no.1 Meditations on the Virtual (F. Scott Taylor)

no.2 dresses and emergencies (Johannes Birringer)

no.3 emergence and design (Michèle Danjoux)

no. 4. Bricolage, a design approach for local emergent technologies:
electronic-performance tools and the vanity apocalypse
(Nancy Mauro-Flude)

no. 5. Linux for Theatre Makers: Embodiment & nix modus operandi (Nancy Mauro-Flude)

no. 6 Interactive Intersubjectivity at International Interaktionslabor 2007 (F. Scott Taylor)

no. 7. towards a new manifesto on "interactional art" (in progress)

no.8 critical trackback to the 'Walhalla" game and the organizational process 2006-07(Johannes Birringer)

no. 9 "Interaktion / Kunst / Labor," Saarbrücker Hefte, 98 (2007), 47-50 (Andreas Lenhard, Uschi Schmidt Lehnhard)



Here is a list of published essays and articles which have been produced by members of the Interaktionslabor over the past few years, connected to the investigations that were undertaking in the Lab. A second list shows an overview of some of the exhibited works. A third list (in progress) will give you a detailed overview of the press echo and the writings about the Lab.



2008 Johannes Birringer, Performance, Technology, and Science, New York:PAJ Publications.
2007: Johannes Birringer, Thomas Dumke, Klaus Nicolai (eds), Die Welt als virtuelles Environment, Dresden: TMA.

2006 Johannes Birringer, "Dancing and Cognition," in: Tanz im Kopf/Dance and Cognition, ed. Johannes Birringer & Josephine Fenger, Münster: LIT Verlag, pp. 15-28.
2006 Johannes Birringer, Klaus Behringer (eds), Spielsysteme: Internationales Interaktionslabor, Saarbrücken: Pocul Verlag.
2004 Johannes Birringer, Uschi-Schmidt-Lenhard, Klaus Behringer (eds), Wechselwirkung, Göttelborn: Interaktionslabor.


Paulo C. Chagas, Multimedia composistions, see Chagas, Composers Website

2006 Paulo C. Chagas, "The Blindness Paradigm: The Visibility and Invisibility of the Body"

2005 Paulo C. Chagas, " Polyphony and embodiment:: a critical approach to the theory of autopoiesis," Revista Transcultural de Música/
Transcultural Music Review, 9. ISSN:1697-010

Chapters in books (recent & forthcoming)
2008 Johannes Birringer, Michele Danjoux, "Wearables in Performance," , in Smart Clothes and Wearable Technology, ed. Jane McCann. Cambridge: Woodhead Publications
2008 Johannes Birringer, “After Choreography,” Performance Research (forthcoming)
2008 Johannes Birringer, “Performatik” Performance Research (forthcoming)
2007 Johannes Birringer, "Eye into Earth," in: Picturing Second Geography, Space and Culture - Space and Culture 11: 1, 59-62.

2007 F,. Scott Taylor, "Transformational Labyrinths: Virtual Gaming and the Articulation of Affect in Techno-Culture," in Birringer/Dumke/Nicolai (eds), Die Welt als virtuelles Environment," Dresden: TMA, pp. 140-49.
2007 Johannes Birringer, "Data Art and Imaginary Landscapes," SWAN QUAKE: the user manual," edited by Scott deLahunta, Plymouth: Liquid Press/i-Dat, pp. 37-52.
2007Johannes Birringer, "Between Wilderness, Coal Mine, and Virtual Game City," Catalogue for Imagined Landscapes, Cumbria Institute of the Arts Centre for Landscape and Environmental Research (forthcoming)
2007Johannes Birringer, "Body Art and Technological Transformations: Rhythms of Real Time." In: Conference Proceedings: The Flesh Made Text. Thessaloniki: Aristotle University, Frankfurt/New York: Peter Lang.
2006 "FutureHouse, Blind Mine," chapter in Place and Placelessness in Performance, ed. Helen Paris and Leslie Hill. Palgrave Macmillan , pp. 85-98.
2006 Johannes Birringer, "Performing Art Performing Science," A Performance Cosmology: Testimony from the Future, Evidence of the Past, ed. Judie Christie, Richard Gough, Daniel Watt, London: Routledge, pp. 87-93.
2006 Johannes Birringer, " Interacting," in: Popular Forms for a Radical Theatre, ed. Sarah Ruhls and Caridad Svich, Contemporary Theatre Review 16:4, pp. 389-405.
2006 Johannes Birringer, "Saira Virous: Game choreography in multiplayer online performance spaces" a chapter in: Performance and Technology: Practices of Virtual Embodiment and Interactivity, ed. Susan Broadhurst & Josephine Machon, Palgrave. pp. 43-59.
2005 Johannes Birringer, "New Environments for Interactive Dance," chapter in: Performing Nature: Explorations in Ecology and the Arts, ed. Nigel Stewart and Gabriella Giannachi, Frankfurt: Peter Lang, pp. 303-325.

Essays, Review Articles

2007, Andreas Lenhard, Uschi Schmidt Lehnhard, "Interaktion / Kunst / Labor," Saarbrücker Hefte, 98, 47-50.

