of Liberation", installation, concept and realisation



SCHOLARSHIPS AND FURTHER EDUCATION

2023        Fonds Darstellende Künste, Research Grant, Project: "New Masculinity Forum", (Research Field: Gender Studies and Gaming), participation  

2023        Fonds Darstellende Künste, Research Grant, Project: "AI Audience" (Research Field: Artificial Intelligence, Performing Arts), participation 

2021        Scholarship Goethe Institute Bangalore

2020        Work scholarship of the city of Munich, theatre and dance department

2015        Berliner Festspiele, Masterclass Treffen Junge Musik Szene“

2014        Berliner Festspiele,Treffen Junge Musik Szene“
     
2011-12        Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Philippines, weltwärts, volunteer service



Foto by Benjamin Held