2007 Johannes Birringer, "Performance and Technology," Danca em foco, 2007, ed. Maria Alete Goncalves, Rio de Janeiro, pp. 34-43 (port.), pp. 82-91 (engl.), pp. 130-39 (span.)
2007 Johannes Birringer, "Bodies of Color," Performing Arts Journal 87, 35-45.
2007 Johannes Birringer, "Bodies of Color," ballettanz 11, 62-65.
2007 Johannes Birringer, Michèle Danjoux, "The Emergent Dress: Transformation and Intimacy in Streaming Media and Fashion Performance," Performance Research 11:4, 41-52.
2007 Johannes Birringer, "Invisible Connections: Dance, Choreography and internet communities," International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media 3:1, 83-89.
2006 Johannes Birringer, "Interacting: Performance and Transmediality," in Monologues: Theatre, Performance, Subjectivity, ed. Clare Wallace, Prague: Litteraria Pragensia, pp. 297-325.
2006 Johannes Birringer, "Digital Performance: Theatre in its Post-Medium Condition," Contemporary Drama in English, vol. 14, 83-101.
2006 "Digital Performance" and "Wearables" - entries to special Lexicon issue of Performance Research, 11:3, 42-45, and 140-41.
2006 Johannes Birringer, "Digital Cultures Lab, 2005," introduction to special issue of International Journal of Performing Arts and Digital Media, 2:2, 105-08.
2006 Johannes Birringer "Performance and Science," PAJ 85, 22-35
2006 Johanes Birringer, "Dance and Neuroscience," ballettanz 2, 16-192005
2005 Johannes Birringer, Michèle Danjoux, "The Telematic Dress: Evolving garments and distributed proprioception in streaming media and fashion performance," in: Wearable Futures Exhibition Catalogue, Newport.2005

2005 Johannes Birringer, "Interactivity : User Testing for Participatory Artworks," International Journal of Performance Arts & Digital Media 1:2, 147-73.

2005 "The Gagarin System: Synaesthesia and Multimedia," A workshop report, University of Erfurt, Germany.
2004 Johannes Birringer, "La danse et la perception interactives," Nouvelles de Danse 52, 99-115.
2004 Johannes Birringer, "Tanz Anders Wo" Aktuell: Gesellschaft für Tanzforschung , winter, 21-24.
2004 Johannes Birringer, "Transspacial Light and Virtual Choreography," ballettanz 6, 30-32.
2004 Johannes Birringer, "Interactive Dance, the Body, and the Internet," Journal of Visual Art Practice, 3:3, 165-78. 2004. "

2004 Johannes Birringer, "Der transmediale Tanz: Tanz-Technologien im Transfer." In: Krassimira Kruckowa, Nele Lipp, eds., Jahrbuch der Gesellschaft für Tanzforschung. Hamburg: LIT Verlag, pp. 23-56.

2004 Johannes Birringer, "Dance and Interactivity," Dance Research Journal 35:2/36:1, 88-111.

2003 Johannes Birringer, "Performance Systems," South African Theatre Journal 17, 79-113


Exhibitions / Performances

2008 Suna no Onna: A movement-design performance and dance installation. Watermans Art Centre, Brentford, London
2007 Suna no Onna: A movement-design performance and dance installation. Laban Centre, London, commissioned by INTIMACY: Across Visceral and Digital Performance festival
2007 Klüver, Design in Motion festival, Prague Quadrennial, Prague, Czech Republic; Microdance and Forum for Film and Choreography, Scenehuset Oslo, Norway
2007 Klüver, “B-Sides” Program at Upgrade! International, Oklahoma City, USA, curated in collaboration with New Media Scotland; international tour, 2008
2006 See you in Walhalla, live game performance collaboratively created with Interaktionslabor and, IME Industrial Performing Arts Complex, Athens, Greece; performed again at Greek Theatre Festival, Athens, summer 2007.
2006 Intimate Klüver / The emergent dress, diptych film installation, DRHA Dartington, UK
2005 Canções dos olhos/Augenlieder, intermedia song cycle, music
by Paulo C. Chagas, dance by Veronica Endo, film/choreography by Johannes Birringer, Interaktionslabor Göttelborn, Germany; Danca em Foco festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 2007; SARC, Queens University, Belfast, N Ireland, 2007
2005 tedr,, three-site telepresence performance (Nottingham, Rome, Phoenix)
2005 The emergent dress, diptych film exhibition, Wearable Futures, Newport, Wales
2004 Gagarin System, multimedia installation, Erfurt, Germany
2004 Xu, Film exhibition, Media Lab, Beijing Dance Academy, China (Prolog for Ensaio sobre a cegueira)
2004 Ensaio sobre a cegueira, interactive opera (Act I), Producer/Actor, Interaktionslabor Göttelborn
2004 Wechselwirkungen, DVD film installation, K4 Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, Saarbrücken; Salon Schillo, Dudweiler.
2004 Reappearances, DVD film installation, ScreenPlay Festival, Broadway Cinema, Nottingham
2003 Oracle, Göttelborn Interaktionslabor (with other presentations on the Night of Interactive Media); exhibited also at “Networked Environments for Dance,” Association of
Internet Researchers (AoIR) Conference, Toronto, Canada; "Industrial Culture: Conversion Performances," lecture presented by Johannes Birringer at
Subtle Technologies conference, Toronto, Canada




Texte und Kommentare zum Labor 2007 werden hier veröffentlicht

Texts and commentaries on the 2007 lab projects and related research subjects will be published here.